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Intravenous Vitamin Injections

Digestive Tracts and Vitamins

The aim of a treatment, any treatment, is to free the body from disease or any substances that act as a disease buffer. The default treatment in normal circumstances is an oral non-invasive treatment. Oral treatments are slow to reach their target organ and have certain disadvantages that make these remedies useless for those patients who have compromised digestive tracts. Once swallowed, oral remedies enter the stomach and go through a complex metabolism. Several hours later; depending the nature of the meal being digested; the remedies move along to the small intestine. Once in the intestine the remedies cross the walls of the intestine on its way to the liver. The liver metabolizes the remedies into a useful nutrient that the body can utilize. Unfortunately, the remedies face many obstacles in its journey from the mouth to the liver.

Among these obstacles is:

  • weakness in the stomach’s digestive acid would reduce remedies hydrolyzation
  • weakness in the small intestine’s absorption would prevent proper remedies absorption
  • weakness in the liver’s metabolism would reduce the availability of remedies to the body The more obstacles in the body the lesser the amount of remedies would reach the liver.
Intravenous treatments bypass all these obstacles and delivers remedies to the body ready for usage.

Injectable Vitamins

Injectable Vitamin Treatments are advanced method that would introduce hypo-allergic nutrients into the circulation momentarily. This method is fast and effective that produces immediate results such as the case of hypoglycemia shock. These remedies are composed of many of the following groups of:

Natural Nutrients Such as:

  • vitamins: C, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, Folic Acid, etc,
  • minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Selenium, Molybdenum, Potassium, etc,
  • enzymes: Co Q enzyme,
  • amino acids: Lysine, Taurine, etc.

Remedies Such as:

  • botanical: Lobelia (asthma),
  • immune agents: Echinacea,
  • homeopathic remedies: Lymphomyosot, Galium, etc.

These remedies are mixed together to produce an isotonic solution with an osmolarity (concentration) of 300 mOsmol similar to human’s blood osmolarity. Some solutions are prepared and injected over three hours and others are injected over 30 minutes into the body to enhance detoxification and generate immediate vitality.

By administering different nutrients, based on your body’s requirement, a solution is prepared and injected in your body to achieve the following benefits:

  1. Helps reversing the disease process within your body into a healthy process
  2. Helps stimulate the immune system
  3. Helps initiating and encouraging detox process in the liver, kidneys and the lymphatic system,
  4. Reduces the stress on a physiological, biochemical and mental levels
  5. Individualized vitamin cocktail fulfills your health concern and deficiencies

Types of Intravenous Treatments

Intravenous treatments are designed in several options and choices depending on the need and condition’s state.

  • in a compromised digestive tracts, chronic cases and in malignancies a 500 ml. intravenous bag is used over three hours. All vitamins, mineral and homeopathic are added to the bag
  • in a lesser chronic cases a 250 ml. intravenous bag is used over two hours. All vitamins, mineral and homeopathic are added to the bag
  • in a condition with moderate severity a 100 ml. intravenous bag is used over one hour. All vitamins, mineral and homeopathic are added to the bag
  • in a vitamin deficient condition or immune support or allergies a 30 ml. intravenous syringe is used over thirty minutes. All vitamins, mineral and homeopathic are added to the syringe

The benefits of injectable vitamins versus regular oral vitamins

  • Intravenous treatments provide faster delivery of nutrients to the cells-literally within seconds.
  • Intravenous treatments increase bio-availability of the injected vitamins, 10-20 folds.
  • For example, if you orally ingest 1 mg of Vitamin B12, this molecule first has to go through your stomach (where it needs to be broken down), small intestine (where it needs to get absorbed), liver (where it needs to get metabolized) and finally it gets delivered to the cells. At the end of this journey, there is only a minimal amount of vitamin B12 that gets delivered to the cells.
  • On the other hand, the entire amount of the same 1 mg of vitamin B12 will reach the target cells when injected into the body. The injection will swiftly bypass all those organs. The cocktails used are usually highly concentrated solutions of vitamins, minerals and other remedies and therefore your cells are forced to absorb 100% of them and therefore, optimal function and energy production is achieved.
  • Ability to take in a lot more vitamins than what our bodies would otherwise be able to handle orally.
  • For example: Sensitive patients may develop loose stools after taking 4 to 5 g of vitamin C. When using injectable vitamin therapies we can easily and safely use up to 15 g of Vitamin C with absolutely no side effects at all.
If you orally ingest 1 mg of Vitamin B12, this molecule first has to go through your stomach (where it needs to be broken down), small intestine (where it needs to get absorbed), liver (where it needs to get metabolized) and finally it gets delivered to the cells.

The need for these vitamins

  • Unfortunately, available food in our society does not provide us with the necessary nutrients required for optimal health. Foods are either highly processed, refined, and/or packaged. In addition to pesticides spray, our vegetables and fruits grow in vitamin and mineral depleted soils.
  • Vitamin deficiency and toxins are the reason for the higher incidence of different diseases in our society and an early incident of disease at a younger age.

Benefits of IV Therapies

Everyone can benefit from injectable treatments. Especially those patients suffering from chronic digestive problems (celiac disease, crohn’s disease, liver congestion/failure, pancreatitis, diverticulitis), etc. All these symptoms indicate a compromised absorption of the digestive system where an alternate injection is indicated instead of oral treatment. These patients will have long term vitamin deficiencies. Other patients who will definitely benefit from these treatments are those who experience the following symptoms, such as regular bloating, indigestion, heartburn, reflux, stomach cramps, bad breath, yeast overgrowth, etc.

