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IV Therapy

IV Therapy

THE PATIENT:

Anya B. Age 49 accountant from New York, realized she was feeling very bad for months. She was terrified that it could be a really bad sickness. Anya had often colds, chronic fatigue, back pain, night sweats, bad cramps, and depression.

THE SEARCH FOR A SOLUTION:

Anya had enough and was determined to find out what was going on with her body as she had seen her regular Doctor to no avail. Anya decided to search online for alternative Doctors or treatments, she came upon Patients Medical Holistic Center It’s run by Dr. Gulati, a very famous Holistic Doctor. Dr. Gulati is a Board Certified Holistic Internal Medicine Practitioner with two MD's - one each in Internal Medicine and Pathology. Dr. Gulati has over 20 years of medical experience and has hospital privileges at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.

Anya also looked at several other centers but decided to go with Patients Medical because Dr. Gulati was the only Doctor Board Certified and she loved Dr. Gulati credentials. Anya eagerly made an appointment with Dr. Gulati.

THE SOLUTION:

Anya met with Dr. Gulati for over 1 hour. Anya was given a complete Blood test, urine test, and a new Genetic DNA test. All tests were back within two weeks, Anya came back for her second visit with Dr. Gulati. Dr. Gulati sat Anya down for over 2 hours and went over all results of her test. Anya was dangerously low in a number of Vitamins, hormones problems, pre-diabetic and had a severe case of anemia. Dr. Gulati came up with a wellness plan just for Anya. She was put on high dose IV vitamin and mineral infusions drips and a regimen of pharmaceutical grade supplements.

THE RESULT:

Let's hear in Anya own words what the results were as she left us "Patients Medical" a very long review.

"Most" supplements" and "vitamins" on the market that you buy for "1/2 price" are not what they say they are, don't have the efficacy of some supplements, and in many cases, are no more than potato starch/not what they say they are on the bottle so it is VERY important to know your source and what is actually in the bottle/who is making it. Doubtful the supplements at Duane Read have what are in the proprietary blends that have DEFINITELY helped me bring down my cholesterol 27 points in less than three months.

Dr. Gulati IS A LIFE SAVER. She is a WONDERFUL doctor, she may not be for everyone, but she literally has helped bring me back from the brink of serious health issues I had no idea I had and further more had been told by my endocrinologist who did nothing that I was "normal"- for almost 15 years. I had ***9%*** iron levels and my toe was approaching necrosis. This woman saved me from a case of severe anemia and thyroid issues and pre-diabetes in three months. Hell yes it cost- because mainstream medical establishments think what she is doing is "quackery" when in fact the only "quackery" that was happening was listening to my do-nothing endocrinologist before her and all I wound getting was more sick.

The IV infusions I receive at PM definitely have helped me and given me energy back that I did not know I even had anymore. I feel 25 years younger and I owe it all to Patients Medical- I feel like a normal person again! I also have lost almost 25 pounds in 5 months due to their excellent care and I have hardly changed my lifestyle beyond taking the supplements and doing what they ask of me re: IV treatments and checkups. If the public, mainstream media and medial establishments (and government) actually researched what is going on here, they would realize that what they do at PM is the opposite of a scam. They saved my life, and I am eternally grateful. If you don't want to pay out of pocket for GOOD QUALITY supplements instead of some drug store brand, then blame the government, not the price points that have to be charged/paid for out of pocket to actually get the supplements that they say they are on the bottle/the efficacy is what it is.

I think the people who visited here and left negative reviews really don't understand health and nutrition very well nor do they want to take the time and effort it takes to get well-- I think they are much more comfortable with, rather than have a doctor work with them, having a doctor just shove a prescription in their hand and not really investigate/get to the bottom of any underlying issues they know nothing about. Dr. Gulati really takes the time to investigate what is going on here, and that involves tests and time- tests and time that ARE NOT frivolous. In my case, the medical tests were lifesavers. I am completely baffled by someone complaining that a doctor's appointment took two hours- it was not spent waiting in the waiting room! The average physician spends 7 minutes on a client. *7 minutes* -- what do you think can be achieved in that amount of time to get to the heart of the problem? My experiences with Dr. Gulati is that she wants to really investigate underlying causes of things to actually get to the heart of the problem and really cares about the well being and health of her clients. Thank you, Dr. Gulati, and thank you Patients Medical!"

Wow, thank you, Anya, for the great review as we do care about our patients. We care about finding the root and cause of your problem we don’t treat symptoms we treat the whole body and the root of the cause. Doctors at Patient Medical will always make a plan of action just for YOU we never treat two patients the same.

To make an appointment with one of our physicians, please call us at 1-212-794-8800. We look forward to hearing from you.

Why Take IV Vitamin Therapy Instead of Vitamin Pills?

