Good Morning America: Vitamin IV Bags – The Latest Health Trend
The most recent health trend has people actually injecting vitamins directly into their veins through an IV drip. Fueled in part by Hollywood stars like Simon Cowell, Cindy Crawford, and Madonna, this vitamin in a bag is suppose to help you, somehow. You don’t need to be a star to get this treatment, though. Regular people are swinging into the private clinics on their lunch breaks to get what some call an energy cocktail infusion.
GMA: Vitamin IV Bags More Effective Than Eating And Sleeping?
Family Practitioner and Nutritionist Dr. Jeffrey Morrison said that the vitamins in these IV bags offer the building blocks needed to heal itself and respond to the day-to-day stresses that we encounter at work or at home. On Los Angeles executive that gets an infusion once a week said that you don’t just feel energized by these drips, “you feel alive.” She finds it way more effective than taking naps, eating salads, or popping vitamins.
Good Morning America: Are Vitamin IV Bags A Scam?
Dr. Karima Hirani of Hirani Wellness said that people getting these shots might be suffering from fatigue, run down, or suffering from depression, and they can benefit from these bags. They better be able to, since sessions can cost anywhere from $130 to $270 per session, and some critics find this approach not only excessive, but downright unnecessary, wondering if these bags offer anything that regular food can’t.
Despite the critics, though, many people who spend their entire day on their feet swear but this cocktail of vitamins that the jury still seems to be out on. Most doctors, the ones that aren’t giving the treatment, call it nothing but smoke and mirrors. With one of these IV bags costing around $10 for the doctor, is the massive price hike for these sessions worth it?