IV Nutrient Therapy

What you put in your body controls how your cells function at the cellular level, and when your cells are working properly, your organs are working properly, and when your organs are working properly and optimally, your overall health improves.  Delaware Integrative Medicine offers several different intravenous therapies based on patient needs and conditions. Our therapies range from immune system enhancement to detoxification and relaxation.

 
 

What is Nutrient Therapy?

IV Nutrient Therapy is when vitamins, minerals, peptides, amino acids and other nutrients are administered directly into the bloodstream (intravenously infused) through an IV drip. It is a safe, powerful and innovative therapy that supports the resolution of numerous health problems.

The Benefit of IV Therapy

Taking vitamin supplements is certainly beneficial. However, few people realize that when you swallow a vitamin pill or a multi-vitamin, the body’s natural absorption process can render up to 85% of that vitamin useless. In other words, when you ingest vitamins by mouth, only 15% of the active nutrients may eventually find their way into your bloodstream.

One of the main benefits of an intravenous treatment is that the nutrients are infused directly into the bloodstream.

Intravenous treatments therefore are exceptionally powerful because they circumvent issues with oral administration, including stomach upset, absorption issues, and loss of potency. In addition, since the nutrients are infused directly into the bloodstream and avoid the gastrointestinal system, very large doses can be administered without gastrointestinal side effects which can limit dosing. A perfect example of this is vitamin C, which can only be taken in fairly small amounts orally before causing stomach upset. In contrast, very large doses of vitamin C, which can be very beneficial for the immune system, benefit cancer treatments and every other biological metabolic system. It can also be administered safely and without stomach side effects with an intravenous delivery route.

When you receive an “IV” the nutrients enter your bloodstream directly and immediately. You get much higher concentrations of nutrients delivered directly to your body’s cells through intravenous delivery, thus allowing your body to better absorb and utilize these nutrients.
 
 

What Health Conditions Does it Benefit?

Our world becomes increasingly more toxic. Many Americans caloric dense and nutrient deficient diets. Those facts alone mean almost anyone can benefit from IV Nutrient Therapy. The below conditions may experience the most benefit.
  • Irritable Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Chronic Infections
  • Malasbsorption Syndromes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Post Stroke and Heart Attacks
  • Memory Enhancement
  • Dementia
  • Heavy Metal Toxicity
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Sports Nutrition & High Endurance Athletes
  • Anti-Aging
  • Chronic Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Environmental Illness
  • Chemical Sensitivities
  • Many Other Disease or Disorders
  • Depression
  • Mold Exposure
  • Low Immune System

What Can I Expect?

At your first appointment, you will be fully evaluated by Dr. Childers. We will conduct a thorough history and physical exam (we may order blood tests). We will take a look at your total picture of health and assess whether or not IV Nutrient Therapy is right for you.

The length of your treatment depends on the nutrient mix that you are receiving and what concentration is being infused. The infusion is more comfortable than an ordinary blood draw. Your experience will differ depending on the treatment you are receiving: you may experience local warmth at the site of your infusion and either an increase in energy or a relaxation effect. An improved sense of calm and well-being goes along with many nutrient therapies.

 

What IV Nutrient Therapies are Offered

Immune Boost $275

Cold and flu symptoms, seasonal allergies, reduce oxidative stress, protect against free radicals, boost immune system and more.

Cocktail Ingredients : Vitamin C, B2, B5, B6, B12, B Complex, Selenium, Glutathione , Calcium Gluconate, Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, 5MTHF, MTM, Lysine

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Suggested Use: General Maintenance & Well Being; Weakened Immune System; Frequent Colds; Allergies; Anti-Oxidant Therapy; Free Radical Damage Protection; Fatigue; Chronic Illnesses; Diabetes; Fibromyalgia; Multiple Sclerosis; Malabsorption; Irritable Bowel; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Brain Health $275

Help your brain! Gain cognitive enhancement. Focus, quicker thinking, better problem solving, plus memory, attention, sharpness and much more.

