Between COVID, the flu, and this unpredictable weather there’s no doubt winter blues can bring Bostonians down and colds can creep up on us faster than that extra extra Dunkin kicks in. New IV therapy services are popping up in Boston and Drip Hydration can help you with all of your new year goals from keeping colds at bay to improving hair, skin, and nail health. Learn more about this innovative concept of multivitamin, electrolyte, and mineral delivery now available to Bostonians!
What is IV therapy?
IV therapy, or intravenous therapy, is a nutrient therapy delivering a high dose of customized essential fluids, electrolytes, vitamins, and antioxidants designed to promote whole-body health. Since these nutrients are administered straight into the bloodstream, the absorption happens more rapidly and with increased effectiveness compared to supplements.
The use of IVs is nothing new, but IV therapy as a means of delivering nutrients to otherwise healthy patients has taken the world by storm over the past few years as a preventative and restorative health trend. Dripbars and mobile services have been made popular by celebrities and athletes like Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber,Carlos Gomez and John Legend. Adele reportedly uses IV therapy to keep those pipes fresh!
The process works like a regular IV, with a needle inserted into your arm and nutrients delivered from the custom IV “cocktail.” Certain blends require bloodwork in order to be administered and avoid vitamin toxicity. Other blends, such as those for hydration, can be delivered without any bloodwork.
Depending on the minerals being delivered, the entire process can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 3 hours. With Drip Hydration, the mobile IV therapy service now serving Boston and parts of Massachusetts, a registered nurse delivers the entire treatment from the comfort of your own home! Customers use Drip Hydration for everything including wedding skin prep to improving athletic performance-it’s a great way to get that 2023 glow up you manifested at the beginning of the year!
Benefits of IV therapy
The main differentiator of IV therapy versus regular supplementation through diet or vitamins is absorption. Sometimes in diet we don’t eat the optimal nutrients. And vitamins, which need to travel through the intestines and stomach, are often tough to breakdown and therefor also not fully absorbed. By receiving nutrients straight through the bloodstream, your body can absorb more in less time. According to WebMD, IV therapy can ease a variety of chronic diseases:
- Depression and Anxiety
- Chronic or temporary Dehydration
- Cardiovascular disease
Services offered by Drip Hydration
Drip Hydration offers over 15 unique blends of IV therapy cocktails in Boston to combat and ease different symptoms. Some of the most popular include Dehydration ($249), a cocktail to quickly replenish electrolytes, improve athletic recovery, and leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.
Another popular treament, named after the 1960s Physician, Dr. John Myers, who pioneered IV therapy by treating over 800 patients over 16 years with this treatment is the Myers Cocktail. It includes a mix of B-Complex Vitamins, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, and Magnesium for whole body wellness.
Drip Hydration also offers blends for those with anemia, stomach flu, and an antiaging NAD+ therapy to aid cognitive function. You can learn more about the other treatments and to receive tailored IV therapy in Boston.