Skin Booster Injections & Infusions
Skin care is not only about aesthetics. Healthy skin is critical to overall good health inasmuch as it is the first line of defence against foreign invaders. Taking good care of your skin is one of several things you can do to maintain a healthy lifestyle as you age. An IV vitamin drip can improve your skin health and appearance.
Human skin is made up of seven layers of tissue that work to protect muscles, bones, and our internal organs. Believe it or not, the skin is actually the largest organ in the human body.
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The Effects of Ageing on Skin
As a person ages, the skin begins to lose some of its natural abilities. Unfortunately, both chronological ageing and that ‘extra’ ageing caused by UV exposure makes it more difficult for the skin to perform as intended. That impacts your overall health.
We see the visible effects of ageing in wrinkles, sunspots, and uneven skin tone. Though these issues are mainly aesthetic, they are a reminder that the skin is losing its ability to protect. So how do we change that? With NAD therapy.
What is NAD?
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide is an enzyme the human body produces naturally. Although it is involved in numerous bodily functions, its main job is to make sure energy passes through the body. This guarantees that all the cells get the energy they need to perform the way they are supposed to.
NAD occurs in two forms. NAD+ is the oxidized form while NADH is the reduced form. Why does this matter? Because NAD moves energy throughout the body in the form of electrons. The process is surprisingly similar to how batteries work.
A battery contains a liquid electrolyte solution through which energy travels. Without that solution, a battery would be useless. In the human body, NAD does the job of the electrolyte. As NAD production slows down, so does energy transfer. Less energy being delivered to skin cells negatively impacts skin health.
How does NAD help skin?
Healthy levels of NAD help in numerous ways. NAD+ benefits for the skin include:
- Better wound healing
- Less inflammation
- Protection against UV damage
- Improved skin elasticity
- Increased ability to hold moisture
- A reduction of the aesthetic effects of ageing.
All of this is accomplished through NAD's ability to restore natural cell function. When skin cells perform
at their maximum, good things happen.
How is NAD therapy administered?
There are numerous ways of administering NAD therapy including injections, supplements, and topicals. We prefer NAD drip therapy because it ensures that NAD and a host of essential vitamins get directly into the bloodstream.
Also known as NAD infusion, our IV drip therapy is conducted as an outpatient procedure in our London and Glasgow clinics. All procedures are administered and monitored by trained medical professionals committed to your comfort and safety.
How long does the therapy take?
A single NAD infusion session usually takes 1-2 hours. Under certain circumstances, it could take a little bit longer. Most of our clients come in for multiple infusions in order to maximise the benefits NAD+ brings to the table.
During the procedure, feel free to relax. You can sit up or lie down; whichever you prefer. You will be able to immediately return to normal activity at the conclusion of your treatment.
Maintaining healthy skin is a big part of maintaining overall good health as you age. Remember that the skin is the first line of defence against sickness. Ageing skin is more than just an aesthetic issue. With that in mind, give some thought to NAD therapy to improve skin health and reduce the aesthetic effects of ageing on your appearance.