  • Nutrients are delivered directly into the bloodstream and the cells
  • Only IV vitamin therapy can deliver the high concentrations required for clinical effectiveness
  • IV therapy avoids side effects like upset stomach and diarrhea that may occur with high-dose oral vitamins

VITAMINS:

Vitamins are organic compounds that our bodies use, in very small amounts, for a variety of metabolic processes. People who may need vitamin supplements include pregnant and lactating women, some vegetarians, people who drink large quantities of alcohol, drug users, people with chronic conditions, and the elderly.

Vitamin deficiencies

Your body only needs a small amount of vitamins every day. A varied diet generally provides enough of each vitamin and mineral. However, some people may need supplements to correct deficiencies of particular vitamins or minerals. People who may benefit from vitamin supplements include:

  • Pregnant women.
  • Women who are breastfeeding.
  • People who drink alcohol above the recommended safe amount (two standard drinks per day for women and four for men).
  • Cigarette smokers.
  • Illegal drug users.
  • Crash dieters or people on chronic low-calorie diets.
  • The elderly (especially those who are disabled or chronically ill).
  • People who live sedentary lifestyles.
  • Some vegetarians.
  • Women with excessive bleeding during menstruation.
  • People with allergies to particular foods.
  • People with malabsorption problems such as diarrhea, celiac disease or pancreatic insufficiency. Intravenous infusions of vitamin, minerals, and specialty
  • nutritional products can provide an essential boost to most who can not ingest supplements, who suffer from gastrointestinal disease, or who need aggressive high dose therapies

IV VITAMIN DRIPS:

Intravenous infusions of vitamin, minerals, and specialty nutritional products can provide an essential boost to most who can not ingest supplements, who suffer from gastrointestinal disease, or who need aggressive high dose therapies.

The following is a short list of conditions that infusion therapies can help: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Environmental Sensitivities, IBS, Lyme Disease, Hepatitis, Immune Insufficiencies. Try our simple Meyer's Cocktail the next time you feel run-down or fending off a cold/flu.

IV Vitamin Therapy for Prevention and Treatment

Vitamins are real medicine. Clinical studies continue to show that IV vitamin therapy can:

  • Help in prevention and treatment of a wide variety of diseases and conditions
  • Improve general health and overall well-being

Although it may appear to be a growing trend in Los Angeles, IV vitamin therapy as we practice it is firmly based on medical and scientific evidence. It includes not only IV vitamins, but other nutrients, such as minerals, amino acids, and other natural organic compounds - given as an intravenous infusion. "IV nutrient therapy" is actually a more proper description of what we do.

At the IV Nutrient Therapy Center, we use only the most advanced therapies available to keep you feeling your best. Our extensive selection of intravenous nutrient therapies - vitamins, minerals, and amino acids - is custom tailored to your individual needs. The Center's medical director is a board-certified doctor of internal medicine and cardiology who will see you prior to recommending an IV nutrient therapy plan. Your treatment will be administered by our highly-skilled, friendly nurses.

IV nutrient therapy may be helpful for:

  • Cold and Flu
  • Allergies and Asthma
  • Athletic performance enhancement
  • Certain cardiovascular conditions
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal problems (IBS, Crohn's, colitis)
  • Post-surgery recovery (including bariatric and cosmetic surgery)
  • High blood pressure
  • Fibromyalgia and Neuropathic pain
  • Anxiety and Depression

High-Dose Intravenous Vitamin C Therapy - New York

Vitamin C has been in the public consciousness for years; it became even more famous when the Nobel prize-winning chemist, Linus Pauling, began promoting it as a sort of universal cure-all.

At the IV Nutrient Treatment Center, we don't claim that Vitamin C can solve all your problems, but we DO believe that Vitamin C has an important place in the treatment and prevention of a variety of diseases. This belief is based on an ever-increasing body of scientific evidence.

Did you know that Vitamin C:
  • Is required for your body to make serotonin and other neurotransmitters?
  • Is anti-inflammatory, and a potent antioxidant?
  • Supports the immune system?
  • Helps in some neurological diseases?
What's so important about INTRAVENOUS Vitamin C? It's so much easier to take a pill!
  • High dose Vitamin C given orally causes stomach upset and diarrhea (usually anything over 5 g/day causes problems).
  • If you take megadoses of Vitamin C orally, not much is absorbed; most is excreted.
  • IV administration results in much higher plasma and intracellular levels of Vitamin C than would be possible orally.
How much Vitamin C can be given safely via IV?
  • Infusions of 10-20 g are given routinely. Doses of 100 g at a time have been given with no side effects.
  • A small group of patients, particularly those of Middle Eastern descent, may have a genetic disorder called G6PD deficiency; those patients should not receive high-dose Vitamin C therapy. Therefore, we use a simple blood test to rule out this condition before initiating treatment.
Which conditions do we find we can treat effectively with intravenous Vitamin C?
  • Cold and Flu - shortens both severity and duration of illness
  • Wound healing - very useful for post-cosmetic surgery cases
  • Depression - Vitamin C helps raise neurotransmitter levels
  • Fatigue - revitalizes, boosts energy; best in combination with B-complex vitamins
  • Allergies - Vitamin C has antihistamine properties
  • Certain neurological conditions

