Headache. Dehydration. Irritability... The all too well-known ailments of a killer hangover. At Hydrate IV Bar, they offer services to help combat the unfortunate side-effects of overindulging.

Forget trying your grandmother's old hangover cures in the hopes that they will actually work. Instead, visit Hydrate IV Bar in southeast Denver. They promise to help you get rid of those unfortunate side-effects of a night out, all within the span of 45 minutes. Owners Blake Whealy and Katie Wafer opened the bar last April, and was one of the Denver metro area's first full-service, walk-in boutique IV therapy clinics. The couple has expressed interest in opening a second store in Highlands Square, but say they "aren't in any rush, because quality control is their top priority." hydrate iv The menu includes IV "drips" to aid in reducing the symptoms of a hangover, as well as cold and flu options, anti-aging, jet lag and fatigue, and overall health and wellness. Each IV "drip" is administered by a staff of registered nurses. "What we offer is more of a client experience than a medical experience, and people often compare it to a mixture of a coffee shop, a nail salon and a medical clinic," said Whealy. "We're set up a bit like a nail salon, with our chairs side by side on one wall. You come in and you get a little pampered, getting coffee or tea and relaxing with a blanket in the recliner. It's like a coffee shop because it's a social thing ... It's more of an experience than getting a service done..." [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="13381,13378"] The IV therapy ranges from $99 to $169, depending on the type of therapy you receive.

Types of IV Therapy

Anti-aging & Beauty – 1L normal saline, b-complex, glutathione, magnesium, vitamin c Health & Wellness – 1L normal saline, vitamin c, b-complex, magnesium Cold & Flu – 1L normal saline, vitamin c, zinc, magnesium Jet Lag & Fatigue – 1L normal saline, b-complex, vitamin c *b12 injection is an additional $20* Athletic Performance – 1L normal saline, b-complex, magnesium, glutathione Over Indulgence – 1L normal saline, b-complex, toradol, zofran
Appointments are not necessary, but are preferred. Book online or call them at (303) 209-0989. Walk-ins are always welcome, especially if you had a wild time the previous night and don't have time to make an appointment. Have you been to Hydrate IV Bar? Share your experience with us! Photos courtesy of Hydrate IV Bar.

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