NAD Therapy FAQ's

What is NAD?


Please go to our NAD section to learn more about our NAD therapy.




Who is Dr. Martinez?


Dr. Martinez is the chief medical doctor in charge of the Baja Body Mind center. With over 25 years practicing Orthomolecular and complementary medicine. He has more than 10 years of experience with NAD therapy in substance abuse patients. His credentials include a research fellowship at UCSF, as well as a fellowship at the prestige Ophthalmology Department at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, France. Dr. Martinez also worked for 5 years with Dr. William Hitt in the devolpment of some of our therapies.




How long is a session?


A standard day of NAD therapy can last from 2:30 to 5:00 hours.




What is the treatment process?


A professionally licensed nurse will start an intravenous line in your arm or hand. You might feel a little pressure in your stomach, the IV drip then is regulated by the nurse so the discomfort disappears.




Does treatment have to be intravenous? Can I buy NAD+ supplements at the health food store?


No, in order to increase NAD levels rapidly to achieve a therapeutic effect it is necessary to administer via IV. To maintain intracellular NAD levels up, an oral precursor of NAD+ can be taken.




Are patients given other drugs to ease their drug detox?


No pharmaceutical drugs are used in the management of the detox process. But our NAD treatment is enhanced by administering the patient Pyrophosphate oh Thiamine, which is the coenzyme of vitamin B1, and also participates in the cellular mitochondrial energy production - therefore acts synergistically with NAD. It also has the ability to convey protection and neuroplasticity to the central nervous system.




How is NAD treatment seen by the traditional medical community?


The pharmaceutical oriented medical community has recently opened their eyes to the extraordinary therapeutic value of NAD to treat a wide range of medical conditions like anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, substance addiction, and as an antiaging agent TIME article VICE article




What happens after treatment for addiction?


We provide the patient with a 3 month a supply of the precursor oral of NAD+, Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN)




How does NAD therapy help with addiction and substance abuse?


It has been found that energy levels are critically depleted in addiction patients. NAD is essential for cellular energy creation; with low levels of NAD cellular activity is profoundly compromised. We become weak, and eventually sick. NAD may help repair damaged DNA.
On the other hand, NAD stimulates neurotransmitters synthesis - Like Serotonin and Noradrenaline.
NAD acts at multiple levels of human physiology, energy production, neurotransmitter synthesis, DNA repair. In a way, it works to bring the body to homeostasis - equilibrium -




Is it a cure?


From the physiological point of view, the answer is yes. But after achieving the detoxification of the patient it is of the utmost necessity to approach the psychological aspect of the substance abuse condition




How much does it cost?


- The 8 day NAD substance abuse program costs $ 4,500 usd - The 5 day NAD anti-aging and overall wellness program costs $ 2,500 usd - Single NAD session costs $ 400 usd




Is this covered by health insurance or wellness plans?


At this moment we are not accepting health insurance programs due to the fact that NAD is a naturally occurring compound. To make it more accessible to our patients, we facilitate our NAD therapy program by dividing the payment into 2 installments. First payment before the start of the 1st day and second payment before the start of the 6th day.




Are there any hotels nearby?


We are an outpatient clinic but we will gladly help our patients book hotels/rooms. Rosarito is a small town and there are many lodging options nearby. There are also a variety of AIRBNB available near our center.




How do we contact Baja Body Mind Center?


You can send us a message through our website or call us: from the US 619 467 BAJA from Mexico 661 61 20795 or 664 3 636107




What sets the Baja Body Mind Center apart from other NAD treatment facilities?


We work with a laboratory that produces superior quality NAD. Dr. Martinez has complemented his NAD protocol treatment with additional substances like Vitamin C and Cocarboxylase. Our clinic is located on a beachfront property with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean where our patients can enjoy an atmosphere of total privacy and calmness.




Can my family or friends join me for my treatment?


We suggest parents accompany teenagers or young children. For adults, we suggest they take their treatments on their own, though family is always welcome!




What is a booster? What about aftercare?


It is important to continue the detox process by taking a specially designed nutritional supplements protocol. In some cases, it’s necessary for patients to receive a booster in 15 days.




Do I need to stop substance consumption before I arrive for treatment?


To prevent severe withdrawal symptoms it is recommended to stop the consumption of any substance before the therapy starts.




Is it safe?


Extremely safe, there are no significant side effects.




Is it approved by the FDA?


Because NAD is a vitamin and naturally produced by our bodies, the FDA has not found any motives to asses NAD therapy.