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How do Intravenous (IV) Therapy Drips Work?

What’s the science behind IV Therapy in Marbella

Intravenous (IV) fluid drips deliver a combination of saline solution, vitamins, minerals and electrolytes through a small catheter and tubing directly into the bloodstream.

The intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications throughout the body, because they are introduced directly into the circulation. The ingredients in individual IV formulas are specifically blended to address a variety of health needs.

During the treatment, the doctor or a nurse inserts an IV line into the patient’s vein. This IV line is attached to a bag of saline solution that contains treatment’s ingredients. Vit&Drip Center’s IV treatments are blended right in front of you, so you know exactly what goes into your body, the blend is freshly made with sterile products, and it can be personalized for you depending on doctor’s recommendation and your health goals.

The bag is then hung above the patient’s head. IV therapy bags are designed to let gravity carry fluid into the veins over time, as opposed to a syringe or other forced technique.

The duration of a single treatment varies from person to person, but tends to last between 45 – 50 minutes.

What’s in an IV treatment formula?

IV formulas contain a combination of ingredients designed to treat specific conditions or target specific health goals. Vit&Drip Center’s IV treatments contain essential fluids, minerals, vitamins, electrolytes and antioxidants. Each IV therapy treatment is designed to contain the optimal balance of nutrients to provide a wide range of health benefits.

Although the specific ingredients vary from treatment to treatment, all IV vitamin drips have two basic components:

· Saline solution: A sterile mixture of sodium chloride and water that hydrates the body and facilitates the delivery of medication and vitamins.

· Vitamins: Organic nutrients such as vitamins and antioxidants that the body uses to maintain normal function, and which must be obtained from an outside source such as food, drink, or an IV.

In addition to these, some of Vit&Drip Center’s IV formulas contain medications which are diluted into the saline solution to help improve nausea or relieve pain.

If you can’t decide which treatment is best for your body, don’t worry. During each appointment, first, you consult with the doctor about your lifestyle and health goals you want to address, and based on that, the doctor recommends the best treatment for you.

Vit&Drip Center’s IV treatments can be fully customized to target all your body’s needs.

Why Choose IV Therapy Over Oral Supplements?

With oral supplements easily available at your local pharmacy, you may be wondering why to choose IV therapy over these options.

Oral supplements and medications have lower bioavailability than IV drips because they must first pass through your digestive system, where they are metabolized before reaching your circulation.

In addition to this, age, activity level, illness, malabsorption issues, stress, and previous gastrointestinal surgery can also influence how well your body can absorb supplements and medications.

The ingredients in IV drips, however, are almost 100% absorbed by your body because they are administered directly into your bloodstream, bypassing the digestion system. Your body uses the maximum amount of what it needs.

Since nutrients administrated through an IV are delivered into your bloodstream, the ingredients become immediately available to your cells, greatly decreasing the time it takes for a medication or supplement to take effect.

Because IV treatments are administered directly into your bloodstream, they circumvent the digestive system.

IV treatments are ideal for individuals who have difficulty ingesting fluids or medication due to nausea or illness. Similarly, IV therapy can benefit individuals with malabsorption issues, helping ensure that medication, fluids, and vitamins are accessible to cells.

Is Intravenous (IV) Therapy Safe?

IV therapy is a very safe procedure. In addition, it is generally well-tolerated by most patients, meaning that few people experience side effects during or after treatment.

Vit&Drip Center is committed to a safe, positive IV therapy experience. Our highly qualified medical staff monitors your IV infusion all the time and always answers any questions you might have before, during or after your treatment.

To optimize your wellness experience at Vit&Drip Center, during your IV treatment you can add other treatments such as Skin Rejuvenation treatments, or a Face Fitness session.

Popular IV treatment add-on treatments are:

  • LED Light Therapy Mask

  • Face Fitness

  • Face Plasma Treatment (PRP)

  • Chemical Peel

Intravenous (IV) Therapy in Puerto Banus, Marbella

Vit&Drip Center is a Vitamin IV and Wellness Clinic in Puerto Banus, Marbella. We offer a variety of intravenous treatments that can be customized to your specific needs.

Contact us if you have any questions regarding our treatments or book your appointment online.


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