Iron infusions offer remarkable improvements for your health, including improved energy and treating fatigue and weakness in patients with anemia. At Altimate Care and Services, LLC, in Houston, Texas, family nurse practitioner Undria Criss-Ayelagbe, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, offers iron infusions via IV therapy to boost your well-being. To find out how iron therapy can help you, call today or use the online tool to schedule your in-person or telehealth appointment.
Iron infusions are a popular method of restoring iron levels for many people. Iron plays an important role in the body, helping to create hemoglobin (a protein in red blood cells). These cells help carry oxygen throughout your entire body, and if you don’t have enough iron, it can lead to a condition called anemia.
Anemia can cause a range of unpleasant symptoms, including fatigue and weakness, chest pain, dizziness, pale skin, and cold feet and hands.
An iron infusion is considered more effective than oral supplements because they’re delivered directly into your bloodstream via an IV. This allows the mineral to bypass your digestive system for maximum potency.
Some people may struggle to take iron supplements, while others may not get enough dietary iron through foods. Iron infusions can help overcome these obstacles and improve your health.
Along with helping individuals who are anemic, iron infusions can help combat other health issues. Some of the benefits that you may find with iron therapy at Altimate Care and Services, LLC, include:
One of the main benefits of iron infusions is a boost in your energy levels. Low hemoglobin can lead to fatigue, while higher levels of iron can help improve your overall energy. If you’re tired all day long, you should consider IV infusions.
Infusions may also help reduce gastrointestinal problems like nausea or upset stomach, which are common issues associated with pills.
Another wonderful benefit of IV therapy is the ability to customize and treat health conditions promptly. If you have low iron levels, you can restore your health much easier with infusions than taking oral supplements.
If you lead a busy lifestyle, you might not also get the nutrients you need. Iron infusions can replenish mineral deficiencies fast and effectively.
IV infusions are typically pleasant and seamless. For your safety, your provider monitors the entire procedure. However, you can relax comfortably in the treatment chair as you’re hooked up to a nearby IV bag.
For the duration of your experience, you can read a book, close your eyes, or use an electronic device. The time IV therapy takes can vary but is generally an hour or less.
Schedule a consultation over the phone or online to learn more about iron infusions at Altimate Care and Services, LLC, today.