We often give Vitamin C as a part of a combination intravenous nutrient therapy: Myers' Cocktail. This allows us to take advantage of synergistic biochemical effects. How can I find out whether IV Vitamin C therapy can help me? Please call the IV Nutrient Therapy Center at 1-212-794-8800 or click to schedule a consultation. Our medical director will give you a thorough evaluation and then discuss the best treatment plan for your individual needs. The Center is conveniently located in Manhattan, and is within easy reach of most subways - a five minute walk from Grand Central Station.

Myers' Cocktail Intravenous Vitamin Therapy - Manhattan

 

The Myers' Cocktail is a powerful blend of vitamins and minerals designed for IV use. It was originally developed in the 1970s by Dr. John Myers, a Maryland physician. Since then, many people all over the world have been using the Myers' Cocktail to help treat a broad spectrum of health conditions.

Which vitamins and minerals are in the Myers' Cocktail?

The answer to this question really depends on the doctor or intravenous vitamin therapy center you go to. Although Dr. Myers, the inventor of the cocktail, originally had one formula, that formula has since evolved. Now, doctors will often customize the Myers' Cocktail according to a patient's particular needs, adding or deleting nutrients as appropriate. However, a standard formula usually contains:

  • Magnesium
  • Calcium*
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Vitamin B-6
  • Panthenol (B5)
  • B-Complex
  • Vitamin C
* Calcium is often removed in devising formulas for patients who are at risk of becoming hypercalcemic, or certain cardiac patients.

Which health conditions do we treat using the Myers' Cocktail?

At the IV Nutrient Therapy Center, we have found the Myers' Cocktail to be extremely useful in the treatment of a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Infections (Cold, Flu)
  • Allergies and Asthma
  • Fatigue
  • Adjunctive treatment for certain cardiac conditions (not intended to replace current guidelines of therapy)
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Migraines/Cluster headaches
  • Hypertension
  • Fibromyalgia, Neuropathic pain
  • Chronic infections, e.g. hepatitis B and C
  • Depression

IV Glutathione

IV glutathione is becoming an increasingly important part of the intravenous nutrient therapy toolkit. The scientific basis of intravenous glutathione therapy is well established, and clinical studies have demonstrated excellent results across a variety of conditions, including serious chronic diseases.

What is glutathione?

Glutathione is a protein called a tripeptide - a molecule composed of three amino acids. It is a potent antioxidant and quenches dangerous free radicals. It also binds to dangerous toxins through a process called "conjugation" so that they can be safely eliminated.

Why is intravenous glutathione better than oral glutathione?

Oral glutathione is not very stable; stomach acid and enzymes break it down (into its three component amino acid parts), rendering it useless. Therefore we have to use IV glutathione to ensure effective delivery of the nutrient directly through the bloodstream into the cells.

IV Glutathione Shows Promise in Treating Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

In Parkinson's disease, dopamine-producing neurons in an area of the brain called the substantia nigra die off as a result of free radical-based oxidative damage. Researchers observed that a high proportion of Parkinson's patients are deficient in glutathione. Glutathione protects against oxidation by free radicals. Clinical studies now clearly demonstrate that IV glutathione significantly improves Parkinson's symptoms, and may very well retard progression of the disease. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurodegenerative disease in which the neurons are stripped of their myelin. This inflammatory process leaves lesions called plaques throughout the neurons in the spinal cord and brain. The inflammation is also thought to be caused by free radicals. A wealth of experimental evidence shows that glutathione is severely depleted in the brains of MS patients, making repletion with IV glutathione a rational therapeutic approach.

Which conditions may benefit from IV glutathione treatment?

At the IV Nutrient Treatment Center, we believe intravenous glutathione to be helpful in:

  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Stroke
  • Depression
  • Athletic performance enhancement
  • Asthma
  • Liver diseases (hepatitis, fatty liver, cirrhosis)


Begin Your Journey to Wellness with Patients Medical

Our job at Patients Medical is to listen, to connect the dots between a patient's medical history, symptoms, and their underlying causes. Patients Medical is a superb place for women and men to secure integrative and holistic health care from providers who give personalized care, partner with the patient to focus on the root cause of their illness, support their recovery, and help them maintain good health.

To make an appointment with one of our physicians, please call us at 1-212-794-8800. We look forward to hearing from you.

Next Steps For Supplement Therapy:

Many of us will benefit by taking supplements for the issues discussed on this page.

To order the supplements, please visit our supplements store website www.mysupplements.store Or call 1-212-794-8800 to place an order.

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