Glutathione IV Therapy

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Glutathione may not be as well known as vitamin C, but it’s a powerful antioxidant that can work wonders for your wellness. That’s why we offer glutathione IVs as part of our mobile IV services.

Some of our IV packages include “the master antioxidant” as a key ingredient, or you can customize a drip bag with an add-in of glutathione. You can experience amazing benefits however you choose to incorporate glutathione into your IV treatments. Learn more about how this superpowered antioxidant can support your health and well-being with glutathione IV therapy.

What Is Glutathione?

Three potent amino acids combine to make glutathione: glutamate, glycine, and cysteine. This classifies glutathione as a tripeptide.

Your body produces glutathione to help combat free radicals for optimal cellular health. We’re exposed to free radicals from environmental pollution, stress, overconsumption of alcohol, and other factors. Free radicals can damage cells and DNA if left unchecked, resulting in issues such as:

  • Increased signs of aging (such as wrinkled or dry skin)
  • Headaches
  • Low energy levels
  • Increased risk of illness
  • Lack of mental clarity
  • Joint pain
  • Fatigue

Antioxidants, such as glutathione, rid the body of free radicals before they can do too much harm. In fact, glutathione is so powerful it’s often used to treat medical conditions, including:

  • Glaucoma
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Liver disease
  • Lung disease
  • AIDS
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease 
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Glutathione IV Benefits

Glutathione’s all-purpose antioxidant power makes it ideal for alleviating symptoms associated with many health issues. When you receive glutathione IV therapy, you may experience benefits such as:

  • Enhanced immune function
  • Pain relief thanks to reduced inflammation
  • Increased energy levels
  • Improved concentration and focus
  • Better sleep
  • Detoxification of harmful substances from the body
  • A slowdown in the signs of aging
  • Reduction in body fat

Glutathione IVs also tend to work fast. Glutathione supplements can be taken orally, but they have to travel through the digestive system first, which weakens their potency. An IV, on the other hand, delivers the antioxidant straight to the bloodstream. (This blog is a great read if you want IV therapy explainedin greater detail.)

Plus, the side effects of glutathione are minimal when administered intravenously. Long-term oral supplement use, however, may cause cramping or bloating and could lower zinc levels. If you use medications or are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult with your healthcare provider before starting IV therapy to discuss potential glutathione side effects.

Here are some specific things that a glutathione IV can help you with:

Chronic Illness Symptoms

The symptoms of a chronic medical condition can be painful and difficult to manage, and that takes a toll on your daily life.Numerous chronic diseases — cancer, fibromyalgia, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, and gastrointestinal disorders, among others — have been linked to low glutathione levels. Supplementing with a glutathione IV can replenish those low levels to alleviate symptoms.

Signs of Aging

Weak, brittle nails. Dull, lifeless hair. Wrinkled skin that sags. These are all manifestations of the havoc wreaked by free radicals. An IV with glutathione lets the master antioxidant get to work, combating oxidative stress in the body. Glutathione can help improve skin elasticity, reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation (dark or discolored spots), and minimize fine lines for a healthier-looking complexion

And glutathione doesn’t just slow the physical signs of aging. Free radicals also play a role in diminished brain function related to age, as well as neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s that typically occur later in life. Increasing your levels of glutathione may support sharper brain function.

Athletic Ability

Improving your athletic performance is essential if you want to shave some minutes off your personal best marathon time or increase your reps during a CrossFit workout. Athletes often turn to glutathione injectables or IVs to help achieve those goals. Glutathione can help ease muscle fatigue after a hard workout, so you can keep up with your training regimen and build strength and endurance. (And you’ll likely lower your risk of injury since you’re not overtaxing tired muscles.)

Inflammation Control

This is another area where glutathione’s antioxidant power can make a huge difference in your health. Oxidative stress triggers inflammation in the body, which puts you at higher risk for DNA damage and those chronic diseases already mentioned. Glutathione also acts as an anti-inflammatory, which can help ease symptoms associated with autoimmune diseases where inflammation is a key factor. (A recent study also indicated glutathione may be helpful in addressing inflammation associated with COVID-19.)

