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IV Therapy: The Ingredients That Elevate Your Wellness

Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s both fascinating and incredibly relevant to our modern lives: the powerhouse ingredients in IV therapy at Expand Health.

We often hear about the virtues of a balanced diet, labeling it as the bedrock of optimal health. But let’s pause for a moment and ask ourselves: How many of us can honestly say we feel the tangible benefits of our daily dietary choices? The reality is, the effectiveness of the vitamins and minerals we consume is influenced by a myriad of factors—age, the bioavailability of these nutrients and even the way our bodies absorb them.

So, are you ready to delve into the science and the soul of what makes IV therapy so impactful?

IV vs. Oral: The Fast-Track to Wellness

When you opt for an IV infusion, the vitamins bypass the digestive system and go straight into the bloodstream, making them more bioavailable.

In contrast, oral vitamins have to navigate through the digestive system, losing some of their potency along the way. So, if you’re looking for immediate, impactful results, IV therapy is the way to go.

The Ingredients That Make The Magic Happen

Vitamin B Complex

The Nutrients: B-Complex formulas generally include 8 different B-Vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12. 

The Science: They work together synergistically to increase energy, enhance mood, stimulate the immune system, keep nerve function healthy and help your skin, hair, and nails look fabulous.

Recommended for: Increased energy and focus, reduction of fatigue, healthy nerve function, heavy drinkers, metabolism support

Vitamin B12

The Nutrient: Cobalamin, a key player in red blood cell formation.

The Science: B12 (Methylcobalamin) is an essential precursor for the production of ATP, the body’s energy supply. It is required for proper red blood cell formation, neurological function, cell metabolism and DNA synthesis.

Recommended for: People feeling fatigued, overworked, and run down, those who consume very little to no meat.

Vitamin C

The Nutrient: Ascorbic acid, a potent antioxidant.

The Science: Vitamin C decreases duration and severity of cold symptoms, increases immunity, helps produce collagen for healthy skin, and aids in removing free radicals from the body through its antioxidant properties. Also known for its anti-inflammatory properties.

Recommended for: Overall health and wellness, cold and flu season, onset of illness, pre and post travel.

 Overall, each of nutrients are critical. It’s important that we give our bodies enough of each to maintain holistic wellness, and so we feel and perform our best.


The Nutrients: A tripeptide consisting of three amino acids.

The Science: The body’s “master antioxidant” powers your natural detoxification system, removing chemicals, heavy metals, and toxins. It is also an anti-inflammatory and known as the “beauty” antioxidant due to its ability to reveal glowing skin and enhance overall complexion. 

Recommended for: Healthy skin, hair and nails, full body detox specifically targeting the liver, inflammation and immune boosting.


The Nutrient: A trace element that is a catalyst for over 300 enzymes.

The Science: Zinc helps build a healthy immune system and is involved in numerous aspects of cellular metabolism. It plays a role in immune function, protein synthesis, wound healing, DNA synthesis, and cell division.

Recommended for: Boosting immune system, exposure to the public, onset of an illness.


The Nutrient: A mineral that plays a role in over 300 biochemical reactions.

The Science: Magnesium is a potent vasodilator, used often for migraine treatment and muscle recovering.  It assists in regulating muscle and nerve function, as well as, helping with anxiety.

Recommended for: Regulating mood, increasing sleep quality, decreasing anxiety decreasing intensity and frequency of migraines and headaches.

Elevate Your Wellness Journey with IV Therapy

So why should you consider adding IV therapy to your health routine? If you find that you’re regularly missing out on essential nutrients due to your diet or lifestyle, IV therapy offers a fast and effective way to replenish those vital elements.

Not sure what nutrients you’re lacking? At Expand Health, we offer comprehensive lab tests that can pinpoint exactly what types of therapy will benefit you the most. Our team of experts is here to guide you through a personalized wellness journey, tailored to meet your unique health needs.

Ready to elevate your wellness game? Set up your appointment today and experience the difference that personalized IV therapy can make.

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