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It has been used for more than a decade to treat patients with a variety of ailments and with a great deal of success. The Myers cocktail is an intravenous combination of specific nutrients aimed at providing the body with help to get back on its feet. A list of Myers cocktail ingredients will generally include B.complex, vitamin C, Magnesium, Calcium, B12, and B6. Patients who suffer with chronic diseases like fibromyalgia tend to experience associated chronic depression along with it. This cocktail of nutrients is intended to bypass chokeholds in the blood stream and slowly push its way to improving the health of the patient.
The possibility of side effects
There are a few side effects associated with this treatment however they are generally tolerable and can be corrected by simply adjusting the pace of the IV drip. When compared to similar treatments and the value derived from them, the side effects are inconsequential. Most of the side effects occur during the administration of the cocktail and generally disappear once the procedure has been completed. When compared to the benefits derived from the nutrients the feeling is that the experience to the patient is worth the discomfort. Here is a list of a few of the known Myers cocktail side effects that you should be on the lookout for.
- Tasting the vitamins as they enter the body.
- A heat sensation due to the rush of magnesium.
- Hypotensive effects during the administering of the nutrients.
- A feeling of lightheadedness
When most people hear about the Myers cocktail infusion there may be some apprehension as to how this mixture could help them. According to studies, most people experiencing an illness especially the chronic kind will not receive the necessary nutrients to help them improve their health. With the infusion of a cocktail of nutrients directly into the blood stream, the patient will receive everything their body needs. The cocktail is generally administered through a small needle like a “butterfly” and the patient is monitored during the process. The pace of the infusion is usually tweaked as necessary to ensure that issues of heat sensation are lessened. Injections are generally administered at least once every seven days. Most individuals will not see any marked improvement until after the fourth session. Numbers may be rapidly changing but the consensus is that the cocktail is excellent for individuals suffering from chronic ailments.