Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) is a coenzyme found in every cell in the human body. NAD is used in cellular energy production, DNA repair and synthesis and immune system functions. As an essential molecule in cellular function maintaining NAD levels is crucial to healthy aging. As we age, inflammation occurs in our bodies and consequently causes NAD levels to decline. This decline in NAD levels can cause many age related complications and lead to degenerative diseases.
Maintaining NAD levels as we age has been shown to slow the aging process, increase energy levels, and improve cognitive function. NAD can be taken as a supplement orally, topically (patches and creams), subcutaneously (injection) and intravenously. Intravenous NAD restores cellular levels immediately while hydrating the body. This allows cells to rejuvenate and repair making a healthier you.
Sun Valley Hydration now offers intravenous NAD infusions in our office and concierge house calls. These infusions are given over one to four hours depending on the dose. Infusions are titrated to individual tolerance. NAD can cause flushing, chest and head tightness when administered too fast. Our nurses will monitor you during the infusion and adjust the rate to your tolerance.
500 mg NAD mixed in 500 ml of normal saline. This infusion typically takes three to four hours. This may vary individually.
250 mg NAD mixed with a Myers cocktail in 500 ml of normal saline. This infusion can be tolerated at a faster rate and usually takes two hours. This may vary individually.
Since NAD is naturally found in our body and required for cellular function, there are minimal side effects. NAD can cause flushing, chest and head tightness when infused too fast. This is due to its relation to niacin (Vitamin B3) and the prostaglandin activation that causes cutaneous vasodilation when niacin levels rise quickly. The flushing and tightness can be alleviated by slowing the drip rate.
You arrive at our office or we will come to your home. You are required to fill out a brief medical history form and informed consent for IV therapy. The nurse will take your vitals signs. If your vitals signs are within normal limits and you have no significant medical history, the nurse will begin the infusion process. This involves a nurse placing a small IV catheter into a vein and attaching it to the IV tubing. The nurse will then begin your infusion.
NAD infusions typically take one to four hours depending on the dose and individual tolerance. The nurse will titrate the drip to your tolerance.
There are many different protocol and recommendations for NAD dosing. The protocol we feel is best for individuals and their quest for healthy aging is monthly 500 mg NAD infusions. For individuals that would like to get a boost and vitamins we recommend weekly 250 mg NAD/Myers cocktails for a month followed by monthly infusions.
All individuals who want to optimize their health as they age. Individuals who have abnormal vitals signs or significant medical history are not able to receive NAD infusions.
Sun Valley Hydration does not accept insurance for any of our services. We do accept HSA payments.
THESE PRODUCTS AND THERAPIES ARE NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE. THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE BEGINNING ANY TREATMENT PROGRAM.
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