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IV Hydration for Hangovers

Did you have a great night last night? Is this morning a different story? IV hydration is the solution that you need to help with a hangover.


Drinking too much alcohol causes dehydration and removes nutrients from the body. Hangovers are caused by a variety of factors including the direct effects of alcohol in the body, the effects of metabolites produced in the body, as well

IV Hydration for Hangovers in the Minneapolis Area
IV Hydration for Hangovers

as other chemicals produced in the body depending on the amount of alcohol consumed. Alcohol is a diuretic and its dehydrating effects are what cause most of the hangover symptoms experienced.


Symptoms of hangovers include:

  • Headaches and muscle aches

  • Fatigue

  • Excessive thirst / dry mouth

  • Nausea / vomiting / stomach pain

  • Increased sensitivity to light and sound

  • Shakiness

  • Anxiety / irritability

  • Rapid heartbeat

  • Dizziness

  • Mood changes

Hangover symptoms typically start when the blood alcohol content (BAC) gets back to “0.0” once alcohol has completely left the bloodstream. Hangover symptoms can last from a few short hours, all the way up to 24-36 hours. Shortening this recovery time can be achieved with IV Therapy. IV Therapy for hangovers is most commonly a mixture of IV fluids, electrolytes, vitamins, anti nausea, anti-inflammatory, and antacid medications to address the main symptoms. The combination of these fluids and vitamins rehydrate the body and replete the vitamins that were lost during drinking.


The vitamins, minerals, and medications achieve approximately 90% uptake through an IV compared to only 50% from oral intake (ex. drinking fluids and taking an oral pain medication). Additionally, the speed at which you will feel better is much faster with IV hydration because the fluids and ingredients go directly into your bloodstream because they bypass the digestive tract. This means that you can start to feel better in minutes, rather than hours (or days).


If you are hungover, we recommend that you choose the Hangover Helper package. This package will allow you to rehydrate with the ingredients from the Myers Cocktail; which will replenish your body with vitamins and nutrients. The package also includes additional medications of Toradol and Zofran, which will help with pain relief and reduce feelings of nausea.

This package is also great for individuals suffering from migraines.


Additional benefits of the ingredients in the Hangover Helper package include:


B-Complex:

  • Improves liver function and memory. Protects the body’s immune system and helps with breaking down fats and carbohydrates into energy.

  • It can have positive effects on hair, skin, and nails.

Vitamin B12:

  • Vital to brain health and energy. Essential for building new blood cells, DNA, and nerve insulation. Deficiencies lead to brain fog and fatigue.

  • May help with weight loss, chronic fatigue, MS, nerve damage, brain disorders, shingles, and headaches.

Vitamin C:

  • Vitamin C may boost immunity by helping white blood cells function more effectively, strengthening your skin’s defense system, and helping wounds heal faster.

  • It has been linked to many health benefits such as boosting antioxidant levels, lowering blood pressure, protecting against gout attacks, improving iron absorption, boosting immunity, and reducing heart disease and dementia risk.

Glutathione:

  • Glutathione is made up of three essential amino acids and it’s often referred to as the master antioxidant for its ability to promote skin health, body function, overall mood and well-being.

  • It reduces inflammation, helps detoxify pollution, radiation, drugs, molds, chemicals, and heavy metals from the body.

NSAID:

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pain medications are used to help with severe pain in migraine patients.

  • It's more powerful than an over-the-counter pain medication, such as ibuprofen.

Zofran (ondansetron):

  • Zofran is an anti-nausea drug that can reduce help to nausea and vomiting in patients with such symptoms.

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Vitamin supplementation is for wellness only, and not intended to cure or treat disease.

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