Dr. Amauri Wellness Centre, based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has announced that they have recently published a blog post that focuses on the possible use of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) intravenous (IV) therapy for managing the symptoms of Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a chronic condition that is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected deer ticks. It has been observed that even after treatment with antibiotics, people with Lyme disease may continue to experience debilitating symptoms, including fatigue, joint pain, brain fog, weakness, neurological symptoms, and inflammation.
NAD+ is a coenzyme that is naturally occurring in all cells of the body. It is a derivative of Vitamin B3 that has a key role in the energy production in cells. Research studies have revealed that the amount of NAD+ in the body decreases with age. NAD+ levels may also be reduced in the presence of chronic illnesses, such as Lyme disease.
According to a study in 2015, oxidative stress may be the result of the Lyme disease pathogen. This is because oxidative stress may initiate chronic inflammation symptoms and cause oxidative damage to DNA, proteins, and lipids. This study found that there was a significant quantity of mitochondrial superoxides, which is a free radical that may contribute to oxidative stress. The result of this study was the suggestion that Lyme disease may result into mitochrondrial dysfunction that in turn results in much lower levels of NAD+. Thus, many integrative functional medicine practitioners focus on restoring NAD+ levels in Lyme patients through oral and IV therapy, as a way to help manage inflammation and counteract oxidative stress.
NAD+ IV therapy for Lyme disease may help in three ways. First, NAD+ may help by contributing to the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which provides energy to drive many processes in living cells. Second, NAD+ may help in boosting the cognitive function of people suffering from Lyme disease and other chronic conditions. Third, NAD+ may help in making a person feel less tired, which may help in the overall well-being of the mitochondria, which is the energy-producing component of cells.
At the Dr. Amauri Wellness Centre, Dr. Amauri Caversan, ND, works with Arv Buttar, NP, in providing NAD+ therapy. The NAD+ IV therapy program is part of their integrative treatment strategy for Lyme disease. This IV therapy may help in the restoration of neuroreceptor function to its optimal level. This program can possibly help in detoxification, improving sleep, physical and mental longevity, and cell health replenishment.
NAD+ IV therapy is part of the wellness centre’s nutritional IV therapies, but there are other treatment categories offered. These are pain treatment, wellness services, and the longevity program ( transform your health).
For nutritional IV therapy, Dr. Amauri Wellness Centre offers various kinds of treatment. These include customized IV drips, which are specific to the needs of a particular patient and may include a combination of vitamins, mineral, amino acids, and antioxidants; max hydration drip for rehydration; detoxifying IV drip to help get rid of free radicals; anti-aging IV drip, which contains anti-inflammatory compounds that may help in encouraging hair or nail growth, and in enhancing skin elasticity; pre and post surgical drip, which may help in revitalizing the body with fluids and nutrients; high dose vitamin C, which may help those with weakened immune systems or as an adjunctive support for cancer treatment; The Immune Drip, which contains vitamins and minerals that may help the immune system; The Energizer, which consists of vitamins and minerals that may help in alleviating fatigue, malaise, severe sluggishness, and brain fog; and more.
Those who are interested in understanding what is NAD+ therapy for Lyme disease and other kinds of integrative functional medicine treatments are offered at Dr. Amauri Wellness Centre may want to check out their website, or contact them through the telephone or via email.
SOURCE: Press Advantage [Link]
Dr. Amauri Wellness Centre is consist of wellness practitioners that are committed to helping you achieve optimum health, well-being, and over-all quality of life. Our team is lead by a Naturopathic Practitioner in Toronto, Dr. Amauri Caversan, ND.
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