Chicago Chiropractic Center

Anne Gordon

IV Therapy Why, and how?

This week’s focus is the Chicago Chiropractic Center in partnership with Liquivida.

Some questions that probably jump to mind are: What is Liquivida? What is IV Therapy? Is this something I need? Where can I learn more about it?

Well, we’ve got you back! Literally and figuratively. Let’s start with who and what is Liquivida and branch out from there.

‘Liquivida Lounge started as a concept at a Coconut Creek medical spa in 2013 with partners Dr. Leo Reyes and Dr. Howard Newman, and grew to be much bigger because people now prefer alternative medicine solutions to live longer, healthier lives.

Nutrition is the key to life, and sometimes, we don’t put the best into our bodies. This lowers our energy, breaks down our body’s defenses, and even impacts how we age.

Today Liquivida is a full-service medical spa that’s helping people across America to replenish, rehydrate, and revitalize through vitamin IV therapy, medical aesthetics, and innovative weight loss solutions.

The company is operated by a respected network of medical professionals who believe that sustainable health and wellness can be achieved by knowing the body and caring for it through targeted nutrition and a combination of preventative and functional medicine. ‘

With this you can see just how perfectly Liquivida and Chicago Chiropractic Center mesh. Chicago Chiropractic Center led by Dr. Anne Gordon is always striving to have the best possible treatment options for our patients. We are able to now offer more than physical medicine. With Dr. Keith Starwalt heading the Vitamin IV therapy, Trigger point injections, and PRP therapy; we are able to address issues that can’t necessarily be seen like vitamin deficiencies, which in turn, may be the cause of other issues.

Leading us to our next question of what is Vitamin IV therapy?

Intravenous (IV) vitamin drip therapy is a safe and effective way to deliver nutrients, vitamins, and medications directly to your bloodstream. This technique bypasses the digestive system, thus all delivered supplements are 100% bioavailable for immediate use.

Many people take daily vitamins and supplements, which is good but what many people don’t know is that sometime as little as 30% of the vitamin or supplement is actually absorbed by the body through digestion. What is the relationship between the gut and nutrient absorption?

The stomach and proximal small intestine are responsible for most nutrient digestion and absorption in humans. In an otherwise healthy individual without prior surgical resection of the small bowel, about 85% of carbohydrates, 66%–95% of proteins, and all fats are absorbed before entering the large intestine.

Gut health is immensely important and for some, gut health inhibits fully absorbing the needed vitamins and minerals. IV therapy bypasses the gut and the full number of vitamins and minerals are put directly into the blood stream where the body can make use of them right away. It is a quicker process than that of your digestive system and you feel immediate results!

We are able to offer multiple IV options and below is a brief overview of each;

The Fountain of Youth – activate skin hair and nails; this IV Rehydrates your skin, replenishes your body with nutrients, reduces physical signs of aging, detox and eliminates damaging free radicals from your system.

The Executive – Be sharper at work and enjoy yourself after hours; This IV helps you perform daily tasks with precision, improves overall mood and productivity, boosts energy levels, helps combat stress and helps avoid getting sick.

Natural defense – do everything in your power to protect yourself; This IV fuels the immune system with nutrients that keeps it resilient, contains powerful antioxidants that helps fight airborne illnesses, helps maintain a health nervous system and improve cardiovascular function, improves the bodies’ ability to withstand stress.

Glutathione – Achieve a younger brighter skin glow; This IV helps you look and feel younger by keeping cells healthy and strong, helps detoxify the liver and cells to protect you from diseases, encourages cell revitalization and rejuvenation to slow the aging process, improves skin complexion over a series of glutathione drips by minimizing melatonin.

With all this said there is still so much more to share about all the options and which is best for you. Be sure to discuss Micronutrient testing with Dr. Keith Starwalt. This way you will know exactly what is best for you.

We are thrilled with this addition to our in-house services and we have been getting nothing but fantastic feedback from our patients. Be sure to call and book your consult with Dr. Keith Starwalt and start your integrated health journey with us.

Stay tuned for next week’s blog post where we explore our in-house equipment and the benefits thereof.

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