Intravenous vitamin therapy (IV therapy)

Intravenous vitamin therapy (IV therapy) is becoming extremely popular, as everyone from Hollywood celebrities to professional athletes swear by its health benefits. IV therapy has been used in hospitals for many years, but naturopathic doctors and nurse practitioners are now enlisting various high-dosage vitamin therapies to strengthen immunity, improve energy, and even stave off the effects of aging.

Today, many people are under perpetual stress, don’t get enough sleep or adequate nutrients, and constantly feel tired, run-down or in pain. IV therapies are an excellent way to address many deficiencies in vitamins and minerals, while simultaneously reaching optimal nutrient levels and providing adequate hydration. Most people take vitamins and supplements orally, but even at optimal digestion, most nutrients aren’t absorbed at more than a rate of 50-60%. By introducing vitamins and minerals intravenously, your body is able to absorb 100% of these nutrients.

IV therapy replenishes fluids and electrolytes as well. Once your infusion begins, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and other vital nutrients flood your body and begin to nourish at the cellular level. Because digestion is bypassed, your body is nourished and repaired at a faster and more effective rate.

Many people can benefit from IV therapies. It can be used to treat a variety of ailments from migraines, headaches, colds and seasonal allergies to fatigue, hangovers and even some chronic diseases. Let’s look at a few of the IV therapies available at Sound Shapes Spa.


Myers’ Cocktail

A blend of vitamins, minerals and nutrients which nourish your body on a cellular level. They include a high dosage of magnesium and vitamins B and C, among others. It is most often used to boost immune system functions, treating a variety of illnesses including colds, flus, headaches, allergies, asthma, and aches and pains. Many patients receive a Myers even when they feel oncoming flus, colds or respiratory bugs, reporting a significant reduction in illness severity and length, sometimes seeing resolution within hours.

Detox / Anti-Aging Therapies

Premature aging is due to a number of factors, often showing up in the form of skin elasticity, weight gain, depression, skin problems, and fatigue. You can slow down the aging process through proper sleep, exercise and a healthy diet. However, these are not always adequate to fight the aging battle. Even if you eat well, your body might not be absorbing the vitamins and minerals needed to slow down aging.

IV therapy is a great way to boost vitamin and mineral intake, helping to offset any premature aging processes. Anti-aging and detox IV therapies have a number of benefits including: hydration, cleansing of vital organs, skin rejuvenation, and preventing and reversing the effects of damage from free radicals. We offer a variety of IV therapies to help your body repair cell damage, prevent aging and restore your skin to its youthful glow.

Hangover Treatment

We have all had those nights when our celebratory drinking left us in rough shape the next day. Nursing a hangover can take time, and if you have places to be or work to do, you want to be feeling great as soon as possible. Sound Shapes Spa offers an IV therapy designed to relieve hangovers! Dehydration from heavy alcohol consumption is the root cause of painful symptoms like nausea, headaches, dry mouth, body aches and dizziness which accompany a hangover. Our hangover therapies give you hydrating fluids and B vitamins to provide immediate relief and get you back in the game.

Support and Recovery Therapies

Many athletes are turning to IV hydration to boost their energy levels during an athletic event as well as to speed their post-event recovery times. Our IV therapies are designed to infuse electrolytes into your system, which helps remove waste products that build up during exercise. They also include Vitamin B12, necessary for the formation of healthy red blood cells and nerve tissues, which deliver oxygen to your muscles during an athletic performance. It is also vital in energy production, muscle recovery, and improving sleep quality. Try our support and recovery therapies before and after your next event and feel the difference!

These are just a sample of the IV therapies available at Sound Shapes Spa. Additionally, we have a new member of our staff - a naturopathic nurse practitioner who can customize an IV therapy specific to your individual needs, treating a broad spectrum of health and wellness issues. We can’t wait for you to meet her! Whether you are looking to increase energy, improve sleep, decrease stress and anxiety, ramp up your immune system, or turn back the hands of time, our experienced staff can guide you through this amazing process and get you on the path to optimal health and well-being!

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