FAQ - Laser IV Therapy
What is I.V Laser Therapy or Laser Blood Irradiation?
Laser beams of different powers, wavelengths and optical properties are used widely in different fields of modern medicine for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Low level (power) laser therapy (LLLT) is becoming more popular Laser Blood Irradiation (LBI) is one of the most fascinating versions of LLLT. LBI is performed by irradiating blood in the cubital vein with red light laser at a very low 2.00 milliWatt power.
How does LBI work?
LBI works by the photobiological effects of red laser light (phototherapy) on blood cells, proteins, vascular endothelium, enzymes, biological fluids and lymphatic fluid drainage. Laser light stimulates microcirculation ( by releasing nitric oxide), increases oxygen and nutrients supply to tissues and lowers aggregation of platelets, thus activating repair of damaged tissues. Other mechanisms of action are related to activation and balancing of immune system. Thus it is very beneficial in the treatment of inflammations, infections, autoimmune diseases, allergy and cancers as an adjunct to other therapies. LBI also mobilizes stem cells in natural recovery and regeneration processes,
Laser light can also influence the level and activity of number of hormones and thus useful in diabetes, hypothyroidism etc. In addition IV LBI can increase the functional activity of hypothalamus and all limbic system, which in turn activates metabolism and energy production, immune responses and mobilization of adaptive responses of the body.
What are the General Benefits of LBI:
- Significant improvement in overall performance
- Performance enhancement in sports
- Improvement in sleep and vigilance
- Positive effect on the general mood
- Reduction of dosages of drugs
What are Some of the Indications of LBI in disease states?
- Heart Disease
- Chronic pain syndromes
- Autoimmune Disorders
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetes mellitus, Hypothyroidism
- Wound healing
- Chronic liver and kidney disease
- Allergies and eczema
- Burn-out syndrome
- CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), Fibromyalgia
- Lyme Disease
In summary, the main therapeutic benefits are in angiopathies, neuropathies, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, autoimmune and metabolic diseases, depression and all diseases related to mitochondrial degeneration and aging process.