An Innovative Approach to Total Health
IV vitamin therapy has been around since the 1970s when Dr. John Myers developed the still-popular Myers cocktail. IV vitamin therapy comes with an incredible list of health benefits. It can boost your immune system, improve your skin and natural glow, provide you with a quick hangover cure, and treat various health conditions.
IV vitamin therapy works by providing an infusion of vitamins and minerals directly through your veins, bypassing the digestive system. When vitamins are taken by mouth, only 50% of them are absorbed by the body. However, 90% of vitamins and minerals administered by IV are absorbed by the body.
IV vitamin therapy has fantastic therapeutic effects that improve one’s overall feeling of health and well-being. If you are interested in learning more about how IV vitamin therapy can help you, please book your consultation today.
On your first visit, you will be met by our friendly support staff who will help you with filling out forms, answer any questions and help with anything else you need. You will then meet with the practitioner to discuss your specific concerns and health history.
Assessment & Recommendation for Care
Your practitioner will discuss your specific needs, present your options, suggest a treatment plan, and discuss the benefits and any risks associated with the recommended treatment. Treatment plans are specific to each patient.
Coverage & Direct Billing
Majority of the Canadian Health Insurance providers reimburse partial or all the fees for Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Massage, Psychological support, and other rehabilitation services we provide.
Our Clinic Assistants can help you confirm your coverage
Q. WHAT TYPES OF HEALTH CONDITIONS CANNOT BE TREATED WITH IV THERAPY?
We currently do not treat cancer patients or people who are pregnant.
Some patients with chronic or severe kidney, heart, or liver disease may not benefit from IV therapy. Your naturopathic doctor will evaluate your overall health and recommend treatment based on your unique needs during your consultation.
Q. ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO IV THERAPY?
The side effects of IV therapy are low but do occasionally occur. For example, some people may experience bruising or swelling at the infusion site, and others may experience a sensation of heat if their IV drip is administered too quickly.
We’ll be sure to discuss any possible side effects with you before your appointment. Your naturopathic doctor will closely monitor your procedure, and all your vitals will be checked after to ensure you’re stable and healthy.
Q. WHAT IS AN IV THERAPY APPOINTMENT LIKE?
We strive to make your IV therapy appointment as enjoyable as possible. Indeed, use this alone time to relax and enjoy the experience. Listen to some music, bring a book, or take a little nap. This time is purely for you!
Your naturopathic doctor will prepare your personalized IV solution before or at the beginning of your appointment. The IV line will be started by inserting a small needle, which is removed once the line is in. Your naturopathic doctor monitors you throughout the procedure. After your drip is complete, your naturopathic doctor will check your vitals before you go home.
Q. HOW CAN I PREPARE FOR IV THERAPY?
The best way to prepare for your treatment is to eat and stay well hydrated. Drinking lots of water before your appointment will make your veins easier to access, and eating a decent meal will reduce your chances of becoming lightheaded.
Q. HOW OFTEN WILL I NEED IV THERAPY?
Your therapy frequency will depend on your unique health, goals, and wellness plan. Once we understand your overall health, we can recommend a frequency schedule we believe will benefit you most.
If you’re feeling an improvement or need an extra boost, we can change your plan to suit your symptoms.
Q. IS IV THERAPY SAFE?
IV therapy is generally very safe. We use sterile equipment and materials, and your treatment is performed and monitored by your trained naturopathic doctor in our safe, clean, welcoming environment.
IV therapy is mildly invasive because it’s administered directly into your veins and does come with some risks. We’ll discuss these with you before your first treatment.
Q. IS IV THERAPY PAINFUL?
Some people experience mild pain at the injection point, but the treatment itself shouldn’t be painful. We do everything in our power to ensure your treatments are as comfortable and pain-free as possible.
Most patients report feeling better after their treatment!
Q. WHATS IN THE IV SOLUTION?
IV drip bags are fully customized to the individual patient, so your cocktail will likely differ from others.
To give you an idea, however, the Myers cocktail generally contains a mixture of vitamin C and B vitamins, magnesium, and calcium.
Q. WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM IV THERAPY?
IV therapy has been used to improve many conditions, including:
- Acute or chronic infections (colds/flu)
- Anxiety and depression
- Athletic support-rehydration and recovery
- Burnout and chronic stress
- Hormone imbalance
- Poor immune function
- Weight loss & metabolism