Primary Care, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Physician located in Tenleytown, Washington DC
Vitamins and minerals are essential for optimal health, but it’s hard to absorb these nutrients when they have to navigate a dysfunctional digestive system. At Restorative Health in Washington, DC, Ali Safayan, MD, offers IV therapy to deliver vital nutrients directly into your bloodstream bypassing any dysfunction in the digestive system. To find out how you can benefit from nutritional IV therapy, call Restorative Health or schedule an appointment online now.
IV Therapy Q & A
What is IV therapy?
Vitamins and minerals are essential for optimum health, but it’s hard to absorb these nutrients when they have to navigate a dysfunctional digestive system. At Restorative Health, Dr. Safayan offers IV therapy to deliver vital nutrients directly into the bloodstream bypassing the dysfunctional digestive tract.
Dr. Safayan creates a personalized IV nutrient plan suited to your unique needs delivering nutrients directly into your bloodstream, so you can experience their benefits right away.
What are the benefits of IV therapy?
Nutritional IV therapy provides an array of benefits that can improve your overall health and well-being. By giving your body the nutrients it needs to thrive, IV therapy can:
- Boost energy levels
- Improve immune function
- Fight fatigue
- Improve asthma symptoms
- Relieve allergy symptoms
- Accelerate wound healing
- Improve digestion
- Reduce pain
- Enhance muscle strength and endurance
IV therapy can also help improve mental clarity and cognitive function. Many patients choose this treatment to combat brain fog.
What happens during IV therapy?
Each IV therapy treatment takes anywhere from 20-180 minutes, depending on your symptoms and what is being treated. After preparing your nutrient bag and inserting the IV into your arm, Dr. Safayan or his staff monitor you while you relax in a comfortable setting.
You can rest your eyes, listen to music, read, or even sleep while the IV treatment nourishes your body.
After your IV treatment, you should feel energized. The most noticeable effects of IV therapy typically last for 3-4 days after treatment, but they can last longer. Because IV therapy is safe and effective, you can return to Restorative Health for as many treatments as you need.
Which IV therapy treatments are available?
Restorative Health offers many types of nutritional IVs that can treat the symptoms of many ailments, from chronic sinusitis to coronary artery disease. Dr. Safayan can help determine the right treatment for you during your visit.
The Myers’ cocktail is the most popular and well-known IV treatment. It includes a combination of vitamin C, B vitamins, magnesium, and calcium to recharge your body and mind. Restorative Health also offers the Myers’ cocktail with glutathione, which lessens cell damage and improves detoxification.
In addition to variations of the Myers’ cocktail, the practice offers IV treatments for hydration and detoxification.
If you’re interested in IV therapy, call Restorative Health or schedule an appointment online today.