Vitamin C is most commonly associated with recovering from a cold, and a high dose intravenous administration of this vitamin can help with a wide range of conditions and health goals. Vitamin C IV drips in Vit&Drip Center provide you with the benefits of this antioxidant in Puerto Banus, Marbella.
What is Vitamin C and Why do We Need It?
L-ascorbic acid, known as Vitamin C, is an antioxidant vitamin that your body does not naturally produced. This means you need to get Vitamin C from food, drink, or dietary supplements.
As an antioxidant, Vitamin C helps prevent the damage caused by free radicals that lead to cellular and DNA damage. Vitamin C also plays an important part in the production of collagen, which is a type of connective tissue that assists with wound healing. Vitamin C also has a role in metabolizing proteins to convert food into energy.
Without Vitamin C, your body cannot properly synthesize collagen, metabolize proteins, or perform various other important functions throughout your body.
When you do not get enough Vitamin C, you can develop a deficiency condition called scurvy. Scurvy can lead to anemia, debility, exhaustion, spontaneous bleeding, pain in the limbs, and especially the legs, swelling in some parts of the body, and sometimes ulceration of the gums and loss of teeth. An inadequacy or deficiency of Vitamin C occurs when your intake is below the recommended 10mg/day. A mild Vitamin C deficiency may cause fatigue, weakness, nosebleeds, and swollen or bleeding gums.
Most people can get a sufficient amount of vitamin C through their diet or supplementation. However, individuals with malabsorption issues, smokers, or people who do not eat a variety of fruits and vegetables may have a Vitamin C inadequacy.
What are the Benefits of High Dose Vitamin C IV Therapy?
You’ve probably heard the recommendation to increase your Vitamin C intake to prevent a cold or recover from illness faster. This is because when sick, your body produces excess free radicals – molecules that cause cellular damage. A antioxidant such as Vitamin C can help your body get rid of free radicals faster. Antioxidants pair themselves with free radicals, stopping the damage, and finally helping your body get rid of them.
Why should I choose intravenous treatment instead of oral supplements?