IV Nutrient Therapy
IV Nutrient Therapy, in which nutrients is intravenously administered into your bloodstream It is by far the fastest and most efficient method for treating nutritional shortcomings, re-establishing ideal physiological nutrient status, and achieving therapeutic levels of nutrients to treat a wide range of medical conditions and helps you hydrate, energize, recover and release unwanted toxins.
“Poor nutrition, too much stress and limited rest and self-care can lead to dehydration and vitamin depletion.”
Benefits of IV Therapy
Helps maintain the essential functions of the body, including supporting metabolism and immune function,.
Reduces your risk of getting sick (or lessens the severity if you do) and helps your body get rid of excess cortisol, the main stress hormone.
Improves the process of metabolizing fat, regulating the nervous system, and supports healthy skin, hair and nails.
Helps block neurotransmitters that lead to stress and poor sleep quality, and works to enhance mental performance,
Alleviates fatigue and brain fog,
while improving energy levels,
balancing mood and aiding in mental clarity.
Common Conditions Treated With IV Therapy
- Metabolism, Weight Loss
- High Level Performance for Athletes and Executive
- Brain Fog & Mental Performance
- Chronic Stress & Fatigue
- Arthritis & Chronic pain
- Depression & Anxiety
- IBS, Crohn’s, & Colitis
Our Approach & What To Expect
We see IV nutrient therapy as one of the most effective tools that can be used to bring your body back into balance.
Many of us operate with nutritional deficiencies that play a role in our health concerns. IV therapy can rapidly work to correct these obstacles. We also understand that every patient is unique and this is why we have designed IV bags that are individualized to your condition.
What should I expect at my initial consultation?At your initial consultation, your doctor will listen to your story, review your medical history, and perform physical exams. They will discuss necessary functional tests and lab work to help identify the root cause of your health concerns, and you will be referred to their team of coaches to initiate Nutrition and Lifestyle modification. You will met with your doctor again to review your lab work and functional test results in 2-6 weeks.
What are Dr. K’s fees?The initial Naturopathic and Functional Medicine consultation is typically 75 minutes and the investment is $400. Follow-up consultations are billed by the hours, $400/hour.
What are Dr. Behr’s fees?The initial Naturopathic and Functional Medicine consultation is typically 75 minutes and the investment is $375. Follow-up consultations are billed by the hours, $300/hour.
Do I still need to see a primary care physician?Yes. We do not provide acute or urgent care services and we do not replace the services that your current medical team provides. We provide a stand-alone service focused on eliminating root causes and creating and advancing health.
Do you bill to insurance?The cost of any services provided by Dr. K or her team will be billed to you directly. You are responsible for submitting your insurance claims. Medical expenses such as lab tests and prescription medications may be covered by a member’s health insurance plan per that plan’s rules. We do not submit a medical claim to insurance on your behalf. We will provide you with a detailed billing summary that you may submit to your insurance for reimbursement. There may be procedures or lab tests that are not covered depending on your plan’s rules.
What do I need to know about lab tests?The specific tests ordered will be personalized to you based on your initial evaluation with your doctor and may include blood, saliva, urine, or stool testing. You will be provided with options on how you can proceed with functional testing and lab testing so it is affordable and comprehensive. We may request conventional lab testing as part of your medical workup. These tests, if requisitioned by your family doctor, would be covered by OHIP. You will be given the opportunity to speak with your family doctor to see if they would be willing to requisition the test. Alternatively, our team will requisition the conventional tests. Conventional testing requisitioned by our team will not be covered by OHIP and you will be responsible to cover the cost of the testing. We will make every effort to make you fully aware of any additional lab fees that may be incurred and to give you the opportunity to choose which lab tests you feel comfortable paying for. You are under no obligation to purchase any specialty testing.
Are labs and supplements included?Labs and supplements are not included in our consultation and are an additional cost depending on what you need.
Can my appointments be virtual?Yes, we offer in-office and virtual appointments. Appointments can be booked with our online scheduler or by emailing or calling the office. We see patients virtually via video chat or phone call.