Beauty Skin Hydration Tips from Vida-Flo Nashville

We all care about our skin and our health.

We definitely want that glow that inspires compliments. The most important piece of beautiful skin and good health is hydration; making sure that we are drinking enough fluids on a daily basis is tantamount for all of us. Aside from hydration, Vida-Flo recommends knowing exactly what type of skin you have and how to care for it properly. Oily skin will have different needs from dry skin and etc. We can only meet these specific needs when we know what they are. For example, if you have dry skin, no matter how many times you visit Vida-Flo’s IV lounge, your skin will never be able to maintain its moisture. Sometimes, our skin needs a little bit of extra tender, love, and care. Dry skin is basically inflammation, oils like ylang-ylang and lavender can help calm the skin by calming the inflammation. Herbal teas and masks made of these oils and also herbs like chamomile or even oatmeal can also be a nice addition to our beauty and skin care routines. Whether we have combination, oily, or dry skin, we want to avoid any products that utilize harsh chemicals and fragrances or alcohol. For oilier skin, lighter moisturizing oils like avocado and almond oil will help the skin maintain moisture without clogging the pores with more oil. Diet is also an important part of having good health and beautiful skin. Water rich fruits and vegetables like pineapples and cucumbers or celery can add to the hydration that we are seeking.

Skin eruptions and mutinies can cause oily skin to have breakouts and pimples while those with drier skin can suffer from patches and discoloration. Dehydration and lack of appropriate skin resources can lead to terrible skin woes. Hydration therapy is not only necessary for our bodies, it is also amazing for our skin. Hydration can be even more essential for those of us that reside in colder climates. Vida-Flo’s IV lounge is a great place to go to get hydration therapy IV treatments to supplement our daily health and beauty regiments.

Is Too Much Hydration Dangerous?

At Vida-Flo, one of our main focuses of certain is hydration and the proper replenishing of essential vitamins and minerals that the body needs.

What is the most efficient way to maintain our bodies’ necessary amount of hydration? While we most certainly do believe in using IV infusion therapy, and IV vitamin therapy to increase our overall health and wellness, we also recommend that we devote ourselves to being fully informed about exactly what our bodies need. Figuring this out can be more involved than many of us really think about.

Depending on our bodies’ individual needs, one person may need to drink 2 gallons of water and take vitamin B5 and B6, while another person may need just under a gallon of water and no additional vitamins or minerals. Each person’s hydration needs are different and while we definitely do recommend participating in any of our wellness programs, we do not recommend excessive treatments for anyone.

While the majority of us are concerned about whether or not our water intakes are high enough, there is an actual danger regarding becoming overhydrated. A condition called “water intoxication” can actually result from overhydration. Water intoxication or basically water poisoning happens when the amount of salt and electrolytes in your system become exorbitantly diluted. Hyponatremia, or the condition resulting in our bodies when our sodium levels have dropped too low, can be fatal. While athletes are the most at risk due to their increased water intake, anyone can mistakenly disrupt the ratio of sodium to water within their bodies.

The most common cause of overhydration in people who do not work out more than normal is actually water retention. When our bodies retain too much water it degrades certain other important substances in our blood. There are a variety of different medications that we may be taking for health conditions like heart disease or high blood pressure that put us a higher risk for retaining water and therefore, increases our chances of suffering from overhydration.

Symptoms of hyponatremia include muscle spasms and weakness, seizures, nausea, headaches, vomiting, disorientation and confusion, fainting, and even a coma. It is important to understand our bodies and their needs and to take a logical and reasonable approach to hydrate ourselves.

 

How Will the Afterburner Work for You?

The Afterburner program has been created to help bolster better athletic performance

Vida-Flo has a number of wellness programs that focus on hydrating your bodies and ensuring that you receive much-needed vitamins and minerals that you may be leaving out of your daily eating regimens. With so many options though, how can you decipher which one exactly is the right one for your health needs? Each IV vitamin therapy program is especially suited to meet each individual’s specific needs, whether they lead busy lifestyles and need additional hydration and vitamins to supplement a poor diet and eating habits, or whether they are an athlete participating in intensive training and exercise on a regular basis.. The formula took time to perfect and consists of a trio of B vitamins and hydrating fluids. Many people truly enjoy being active. Athletic activities are good for your cardiovascular systems and just plain fun, however, your bodies lose valuable and necessary salts and minerals when you sweat.

