A little backstory, my S.O's sister is in her last year of becoming a 'Naturopathic Doctor' (ND). I realize this is a controversial topic in the field of medicine and there are lots of opinions to throw around, however I want to keep this post related to the actual question which is in regards to the 'IV therapy' that some of these ND clinics offer.
My S.O often finds herself more tired or drowsy than she thinks she should be when getting a good amount of sleep every night (8-9 hrs). She also has issues with a moderate amount of acne on her face and has tried lots of treatments for it and visited multiple Derms.
Her sister recommended she come to the clinic where she is doing an intern and get an iv therapy session. So what they are giving her is (and I'm not sure what the number is but I assume it's in regards to dosage):
Vitamin C , 6 ; Trace Minerals, 1 ; MgCl, 3 ; CaCl, 1 ; Dexpanthenol, 1 ; Pyridoxine, 1 ; B complex, 2 ; Methylfolate, 1 ; Hydroxycobalamin, 1 ; Zinc, 1 ; Selenium, 2 ; Carnatine, 2 ; Taurine, 5 ; Bicarb, 4.
For some reason I have a feeling this is mostly a hoax / money grabber and if you have a regular healthy diet it won't have any effect. So what's your opinion – are there are any actual positives / negatives from receiving this through an iv or are they just preying on people to make a quick buck?
Sorry if this is the wrong place to post this, I can post to r/askmeddit instead if that is a better spot.
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