The amino blend IV infusion delivers a concentrated form of vital amino acids. These organic compounds revitalize a wide array of physiological processes like acting as the building blocks for complex proteins and keeping our organs functioning at peak performance. However, with age, an imbalanced diet, and overtraining, our body utilizes more amino acids than it takes in – resulting in an amino acid deficit. In this deficit, we may feel fatigued, sleepy, less alert, and less energized. This is why Dr. Haasis offers this amino blend to his clientele in the Carolinas.
If you are interested in recharging your body through a simple IV infusion session, please schedule a consultation at one of our Stem Cell Therapy locations. To reach us directly, please call (864) 775-5682.
About Amino Acids
The term amino acid is short for alpha-amino carboxylic acid. This name describes 20 common amino acids that bind with other molecules to build protein compounds and other molecules or minerals. Unlike other nutrients, amino acids’ molecular structure has a side-chain design (R group molecule) that differentiates them from other nutrients. This uniqueness also makes them versatile in our body’s physiology. Each amino acid molecule contains a central carbon atom that bonds with a hydrogen atom, an amino, a carboxyl group, and an R group molecule. The unique chemical structure of the R group molecule varies between amino acids and determines its size, polarity, and pH balance.
The Amino Blend
Amino acids are classified into three groups: essential, nonessential, and conditional. Essential amino acids cannot be synthesized by the body, so we rely on supplementing these through our diet. Conversely, nonessential amino acids are produced in the body, so they don’t need to be integrated into our diets. But, supplementing these can invigorate the body’s processes that have slowed with age. Lastly, conditional amino acids are only necessary when the body is fighting off an infection, illness, or stress. Supplementing these when your body is feeling sick or fatigued is vital to making a speedy recovery. Our amino blend has a combination of all three types of amino acids to give our patients an all-encompassing boost in their daily lives.
Of the non-essential amino acids, glutamine is the most abundant and versatile in the body. Glutamine has many biological functions in the body. Perhaps its most important function is how this amino acid combats fatigue. Fatigue is largely caused by the depletion of stored energy sources like glycogen and an accumulation of ammonia in the blood and tissues. Other functions include:
- Cell proliferation
- Energy production
- Synthesizing glycogen from glucose
- Ammonia buffering in the blood
- Maintaining an acid-base balance
Ornithine is a nonessential amino acid that, unlike the other 19, is not involved in protein synthesis. Rather, ornithine stimulates the pituitary gland to release growth hormone, which assists in metabolizing carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Also, ornithine helps dispose of 80% of our body’s excess nitrogen, decreasing the level of ammonia in our blood and combating fatigue. Ornithine is found in everyday foods like eggs, fish, and dairy but in very minimal amounts. In randomized, double-blind studies, supplemented ornithine showed to improve sleep and stress.
Arginine is essential for children but not adults. In a healthy diet, we eat around 2.5-5g per day – which is barely enough for arginine’s purposes in:
- Tissue repair
- Protein synthesis through creatine production
- Immune cell maintenance
This amino acid is the direct precursor to ornithine. So, healthy levels are necessary to detoxify the body. Also, agmatine, a molecule that naturally lowers high blood pressure, comes as a byproduct of arginine.
Found in most meats and vegetables, lysine is an essential amino acid that helps serve as a building block for protein. Also, lysine plays a vital role in wound healing and tissue generating. Vegetarian patients with a high grain intake may have low levels of lysine.
Citrulline is a nonessential amino acid that plays an important cardiovascular role. Citrulline helps prevent heart disease and the effects of diabetes, reduce erectile dysfunction, and improve exercise performance. In a standard diet, oddly, watermelon is the principal source of citrulline.
Our body produces carnitine in the liver, kidneys, and brain from lysine and methionine. Most of our carnitine supply, around 95%, is in our heart and skeletal muscle. Carnitine works on a cellular level to help the body burn fat cells into energy. In the past few decades, athletes have turned to carnitine for improving athletic performance.
If you are interested in an amino blend that carries all of these combined health benefits, please schedule an initial consultation at one of our offices. Patients who benefit the most from an amino IV blend are those who:
- Struggle with fatigue
- Can’t get restful sleep
- Have high blood pressure
- Don’t have time in their schedule for prolonged procedures
During your initial consultation, we will assess your conditions and note if the amino blend is right for you. We will review your recent medical history and work to configure a personalized treatment plan. This plan may include other services or treatments to achieve the best results for you. In the end, we will schedule your first session and give you a list of preparatory steps. Typically, this just includes avoiding blood-thinning medications as they may cause bleeding from the intravenous application.
An IV Session
On the day of your IV session, we will have you relax comfortably in a private treatment room. Then, a nurse will administer the appropriate IV blend and let you rest for the next 30 minutes. Many of our patients say they feel a boost almost instantly. Once the entire bag of fluids has been absorbed, you will be free to return to your daily activities, feeling energized and revitalized.
Because bypassing the digestive tract altogether, the amino blend will fortify your body’s physiological processes almost immediately. You will feel better hydrated, more awake, and more invigorated during a workout or your everyday activities. Most of our patients routinely come to see us for another amino blend session a couple of months afterward. To maintain results, we recommend eating a balanced diet full of nutritional, healthy foods.
Other IV Infusions
If you are interested in enriching your immune system, lowering cholesterol, and preventing oxidative stress, ascorbic acid IV infusion may be right for you. Ascorbic acid, also called vitamin C, is found in most animals and plants. While it can help your body’s physiological functions, it also can treat physical signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. If you are interested in adding a vitamin C infusion to your personalized treatment plan, please schedule a personal consultation by filling out this online form.
How Much Does Amino IV Blend Cost in The Carolinas?
We will go over the price during your consultation. Every personalized treatment plan comes with its own unique price. If you have any questions about pricing or scheduling, please call us at (864) 775-5682.
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