The Afterburner IV vitamin therapy formula was designed to replenish what you lose as you sweat, enabling you to maintain an appropriate and healthy level of hydration. When your bodies are properly hydrated, your muscles and joints are more able to recover from strenuous activity and injuries. Vida-Flo also understands that you lose essential electrolytes during periods of intense physical activity. The Afterburner program is manufactured to return these back to your body with a trio of essential B vitamins. Vitamins B5, B6, and B9 are the three major components of the Afterburner formula. B5 supports your metabolic system and helps you turn food into energy more efficiently. Vitamin B6 helps to send signals to other parts of the body like ligaments and joints while vitamin B9 is a great source of folic acid, which supports heart health and helps to generate healthy new cells. The combination of these vitamins and hydrating fluids in the Afterburner are what make this formula an amazing way to ameliorate injuries while simultaneously supporting the nervous system, adrenal glands and boosting our immunity. Deciding which Vida-Flo program is perfect for you shouldn’t be a stressful process. Information about each one of Vida-Flo’s IV vitamin therapy programs is available on our website.

 

What Lifestyle Choices Negatively Affect Hydration?

Vida-Flo’s primary concern is our customers’ hydration needs and we use our IV vitamin therapy programs to meet those needs.

However, often, education about what prevents hydration is the key to actually preventing dehydration. Dehydration can have a serious backlash on your health and can often go undetected by busy adults, athletes or even junk food craving adolescents. Dehydration can be a part of an ongoing health condition or it can happen as a sudden phenomenon. An example of the latter would be when we exercise or otherwise physically overexert ourselves, especially during heat waves, and our glands and internal organs begin to suffer from lack of water. Dehydration can be fatal if left untreated, however, most commonly, it results in minor infections in the bladder, kidneys, or lungs. The following is a list of factors and habits that contribute to dehydration.

The primary cause of dehydration is simply not drinking enough water. A gallon of water per day is the optimal amount of water to drink. The typical recommendation of six to eight, eight-ounce glasses daily that many of us have been told as children does not take into account the high amounts of salt and sugar in the standard American diet. We also didn’t have the number of pollutants in our atmosphere when this recommendation first surfaced. Vida-Flo’s IV vitamin therapy programs can certainly help individuals meet this requirement but it is important to incorporate a water intake regimen that is sufficient for maintaining your hydration.

Another common but overlooked cause of dehydration is drinking coffee. Coffee, popcorn and white sugar can all play a vital role in drying out our bodies. What we eat plays an essential role in our body’s ability to remain hydrated. When we lose sodium and electrolytes through sweat and general activity, it is necessary for us to replenish it. Food also plays a role in this process. Certain foods, like pineapples and cucumbers, are even water-rich while eating in general triggers thirst which sends the signal to our bodies to start the process of water consumption.

Along these same lines, a balanced diet is also a vital aspect of preventing dehydration. Processed foods can trigger dehydration because they’re high in cholesterol, sugar, salt, and other chemicals. It is also important for your body to learn to expect food in order to set and maintain its natural schedule of processing what we eat and drink. If we do not eat enough nutritious food at fairly regular intervals, our bodies will simply not understand what to do with the nutrients that we provide it. In addition to healthy eating habits, healthy living habits and coping mechanisms are also an important part of preventing dehydration. Stress triggers our adrenal glands which essentially exhausts our bodies much the same as a workout. Vida-Flo can definitely help with IV vitamin therapy.

The Multiple Benefits of Magnesium

There are multiple IV therapy benefits, and our ultra-gain “Relax”  is a great source for magnesium.

Magnesium is a wonderful mineral and has been known to alleviate migraines, improve bone health, and is an essential piece of many processes that take place in our bodies. A hot dose of magnesium has even been known to relax everything from muscles to menstrual cramps. Magnesium assists in maintaining proper blood pressure, nerve functions, and even in fighting fatigue and mood regulation. Magnesium is also a power player regarding the way that our bodies process one of the most essential nutrients ever, calcium, which is why magnesium is also essential to bone health. Research has shown that magnesium is one of the most common minerals that adults are deficient in, so it becomes seven more important to make sure that we are getting enough magnesium in order for us to be able to support our internal systems and also other aspects of our physical well-being.

Magnesium is also very important to the manner in which our muscles operate. Magnesium affects our muscles’ ability to relax and contract making it one of the most essential minerals involved in the amelioration of muscular cramps and tightness. Magnesium is good for all of our muscles, including our hearts. Spasms in our hearts, or heart attacks, can be fatal and appropriate magnesium levels can help relax these same muscles. Magnesium is even beneficial when used in some types of drips in hospitals to treat asthma attacks. It is very important for us to maintain appropriate levels of magnesium. When we focus on our health, we benefit. The more specific and sharper this focus can be, the better it will be for our health and well-being. Magnesium is one mineral that having in tow may indeed prove the old adage about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure, to be true.

