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Our IV Therapy Toronto Lounge Highlights The Perks Of Personalized Health Care


Did you know that you can “personalize” your health care? This is what we do in our functional medicine and IV therapy Toronto clinic, where we can design a treatment service for your health goals and optimal function. 

We all have unique ambitions and daily activities, especially when it involves wellness. Some people want to relieve brain fog to level-up cognitive function at work; others may want to heighten muscle function for physical performances. 

But, keep in mind, each person has distinct genetics – and health strategies that are applicable for one individual may not necessarily match with another. Unfortunately, some health practices do not recognize individual needs, which can be problematic for chronic disease concerns, especially since 1 in 3 Canadians suffer from a chronic condition. 

By recognizing your specific constituents, such as chemical/environmental exposures, blood sugar levels, dietary intake, lifestyle factors, gut health, and genetics, there’s potential in targeting the sources of your health troubles. At the Toronto Functional Medicine Centre (TFMC), our goal is to tailor treatments with integrative functional medicine. We discuss how a personalized approach to wellness could lead to potential beneficial effects for your health condition. 

Advantages of tailoring health treatments

Custom health care can uniquely tackle issues linked to brain function, food sensitivities, immune function, energy production, the functioning of nerves, health of bones, and more. Here are some perks to personalizing your treatment service: 

    • Functional medicine lab work can inspect your biology: There are lab tests available that are not usually accessed through conventional medicine. When you consult with a functional medicine clinic like ours, you may be introduced to a wide range of these lab testing services that can measure your microbiome health, cortisol levels, and more. Here’s an example: if we suspect that your symptoms may be caused by lead exposures, we can run a heavy metal toxicity/urine toxic element clearance profile. This takes a snapshot of how much metal toxicities are in your body, and these results would be used to tailor therapies. 
    • Select doses of nutrients and treatments can be tailored for your needs: If lab tests reveal a hormonal imbalance and/or that you’re lacking key vitamins, functional medicine health care providers, such as ours, can modify therapeutic doses of some treatments. For instance, if lab work reveals a nutrient deficiency, we might recommend oral supplementation to alleviate this. Additionally, we would give you the option of “topping up” your nutrient intake further with supportive intravenous therapy, and these dosages would be calculated for your needs. Another example of tailoring dosages is when hormone replacement therapies are prescribed. At the TFMC, hormone therapies are adapted for men and women, and they can come in various delivery methods based on your lifestyle (i.e. injection, nasal spray and pump, etc.).
    • It can promote empowerment: Custom health care educates and empowers patients to take control of their wellness. By thoroughly understanding a person’s biological workings, the healthcare provider can broaden their awareness of the individual patient’s physical and mental health. In turn, this can empower the patient to want to understand how to promote health benefits and make lifestyle decisions for optimal health (i.e. how to upgrade the consumption of major antioxidants, what optimal nutrients are essential for them, ways  to improve sleep, etc.). Lifestyle modifications regularly practiced by the patients could potentially help with upgrading wellness, while helping reduce public health care costs. 
    • Custom health care focuses on disease prevention in the individual patient: According to a Frontiers in Public Health paper, many health care strategies involve a “one size fits all” approach to wellness. But tailored treatment plans consider your exclusive core components, such as genetics. By understanding these factors, clinicians can understand what makes your body “tick”; this education can help you recognize how to prevent poor energy levels, lessen the chances for mineral deficiencies, and such. 

What can custom therapies offer you? The TFMC is accepting new patients who want to gain new insight into their chief health concerns. Learn how to grasp hold of your health with our TFMC clinicians today. 

How our clinic and IV Lounge work

Our private clinic offers an array of integrative services to accommodate different needs. Your modified treatment plan may include conventional/Western medicine, naturopathy, holistic nutrition, booster shots, acupuncture, hormone replacement therapies, and more. 

As we adhere to the integrative functional medicine model, our advice is based on the key components of your health needs. Functional lab tests may quantify your complete blood count, hormonal imbalances, levels of vitamins, etc.; treatments can be tailored for various health concerns, including nutritional deficiency, chronic inflammation (whole-body inflammation), inflammatory bowel disease, fatty liver disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, autoimmune diseases, much-needed energy, cellular damage, poor skin health, among others. You can check out our previous article about the role of IV therapy in coping with chronic fatigue.

We can also add adjunctive vitamin IV therapy to your treatment plan, which would be administered with regular oral supplementation. When fused with a healthy quality of life and other functional medicine therapies, IV therapy drips can contribute to optimal functioning. 

We take pride in our IV Lounge, which is where intravenous drips are freshly compounded. Key ingredients on our menu include a medley of amino acids, vitamin A, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), vitamin E, folic acid, glutamic acid, as well as a high dose of glutathione and other key nutrients. Booster shots (i.e. vitamin D injections) can also be prescribed to patients. And just so you know, safety is always on our mind! Our health team – which includes a medical doctor, naturopathic doctor, nurse practitioner and registered nurses – closely monitors each session. This ensures your comfort during each vitamin drip appointment. 

Personalized health care could promote positive effects for your long-term health. Let’s introduce you to a tailored treatment plan that targets your needs only! Call to request your initial visit for functional medicine or supportive IV therapy from Toronto.

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. You should always consult with a health care practitioner before relying on any information in this article or on this website. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of information you have read from the Toronto Functional Medicine Centre website or other affiliate media. 



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