Liver Detox

The liver is the body’s main source of glutathione production, so it’s not surprising that glutathione supports liver health. As an antioxidant, glutathione is great at detoxifying the body’s cells, and that’s important when it comes to the liver. This organ keeps your body running smoothly by metabolizing the food you eat so it can convert to energy and filter waste from your system. Poor liver function can inhibit these processes, detracting from your overall health. Glutathione IVs have been used in clinical settings for patients with chronic liver disease, including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or liver poisoning

Why You Should Choose Mobile IV Nurses for Glutathione IV Therapy

Mobile IV Nurses uses high-grade medical products for all of our IVs, including ingredients such as glutathione. You can add glutathione to our IV packages as a supplement, but it’s also included in our Myers’ Cocktail, Ultimate Myers’ Cocktail, and Premium Package IVs. All of our IVs are made with high-quality solutions: Normal Saline or Lactated Ringer’s. Best of all, we offer pricing packages that make IV therapy affordable for as many patients as possible. 

IV therapy is also convenient with Mobile IV Nurses. We are the leaders in providing IV treatment in your home or office. You can relax and be comfortable while our experienced medical professionals monitor you throughout the process. We make IV therapy accessible with our numerous locations throughout Arizona and Florida. Find us in major metropolitan hubs such as Phoenix and Miami, as well as the many other areas we serve.

Glutathione IV therapy can be a game-changer for your health, whether you need symptom relief from a particular condition or schedule regular IVs as part of your wellness routine. If you’re ready for a change, contact us for more information or schedule online for responsive and effective mobile IV service.


What does a glutathione IV do?

Glutathione is an antioxidant that is known for its powerful effects on the body. A combination of three amino acids: cysteine, glutamate, and glycine, it is effective at fighting free radicals. Since glutathione decreases as you get older, it can be helpful to supplement it through things such as IV treatment. It can also be a skin lightening IV for those looking for brighter skin.

Mobile IV Nurses offers several IV packages that include glutathione. A glutathione IV can help support your health by decreasing cell damage caused by free radicals. It can also help hydrate your body and fight adverse symptoms such as headaches, joint pain, and anxiety. Since low levels of the compound are associated with various health conditions, it benefits your body to keep up with glutathione IV therapy.

How long does glutathione IV take to work?

A glutathione IV starts working right away. The saline solution that contains the glutathione starts to move through your body, hydrating your cells and lessening any symptoms caused by dehydration. Your body can absorb more than 90% of the glutathione from an IV treatment, a higher level of bioavailability than an oral supplement.

Glutathione has long-term effects on the body, working to detox chemicals and fight free radicals that cause damage to cells. It takes about three weeks for glutathione to work, though it will depend on how many treatments you get, as well as on how fast your metabolism works.

What are the side effects of IV glutathione?

There typically aren’t any serious side effects from a dose of glutathione IV. It is widely known to be safe for adults. The only minor side effects have been cramping and bloating, as well as lower zinc levels in people who used glutathione if used over long periods of time. 

There have been a few cases of glutathione triggering adverse side effects such as asthma attacks, skin conditions, toxicity in the kidney and liver, as well as headaches. If you are worried about any of these, follow up with your doctor about your use of glutathione.

How often should you do IV glutathione?

The optimal schedule for a glutathione IV is 1-3 times per week for about 4 to 9 weeks. 

How long does a glutathione IV last?

A glutathione IV can reap benefits for months afterward, helping you boost your long-term health and reduce the chance of problems like an autoimmune disease.

Contact Us

Mobile IV Nurses is here to support your health. Whether it’s a glutathione IV or any of our other IV packages, we can’t wait to beat your symptoms and help you feel better in general. 

Give us a call or use our online scheduler to set up an appointment in locations around Florida and Arizona. Feel free to ask any questions you might have about our glutathione or other IV packages. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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