Participating in Vida-Flo’s ultra-gains program is one sure and safe way to kick start new healthy habits and respond to what our bodies need as well as reaping the extraordinary benefits that accompany an IV infusion procedure. Don’t wait until you have to receive various types of drips in hospitals when you can proactively be armed right here at Vida-Flo. You can find more information about the various IV therapy benefits that our programs offer by clicking here www.vida-flo.com.

Zinc for Wound Healing and Muscle Recovery

Did you say “sink” or “zinc”?  

Zinc is one of those strange, almost exotic sounding vitamins that we know we should be getting more of, but we may not really know why. Zinc is good for everything from protecting and strengthening our immune systems to treat the common cold to controlling hormone levels in our bodies and even possessing antioxidants to assist with the destruction of free radicals.  Our bodies are sensitive, and many things can deplete our zinc levels. Zinc is even been considered to be a hangover cure pill because alcohol diminishes our bodies zinc content. The ultra-gain “Heal” provides the necessary boost of the essential vitamin zinc in order to allow for optimized muscle recovery and wound healing.

Zinc is found in foods, but it isn’t something that we are monitoring or keeping track of in the same way that we’re used to ensuring that we have the proper amounts of vitamins A, B, C, or even D, in our diets.  A deficiency in the vitamin Zinc, however, can cause stagnation throughout the process of muscle healing and tissue repair. Zinc’s role in our system is to help metabolize protein so that our bodies can use it during muscle repair and wound recovery.  Zinc levels are also a crucial determining factor in our wounds being able to heal properly and the actual amount of time that it takes our bodies to complete this process. Research has even suggested that people who have lower zinc levels have a more difficult time healing especially those experiencing chronic wounds like ulcers.  Zinc is even used to treat minor skin irritations like hives, rashes, and shallow or topical or skin level wounds.

Vida-Flo understands the importance of zinc and is an expert regarding IV vitamin therapy.  Vida-Flo is committed to ensuring that we can maintain or boost our levels appropriately and with professional help.  For most of us, we have no idea what an appropriate level of zinc is or how to get our bodies there. Of course, we can take supplements or increase our intake of certain zinc-rich foods but there is no replacement for proper dosages from someone who knows exactly what to do.  Our health is extremely important to us and it’s essential for us not to neglect more obscure vitamins and minerals. And don’t forget that zinc is considered an amazing hangover cure pill and home remedy that nature has to offer.

 

Contact us at Vida-Flo today to get started!

Using IV infusion therapy to Boost Weight Loss

Hydration and IV infusion therapy can help to boost weight loss goals.  

Many of us struggle with body image and weight gain.  It can seem like an impossible goal to meet and often times we get frustrated and may even give up on our health goals.  We’re all hearing our friends talk about their new year’s resolutions and you may even have a few resolutions of your own.  A truly simple step in the slimmer, healthier direction is proper hydration. In terms of weight loss, an optimal amount of water to drink is a gallon per day.  Drinking more water assists with digestion, decreases water retention, and can even act as a natural appetite suppressant. Making sure that we’re staying hydrated is also one of the easiest ways to ramp up our body’s fat burning capacity.  People who drink more water burn at least 2 to 3 times more calories than their counterparts that drink less water over the course of the day.

While it seems super simple and easy to just drink our way to a slimmer body, it isn’t always as easy to incorporate healthier eating and drinking habits into the hectic rituals of our daily routines.  Of course, visiting the nearest IV lounge is a good idea. It’s equally important though to remember to incorporate water-rich foods into your diet. Also, small changes to your lifestyle such as carrying a water bottle or leaving one at your work desk can increase the likelihood of being able to meet a higher water quota plus, it will have the additional benefit of being good for the environment and decreasing your carbon footprint.

Our water intake should be based on the amount of activity we participate in, our climate, and our weight.  The suggested amount of water is a half-ounce to an ounce of water for every pound that you weigh. In essence, a person who weighs 200 pounds should drink between 100-200 ounces of water per day, about a gallon to a gallon and a half.  It sounds formidable but it’s truly doable! One gallon is only about 3.5 liters of water. What’s a gallon of water to the amazing feeling that accompanies being wholly hydrated and losing weight in the meantime?

IV Therapy and Hydration and Healthy Hair

When we think of healthy hair, we may not necessarily think hydration or IV Therapy but that should change starting right now!

Water and hydration are just as important for our hair as is it to the rest of our bodies.  Every unique and solitary strand of hair on our heads is composed of cells and those cells are nourished by water.  It’s no different from everything else in our bodies. Hair may technically consist of dead cells, but our hair follicles are alive and kicking and thirsty!  Hair growth and healthy hair maintenance take up a large portion of most of our lives. However, we rarely give what we put into our bodies. That includes the gravity and weight that it deserves when it comes to the way that we care for our hair.  We look toward more external remedies when healthy hair starts from within.

