IV Nutrient Therapy
We offer customized IV nutrient therapy in our relaxing IV Suite
IV nutrient therapy delivers high doses of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants to support a range of conditions including acne, dry skin, fatigue, insomnia, weight management and much more!
Who Can Benefit?
Everyone. Even those who are healthy over all but want an extra boost. It is especially useful for individuals with a higher need for specific nutrients, including athletes, in pregnancy, students, professionals under high levels of acute or chronic stress, and those with acute illness or lowered immune function.
How it works
All of our patients are assessed and treated by our experienced naturopathic doctors. The assessment includes a thorough health screen to determine if IV therapy is safe & indicated for you. Each drip has been carefully researched and designed to give you the most safe and effective treatment.
Book your appointment, consult with your doctor, sit back, relax, and enjoy your drip!
Consults are approximately 15 minutes. Once you are hooked up your drip will take 35-45 minutes. Plug in your headphones, grab a book, watch TV or simply relax.
Not sure which formulation to choose? Start by replenishing your essential nutrients
Fuel your mind with vitamins and amino-acids that nourish your brain
Replenish the building blocks of your body's energy factory
Burning the candle at both ends? Refuel with our recovery formulation
Beat The Blues
Feeling a little down? This formulation focuses on mood
No need for a fountain of youth - we have a formulation of youth
Hair Of The Dog
Partied a little too hard last night? This recovery formulation can help
This formulation is designed for those who have recurrent headaches
This formulation provides your body with the building blocks for immune defence
This formulation is designed to provide the nutrients you need for sprots
Pump Up The (Blood) Volume
Increase your fluids by hydrating your system from the inside
Slim Down Drip
This formulation is targeted at healthy weight management and metabolism
State Of Zen
Stressed? Then infuse your body with nutrients that promote calm
This formulation provides the ingredients your body needs for sleep
A formulation for maintaining healthy sexual function
Glutathione is one of your body’s most powerful antioxidants. It provides antioxidant protection for your brain, liver, arteries, lungs and skin, while supporting your immune system. Glutathione levels naturally decline with age!
Some of the benefits of Glutathione include:
- Antioxidant & anti-inflammatory
- Protects from disease
- Anti-aging, collagen & tissue repair
- Reduces muscle & joint pain
- Enhances detoxification pathways
- Immune support
- Supports athletic recovery
Don’t have time for an IV? We offer quick and easy nutrient booster shots for our patients on the go. Your naturopathic physician will conduct a brief consult and administer a customized nutrient shot in your arm for fast and effective delivery. We've got formulas to help with energy, metabolism, immune strength, mood & sleep, and we offer single nutrient shots like B12 & Vitamin D for those of you who like to keep it simple.
A simple energy booster for your body
Vitamin D Shot
Can help with prevention of disease & improved mood in winter
Energy Boost Shot
The building blocks for energy production
Immune Boost Shot
The components your body needs to fight off infection
Metabolic Boost Shot
Micronutrients targeted at boosting cellular metabolism
Mood Boost Shot
5 minutes to improve your mood
Skin Boost Shot
A quick fix to help your skin out
Sleep Boost Shot
The ingredients your body needs for sleep
Meet The Naturopathic Doctors
Dr. Alaina Overton focuses in skin health & cosmetic dermatology. She has a passion for women's health, focusing on hormone imbalance, thyroid dysfunction, digestive issues, weight management, anxiety & depression. Dr. Overton also has a special interest in nutrition & IV nutrient therapy as well as celiac & gluten sensitivity. Services include annual health checks, laboratory & diagnostic testing, comprehensive health assessments and personalized health care programs. Read More
Dr. Jessica Moore provides experienced guidance on safe and evidence-informed integrative approaches to whole person cancer care. She is also available for general medicine consultation/concerns. Working on improving the status of your existing conditions and reducing risk factors are also part of Dr. Moore's Cancer prevention approach. Read More
Dr. Jacalyn Sieben focuses on the whole spectrum of health, understanding that while we may be free of disease, we may still not be feeling our best physically, mentally, or emotionally. Dr. Sieben is committed to helping patients achieve their own health goals by working with them to develop treatment plans that are suitable to their own individual needs. Read More
If this is your first IV treatment, your doctor will ask you about your medication and/or supplements. Please bring a list with the names, strength and dosages of all prescription, over-the-counter medications or supplements with you.
Please wear a shirt that can roll-up above your elbow to allow easy access to your arm.
The more hydrated you are, the more easily accessible your veins are, making for a more comfortable treatment.
Some of the vitamins and minerals can have a temporary blood sugar, and blood pressure lowering effect, which can make you feel light headed and nauseous during or after your IV if you haven’t eaten.
If we are sedentary right before an IV, our vessels may be smaller and more difficult to access. Moving your body before treatment is one of the best things you can do to help ensure a successful treatment.
Avoid Over-Counter Medications:
Please try to avoid the use of anti-histamine or decongestant drugs 24 hours prior to your IV treatment. These medications have a constricting action on blood vessels, which can make your treatment more challenging. The use of Advil or aspirin can increase bruising *
Allow Yourself Enough Time:
Give yourself enough time to arrive so you can get comfortable and relaxed prior to your treatment. This will make your experience more enjoyable and effective.
Nutrient depletion is more common than we think. Many of us lack sufficient dietary intake; we eat on the go, we eat unhealthy foods or we skip meals entirely. Combined with increased demand for nutrients due to chronic stress, travel, infection or illness, as well as the ever-diminishing nutrient status of our soil, our need for nutrient support is more essential than ever. At a cellular level, metabolism and active transport mechanisms become compromised as the cell becomes chronically undernourished, leading to dysfunction at a tissue, organ and eventually system level.
IV therapy delivers high doses of micronutrients that readily absorb from your blood to your cells, delivering fuel directly to your tissues. When we ingest nutrients from food and oral supplements, they must be broken down by our digestive system before being absorbed into our blood, meaning, a portion of these nutrients gets lost to metabolism before they ever reach our cells. When you infuse nutrients directly into the bloodstream, you bypass the digestive system, thus achieving a higher blood concentration beyond what is orally possible. This high concentration creates a concentration gradient, forcing nutrients from your blood into your cells, right where you want them be. This delivery method is especially useful in conditions where digestive function has been compromised. Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, acute illness or infection, chronic stress, ulcers, allergies, and small bowel resection can all benefit from IV therapy. In chronic disease states or depletion, larger amounts of nutrients can be comfortably and safely delivered into the body.
A Therapeutic Level of Nutrients
Though the best way to nourish your body is to eat a wholesome diet, we all need a little support from time to time. Oral supplements can play a valuable role in many treatment plans but it's important to recognize the limitations of these products, especially drugstore brands where the quality, purity and concentration can't always be accounted for. In addition, side effects of high oral doses of certain vitamins and minerals can cause unpleasant side effects like nausea, cramping or lose stool. IV therapy avoids digestive disturbance by bypassing the digestive system, and uses only safe, pharmaceutical grade nutrients; the same kind used in hospitals all over the world. IV vitamin and mineral therapy acts to improve the function of your cells and your immune system, helps protect cells from damage and works to decrease the inflammatory burden of oxidative stress in your body. Simply put, refuelling and replenishing your nutrient status supports your ability to heal and prevents future illness.
Formulations vary based on the goal of treatment, but the following nutrients are generally included in the our IV Drips in varying amounts:
- Trace Minerals
- Vitamins B5, B6, B9, B12, B-Complex
- Vitamin C
- Amino Acids
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