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In the words
of our patients

"I healed more in three months than in the past ten years."

"The right tests showed the problem wasn't in my head."

VITAMIN INJECTION THERAPY


What are vitamin injections?
Vitamin injections are giving a highly pure and potent prescription-only version of vitamins in a form that is safe to inject into the body. Vitamin injections are usually administered under the skin, in a muscle or in a vein.

Why use vitamin injections? Aren’t the vitamins I take by mouth enough?
When receiving a vitamin injection, the body is saturated with vitamins, and every cell has as much as it needs immediately. Many patients feel this right away, and enjoy the boost of nutrients.

Can vitamin injections be used as a tonic for wellness or prevention— even if I‘m in good health?
Yes. Vitamin injections can be a nice boost if you are under stress, if you have been unable to take your vitamins as diligently as you might want, or if are exposed to others who are sick. In fact, vitamin injections are what our doctors and staff use to avoid getting sick when we see so many sick people!

Are vitamin injections safe?
Yes. Vitamin injections have one of the safest track records for injections of any kind. Although they are not right for everyone, most people tolerate them very well. Talk to one of our doctors about the risks and benefits of vitamin injections.

For what conditions might vitamin injections be helpful?
Vitamin injections have been used for over a century. They may be helpful for people with:

  • Fatigue and low energy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Prevention or treatment of cold & flu
  • Digestive issues like irritable bowel
  • Immune weakness causing chronic infection
  • Headaches
  • Erectile dysfunction & other poor circulation diseases
  • Allergies
  • Diabetes
  • Insomnia
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Asthma
  • PMS or other hormonal problems
  • Nutritional problems related to gastric bypass surgery
  • Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Malnutrition & Malabsorption
  • Reducing cravings when quitting tobacco

How do I know if I would benefit from vitamin injections?
Although most people can benefit from a vitamin injection, a doctor must prescribe and administer it. If you have any of the symptoms listed, or if you just want an extra boost to your health, a vitamin injection might be right for you.

Talk to us about whether vitamin injections might be a good addition to your health and wellness plan.

What do vitamin injections cost, and are they covered by insurance?
Vitamin injections are very economical. Injections cost as little as $35 (most are around $75). Some longer vitamin injections cost more. Vitamin injections and doctor visits to assess if they are appropriate are not covered by insurance.

What should I do to prepare for my vitamin injection?
You should have a regular meal before you come in for your vitamin injection: breakfast, or lunch (do not fast). You should drink plenty of water in the few hours before coming in, and you should wear short sleeves or sleeves that easily retract to help your doctor find a suitable vein.

Do I need to have lab tests prior to an injection?
Possibly. Simple lab work may be required before receiving vitamin injections.

How long does a vitamin injection take?
Not long. Most injections last 5-15 minutes. In patients with Hepatitis or Cancer, where large amounts of vitamins are recommended injections may last between one and three hours.

How many vitamin injections are required to notice a difference?
Most people notice improvement in energy and well-being after just one injection. Others who have had conditions lasting years will get best results from a series of injections. Talk to your doctor about what would be right for you.

How do I get started?
It’s as simple as giving us a call, and letting us know that you’re interested. Getting an injection is as easy as having a blood draw, except instead of taking blood out, you get vitamins in. When you are ready call us at 360 651 WELL.


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