We are always concerned about our hair whether it is the way that it is styled or its length or even the degree of dryness that it possesses. Hair is important to both men and women alike.  We spend millions of dollars on shampoos, conditioners, and serums every year in the quest for luscious beautiful locks. One of the easiest ways to ensure that we are maintaining a healthy mane is by being properly hydrated on a daily basis.  

In addition to an IV infusion procedure, drinking the proper amount of water every day is just one way to maintain hydration and healthy hair.  Small dietary additions can also make an enormous difference in how our hair feels, grows and behaves. Foods like avocados, berries, and even spinach have both high water content and are vitamin rich which aid in us being able to develop healthier, shinier, longer hair.

Dehydration can have devastating effects on our hair causing dryness, breakage, split ends, and even hair loss.  IV therapy can certainly alleviate dehydration and an IV infusion procedure can help to jumpstart a healthier relationship between our bodies and our hair. Strand by strand, it’ll bridge the gap between the moisture we need inside of our bodies and the amount of moisture that we are actually putting into our bodies.

Flawless Winter Hydration Therapy Tips for Skin

It is that time of the year when our noses and lips start to peel, our fingers get chapped, and our skin revolts, getting drier and itchier as the days get colder!  

These winter months can wreak havoc on even the most beautiful skin. Most of us know how important hydration is to our bodies and that hydration therapy for skin is absolutely essential; but how many of us know how much more important hydration becomes in the winter. This is especially true for those of us living in colder climates  Of course, the fastest and most intense way is to visit the nearest IV lounge to reap IV infusion benefits but in between hydration therapy IV treatments, what’s the best way to maintain our supple skin during the cold harsh winter months?

First, hydration starts from the inside.  Making sure that you are drinking enough fluids throughout the course of the day is of the utmost importance.

Next, know what your skin needs.   Are you oily, dry, or a combination of both?  Being able to determine what nutrients your skin wants will definitely help with creating a good skin care regiment.   If you can, avoid luxuriating in a piping hot shower or an extra, long bath. Hot water only dries out your skin. Also, adding a few drops of a relaxing or moisturizing essential oil to your bath will help relieve any dryness and associated inflammation.  Chamomile and Ylang-Ylang are two commonly used oils this purpose. It is also wise to avoid any harsh skin care products like those with an excessive amount of alcohol or fragrance. These chemicals will not be kind to winter skin. Instead, opt for natural moisturizers like Shea butter and cocoa butter or even avocado and almond oils if you prefer a lighter feeling.

Lastly, remember to eat your water too!  Water-rich foods like cucumbers, tomatoes, and celery as well as foods high in omega fatty acids like walnuts and flaxseeds, (which can be added to smoothies for amazing added health benefits), will boost your skin’s ability to maintain its own moisture.  Just like that, you’ve created your own hydration therapy for skin. Don’t let the winter steal your glow! Stay hydrated.

3 Myths About Curing A Hangover

If you go out often and like to take casual trips to your local bar with your family especially during the holiday season, it is destined that you may get a hangover.

Hangovers rarely need to be medically diagnosed. If you spent the previous day binge drinking with family and wake up with a throbbing headache and nausea, just know that the symptoms you are experiencing are common symptoms of a hangover. Most hangovers are self-identifiable and extremely unpleasant. Our bodies were not made to be able to handle large quantities of alcoholic beverages. With a hangover comes some common misconceptions about how to get quick hangover relief. Here are some of the common misconceptions.

A hangover just means that you should get more rest that day.

This is a common misconception because your body is experiencing hangover symptoms due to the lack of its supply of key nutrients. Your body needs electrolytes and water to replenish what was lost during your night of drinking. By avoiding your symptoms by sleeping, you are doing the opposite of helping yourself and prolonging the symptoms.

The more sugary foods, the better.

This is not completely wrong. Your body does need food right now, but it does not need food full of sugar. You want healthy carbohydrates after a night of drinking to help your body combat the symptoms of your hangover. Eating food that has bread helps with this.

Just drink water.

Sometimes just drinking water does not provide a quick hangover relief. Your body does need water to balance its blood alcohol level, but your body can only absorb 30% of its contents before you dispose of some of the liquids you’re placing into your body.

 

These are some of the most common myths about how to treat a hangover. If you’re looking for a quick hangover relief, there are places like Vida-Flo Nashville that will provide IV hydration therapy to help relieve your symptoms instantly. Your body can absorb 100% of the IV hydration contents. During times when your body is in desperate need of quick hangover relief, this is the most effective way to combat it. If you’d like to learn more about Vida-Flo visit treatments, visit www.govidaflo.com today.