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POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 BY TORONTO FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE CENTRE
IV therapy from the Toronto Functional Medicine Centre consists of intravenously infused key vitamins. Prior to your first IV therapy drip though, a complete diagnostic session is conducted to determine the beneficial ingredients for your IV drip. So don’t be surprised if we mention NAC – also known as acetylcysteine – for promoting healthful outcomes.
This particular amino acid can support detoxification, immune function, and improved brain function. In our past post, “What is Acetylcysteine? Our IV Therapy Toronto Clinic Explains”, we described why the human body needs this amino acid for optimal functioning. When taken on a regular basis, this molecule could replenish your glutathione levels.
Keep in mind that glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that helps repair tissues, fights oxidative stress, and could reduce inflammation. But unfortunately, glutathione levels drop as we age. Since NAC restores glutathione levels in the body, it might trigger different beneficial effects to your wellness.
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Acetylcysteine support for brain health, lungs, and more
So, what are the beneficial effects of NAC supplementation? Read the following to learn more:
Undoubtedly, Acetylcysteine could act as a reinforcement for optimal health. Our functional medicine providers can explain how it might impact your health condition during your consultation. Oral supplementation and IV nutrient therapy/IV therapy can also be discussed at this time.
FYI: Nutritional absorption rates are lessened with oral supplements due to digestive tract use. For that reason, sometimes intravenous infusion drips/vitamin drip treatments are used. IV therapy may also help avoid unwanted side effects and support cellular functioning.
About our IV treatments and functional medicine programs
At the Toronto Functional Medicine Centre, we recognize that each patient is a unique being with their own health requirements. Customizing therapies is a personalized service we’re proud to offer our patients!
Our functional medicine programs can assist a variety of health concerns, including chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain, thyroid conditions, anti-aging effects, athletic recovery, autoimmune conditions, acute health issues, and other issues.
Our IV vitamin drip therapy sessions include various beneficial ingredients, such as high-dose vitamin C, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD IV therapy), folic acid, a medley of amino acids for energy, and other essential vitamins. If you want to consider a combination of ingredients, don’t hesitate to ask!
Are you ready to explore functional medicine treatments and IV nutrients? Let’s introduce you to our integrative approach to health. Click here to contact us for IV therapy from the Toronto Functional Medicine Centre.
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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