by Anita Farrelly, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, & Jessica Dickinson, RN, BSN, Owners, Aboost Wellness
Allergies are a prevalent concern for many people, impacting their daily lives and overall well-being. Traditional medical approaches involve the use of medications such as antihistamines, immunotherapy and corticosteroids to mitigate allergy symptoms.
However, there has been an emergence of alternative health treatments aiming to provide relief from common allergy symptoms. One of these innovative approaches is intravenous (IV) vitamin therapy.
This therapy involves the direct infusion of vitamins and minerals into the bloodstream, allowing for maximum absorption and bioavailability in contrast to oral vitamin supplements. These must pass through the digestive system where many nutrients may be only partially absorbed or lost entirely.
Research has shown that certain vitamins like vitamin C, magnesium and antioxidants like glutathione and zinc can help alleviate common allergy symptoms, all of which can be administered via IV vitamin therapy.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant known for its ability to boost immune function, lower histamine levels and help reduce inflammation. Magnesium can help reduce symptoms such as bronchoconstriction and inflammation. Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant capable of neutralizing allergy-causing free radicals and reducing inflammation in the body. Zinc plays a vital role in the proper functioning of the immune system.
By administering these nutrients through IV therapy, individuals can be assured they are receiving the optimal amounts needed to support their body’s defenses against allergens.
Conventional treatments such as antihistamine medications, immunotherapy and the use of corticosteroids can all bring relief from allergy symptoms but can sometimes also bring side effects.
The potential side effects can be drowsiness, dry mouth and eyes, and long-term use can even lead to complications like adrenal suppression. IV vitamin therapy, on the other hand, can provide relief from allergy symptoms with fewer side effects, as it has natural, essential nutrients found within your body.
This approach addresses potential nutrient deficiencies and allows for greater absorption rates, giving your body a more effective way to fight off allergens.
The prospect of IV vitamins minimizing allergy symptoms is an exciting avenue to explore, as it offers a potential alternative to traditional allergy medications that might not work for everyone.
By reducing inflammation in the body and strengthening the immune system, IV vitamin therapy may present a holistic approach to allergy management.