IV Nutritional Therapies

If you are suffering from the following:

Or if you are an athlete in need of faster healing and recovery…

Then IV Nutritional Therapy may help to rejuvenate your body by replenishing nutrients that have been depleted by viruses or disease processes and help you to feel better again. For example, in the case of AMD (Macular Degeneration), we know from the AREDS2 study and other similar studies that increasing the intake of certain nutrients may slow the progression of the disease. In the case of influeza type illnesses, numerous studies have shown that high doses of Vitamin C given intravenously signficantly mitegates flu symptoms and shortens the duration of influenza type illnesses.



Adrenal Essence™ is a comprehensive blend of standardized extracts of highest quality adaptogenic herbs and three relevant B vitamins. These ingredients support the body’s stress response by aiding in adrenal hormone production and assisting in stress adaptation. The formula is designed to reduce stress-induced fatigue and exhaustion, protect tissues from free radicals and may aid in stimulating the body’s immune system.

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What is Intravenous Nutritional Therapy?

Alternatively referred to as IV nutrient therapy, intravenous nutritional therapy is a specialized technique for putting vitamins, minerals, and other critical nutrients right into the bloodstream. By temporarily placing a small intravenous catheter into a vein, these nutrients can be administered gradually over a specific period of time, tailored to the specific needs of the individual. Unlike traditional oral supplements, IV nutritional therapy bypasses potential absorption barriers in the gastrointestinal tract, allowing for efficient and direct delivery of high doses of nutrients to flood the cells and optimize cellular health.

One of the key advantages of IV nutrient therapy lies in its ability to overcome issues related to poor nutrient absorption that some individuals may face. By delivering nutrients directly into the vein, larger quantities can be safely administered without the potential intolerance or limited absorption that may occur if taken orally. This method allows vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other essential nutrients to have a potent and effective impact on the body, similar to certain medications, but without the associated side effects. It is important to note that all the nutrients used in IV therapy are natural and safe for intravenous administration.

The frequency and duration of IV nutritional therapy can vary depending on the specific needs of each patient and the conditions being treated. Some individuals may only require a few sessions, while others may benefit from periodic treatments over an extended period of time. The benefits of IV Nutrition Therapy For Cancer Patients are diverse and can greatly enhance overall health and well-being. By improving the nutritional content within the cells, this therapy can result in increased energy levels, a general sense of well-being, improved sports performance, accelerated healing and recovery from physical stress or surgical procedures, enhanced immune support, and relief from stress. Remarkably, many patients report experiencing these benefits shortly after receiving an IV therapy session. For individuals with chronic conditions like Fibromyalgia, periodic treatments may be necessary to maintain the benefits achieved.

In conclusion, Intravenous Nutritional Therapy offers numerous advantages and potential health benefits, personalized to each individual’s needs. By directly delivering essential nutrients to the bloodstream, this therapy can optimize cellular health and support overall well-being.

Watch and learn how one patient benefitted from our customized IV Nutritional Therapy Program.

Protocols offered at Proactive Wellness include:

  • Myers’™ Cocktail
  • Glutathione
  • High Dose Vitamin C
  • Phosphatidyl Choline
  • Ultra High-Dose Vitamin C (Supportive Cancer Therapy)
  • Poly-MVA supportive therapy for cancer patients
  • Anti-Viral (chronic and acute)
  • PlacqueX therapy
  • Macular Degeneration Support Formula
  • NEW! Athletic Formula — specially formulated for increased endurance and faster recovery!
  • Glutathione/Vitamin C skin lightening formula

Pricing varies depending on the specific protocol and the number of treatments purchased and ranges from $150 per treatment to $350 per treatment for our core treatments. Some specialty IVs are more.

*Does not include the cost of an Initial Assessment, which is the first step for new patients interested in IV nutritional therapy.

What is the Myers’™ cocktail?

The Myers’™ cocktail is one of the more commonly known vitamin therapies and is sometimes referred to as the “Wellness” cocktail. It consists of Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B Complex and Vitamin C. People who feel run down, stressed out and fatigued may benefit tremendously from the Myers’™ cocktail. Many report that they feel completely rejuvenated after a single treatment, and the results can last from several days to several months.

What are the side effects of Intravenous Nutritional Therapy?

The most common complications of IV nutritional therapy include pain, irritation, inflammation or bruising at the injection site. Systemic complications such as an allergy to a substance can occur, but this is rare and is associated when using a solution that contains preservatives. The ingredients used in the IV nutritional therapies at Proactive Wellness Centers do not contain any preservatives. In general, these therapies are very safe, well tolerated and pose minimal if any negative side effects.

Is Intravenous Nutritional Therapy covered by medical insurance?

Most of the time IV nutritional therapy is not covered by medical insurance. However, many flexible spending accounts will reimburse for these therapies. A medical invoice or medical necessity letter will be provided upon request.

How do I get started?

The first step in considering IV nutritional therapy is to schedule  a 30 minute consult with one our providers. With your health goals combined with your detailed health history and specific issues, your doctor will outline the specific treatment plan that is most likely to help you improve your health. Ready to get started? Click here to begin our easy online registration process. In step 4, please choose either the Mini visit or Short Initial Consult with first IV.  In most cases, you can receive your first IV on the same day as your consult

Watch and learn how one patient benefitted from our customized IV Nutritional Therapy Program.

Helpful Resources for IV Therapy Patients

Proactive Wellness is not an alternative treatment center for cancer, but we do provide some supportive therapies for cancer patients.  Ultra high dose vitamin C has been shown in multiple studies to selectively be able to kill cancer cells. It is best if your oncologist is in agreement with the treatment, but ultimately it is your decision if you want to get the benefits of high dose vitamin c to help in your battle with cancer.  Read below to better understand some of the research supporting this approach.

High-Dose Vitamin C IV as adjunctive treatment for cancer patients — National Cancer Institute Reference

Here is an additional research article that provides details on the mechanism of action showing that pharmacologic concentrations (achieved only via IV) selective kills cancer cells.