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How IV Therapy Can Benefit Your Immune System

by Dr. David Minkoff December 13, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

How IV Therapy Can Benefit Your Immune System

Intravenous (IV) injections and IV therapy have become popular as a way to boost the immune system. In our ecologically compromised world, we are exposed to a prevalence of over-processed foods, high stress, and harmful chemicals in the air and environment that surround us. Ensuring your body is receiving sufficient nutrients is key to strengthening your immune function and maintaining good health against external factors.

Learn just a few ways that IV therapy can help boost your immune system and benefit your overall health:

 

Better Nutrient Absorption

Especially for those with digestive issues and sensitivities, it can be hard to get the nutrients you need. You may not be able to consume the natural foods that contain key nutrients, like milk and yogurt, for example, or your body’s digestive tract may be ineffective in actually absorbing the nutrients you consume. With IV nutrient therapy, you are delivering those important vitamins and minerals straight to your body’s cells, bypassing the sometimes problematic and inefficient digestive system.

Fight Symptoms of Chronic and Acute Infections

IV therapy allows you to deliver important, infection-fighting nutrients directly to your cells, which can be a powerful strategy in fighting the symptoms of chronic and acute infections. If you are suffering from chronic infections like candida, Lyme disease or hepatitis, or perhaps acute infections like the flu, Epstein-Barr or mono, IV nutrient therapy can be a way to build up your body’s natural defenses to make you feel better and promote recovery.

Provide Extra Defense Against Cold and Flu

Our bodies are constantly exposed to harmful chemicals and pollutants. As we mentioned, these toxins are in the air we breathe, in the food we consume, and in many products we use on a daily basis, including household cleaning products, cosmetic products—even our carpets and furniture. During the cold and flu season, in particular, your body is exposed to an extra influx of airborne infections and viruses. Undergoing IV therapy during the cold and flu season is an easy and effective way of boosting your dosage of nutrients during this period and providing your immune system with the strength it needs to combat this higher level of exposure.

As with any wellness effort, it’s always important to establish a good nutritional baseline. A superfood powder supplement can help support and maintain a strong nutritional baseline.

BodyHealth’s Perfect Greens™ Organic Superfood Blend is a master formula packed with nutrients to help promote healthy immunity. Containing plant, fruit and vegetable extracts, as well as probiotics and key enzymes, BodyHealth’s Perfect Greens helps promote healthier digestion and detoxification. Perfect Greens provides:

  • A nutrient-dense, anti-oxidant rich blend of organic greens (chlorella, spirulina, barley grass, wheat grass, and Morinaga leaf)
  • A hearty blend of organic vegetables (spinach, kale, broccoli, parsley, carrots, sweet potato)
  • A range of healthy glucose support botanicals including apple, cinnamon, and bitter melon
  • Digestive fiber ingredients including acacia fiber and soluble vegetable fiber
  • Probiotics and enzymes including amalyase, protease, lipase, cellulose and Bacillus coagulans
  • Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant ingredients including organic green tea, blueberries and turmeric extract
  • Liver and detoxification-supportive extracts like milk thistle and organic artichokes

All of these health supportive ingredients are power packed into each scoop of delicious apple-flavor powder.

To learn more about how Perfect Greens could help boost your immune system this cold-and-flu season and year-round, click here.



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Dr. David Minkoff
Dr. David Minkoff

Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego.

He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine.

In 1992, Dr Minkoff’s wife Sue, a Registered Nurse, became interested in nutrition and health and began to go to lectures from some of the experts in the field. At the time, Dr Minkoff was pretty fixed in his view of traditional medicine and it took a lot of convincing to get him to come to one of these lectures. After hearing Dr Jeffrey Bland speak, Dr Minkoff had a eureka moment and began pursuing the alternative field with a vengeance. Based on this new knowledge Dr Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic in 1997 to help some friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into Lifeworks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States. In the process, he gained expertise in Biological medicine, integrative oncology, heavy metal detoxification, anti-aging medicine, hormone replacement therapy, functional medicine, energy medicine, neural and prolotherapy, homeopathy and optimum nutrition. He studied under the masters in each of these disciplines until he became an expert in his own right. Dr Minkoff is one of the most in demand speakers in the field and wrote an Amazon best selling book called The Search For The Perfect Protein.

The demand for the products and protocols he discovered became a catalyst for founding BodyHealth.Com, a nutrition company that now manufactures and distributes cutting-edge nutritional solutions for the many health problems of today. Dr. Minkoff writes two free online newsletters, “The Optimum Health Report” and ”The BodyHealth Fitness Newsletter”, to help others learn about optimum health and fitness.

Dr. Minkoff is an avid athlete himself and has completed 44 Ironman Triathlons. To keep his fitness maximal, he lives the lifestyle he teachers to others and tries to set an example for others, so they can enjoy a life free of pain and full of energy.



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