Northwest Natural Health offers intravenous (IV) vitamin and mineral infusion therapy as a safe, effective alternative or addition to taking oral medications and supplements. Intravenous infusion is particularly useful when re-establishing nutritional health after intense treatments, such as chemotherapy, and to address many other specific health issues, including multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, hepatitis C, macular degeneration and more.
IV infusion has several major advantages over taking oral medications:
Intravenous therapy protocols are available for many diseases as well as healing, recovery and restoring nutritional status. Our most popular formulae are listed here.
IV infusion room location
The IV infusion room is located at our Ballard Clinic, overlooking the Puget Sound. It offers a peaceful, healing environment, with fresh air when weather permits, and Internet access so you can surf the Web during treatment.
IV therapy treatments are administered to the highest standards by our specially trained clinical staff. If you are interested, at your next visit, ask your Northwest Natural Health doctor whether it is right for you. Please tell the scheduler you'll need a little extra time — at no extra charge — to discuss it. If you decide to more forward, we'll review your current health and status to make sure it is an effective and safe strategy for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does an IV treatment take?
Each treatment is formulated and administered specifically for each patient. Most infusions take from 30 minutes to 3 hours. We can give you a more accurate time after your pre-treatment consultation.
Are IV treatments safe?
Yes. Northwest Natural Health intravenous therapy program complies with the same rules and safety stands that are met by all hospitals.
Is IV nutrition therapy covered by insurance?
Intravenous therapy is not covered by insurance, but the associated care before and after frequently is covered. The fee for each treatment is based on the personalized formula being administered. The costs range from $90 to $500.