Vitamins for Immune Health
There are a variety of vitamins that play an important role in immune support and boost the immune system. We at IV Vitamin Therapy Los Angeles can diagnose and boost the vitamins needed for optimal immune system support. Immune health vitamins include vitamin A, B complex vitamins, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Zinc, Glutathione and more.
The immune system is the element of the human body responsible for fighting off illness and disease. It has the ability to detect and destroy viruses, bacteria, and harmful cells and protect healthy cells. While it does the best that it can for as long as it can, the immune system can become weak over time or may simply be overpowered by a disease which it could not defeat. This is why it is important to support a healthy immune system when the body is both healthy and ill.
Some of the vitamins that support a healthy immune system that we offer as an injection or IV therapy include:
Vitamin C therapy
Vitamin C has been hailed for some time as a powerful immune booster. It is a powerful antioxidant, which means it helps destroy free radicals in the blood which, if allowed to accumulate, can kill healthy blood cells. In the immune system, it has the ability to protect immune system cells so that the whole system can function as efficiently as possible. Read more
Glutathione is another important antioxidant. Glutathione makes immune cells more efficient and functions as an embedded antioxidant within each of those cells, so it literally helps cells stay healthy from the inside out. Magnesium Magnesium is necessary for every organ in the body to function properly. It helps regulate other nutrients like calcium and zinc and contributes to higher levels of energy. It helps the immune system create antibodies and makes cells more resilient to harmful attacks. Read more.
The Myers’ Cocktail is a blend of vitamins including vitamins from the B complex, vitamin C, calcium, and magnesium. It is generally prescribed as an all around health and energy booster and is routinely prescribed to healthy patients who want a preventative measure against illness and disease. Read more.
The most efficient way to receive, replace, and optimize deficient vitamins and minerals that your immune system needs to function properly is through IV vitamin therapy.
IV vitamin therapy is a procedure for injecting essential vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream, without interference from the digestive system. The digestive system, specifically the stomach and liver, dilutes nutrients by so much that your body is only receiving the benefit from a fraction of the nutrients you thought you were getting from the food you eat and oral vitamin supplements you take.
Intravenous injection directly into the bloodstream allows the nutrients to stay potent and feed directly to the cells, organs, and systems where they are needed. Depending on the medical needs of the patient, a physician may prescribe a single nutrient, a predefined blend of nutrients like a Myers’ Cocktail, or a custom cocktail designed specifically for the patient.
Vitamin B12 is well known to boost immune system and to help immune health. Patients can receive vitamin b12 injections on a routine basis. It is a well known fact that vitamin b12 absorption can decrease as we age and some people do not absorp this vitamin and the B complex of vitamins well through the GI tract. Read more.
B complex Vitamins
The B complex vitamins also play a strong role in supporting the immune system and their levels can also be also in certain medical conditions, dietary restrictions or due to decreased mal absorption. The B complex vitamins can be administered as injection form as well as through IV drips.
IV Vitamin Therapy Los Angeles offers IV vitamin injections, featuring nutrients made from some of the best ingredients in the industry, administered by a professional and experienced staff. Our offices are modern and calm and the perfect place to undergo an IV vitamin therapy session. If you prefer, you can take advantage of our concierge house call service, which allows you to receive an IV vitamin drip in your home or at your private office.
Sessions can be expected to last anywhere from 20 to 60 minutes and you will remain awake the whole time, so you can work on a phone or laptop, or just relax with a book. The most commonly reported discomfort associated with IV vitamin therapy is the quick pin prick of a needle at the site of injection. Since the nutrients enter the bloodstream directly, patients don't have to wait long for the positive effects of the nutrients to be felt - so many patients leave IV vitamin therapy sessions in a generally positive and energetic mood.