SOUTHWEST FLORIDA — Many individuals at the moment are turning to IV remedy to spice up their vitality ranges and immunity on the identical time.
Like most working mothers, Christie Smith might use slightly extra vitality.
“I’ve three youngsters, I run a enterprise, and so holding my vitality up might be troublesome,” mentioned Smith.
Smith began sampling infusions in June at Vitality Infusions in Downtown Fort Myers. Whereas she initially went in for the hangover remedy, she mentioned she’s just lately turned to their immune-boost mix.
“It’s vital proper now to be looking for out other ways to remain wholesome,” mentioned Smith.
Advertising and marketing Director and Registered Nurse Breen Nabors administers the therapies to prospects. She mentioned that given the pandemic, extra individuals need to enhance their immunity, similar to Smith.
“The immune enhance has Zinc, Vitamin C and B nutritional vitamins, together with the hydration of the bag,” mentioned Nabors.
Dr. Jean Jacque Vel is the medical director at Vitality Infusions. He mentioned injecting vitamins into your physique is extra environment friendly than taking them by mouth.
“While you take something by mouth, it has to get absorbed by the intestine and it has to get metabolized by the liver, that entire course of just isn’t as environment friendly,” mentioned Dr. Vel.
He mentioned you’ll soak up about 30 p.c of the product by mouth, versus one hundred pc by IV infusion.
“I used to be taking sure nutritional vitamins and dietary supplements earlier than, that I’ve been capable of reduce on once I’m having my IV remedy,” mentioned Smith.
For Smith, a go to to the infusion lounge twice a month is well worth the money and time.
“I undoubtedly depart her feeling extra energized and able to go on with the day.”