Cocktail Ingredients: Vitamin C, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, B Complex, Magnesium, Selenium, Glutathione, Taurine, Zinc, GPC, Niacinamide, L-Glycine, Phosphatidylcholine

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Suggested Use:  Mental Fatigue; Exams; Important Meetings; Presentations; Meditation; Increasing Focus 

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Anti Oxidation $240

Protect against free radicals, reduce oxidative stress, boost immune system, detoxify and reduce cellular inflammation and more.

Cocktail Ingredients: Glutathione, Vitamin C, Phosphatidylcholine 

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Suggested Use: High Cellular and Metabolic Stress; Immune System Boost; Oxidative Stress; Parkinson’s Disease; Autoimmune Disease; Inflammation; Multiple Sclerosis

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Stress & Anxiety $260

Are you stressed out, anxious or exhausted. There is a nutrient therapy to help improve your mood.

Cocktail Ingredients: Vitamin C, B1, B2, B5, B6, B12, B Complex, Magnesium, Glycine, Gaba, Taurine, Nicotinamide, Calcium, , Chromium, Selenium, Zinc, Glutamine, Tryptophan, GPC, Phosphatidylcholine

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Suggested Use: Periods of High Stress; Periods of Poor Sleep; Anxiety; Stress; Focus; Relaxation; Mood Restoration

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Athletic Performance $275

Our cocktail for those who need performance or sports recovery. Great to rehydrate; drive forward the ATP production; boost your body’s natural production of growth hormone; and to combat and eliminate soreness. 

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Cocktail Ingredients: Vitamin C, B5, B6, B12, B Complex, Magnesium, Calcium, Glutathione, Zinc, L-Arginine, L-Carnatine, L-Glutamine, Taurine, GPC

Suggested Use: Working Out; Post-workout soreness & recovery; Lactic Acid Build Up; Running; Weightlifting; Swimming; Cross-fit; Surfing; Soccer; Basketball; Football; Tennis; UFC; Wrestling; MMA Fighting 

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Skin Rejuvenation $270

Reduce fine lines and wrinkles, suppress the formation of acne and blemishes, and produce collagen to enhance elasticity, healthy skin and more. 

Cocktail Ingredients: Vitamin C, B2, B5, B6, B7, B12, B Complex, Magnesium, Calcium, Gluthione, L-Lysine, L-Proline, Glycene 

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Suggested Use: Improved Skin Quality; Wound Healing; Joint Strengthening; Ligament Strengthening; Tendon Strengthening Bone Strengthening; Blood Vessel Integrity  

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Liver Detox $250

There were two basic things that the body needs in order to heal itself. One is nutrients. The other is detoxification. Get vital vitamins and nutrients to help cleanse and detox the liver.

Cocktail Ingredients: Glutathione, Taurine, Selenium, B12, B Complex, Phosphatidyl Choline, Selenium, Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)

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Suggested Use:  Fatigue; High Stress Lifestyle; Alcohol use; Smoking Weight Loss Program; Fatty Liver 

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Pain Reliever $250

This cocktail is effective in relieving the pain associated with headaches & migraines, back & muscle pain, rheumatic pain, menstrual and much more.

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Cocktail Ingredients: Vitamin C, B5, B12, B Complex, Magnesium, Calcium, Glucosamine, Glutamine, Lysine, Chromium, Proline, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Taurine, Selenium

Suggested Use:  Muscle aches & pains; Headaches; Migraines; Arthritic pain; Joint Pain 

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Hydration $190

Get vital fluids, electrolytes and vitamins to restore optimum hydration and support for the immune system.

Cocktail Ingredients: Sodium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium 

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Suggested Use:  Exercise; Long Flights; Cold & Flu; Exposure to Cold or Dry Environments; Alcohol Consumption; Nausea; Vomiting or Diarrhea

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Chemotherapy & Radiation Recovery $290

Fight the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation such as fatigue, nausea & vomiting and decreased neurological function. 

