INTRAVENOUS MICRO-NUTRIENT THERAPY (IVMT) FOR ANTI-DEPRESSANT DETOX
MedicineHeart offers programs to support detoxification from pharmaceuticals such as antidepressants. Programs span a 2 week stay. Accurate psychological assessments are essential to determine the best course of action for supporting individuals seeking treatment. The psychological basis underlying the need for prescription medications must be addressed through somatic-based trauma work.
A NAD drip is administered over a 10 day period to help mitigate physiological withdrawal from pharmaceuticals. NAD, or Nicatinamide Adenine Dinucleotide, is a simple metabolic coenzyme of Niacin. Niacin is a B Vitamin that is involved in the energy production of every mitochondria in your body. It has been used since the 1930s to help people detox from alcohol, opiates, stimulants and tranquilizers. More recently it has proved effective in treating depression, anxiety and PTSD.
A Ketamine drip is also used to help alleviate psychological withdrawal. Ketamine is an FDA approved anesthetic drug that has been used in hospitals worldwide since the 1960’s. In the last few years, numerous articles in medical journals have addressed the proven efficacy of using Ketamine in sub-anesthetic doses to treat depression and certain chronic pain syndromes.
Myers Cocktail is an intravenous vitamin infusion containing magnesium, multiple B vitamins, and Vitamin C, used to enhance the immune system, improve fatigue, migraines, restless legs, sleeplessness, and reduce the symptoms of withdrawal.
High dose IV Vitamin C is used to help support the system, and has been used reduce withdrawal symptoms during detox.