Asthma is a condition that makes it hard to breathe, causing wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, or pain. Often when you or your child have asthma, you cough or wheeze at night, have difficulty breathing and often use an inhaler. Thankfully, advancements in IV therapy give us a way to ease these symptoms.
What causes asthma?
It is caused by inhaling mold, allergens, pet hair, pet dander, and cold air. Often exercise causes symptoms, along with medications, stress, and other chronic illnesses. When you come to our doctor they will test you to determine whether you have asthma.
What can I expect?
When you come in for a consultation, our specialist will run some tests such as imaging and allergy tests. From there, they will decide if you are a good candidate for IV therapy.
What is IV therapy?
It is an infusion of vitamin and minerals by injection that helps to provide large amounts in the blood to be effective. It provides you with a larger concentration of the supplements than you get from food or taking oral supplements. Often you are given a mixture of Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, and B complex. The mixture will vary based on what it is being used to treat. The drip method often takes about 30 minutes, providing the vitamins and minerals to your cells.
Vitamin C is often used to treat viral infections and is beneficial to treat allergies in the body. Magnesium relaxes blood vessel near air passageways making it easier to breathe when you have asthma. It keeps many patients with asthma out of the hospital. Calcium and Vitamin B Complex boost the effects of the other vitamins. IV therapy will provide you with more energy, quicken healing from injury or surgery, improves your immune system, and reduces stress.
Asthma IV therapy
There are actually two type of IV Therapy for asthma. One is called a Myers cocktail it is the vitamin and nutrient infusion. It is used to treat a wide variety of chronic conditions by our doctor like asthma.
The second is called Glutathione IV Infusion therapy and this too is used for asthma treatment. It is an antioxidant that is produced by all cells. It detoxifies poisons in the body when used. It improves liver and brain function.
Those patients that received IV therapy for asthma showed average to excellent improvement of symptoms when getting it over an extended period of time. If you are ready to see if IV therapy is right for you, get in touch with Viva Wellness Medical Group in San Diego. Our staff will help you determine if this course of treatment is right for you. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.