How to Book: Give yourself 30-90 minutes for this treatment and please arrange for a ride home as intravenous magnesium, the mainstay of acute migraine IV Treatments, can be sedating. We can also administer anti-nausea and pain relief as needed.
IV Therapy Doc's Migraine Treatment:
Rapid Relief: IV therapy delivers medications directly into the bloodstream, allowing for faster and more effective relief compared to oral medications. This is particularly beneficial for individuals with severe migraines or those who have difficulty keeping oral medications down during an attack.
Rehydration: Migraines can cause dehydration due to nausea, vomiting, and reduced fluid intake. IV therapy helps rehydrate the body, which can alleviate some migraine symptoms and improve overall well-being.
Medication Combination: IV migraine treatment often involves a combination of medications, such as anti-nausea drugs, pain relievers, and sometimes magnesium or other nutrients. This multi-modal approach can target different aspects of the migraine and provide more comprehensive relief.
Reduced Nausea and Vomiting: IV therapy can help control nausea and vomiting associated with migraines, as anti-nausea medications can be delivered directly into the bloodstream.
Muscle Relaxation: Certain medications administered through IV therapy, such as muscle relaxants, can help ease tension and muscle tightness commonly experienced during migraines.
Avoiding Gastrointestinal Issues: Migraine attacks can lead to gastric stasis, slowing the emptying of the stomach, which may reduce the effectiveness of oral medications. IV therapy bypasses the gastrointestinal tract, ensuring proper absorption of medications.
Preventing Medication Overuse: IV therapy for migraines can help break the cycle of medication overuse, which can occur when individuals rely heavily on oral pain relievers to manage frequent migraines.