Functional Integrative Medicine Specialist

Tangchitnob MD

Gynecologist/Urogynecologist Cosmetic & Robotic Surgeons located in West Covina, CA

Functional integrative medicine gets to the root cause of an illness or disease without merely masking your symptoms. At Tangchitnob MD in West Covina, California, board-certified functional integrative medicine physician Edward Tangchitnob, MD, provides holistic diagnoses and treatment to help prevent disease and optimize your quality of life. Schedule an appointment at Tangchitnob MD, by calling the office or booking online today.

Functional Integrative Medicine Q & A

What is functional integrative medicine?

Functional integrative medicine provides effective preventive care and disease treatment that considers and addresses your physical, mental, spiritual, and social health and the environmental factors that can influence them.

Dr. Edward Tangchitnob is a highly-skilled, functional integrative medicine doctor and is board-certified through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M).

As a functional integrative medicine physician, he can:

  • Analyze the interactions of supplements and medications
  • Order and interpret conventional labs and tests
  • Prescribe medications when you need them
  • Offer follow-up appointments with telemedicine

Dr. Tangchitnob has experience as a patient and brings a unique, personal perspective and passion for treating patients and restoring their quality of life.

Who benefits from functional integrative medicine?

Everybody can benefit from functional integrative medicine, as it helps you avoid illness and disease and treats any conditions that you may have. Common health problems treated by functional integrative medicine physicians include:

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Thyroid problems
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Chronic pain or fatigue
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Eczema
  • Behavioral problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes

At your functional integrative medicine appointment, the team at Tangchitnob MD performs a health assessment to assess your health history and determine factors that might contribute to unpleasant symptoms.

What happens during my appointment?

Prior to functional integrative medicine appointments at Tangchitnob MD, you fill out a health history form to establish a starting point and baseline, which is essential to developing an effective treatment plan. Dr. Tangchitnob will then weigh you and check your vital signs before reviewing your family and personal medical history, symptoms, past diagnoses, and current medications.

Dr. Tangchitnob completes a comprehensive physical exam to detect the root cause of your symptoms. He might recommend urine tests, blood tests, allergy or asthma tests, an electrocardiogram (EKG), X-rays, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your condition and create a treatment plan.

Which functional integrative medicine treatment is right for me?

Your personalized functional medicine treatment depends on your lifestyle, results from lab tests, levels of inflammation, food sensitivities, and chronic disease risk factors. Dr. Tangchitnob might recommend:

  • Dietary supplements
  • Dietary and exercise changes
  • Health education
  • Stress relieving strategies
  • Reducing added sugar
  • Eliminating alcohol
  • Smoking cessation
  • Medications when necessary

After treatment, Dr. Tangchitnob follows up with you, if necessary. He may repeat diagnostic tests when necessary, discuss your symptoms, and make sure that any prescribed treatments are effective.

Dr. Tangchitnob makes adjustments to your treatment plan whenever necessary. If you have a complex medical problem, he can refer you to highly qualified specialists in the area.

Don’t let disease diminish your quality of life when effective, integrative treatments are available at Tangchitnob MD. Call the office to schedule an appointment, or book online today.

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