Glutathione is available at Spring as an intramuscular injection, and is one of the body’s main antioxidants. An antioxidant is a cell protectant, which donates an electron to help regenerate healthy cells in a variety of ways. Glutathione is necessary in all cells and its depletion eventually results in cell death. Most glutathione is found in the liver and helps us to detoxify by assisting our enzyme function. It is also found in our eyes and helps counteract damage from UV and other radiation. Glutathione can be depleted in the body in cases of viral infection, environmental toxicity or exposure to household chemicals, in surgery, with generalized inflammation, or if someone is deficient in the dietary precursors that allow the body to make glutathione. Our bodies deplete glutathione with age, and thus supplementing with it is a prime anti-aging strategy. Each “Anti-oxidant Aid” injection at Spring contains 200mg of glutathione. We can also add glutathione as a push at the end of a Myers’ IV. This is a useful therapy when you are fighting infection, are cleansing/detoxing, or want to give your cells a little extra boost of protection.
What is a B-shot, you ask?
It is a quick way to increase your energy and resilience! We all have busy lives and a boat-load of to-do’s that can wear us down. A B-shot is a vitamin packed injection that increases important nutrients in the body very quickly and is a good way to bounce back from stress.
In fact, we go through the water soluble B-vitamins during stressful times quicker than many other nutrients.
A typical B-shot includes the following nutrients that are available for immediate cellular usage:
- B12: fuels brain, glandular, and nervous systems
- B3-Niacinamide: essential for skin health and has anti-inflammatory properties
- B1-Thiamine: important for nervous system and muscle functioning
- B2-Riboflavin: helps convert food into energy
- B5-Dexpanthenol: helps adrenal functioning and stress management
- B6-Pyridoxine: good for liver functioning
These nutrients are delivered by an intramuscular injection bypassing the digestive system for instantaneous use by the body.
What can you expect from B-shot is increased energy, focus, and immune strengthening so you can keep doing what you do best!