IV Hydration Therapy FAQ

What is IV Hydration therapy?

IV hydration therapy is a medical treatment where vital fluids, vitamins, minerals, are administered directly into your bloodstream through a small needle. Some nutrients can also be injected directly into the muscle (intramuscular injections). This allows for rapid and direct absorption by your cells. The nutrients will bypass your gastrointestinal system preventing waste and can help address various health concerns.

Who can benefit from IV hydration therapy?

IV hydration therapy can benefit most individuals. It is effective in those looking for immune system support, hydration, athletic performance enhancement, hangover relief, and stress reduction. Our clinic offers customized treatments tailored to your specific needs.

Is IV hydration therapy safe?

Yes, IV hydration therapy is generally safe when administered by trained professionals. Our clinic follows strict protocols and uses sterile equipment to minimize any risks associated with the procedure. You will be closely monitored during and after your infusion session by our highly trained medical professionals of doctors and nurses.

Are there any side effects of IV hydration therapy?

IV hydration is generally very well tolerated, and side effects are very rare. Some individuals may experience mild bruising, soreness at the injection site, or temporary flushing due to increased blood flow. The sensation of being flushed usually resolves within minutes of completion of the infusion. Please let your provider know if you have experienced these side effects in the past. This can be resolved by slowing down the infusion rate.

How long does an IV hydration session take?

Sessions on average range between 30-60 minutes but can vary depending on your personal needs and conditions. Our team will provide you with a more accurate estimate based on your treatment plan.

Do I need a doctor's prescription for IV hydration therapy?

You do not need a prescription for IV hydration therapy. Dr. Thomas will review your medical information and make sure you are a good candidate for IV nutrition therapy prior to your session. If you have kidney disease or heart failure, your therapy might need to be in smaller volumes and split up over few days to prevent excess fluid buildup.

Will I feel any different immediately after the infusion?

Many individuals experience an immediate sense of well-being and increased energy following an IV infusion. Some benefits, such as improved hydration or nutrient replenishment, may be more noticeable over time. You should avoid alcohol and smoking to optimize your results.

How frequently can I have IV hydration therapy?

The frequency depends on your individual needs and treatment goals. Dr. Thomas will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan. We are here for you on your journey to good health.

Is there any downtime after an IV hydration session?

You can resume your daily activities immediately following the treatment. It's recommended to stay hydrated and follow any specific instructions provided by our medical staff.

Is IV hydration therapy covered by insurance?

Insurance coverage for IV infusion therapy varies depending on your insurance provider and the specific treatment. We can provide you with a superbill to submit for reimbursement.