If you’re captivated by the world of anti-aging, NAD IV therapy from Toronto could provide you with beneficial effects.
Anti-aging goes beyond skin elasticity. It extends to supporting brain function and energy levels, to preventing physical conditions like sarcopenia.
The anti-aging market can make it hard to discern what actually works in “turning back the clock”. Realistically though, there is no such thing as a cure for aging. But there are tools that could possibly help with delaying the onset of aging factors. One of those is supplementing with NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide).
So what exactly is NAD? Why should we consider increasing NAD levels? Read about what this coenzyme is and why we should reflect on NAD IV therapy for optimal health.
The Functional Medicine Approach to NAD and Aging
NAD is a coenzyme that optimizes our cell health. Did you know that without NAD, it would be impossible for the human body to survive?
This is because NAD helps trigger metabolic chemical reactions on a cellular level. It contributes to cellular functions and cell health replenishment, while helping to build adenosine triphosphate (ATP) for our bodily processes. Here are some of the anti-aging health benefits that NAD supplementation could provide:
- Helps protect chromosomes: Protective caps at the ends of our chromosomes are called telomeres. As we age, telomeres naturally reduce in size. “Recent studies indicate that telomere length, which can be affected by various lifestyle factors, can affect the pace of aging and onset of age-associated diseases,” explains an article from Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care. Conversely, upping NAD levels could help shield telomeres from further damage.
- Aids with restoring energy levels: Did you know that NAD levels decline with age? This decrease can trigger inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, fatigue, and other age-related concerns. But when you increase your NAD intake, you could help prevent DNA damage and optimize your current cell health status. This could likely lead to an improvement in energy levels.
- Lessens free radical damage related to brain health, cardiovascular health, and skin elasticity: Free radicals can contribute to age-related concerns, such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease, and saggy skin. Upgrading NAD helps with replenishing your NAD levels, while endorsing DNA repair and lessening free radical damage.
If you visit a functional medicine naturopathic doctor, you may be advised to try intranasal or sublingual supplements to boost your NAD intake. Oral supplements that contain the precursors nicotinamide riboside (NR) and nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) may also be recommended. Moreover, NAD IV therapy is suggested for patients because it’s wholly available to cells. NAD IV therapy may be a sound choice for patients who want to be sure they get a full absorption of nutrients.
What is NAD IV Therapy for Anti-Aging Purposes?
NAD IV therapy is a type of intravenous infusion therapy (IV therapy), which we offer at our Toronto clinic. IV therapy directly inserts a drip solution with NAD+ (a form of NAD), amino acids or other essential vitamins into the patient’s veins. The solution slowly enters the patient’s blood flow and it’s immediately available to cells for therapeutic use.
NAD IV therapy is also coined as “anti-aging IV therapy” due to NAD’s influence on delaying age-related issues. So if your memory and muscle recovery hasn’t been ideal for the past few years, NAD IV drips may support your current health status.
How to Contact Us for NAD Anti-Aging IV Therapy
Let’s elevate your anti-aging routine with NAD IV therapy! We want to know all about you and provide caring longevity support.
Our integrated approach to health care embraces patient individuality; treatments can be customized for your wellness goals only. Our functional medicine approach focuses on naturopathy, allopathic/western medicine, acupuncture, bio-identical hormone therapy, IV therapy and other modalities to accommodate patients.
IV vitamin infusions at the TFMC are offered in a variety of nutrients, including NAD IV therapy, folic acid, amino acids, and high-dose vitamin C. Our vitamin IV therapy drips can be personalized for different health goals, such as those related to nutritional deficiencies, muscle health, immune function, chronic fatigue syndrome, bespoke weight loss therapies, and other wellness goals.
Enhance your anti-aging regime with NAD IV therapy from our Toronto clinic! Click here to reach us for an appointment.
Disclaimer: The information in this article is designed for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or care. This information should not be used to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses without consulting a doctor. Consult with a health care practitioner before relying on any information in this article or on this website.
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