IV Nutritional Therapies

If you are suffering from the following:

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Asthma
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Acute and Chronic Viral infection
  • Dementia

Or if you are an athlete in need of faster healing and recovery...

Then IV Nutritional Therapy may help to rejuvenate your body and help you to feel better again.

What is Intravenous Nutritional Therapy?

Intravenous (IV) nutritional therapy is a method of delivering vitamins, minerals and other vital nutrients to the body directly into the bloodstream. A small intravenous catheter is temporarily placed into a vein, and the nutrients can be administered slowly over a period of time that is dependent upon the nutrients that are used. For example, some nutrients can be administered over a 5 to 15 minute period; however, most intravenous infusions last approximately 30 to 45 minutes. In effect, IV Nutritional Therapy floods the cells with nutrients and can increase and optimize cellular health.

IV nutritional therapy is particularly relevant since many vitamin and mineral supplements are not well absorbed by the body. For some people, barriers exist in the gastrointestinal tract that prevent adequate absorption. But with IV nutritional therapy, we can safely deliver large doses of nutrients into a vein that would otherwise not be tolerated if administered orally. This is what we mean by flooding the cells with nutrients. Vitamins, minerals, amino acids and certain other nutrients can have an incredibly potent drug-like effect when given directly into a vein, but without the side effects of many prescription medications. All of the nutrients we use are natural and safe to be administered intravenously.

IV nutritional therapy may be needed only a few times, or needed periodically for an extended period of time. The benefits and specific protocols are dependent on the individual patient and the problems being treated.

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What are the benefits of Intravenous Nutritional Therapy?

IV nutritional therapy can provide enormous health benefits depending on the conditions being treated, the specific protocols used, the number of treatments and the overall health of the patient being treated. In many respects, IV nutritional therapy is a preventive aging measure since it improves the nutritional content inside of the cells. Some of the specific benefits that patients may experience include: (1) Increased energy, (2) An overall sense of well being, (3) Improved sports performance, (4) Improved healing and recovery from sports "wear and tear" or even surgical procedures (5) Enhanced immune support, and (6) Stress relief. IV therapy is so powerful that many patients report many of these benefits within hours of receiving the treatment. Some conditions including chronic diseases like Fibromyalgia require periodic treatments in order to maintain the benefits.

Watch and learn how one patient benefitted from our customized IV Nutritional Therapy Program.


Protocols offered at Proactive Wellness include:

  • Myers'™ Cocktail
  • Glutathione
  • High Dose Vitamin C
  • Anti-Viral (chronic and acute)
  • PlacqueX therapy
  • NEW! Athletic Formula --- specially formulated for increased endurance and faster recovery!

Pricing varies depending on the specific protocol and the number of treatments purchased and ranges from $150 per treatment to $250 per treatment*

*Does not include the cost of an Initial Assessment, which is the first step for new patients interested in IV nutritional therapy.

What is the Myers'™ cocktail?

The Myers'™ cocktail is one of the more commonly known vitamin therapies and is sometimes referred to as the "Wellness" cocktail. It consists of Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B Complex and Vitamin C. People who feel run down, stressed out and fatigued may benefit tremendously from the Myers'™ cocktail. Many report that they feel completely rejuvenated after a single treatment, and the results can last from several days to several months.

What are the side effects of Intravenous Nutritional Therapy?

The most common complications of IV nutritional therapy include pain, irritation, inflammation or bruising at the injection site. Systemic complications such as an allergy to a substance can occur, but this is rare and is associated when using a solution that contains preservatives. The ingredients used in the IV nutritional therapies at Proactive Wellness Centers do not contain any preservatives. In general, these therapies are very safe, well tolerated and pose minimal if any negative side effects.

Is Intravenous Nutritional Therapy covered by medical insurance?

Most of the time IV nutritional therapy is not covered by medical insurance. However, many flexible spending accounts will reimburse for these therapies. A medical invoice or medical necessity letter will be provided upon request.

How do I get started?

The first step in considering IV nutritional therapy is to schedule a Comprehensive Initial Assessment with your first IV Nutritional Therapy treatment. With lab results in hand combined with your detailed health history and specific issues, your doctor will outline the specific treatment plan that is most likely to help you improve your health.  Ready to get started?  Click here to begin our easy online 5 step registration process.  In step 4, plesae choose either the Comprehensive Initial Assessment or Comprehensive Initial Assessment with 1st IV Treatment.

Watch and learn how one patient benefitted from our customized IV Nutritional Therapy Program.