Blog | The I.V. Doc Information on Dehydration, Jet Lag, Hangovers, Food Poisoning and Vitamin Drips
Marathons, Obstacle Course Races, Triathlons: How to maximize endurance with IV fluid treatments
There is a science behind fueling for athletic endurance – one that serious athletes can’t afford to dismiss, especially when it comes to hydration. Competitive athletes push their bodies to the very edge and that requires effective hydration planning. Studies show that poor hydration leads to impaired performance because the fluid loss of one to two percent of body weight is enough to affect endurance.
Beauty, Wellness, and IV Vitamin Drips from The IV Doc
Beauty and wellness begin at the cellular level. This is why celebrities, professional athletes and health-conscious consumers consider IV vitamin therapy a way to meet certain nutritional requirements and feel good at the same time.
Pregnancy & Extreme Morning Sickness
Morning sickness is a very common problem in the first trimester of pregnancy – making for some very uncomfortable months. Smells, tastes and even certain sights are enough to trigger an episode, leaving mom feeling weak and depressed.
Holiday Parties: Beating the Hangover
Do you associate holidays with hangovers? There is nothing wrong with having responsible fun during the holiday season, but, maybe, plan ahead this year and avoid a nasty headache that sometimes comes with too much celebration. Once you understand the science behind a hangover, you can get proactive to avoid the pain and discomfort. What is a hangover and what can you to about it?
What causes a hangover?
A little too much partying comes with consequences, but there is more to the hangover story than just discomfort. A hangover affects work performance and may lead to missed days. It can be at the root of conflicts with family, coworkers and friends, as well. The good news is you don’t have to suffer from a headache, fatigue, dizziness and stomach upset that define the traditional hangover. Consider what causes a hangover and what you can do if you have one.
Prevent Food Poisoning at Home
Food poisoning, aka food borne illness and gastroenteritis, is a common yet problematic condition affecting millions of Americans. The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually—the equivalent of sickening 1 in 6 Americans each year.
IV Glutathione and IV Antioxidant Therapy
You have no doubt heard about antioxidants. These are powerful molecules that prevent or minimize oxidative stress that can be so damaging to cells, throughout the entire body. Think of oxidation as "rust" that can severely impact the function of any cell. Anti-oxidants are therefore critical to health.…