The Science Behind IV Hydration: How It Boosts Wellness and Beauty

If you are healthy and feel good, you will look good. Simple as it sounds, there are a variety of paths a person can take on the path to greater wellness. One of the most effective approaches is intravenous (IV) therapy.

Understanding IV Therapy

In essence, IV therapy in Irvine is a method to deliver fluids, medications, or even nutrients directly into your bloodstream. This is done through a thin tube inserted into a vein–IV needles tend to be smaller to prevent discomfort, and they are used to insert a catheter connected to a bag of fluid. Depending on the therapeutic application, the fluid may be formulated with antibiotics, painkillers, steroids, electrolytes, minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients.

Beauty Benefits of Direct Hydration

When it comes to beauty and wellness, a strong focus of IV therapy is direct hydration. Creams and serums promote external skin moisture; IV therapy, on the other hand, delivers hydration from the inside out, thus providing benefits at a deeper level. Read more about IV benefits with our blog.

For many of our patients, IV therapy alleviates the effects of dehydration on the skin. Dehydrated skin is more prone to wrinkles, and it tends to lose elasticity over time, which can lead to a “premature aging” look. To a certain extent, IV therapy is like watering a plant from the roots up, ensuring that all parts receive vital nourishment.

Immune System Support

A strong immune system is conducive to healthy and vibrant skin. Dehydration can weaken your body’s natural defenses; when this happens, you become more susceptible to breakouts, infections, and irritation. IV therapy delivers essential fluids and electrolytes that support optimal immune function. When your immune system is boosted through IV therapy, it will be better prepared to fight bacteria and reduce inflammation.

Strategic Nutrition

Formulated IV bags are like healthy smoothies in the sense that their ingredients include the nutrients you need to look and feel better. You can think about these ingredients as beauty vitamins delivered straight to your cells.

Our IV bags are prepared according to the assessment that follows the consultation; they are tailored to your health needs and aesthetic goals. Some common ingredients include B-complex vitamins that support cell regeneration for overall skin health; these can be augmented with other vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that promote collagen production for a youthful skin glow.

Contact Us Today About IV Therapy Consultations

The best way to determine how IV therapy may fit into your Newport Beach and Irvine lifestyle is through a consultation with D’Andra Lee, our board-certified lead practitioner at Elite Aesthetics & Wellness. To schedule a consultation appointment, please complete our online contact form.

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