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  • How Long does an IV Hydration Session Last?
    The average IV treatment lasts 45 minutes to an hour.
  • What are the benefits of IV therapy?
     Curing dehydration, altitude effect and hangover symptoms.  Treating certain nutrient deficiencies.  Cleansing your body of toxins and free radicals.  Increasing your energy levels.  Promoting better cardiovascular health.  Easing anxiety and promoting relaxation.  Promoting faster weight loss.
  • 4 Things You Should Do Before Your IV Nutritional Therapy
     Eat. We ask that you eat prior to your appointment time – make sure protein is part of the meal/snack.  Relax and breathe.  Bring along a book or music.  Wear comfortable clothes.
  • What can I expect after an IV treatment?
    You'll start to feel the positive effects right away as the IV fluids replenish hydration and electrolytes. Most people leave feeling energized and refreshed and enjoy the benefits for some time after treatment. There are no harmful side effects.
  • How long should you wait between IV Drips?
    In those situations where IV Therapy is used for re-hydration or anti- hangover, 1-3 sessions per week should be adequate. In those situations where IV therapy is utilized to promote your overall wellness with the addition of nutrients, one infusion every 2 weeks is both ideal and adequate for most people since nutrient levels are elevated for a couple of weeks following an infusion.
  • How soon do you feel the effects of IV therapy?
    If your purpose is to re-hydrate or to fight hangover, the effects of IV infusion may be felt immediately. If your purpose is to boost your energy levels, the effects of IV infusion therapy can be noticed within three days to two weeks after treatment. If you are having an IV infusion to accelerate your metabolism, or to improve your skin, it may take at least three weeks before you start to notice the positive effects.
  • How long does IV therapy stay in your system?
    The effects can last for up to a few days after completing the procedure, depending on a number of different factors like the type of IV package, your hydration level and your body's natural metabolic rate.
  • Can you taste IV fluids?
    It is quite common for patients to complain of a funny taste in their mouth when their IV lines are flushed with prepared syringes of saline.
  • Does a drip make you pee?
    Does an IV drip make you urinate more frequently? One of the benefits of being well hydrated is improved bladder and kidney health. You may need to urinate after receiving a drip, as they contain a volume of balanced isotonic rehydrating IV fluid.
  • What does an IV drip feel like?
    Many ask whether an IV will hurt when going into the vein. When an IV needle is placed, it can cause some slight discomfort. You may feel a small sting or pinch for a few seconds when the needle is inserted in your arm or hand. The fluid that goes into your bloodstream is a lower temperature than body temperature, so it can temporarily make you feel a little cold. We have snuggly blankets to help warm you up, and you should feel back to normal very soon after your Drip.
  • Can I work out after Receiving IV Drip Therapy?
    Yes, you can carry on with your normal daily routine. We would recommend leaving an hour or so after having the Drip before exercising.
  • What is the difference between an IV and booster shot?
    A Drip is an Intravenous Drip which is administered by putting a cannula into a vein in your arm. You will then be attached to the Drip for around 40 minutes while the fluid and nutrients enter your bloodstream. A Booster Shot is an injection of a single nutrient into the muscle in the arm.
  • Should Sponsored Athletes receive IV Hydration Therapy?
    While many of our clients are athletes, if you are sponsored or have concerns about legal ramifications and potential disqualification due to World Anti-doping Agency Regulations, we advise that you check with your coach, sponsor or governing body before treatment. Seelink to WADA prohibited list:
  • What are the Medical Conditions contra-indicated for IV Therapy at our facility?
    All clients will fill out a medical questionnaire that will be reviewed by our licensed medical professional before receiving therapy. Congestive Heart Failure, Severe and Chronic Kidney Disease, Patent Foramen Ovale Heart Defect, Pregnancy are pre-existing medical conditions that will not be allowed to receive IV hydration therapy at our facility.
  • What about breastfeeding?
    People who are breastfeeding can have the Basic Hydration Drip, Multivitamin Drip and Vitamin D, B Complex and Vitamin B12 Booster Shots.
  • Medical Qualifications
    Our practice is physician led ( M Karch MD and K Escudero, MD). Our team of healthcare professionals is made up of California Licensed Physicians and Nurses. Our products are of the highest quality compounds sourced from FDA inspected pharmacies within the United States.
  • Safety
    Safety has always been at the forefront of what we do and we strive to be the best in the industry. All of our suppliers are FDA inspected. All of our staff who administer our products are Healthcare Professionals licensed in the state of California. We do not allow non-medical staff to administer our Drips or Booster Shots. We ask all of our customers to complete a Medical Questionnaire (including Medical History) before proceeding with a Drip or Shot, and we do not offer any products to anyone that may have any contra-indications to our ingredients. We undertake pre and post medical observations on everyone having our Drips and our staff will refuse to administer a Drip to anyone whose observations are out of the safe range. If this happens, we refer our customers to seek medical advice from Mammoth Hospital which is less than 2 blocks away from our facility. Our doses of vitamins are set within the maximum tolerated doses so as not to cause toxicity. We have limits on the amount of Drips a customer is allowed to have in a period of time to prevent long term damage to veins.
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