Side effects of intravenous treatments

While intravenous treatment delivers a fast solution of vitamins and minerals into the circulation, it is still an invasive procedure that may cause infection or bleeding. This problem is resolved by taking extra care while administering the procedure. Further, intravenous treatment is much more expensive than mere oral remedies.

During the course of intravenous treatment some other complication may take place. These are not a life threatening condition but sometimes are inevitable. It must be noted that a treatment without some complications is not a real treatment. I use these treatments on myself and my family and sometimes encounter some complications. These complications never stop me from continuing these valuable treatments. Both of my children had fainted at needle insertion. It was a little inconvenient to me, but I continued the treatment and they gained consciousness and continued to watch our monthly movie which we watch during intravenous treatments.

The cocktails used are usually highly concentrated solutions of vitamins, minerals and other remedies and therefore your cells are forced to absorb 100% of them and therefore, optimal function and energy production is achieved.

Complication during intravenous treatments

The governing body of intravenous therapy regulates that, it is mandatory to have every patient receiving intravenous treatment to be aware of the following complications. Over the past 20 years, I have performed thousands of intravenous treatments. I am proud to state that I only have encountered less than 10 non-serious complications. These complications are part and parcel of intravenous treatments which occurs on daily basis in every hospital all over the globe. These complications are as follows:

  • Septicemia is a general systemic infection in the body due to bacteria. Once recognized it could be treated with an anti bacterial treatment which will resolve the condition.
  • Allergic reaction is hypersensitivity to the some of the elements in the intravenous solution. The allergic reaction manifests itself in itch, rash, tachypnea, SOB or tachycardia. This reaction should appear within few minutes from starting the treatment. The treatment should stop immediately at any time the patient presents any symptoms. Sometimes, it appears several hours after the treatment. In this case the patient should go to the emergency department in the nearest hospital.
  • Venous spasm is a condition that happens just before, during and after inserting the needle in the vein. Unfortunately, it is a psychogenic and may be related to patient’s fear from needles. I have encountered many cases of venous spasm which is sometimes inevitable.
  • Phlebitis is an inflammation of the intima of the a vein due to mechanical, chemical injuries or bacterial infection. This is not a serious condition and resolves itself shortly after the treatment.
  • Thrombosis is a clot formed on the inner wall of a vein by platelet aggregation at the site of trauma to the endothelial cells of the vein. Platelet aggregation is inevitable after every time the vein is punctured by a needle or exposed to trauma. The body’s own mechanism will dissolve this clot once the puncture is healed.
  • Infiltration is seepage of intravenous fluid into the tissue surrounding the site of injection. This is more of inconvenience than being a serious case. The infiltrate will dissipate within hours and will be reabsorbed back into the circulation by the aid of the lymphatic system. This is a mechanical problem where the needle may re-puncture the vein and drip outside the vein in the interstitial tissue. It happens when the patient accidentally folds his/her elbow.
  • Ecchymosis or Hemotoma is a localized blood that seeped and became trapped into the interstitial tissue. This trapped blood will be diffused back into the circulation by the aid of the lymphatic system. It will disappear within an hour or two. Unfortunately, it will leave a dark bluish bruise for several days in the injection site.
  • Extravasations are an infiltration of medication into the tissue surrounding the site of injection. Similar to infiltration, but this case is more of inconvenience than being a serious case. The medication will dissipate within hours and will be reabsorbed back into the circulation by the aid of the lymphatic system. This is a mechanical problem where the needle may re-puncture the vein and drip outside the vein in the interstitial tissue. It happens when the patient accidentally folds his/her elbow.
  • Vaso-vagal incident is an onset that develops from anxiety, fright, fear, pain, or trauma. Most of vaso-vagal cases happen due to fear of needles and injections. The patient may faint for a few seconds after inserting the needle. It had happened several times to two of my children at the start of intravenous treatments. It also happened to two of my patients. In all cases it took few minutes and the treatment went on as scheduled. It is not a serious condition.
  • Emboli
    1. Catheter Emboli is an over the needle system that has a part of the cannula nicked and sheared off at the injection site. While this is a defect in manufactory, it could be avoided by careful inspections of the needle before insertion and after removal from the injection site.
    2. Air Emboli is an introduction of bolus of air, 50-80 mls, into the circulation. Once recognized, the patient is placed in a left decubitus position to let the air out through the lungs. I can proudly say that I have done at least 10,000 intravenous treatments without any air emboli incidents.
  • Speed Shock is a rapid introduction of medication into the body. I am sorry to mention that, in order to be at the airport at a specific time, one of my overseas patients tampered with the roller clamp that controls the flow of the intravenous treatment to increase the speed of drops and intravenous infusion. The patient caught her flight but after an inconvenient complication.
  • Circulatory overload is an excess fluid in the patient’s circulation. The volume of solution introduced must be carefully calculated to avoid any overload.
  • Infection at the insertion site is an infection due to improper sterilization and cleaning of the site. It also could be due to contamination of the needle or cannula.

In conclusion

Intravenous treatments are the best therapeutic method to provide the body with a bolus of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs and homeopathic to help an unwell patient out of a health concern or several health concerns. I offer this treatment to most of my patients as well as myself and my family. Obviously common sense and diligent safety practices assure minimal risk of injury.