Athletic Performance Enhancement

Why is intravenous vitamin therapy being used by so many athletes?

IV nutrient therapy helps athletes to:

  • Boost performance and increase strength
  • Aiding cellular tissue repair
  • Reduce fatigue and shorten recovery time
  • Feuling higher nutritional demands

Which types of IV vitamin therapy are best for enhancing athletic performance?

The treatments we prescribe include not only vitamins, but also minerals and other nutrients – such as amino acids and other vitally important organic molecules. The intravenous nutrient therapies we find most helpful for athletic performance enhancement include:

The use of intravenous glutathione for this purpose is based on recent studies showing that administering IV N-acetylcysteine – which is a precursor to glutathione – both increases stamina and delays fatigue during strenuous, prolonged exercise in endurance-trained individuals.

Myers Cocktail is a combination of vitamins and minerals that are commonly used to enhance athletic performance at Dr. Dicksons office.  Competitive athletes have a much higher demand for essential vitamins and minerals, this specific combination includes:

  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium
  • B5, B6, B12, B Complex
  • Calcium
  • selenium

All New Patients require an initial assessment by Dr. Dickson to determine their individual nutritional needs, along with an IV program that coincides with their training/competition dates.

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