ThriveMD is pleased to be able to offer IV nutrition among our extensive wellness services for patients throughout Colorado. IV nutrition is something that can be used for patients seeking to enjoy high-density supplementation with faster results than they’d get from taking oral vitamins and supplements. IV nutrition treatments involve the injection of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and other beneficial compounds directly into the bloodstream. This cuts down the “absorption time” needed with traditional oral supplementation.

The ThriveMD team is excited to answer all of your questions about how IV nutrition may help you to enjoy better bioavailability of key nutrients that are needed for living your best, healthiest life. We offer tailored IV nutrition therapy designed by our team for your body’s needs to help you reach your goals for increased energy, faster healing, better physical performance, disease prevention and more! Reach out to us to book an appointment at our state-of-the-art wellness clinic in Louisville.

Why Is IV Nutrition Better Than Oral Vitamins and Supplements?

First, IV nutrition isn’t necessarily “better” than the traditional route of ingesting vitamins and minerals. However, IV nutrition may help you enjoy better absorption to power toward your health goals faster. Oral vitamins and minerals certainly are beneficial for boosting nutrient levels. However, they must pass through your digestive system before being absorbed into your body. We know that vitamins and minerals can lose up to 70 percent of their potency during the digestive process.

IV nutrients are absorbed directly into your bloodstream for 100 percent bioavailability. What this means for you is that you’re getting concentration levels of important nutrients that simply can’t be reached when taking oral supplements. Nutrients are also distributed through the body more efficiently when absorbed directly into the bloodstream. IV nutrition also allows you to feel the benefits of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and more immediately. This can be important when you’re trying to kick your body into “recovery” or “regeneration” mode.

Can IV Nutrition Help You to Lose Weight?

One of the most common questions we receive regarding IV nutrition here at ThriveMD in Colorado has to do with how intravenous nutrients can help with weight loss. IV treatments are associated with an increase in the body’s metabolism. The may also be important for helping the body break down fat. People focused on healthy weight loss can also benefit from the fact that IV nutrition helps the body to process vitamins, minerals and nutrients more effectively. While IV nutrition therapy may not be enough to help you reach your fitness goals on its own, it can play a role in getting your body on track for weight loss!

Reasons to Get IV Nutrition Therapy

Many people are curious to discover who should get IV nutrition therapy. At ThriveMD, we believe that this is a potentially beneficial supplementation route for most people. We commonly see how IV nutrition helps people who are seeking to:

  • Feel more energetic.
  • Boost overall health.
  • Prevent disease and illness.
  • Improve physical endurance.
  • Boost the immune system.
  • Heal from injuries.
  • Boost mood.
  • Improve mental sharpness, cognition and alertness.
  • Reduce fatigue.
  • Reduce body pain.
  • Reduce side effects from cancer treatments.

People commonly seek out IV nutrition when trying to heal from common colds, serious illness or surgery because they can sense that their bodies are lacking that optimal balance that’s going to help them push through to faster recovery. IV nutrition therapy is also popular among people who like to consume alcohol on the weekends because it allows them to restore balance in a way that common “hangover cures” can’t. Lastly, people with high-stress jobs or anxiety-filled lifestyles find that IV nutrition treatment leaves them feeling fortified.

Frequently Asked Questions About IV Nutrition Treatments

IV nutrition therapy can help to boost the metabolism while helping the body to burn fat using an optimal balance of vitamins and minerals.

This can vary based on the tailored therapy plan we develop for you. Patients typically find that they get ideal supplementation from one to two visits every three to four weeks.

Each session is typically between 20 minutes and 45 minutes long.