NAD Infusion Therapy Los Angeles

Our IV Vitamin therapy center provides IV NAD therapy and NAD addiction treatment for brain restoration therapy. IV NAD therapy and amino acid replacement therapy has been shown to effectively help decrease the discomfort of withdrawal as well as cravings in someone who desires to detox from an addiction.

Our IV Vitamin center provides detox protocols using NAD to significantly speed up the detox process while decreasing the side effects and discomfort usually associated with detox.

What is NAD and how does it play a role in addiction?

NAD also known as Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucletide is the co-enzyme of niacin or vitamin B3. This molecule reacts with oxygen in the mitochondria in all our cells and is responsible in the production of energy used for all our vital organs. NAD is responsible in the production of energy in our brain cells, the stimulation and production of neurotransmitters and hormones such as dopamine, serotonin, noradrenaline and more. It is thought that this important molecule and such neurotransmitters are decreased during abuse of drugs and alcohol. Increasing NAD levels stimulates the production of energy and neurotransmitters responsible for better mood and overall function.

IV NAD therapy has shown to increase dopamine stores which are usually depleted with substance abuse and through the detox process.

Why NAD Cellular Detox?

It is thought that drugs and alcohol change and reorganize specific brain chemicals and hormones and NAD restorative therapy assists in resetting and re-balancing these chemicals and hormones. Increasing the function of the body, brain, mood, energy, mental cognition, and focus are imperative part of detox and recovery.  

Have studied showed the benefits of NAD in the treatment of addiction?

Yes there are studies going back to the 1960’s which demonstrate the effectiveness of IV NAD therapy in patients detoxing from alcohol, opioids and other substances.

What symptoms and conditions are associated with changes in neurotransmitters in our bodies?

  • Changes in mood
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Malaise
  • Decreased concentration
  • Decreased cognition
  • Memory impairment
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Sensitivity
  • Insomnia
  • Agitation
  • Cravings

What other roles does NAD play in our bodies?

  • Production of energy
  • Neurotransmitter production
  • Repair of cells and DNA
  • Powerful anti-oxidant
  • Lowering of blood pressure
  • Lowering of cholesterol
  • Boosting the immune system
  • Improving blood flow
  • Producing nitric oxide

What conditions can improve with NAD therapy?

  • Chronic fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Attention deficit
  • Memory impairment
  • Weakness
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Vascular issues
  • Mental cognition
  • Increased libido
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Parkinson’s
  • And more

It is also believed that NAD plays an important role in anti-aging and the aging process due to its anti-oxidant properties. Free radical damage caused by poor diet, drugs, alcohol, chemicals, pesticides, are thought to be responsible for a variety of illnesses and conditions.

Benefits of IV NAD Therapy

IV Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) therapy has shown to have many health benefits. 

NAD is an essential coenzyme that helps in regulation of cellular energy and mitochondrial function. 
One of the most important indications of IV NAD therapy has been in treating individuals with alcohol and drug addiction. Studies have shown that restoring cellular levels of NAD aids in repairing DNA and protecting brain cells from further damage. NAD helps in detoxification from addiction to many chemical substances such as methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, heroin, alcohol, opioids and stimulants. It helps decrease withdrawal symptoms significantly by restoring brain function and promoting cellular regeneration. 
NAD therapy has shown to improve energy levels, boost immune function and therefore increase overall metabolism. NAD therapy has helped in treating patients with many chronic conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, neurodegenerative disorders and chronic mental health disorders including PTSD, anxiety and depression. 
Other benefits of NAD therapy include improving memory and concentration, reducing inflammation and help alleviating pain.
IV NAD therapy has also shown to have anti-aging properties by activating enzymes that help prevent aging. IV NAD therapy has shown to decrease cravings and help in the withdrawal and detox from addictive substances and in addiction overall. 

How is IV NAD therapy performed?

A simple intravenous catheter is inserted in the arm like any in office blood draws or iv administrations. Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucletide therapy is then added to a normal saline bag and administered over an extended period of time. Patients are able to relax and enjoy reading or watching tv while the therapy is performed.

What are the NAD Infusion protocols?

NAD IV therapy is typically administered over an eight to ten day period. Patients receive high doses of NAD over a six to eight hour period which is then gradually reduced in time and dosing over the 10 days. Our detox physicians can consult with you in regards to your specific needs and customize a plan for you.


Are there other IV therapies used in the treatment of addiction?

We utilize a variety of other iv vitamin therapies and iv treatment protocols to assist in detox and recovery. Some of the iv therapies we utilize include IV Myers cocktail, IV Glutathione therapy, and IV MSM therapy.

Our IV medical clinic is medically supervised and operated by a physician with addiction training and experience and thus he is able to assist patients with other needs when needed.

We can also provide iv zofran or iv anti-nausea medication to combat nausea. Our physicians can also administer anti-inflammatory injections and medications for the treatment of inflammation and pain. Our addiction specialist can as well prescribe anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medications as needed to treat any underlying conditions that you may have.

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