IV treatments, also known as IV therapy, are an approach to wellness becoming popular for a range of reasons. They’re used to help with fatigue, as medical weight loss treatment, for anti-aging, and more. It’s only natural that those who experience migraines might wonder if they can help them, too. Migraines can range from annoying to debilitating. They’re more than just a bad headache. As such, regular OTC medication might not always be the most effective approach. Have you ever wondered if IV treatment can provide migraine relief? Yes, there are IV treatments that can offer some migraine relief. Here, we’re going to look at some of your options and explore how they can help.
IV treatments are, as the name implies, the delivery of a range of fluids and vitamins in an IV bag. The process is relatively simple. The patient simply needs to sit in a comfortable spot while a needle is placed in a suitable vein. An IV tube is connected to the injection site, delivering the contents of the bag directly to the patient.
One advantage of IV treatments is that the fluid of the bag is absorbed directly and quickly into the bloodstream. As such, medication can be delivered much faster than if taken orally. What’s more, people enjoy IV treatments because they watch TV, read a book, or browse their phone during them, too.
Migraines are typically thought of as moderate to severe headaches. Primarily, they present as an intense and throbbing headache on one side of the head. However, they also cause a range of other symptoms, such as nausea, poor concentration, light sensitivity, and more. Those who experience migraines know that they can a major disruption. Many have to interrupt their daily life to seek relief by lying down, often in dark, quiet rooms.
Furthermore, migraines can leave you feeling tired for hours or even days after they have passed. Some people also have an “aura” before a migraine. This can include dizziness, numbness, and visual issues like zig-zag patterns in their sight.
Migraines can be trigger by all manner of factors. For many, certain foods are a factor. Stress and anxiety can be a factor. For people with eyesight issues like astigmatism, vision changes can be a major trigger. Dehydration is another very common trigger. A lack of certain nutrients, such as magnesium and B vitamins can also be a contributing factor.
Many of the medications that can help with migraines can be delivered intravenously. At The Chicago Weight Loss Clinic, we have a special blend infusion called the Migraine Therapy treatment. This is designed to specifically interrupt the symptoms of a migraine. As well as helping you fight dehydration, they deliver vitamins and medication to fight several symptoms. Included in this infusion are ingredients that help to reduce inflammation. There are also ingredients that can help reduce your experience of nausea.
What exactly goes into an IV treatment designed to treat migraines? Here are some of the key components that can be used:
Because of the quick-acting method of delivery, migraine relief can be delivered in no time. IV migraine treatments are designed to tackle both the cause of the migraine and the symptoms.
If you experience migraines and you want to stop them from interrupting your day, IV treatments are worth the consideration. Here are some of the key reasons you should think about trying them.
The vitamin C and anti-inflammatory medications directly tackle the cause of pain. Meanwhile, the B vitamins and IV fluids can directly tackle the causes of the migraine. As such, IV treatments can provide migraine relief immediately while making sure the symptoms don’t just come back.
IV medication is absorbed much more quickly than taking medicine orally. This is because it is delivered directly to the bloodstream. Here, it is absorbed and carried throughout the rest of the body. IV treatments don’t take much time; often lasting no more than an hour.
One of the benefits of the quick-acting effects of IV medication is that they interrupt migraines quickly. Migraines can normally force people to have to lie down for hours. Getting an IV treatment can stop that from being the case. This allows you to go on with your day as normal. In such cases, IV treatment can provide migraine relief.
Some people get migraines more frequently than others. However, an IV treatment may be able to offer migraine relief for as long as one month after the appointment. This can be a huge win for those who experience regular debilitating migraines.
Migraines can be a significant problem for those who experience them. They’re deeply unpleasant and they can be a major interruption to the day. IV treatment can help provide you migraine relief quickly. What’s more, they can offer relief from future migraines as well. A monthly treatment can be a small price to pay to be pain-free.
If you want to learn more about how IV treatments provide migraine relief, contact the Chicago Weight Loss Clinic. Furthermore, we can give more info on treatments for medical weight loss, anti-aging, and more.
Dr. Anand Thakkar is a licensed Internal Medicine physician. He is Board Certified in Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine. He has been a member of the teaching faculty for students at Chicago Medical School and has been featured on ABC, FOX, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, and Forbes as a recognized authority in wellness, fitness & nutrition, weight loss, anti-aging, hormones & metabolic medicine, holistic medicine, lifestyle coaching and women’s & men’s health. His mission is to help people become the healthiest versions of themselves using movement, nutrition, and a whole-body approach to medical care.
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