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Is IV Therapy for You?

IV Therapy is an excellent way to get vitamins and nutrients straight into your bloodstream. Dr. Mel Schottenstein tells us more about her how her favorite modality is helping her patients feel better...faster!

The vitamins we are consuming through our food and supplements don't always take full effect due to being absorbed by the gut and other parts of the body. IV Therapy takes out the middle-man and gives your body the vitamins and nutrients that it needs straight to the source...the BLOODSTREAM!

Some patients have said that they experience faster results after IV Therapy. To really feel the results from vitamins and supplements you have to consume a certain amount, and sometimes that can take time as your body has to metabolize those nutrients. IV Therapy gets you the right dose to maximize the benefits immediately.


IV Therapy can be useful in treating:

-Malabsorption in the gut

-Nutritional deficiencies

-Chronic ailments

-Autoimmune diseases

-Some cancers

"I've actually had chronic illness since I was a child, and I've found that IV Therapy is an excellent way to get nutrients into your body without having to say ' is your gut going to absorb it-is it not?'" -Dr. Mel


IV Therapy gives your body 100% of the nutrients it needs to:

-Improve immune health

-Boost energy levels

-Combat anxiety & depression

-Reduce symptoms of migraines & asthma

-Reduce fatigue

- Aid wound healing

-Maintain strength and muscle

-Rejuvenated skin, hair, and nails

-Improved athletic performance

-Hangover relief

-Healthy weight loss

...just to name a few!

Feel better...faster!


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ABOUT DR. MEL Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Mel studied Women, Gender, Sexuality, and History of Science and Medicine at Harvard University for her undergraduate degree. Interested in learning skills of medical mediation and to promote cultural competency amongst health care providers, she completed a Master’s degree in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, Dr. Mel acquired a Naturopathic Medical Degree at Bastyr University in WA. While in school, she received additional training in Biological Medicine under the tutelage of Dr. Thomas Rau of the Paracelsus Clinic, Switzerland. Dr. Mel completed training in Regenerative Medicine, Integrative Oncology, Medical Aesthetics, BHRT, Neural therapy, Biofeedback, Homeopathy, Botanical Medicine, Environmental Medicine, and IV Therapy.

Post-graduation, Dr. Mel entered a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program as well as a Masters in Ayurvedic Medicine. She received training in Medical Aesthetics from the National Laser Institute and became certified as a Wahls Protocol Health Professional (The only certified provider in AZ). Dr. Mel completed the post-graduate certification as a Swiss Biological Medicine Provider from the Swiss Biological Medicine organization. Her training at Swiss Biomed concluded with a one-on-one internship with Dr. Thomas Rau in Switzerland. While in Europe, Dr. Mel received training in the use of the Weber Endolaser for intraarticular/ intravenous/ interstitial/topical applications directly from the inventor, and founder of ISLA, Dr. Michael Weber. In addition, Dr. Mel studied PRGF-Endoret therapies at the Biotechnology Institute (BTI) in Bilbao, Spain, where PRGF was developed and patented by Dr. Eduardo Anitua, who was the founder of BTI.

Dr. Mel received additional training in PRP at the National Institute of Medical Aesthetics and became certified in all Vampire Therapies. She recently completed the Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship from the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine (A4M). She is currently completing the A4M Stem Cell Therapy Fellowship and Peptide Therapy Certification.

Lastly, Dr. Mel has personal experience with her own health concerns, in that she has treated herself, which has resulted in the elimination of all medications. Today, Dr. Mel is able to mountain bike, hike and travel the world in pursuit of her passion for learning the latest innovations in medical theory and clinical practice, and mineral and fossil collecting.


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