IV Therapy & Wellness Specialist

The Image Center

Aesthetics Med Spa & Plastic Surgery located in Huntington Beach, CA & Irvine, CA

If you feel drained of energy, you’re not performing to your best ability, you’re constantly stressed, or you’re recovering from being sick, IV therapy gives you a fast influx of the nutrients your body needs to restore optimal wellness. Peter Newen, MD, and the team at The Image Center offer customized IV therapy to ensure you get the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and hydration you need. To learn more about IV therapy and wellness, call the office in Huntington Beach, California, and Irvine, California or use the online booking feature to schedule an appointment.

IV Therapy & Wellness Q & A

What is IV therapy?

IV therapy is a great way to maintain wellness or give your body the extra nutritional support it needs when you’re sick, stressed, training, or want optimal energy and performance. Why is IV therapy better than taking nutritional supplements? Because it delivers the nutrients you need directly into your bloodstream.

When nutrients go straight into your bloodstream, the full dose you take is distributed to cells throughout your body. Additionally, the nutrients are quickly dispatched once they’re in the bloodstream.

By comparison, when you swallow a supplement, it goes through the slow process of traveling through your digestive tract before getting into your bloodstream. And when you take oral supplements, the full dose seldom makes it through to your bloodstream.

Numerous issues block the absorption of oral supplements, from low stomach acid and lack of digestive enzymes to health conditions that affect the small intestine’s ability to absorb nutrients.

What health benefits will I gain from IV therapy?

The team at The Image Center offers several types of IV solutions, with each one containing a specialized mix of nutrients, antioxidants, and other beneficial substances. Depending on the IV you receive, you may gain health benefits such as:

  • Optimal hydration
  • Increased energy
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved skin quality
  • Boost in weight loss
  • Stronger immune system
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Quicker healing following surgery or an injury

With IV therapy, you can maintain wellness and help fight colds with a boost of vitamin C or obtain powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals and prevent bodywide inflammation.

What types of IV therapy are available?

Premixed IV infusions are formulated to target precise health needs. For example, one may contain nutrients for athletes, while another is packed with the nutrients needed to support your immune system.

These are a few examples of the general types of IV therapy:

  • Endurance IV, may contain amino acids, electrolytes, and the vitamins and minerals needed for maintaining muscles
  • Hydration IV, replenishes fluids and electrolytes
  • Immunity IV, contains vitamin C, B vitamins, zinc, and other nutrients to support your immune system

If you’re interested in achieving better health and wellness with IV therapy, call The Image Center to learn whether we have the formula needed to meet your needs.