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How Does an IV Work

How Does an IV Work?

Most people are familiar with IVs. If you or a loved one has ever been in the hospital, you’ve probably even experienced an IV up close. You’ve seen the pole with a bag attached to it, distributing some kind of liquid into the patient’s body. But few people actually know what exactly an IV is […]

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Lupus Diet

The Best Diet for Lupus: What to Eat & Foods to Avoid

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes pain and inflammation to occur throughout the body, most commonly affecting the skin, joints, and internal organs. Like other autoimmune diseases, lupus develops when the immune system misfires. Instead of fighting against disease and infection as it ought, it attacks healthy tissue. While treatment options can help relieve many of […]

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Will IV Therapy Help with Cold & Flu Relief

Will IV Therapy Help with Cold & Flu Relief?

Anyone who’s ever had the flu can attest to how disruptive and debilitating it can be. From high fevers, body aches, fatigue, coughing, and diarrhea, you may feel too run down to get anything done — and if you have work and household responsibilities, the concerns about how to get everything done can make the […]

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Biological Therapy vs Chemotherapy

Biological Therapy vs Chemotherapy

Cancer — whether you or someone you love has received the diagnosis, you are well aware of how devastating it is. In addition to the severe pain and discomfort, you have to learn to deal with a long list of medications — both from the oral and chemotherapy varieties. You wonder how you’re going to […]

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What is Infusion Associates Doing During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The spring of 2020 has brought with it a lot of fear, anxiety, and uncertainty. Due to COVID-19 — most commonly known as the coronavirus — people are finding themselves quarantined at home, stockpiling enough groceries, medications, and personal hygiene products to last for several weeks. But, individuals whose medical conditions require regular infusion treatments […]

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What is Biological Therapy

What is Biological Therapy?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a chronic health condition, you are likely becoming acquainted with a whole new vocabulary — some of which probably leaves you feeling confused, helpless, and overwhelmed. While it might be tempting to put some of these terms on the back burner, others are more pressing — such as biological […]

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Outpatient Infusion Treatment vs Hospital Infusion Centers

Outpatient Infusion Treatment vs Hospital Infusion Centers

Receiving a diagnosis of a chronic medical condition comes with a lot of uncertainty about the future — how will it affect your daily life? What does treatment entail? What can you expect from your new normal? Adding insult to injury, the anxiety levels may increase exponentially when you realize you’ll have to receive infusion […]

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Infusion Therapy Guide

Infusion Therapy Guide for Patients

Receiving a prescription for infusion therapy can be confusing. And, when you’re already dealing with an underlying medical condition, the last thing you need is something else to worry about. What is it like? Will it hurt? How long will each session take? All of these questions are understandable. Answers are important for your peace […]

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Postoperative IV Hydration

Postoperative IV Hydration for Surgery Patients

Having to undergo surgery can be a frightening experience. You’re already dealing with pain and discomfort from an underlying medical condition, and now you have to deal with the aftermath of the operation. You may wake up drowsy, nauseous, and maybe even worried. Will recovery be painful? How long will it take you to heal? […]

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IV Drip for Dehydration During Pregnancy

IV Drip for Dehydration During Pregnancy

Being pregnant comes with a myriad of feelings — excitement, nervousness, and even fear. But, ultimately, you’re looking forward to meeting your bundle of joy. While there are many positives to being pregnant, there are also symptoms like morning sickness that can make the experience a challenge. Morning sickness isn’t abnormal for pregnant women. But, […]

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IV Therapy for Flu

IV Therapy for Flu Relief & Recovery

Nothing is worse than having to cancel plans because flu season has you tucked away with a box of tissues by your side. While over-the-counter medications can help relieve symptoms of a cold or flu, more efficient treatment requires hydration and time. That’s why infusion therapy may be your solution to kicking out the cold […]

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