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Can IV Therapy Boost My Nutrient Intake After Bariatric Surgery?

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The prevalence of obesity in the United States was estimated to be above 40 percent between 2017 to 2018. While many people use diet and exercise to help them lose weight, some people undergo bariatric surgery under the advice of their physician. While reducing the size of the stomach facilitates weight loss, it can also reduce the amount of nutrients the body can absorb. As you know, your body needs a wide variety of nutrients to support good health. Oral supplements are an option. But IV therapy is the most efficient way to increase your nutrient intake following bariatric surgery.

How Bariatric Surgery Affects the Body

Bariatric surgery can be done in a number of ways. Your physician will recommend the best option for you based on your needs. Regardless of how the surgery is done, it will be very difficult for your body to absorb the nutrients it previously did. If you don’t get enough vitamins and minerals, you’re likely to expect several health problems. This can include headaches, fatigue, and depression. To prevent this, your doctor will probably give you a long list of supplements. You may need to take them for the rest of your life.

Why IV Therapy Can Be So Beneficial

IV therapy can make it a lot easier to get the nutrients that you need. Taking high doses of oral supplements can upset your stomach. It can also cause diarrhea. Furthermore, only a small portion of what you take will reach your cells. However, when you get IV treatment, the nutrients will be delivered directly to the bloodstream. They will bypass the stomach and intestines. You’ll begin to feel the effects within hours. And you wouldn’t need to take such a high dosage by mouth.

IV therapy can help you both before and after your procedure. The solution can be customized to meet your specific health needs. Regardless of which vitamins, minerals, and amino acids go into your drip, they’ll be added to a sterile saline solution that will instantly boost your hydration.

Contact IVMeNow Today to Schedule Your Treatment

Whether you’re planning to get bariatric surgery or you’ve already had the procedure, you’ll need to ensure you get adequate nutrition. IV treatment can give you a fast and efficient boost. Call our experienced and knowledgeable team today to book an appointment or ask questions.

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