IV Therapy News

Rihanna Tweets Photo Of Herself With An IV In Her Arm

The “Where Have You Been” vixen might share loads of vacation photos, but the girl has been on her grind. Between video shoots, promoting Battleship and performing on Saturday Night Live (the rehearsal for which she had to bail on because she was “sick and needed to save her voice”), it’s no wonder she’s run-down.

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Why IV Spas Are the Next Big Beauty Frontier

What used to be a service relegated to hospitals is now part of a beauty routine: intravenous (aka IV) therapy has been popping up in specialty spas all around the country. These businesses, often referred to as medspas, offer techniques adopted from the medical community to help customers with jet lag, vitamin deficiencies and more.

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Chinese students hook up IV drips to study ALL Day!!! The pressure is on..!?

Families know that this is the only opportunity that their child have to have a better future so the pressure is just building up, brick by brick. Teenagers are seen in this photo where they have IV’s hooked up to their arms. They were studying while amino acids were being given to them so they could be nutritioned while studying.

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How to treat dehydration from the flu when IV therapy is in short supply

The flu epidemic and a national shortage of IV therapy – these are unfavorable circumstances for health professionals and their patients. Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that there is a national shortage of intravenous (IV) saline solution across the United States. Several factors are related to this shortage, including the growing demand from hospitals and clinics that have seen a large influx of flu patients.

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Trend Alert: Celebrities Using IV Drips to Keep Their Energy Up

First popularized via Rihanna’s Instagram in 2012, the procedure is now used inside her circle of friends. The “party girl” IV drip is a concoction of vitamin B, C, minerals, magnesium and calcium that pumps cells to produce more energy. The non-life threatening activity is even being offered on Groupon from health centers.

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A Vitamin & Supplement Cheat Sheet

Dr. Frank Lipman has taught me a lot about nutrition and supplementation over the years. For example, I’ve learned that we are all pretty much lacking in magnesium (which calms the nervous system) because it’s the last nutrient to form in fruit/veggies when they ripen on the vine and we pick them early to travel. I hadn’t even heard of magnesium at that point. Or that in general, we need more help from vitamins because our diets are lacking. But which ones? Have you been to a vitamin aisle? It’s insane. Where does one begin?

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