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What is Integrative Medicine – and What Can it Do for You?

The modern medical world has become incredibly confusing for many Americans to navigate, especially at a time when chronic conditions have become alarmingly epidemic. As we grapple with a challenging diagnosis we are often faced with the difficult decision of where to turn to for the help and guidance we need.

Healthcare is continuing to shift away from a system based on treating symptoms and instead focuses on getting to the root cause of disease, in which many patients are finding support and healing from integrative practitioners.

What truly defines Integrative Medicine?

An “Integrative doctor” has been trained in allopathic medicine but has undergone additional education in the use of complementary therapies. Their aim is integrate both conventional and alternative methods of healing as they see the gifts and value in each type of medicine. So while using allopathic tools, an integrative doctor might also recommend other alternative healing modalities such as acupuncture, massage, or yoga. They often utilize herbal and nutritional supplementation and perform advanced testing that will help them get to the root cause of each patient’s issue.

An integrative practitioner also strives to help each patient learn how to balance their mind, body, and spirit in order to promote their overall health and well-being. They often spend more one-on-one time with their clients while they do a more in-depth analysis of their health goals and needs. The world of integrative medicine understands that instead of focusing on healing individual systems of the body we must support the healing of the body as a whole.

What makes Tavicare a Special Integrative Team

When facing a health problem we understand the challenge of finding the right medical practice to entrust with your health. Whether your goal is simply to lose weight or to heal from a chronic disease, at Tavicare you will find a deeply compassionate team that offers comprehensive care and treatments.

Dr. Delara Tavakoli is unique among practitioners in her field as an integrative gynecologist who specializes in age management. By utilizing some of the most cutting-edge biochemical tests she is able to help diagnose and treat digestive issue, hormonal imbalances, cardiovascular issues, and other conditions common to the aging process. She has a great appreciation for the role food and nutrition play in on one’s own healing process and will refer them to her nutritionist to work closely with them on a dietary and supplement plan.

Dr. Delara Tavakoli and her team at Tavicare are honored to be able to support you along your healing journey to help you restore your natural balance and to help you truly heal from within.

How to schedule an appointment

Please call us during office hours at (301) 859-4400 to schedule an appointment. After hours or anytime you may request an appointment with Tavicare online.

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About the Author

Sara Keough, MS, CNS, LDN is a licensed nutritionist in the state of Maryland and is a certified nutrition specialist with the national Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists.

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