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Summertime Re-Hydration with IVs

Summertime Re-Hydration with IVs

It’s almost summer and it’s hot outside! When it’s hot it’s easier to become dehydrated.

Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluid than is taken in. This usually during exercise and heat exposure but can also occur with an illness that includes a fever, vomiting and or diarrhea. 


Not only are you losing precious fluids, but you are also losing important vitamins and minerals that they body needs to be healthy. Of course you can drink more water to replace the fluids but to replace lost nutrients we suggest Infusion or Intravenous Therapy (IV Therapy).

Generally, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients administered through IV Therapy is absorbed much easier than oral pills since the gut may not be able to effectively process therapeutic the higher levels of various nutrients needed to replace those that were lost. IV Therapy creates a faster cellular metabolic process, which leads to a better overall cellular function.

Know the symptoms of dehydration:

The signs and symptoms of dehydration range from minor to severe and include:

A recent article states that Dehydration also brings on health effects such as

And more.  Read the entire article here 

If you suspect dehydration, contact us to see if IV or Infusion Therapy is right for you.