Intravenous (or IV) therapy involves the introduction of medications or nutrients into the blood by tapping directly into the vein and using an infused liquid to deliver the desired product. In many cases, this approach will expedite benefits to the patient at a rate that cannot be managed using any other approach. Here are some examples of how IV therapy is used and what type of results you can expect.
Faster Absorption of Nutrients into the Bloodstream
When the levels of different essential nutrients are low, all sorts of health risks can develop. The patient may become confused, depressed, experience panic attacks, or run the risk of triggering a number of other ailments. Thanks to IV therapy, it’s possible to supply the body with more nutrients in a shorter period of time. Since there’s no need to go through the typical digestion process, it’s easier to restore those levels quickly and avoid many of the complications that would otherwise be likely to develop.
Restore Hydration Faster
One of the applications of IV therapy is to reverse the effects of dehydration as quickly as possible. This health issue may develop due to the abuse of certain medications, heat exhaustion or heat stroke, or a number of other issues. The good news is that the drip therapy restores a natural level of hydration and minimizes greater risk to vital organs like the heart and brain.
Able to Feed the Brain More Efficiently
What happens if the patient needs some type of medication that would be partially absorbed by the rest of the body and only provide minimal benefits to the brain? Introducing the medication directly into the bloodstream helps to circumvent the conversion of the nutrient and deliver greater quantities to the brain via the IV therapy. This is important when the medication is essential to preventing issues that could result in damage to the organ or trigger communication difficulties between the brain and the nervous system.
Quicker Delivery Means Faster Stabilization
In just about every instance, the quick delivery of nutrients or medication via IV therapy makes it possible to stabilize a patient who is in distress. Quick stabilization translates into a lower risk of failure to vital organs, eases mania or other emotional issues, and may be necessary to help the patient reach a level where a necessary surgical procedure can proceed.
Contact Us Today for More Information
Do you have more questions about what IV therapy can do? We warmly invite you to make an appointment with Quench Wellness! At our convenient location in Chicago, our friendly team of experienced professionals will be pleased to explain this process in greater detail and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to set up your consultation – we look forward to speaking with you!