Trace Mineral IV Therapy in South Surrey BC
Many of us are lacking somewhere in minerals within our body, due to so many minerals needed to ensure we are able to function at our best, our trace mineral IV drip therapy is a fantastic way for anyone to get a boost in minerals. For more information, contact us at Mediworks Rejuvenation Centre or request an appointment. We are conveniently located at Unit #103 – 15222 32nd Avenue Diversion, Surrey, BC V3Z 0R8, Canada.
Table of Contents:
What are trace minerals?
Why you may not be getting enough trace minerals?
What are the signs of trace mineral deficiency?
Who is a good candidate for trace mineral IV drip?
Trace minerals are known as micro-minerals which are essential minerals that the human body must get from food. However, unlike macro-minerals, humans only need a very small amount. While trace minerals are only necessary for tiny doses, they are still crucial to our health and development. The recommended daily dosage that is allowed for most trace minerals is between .2 and 15 milligrams.
The many trace minerals that are common in foods, and are necessary for our daily diets include:
Chromium is often found in whole grains, cheeses, nuts, and liver, which helps insulin levels to be regulated.
Copper is often found in organ meats, beef, fruits, vegetables, beans, and nuts. Copper helps to aid in the formation of cartilage, and bone and helps the body to burn iron properly.
Fluoride is often found in water (as it is added to common drinking water), some teas, and fish, this is commonly added to water to help prevent tooth decay.
Iron is often rich in poultry, meat, cereal, whole grains, beans, nuts, and enriched pieces of bread. Iron is a critical mineral needed to manufacture blood and is critical for pregnancy and early childhood.
Manganese is particularly found within plants, as well as many other foods, and is known as an enzyme.
• Molybdenum iodine
Molybdenum iodine minerals are found in many common foods, and many individuals get this mineral from iodized salt, this mineral helps regulate your metabolism, development, and growth.
Selenium is an antioxidant that helps to protect against cell damage and is often found in meat, seafood, and grains.
Zinc plays a crucial role in fetal development, the immune system, adolescent development, and wound healing. Zinc is commonly found in many vegetables, poultry, grains, fish, and meat.
You naturally cannot produce enough trace minerals to help the body function on its own without external help. However, just because ingesting food and drinks, does not mean you are getting trace minerals, this is due to the fact that trace minerals can only be present if they are present in the soil that the food is growing in, or being ingested into the body of animals or put into water.
While you may think it’s quite easy to get the necessary trace minerals from daily food and drinks, it’s quite common that you can be deficient in trace minerals within your body.
Mineral deficiency is categorized into five different categories, with different symptoms, they are broken down into the following:
1. Calcium deficiency
Calcium is widely known, and necessary for strong teeth and bones. Calcium supports the proper function of the muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and hormones. While minimal calcium deficiency does not showcase symptoms as you would think it would, severe calcium deficiency is will cause severe medical issues, symptoms include:
• Cramping within the muscles
• Tingling occurring within the fingers
• Poor appetite
• Irregular heart rhythms
2. Iron deficiency
Iron deficiency can develop slowly and cause severe anemia. The symptoms of iron deficiency include extreme fatigue and feeling weak.
3. Magnesium deficiency
Our bodies need magnesium for hundreds of chemical reactions. Early signs of magnesium deficiency may include:
• Loss of appetite
If left untreated, magnesium deficiency can lead to the following:
• Muscle cramps
• abnormal rhythms in the heart
4. Potassium deficiency
Potassium is a necessary mineral that functions as an electrolyte. Symptoms of potassium deficiency will include weakness, and muscle cramping, as well as other symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain, and constipation.
5. Zinc deficiency
Zinc is a major player for the body, as it helps with the body’s metabolism. Zinc is important for proper development and growth during childhood, adolescence, and pregnancy. Zinc deficiency can cause many issues including smell, taste, and loss of appetite.
Trace mineral IV therapy is a fantastic way for many to have critical vitamins delivered to the body to restore critical nutrients to help in the body. Anyone who may be feeling quite tired, weak, needing a boost will benefit from our trace mineral IV drip. Interested in Trace Mineral IV drip? Contact us today! Visit us at a location near you in South Surrey BC. For more information call us or make an appointment. We serve patients from Surrey BC, Burnaby BC, Langley City BC, White Rock BC, New Westminster BC, Vancouver BC, and nearby areas.