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Cocktail Ingredients: B-Complex, B5, B12, B1, B6, Vitamin C, B2, B9, Glutathione, Alpha Lipoic Acid,  Lactated ringers or Saline  

Suggested Use: With Cancer treatments to combat the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. 

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Healthy Gut $250

Give your gut the attention it deserves. While it is largely ignored by most individuals, gut health is the core of health and wellness. 

Cocktail Ingredients: Zinc, Glutathione, Vitamin C, L-glutamine, Glycyrrhizin, L-Arginine

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Suggested Use: Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Leaky Gut, Stress, Malabsorption, Autoimmune Disease 

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High Dose Vitamin C $270

Vitamin C is essential to life itself, we can’t live without it. Our bodies don’t produce it.  

Vitamin C damages the cancer cell’s DNA, it stresses their metabolism and inhibits their growth.  

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When high doses of vitamin C are administered directly into the blood via IV, it occupies the space around the cancer cells where it is converted into hydrogen peroxide. That, in turn, wages war on the cancer cells and kills them, leaving healthy cells unharmed. 

Cocktail Ingredients: Vitamin C, Magnesium 

Suggested Use: Immune Support; Viral Illness; Stress; Tissue Repair; Collagen Production; Cancer 

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Myers Cocktail $225

Myers cocktail is a high dose Vitamin C and a mixture of B vitamins along with other immune-boosting ingredients such as vitamin B, calcium and magnesium.  The idea of infusing high doses of vitamins intravenously was pioneered by the late Dr. John Myers, a physician from Baltimore, Maryland 

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who up until his passing in 1984 infused thousands of patients with his unique formulation of vitamins. Linus Pauling won a Nobel Prize on his work demonstrating that High Dose Vitamin C does kill cancer. Now used successfully by hundreds of doctors, the formula remains the same and is known as the Myers’ Cocktail.
 

Cocktail Ingredients: Magnesium, High Dose Vitamin C, a mixture of B vitamins and Calcium. We follow this with a glutathione infusion. 

Suggested Uses: Chronic Fatigue; Fibromyalgia; Depression; Muscle Spasm; Asthma; Hives; Congestive Heart Failure; Infections; and Senile Dementia 

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Heart Health $240

IV Magnesium is an excellent therapy or patients with heart disease and respiratory conditions among others. This cocktail includes magnesium and several other vital vitamins and minerals which have been shown to help stabilize cardiac rhythms and support cardiac health.

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Cocktail Ingredients: Magnesium, Potassium Chloride, Taurine,  Arginine, Carnitine, Proline, Phosphatidylcholine  Coenzyme Q10 (Co Q10), Vitamin C, B5, B6, B Complex, Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Selenium, Zinc

Suggested Uses: Heart health; Asthma; Chronic Migraines; Diabetes

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IV Add-ons & Booster

Add-Ons area a great way to take advantage of your infusion by adding one of the below vitamins to your IV Therapy that doesn't already include it.

  • CoQ10 - $38.00

    Promotes immune system health

  • Calm - $30.00

    A specialty injection that promotes: Relaxation; Sleep; Positive Mood; and Pain management.

  • B12 - $25.00

    Energy Level Boost + Heart Health + Healthy Digestion

  • GABA - $25.00

    Promotes mental wellness, healthy mood & sleep cycle

  • Biotin - $30.00

    Promotes healthy skin, hair, and nails.

  • Glutathione - $28.00

    Recovery + Strength + Endurance + Detoxification

  • Inositol - $28.00

    Promotes overall wellness, helps promote healthy skin & cognitive functions

  • B-Complex - $28.00

    Boost your body’s systems that support mood, energy production, memory, immune system.

 

Contact Delaware Integrative Medicine today to find out how to get started experiencing the benefits of IV Nutrition.

  • Improved energy levels
  • Improved resistance to infections
  • Better visual acuity and retinal health
  • Detoxification
  • Smoother skin, better blood flow
  • Faster recovery

There are many more treatments that are not listed here. We offer custom IVs, peptides and add-on boosters upon request.

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