Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine services offered on Upper East Side, New York, NY

Enhancing your gynecological care and your overall wellness is possible with a patient-centered integrative care plan. At TārāMD in the Upper East Side area of Manhattan in New York City, Suzanne Fenske, MD, FACOG, provides integrative care combining conventional practices with expertise from other forms of medical care like Traditional Chinese Medicine. To schedule an integrative treatment consultation that promotes better overall health, call TārāMD or book an appointment online today.

Integrative Medicine Q & A

What is integrative medicine?

Integrative medicine promotes wellness through the use of holistic and science-based medical care. This type of medicine centers around you and helps promote a balance in your health care that you don’t always get by using one form of medical care or the other. Plus, integrative medicine aims to alleviate the cause of your symptoms instead of just masking them. 

Your integrative medicine care plan combines approaches from:

Conventional medicine

Conventional medicine includes pharmaceutical medications, minimally invasive procedures, and surgeries when they’re necessary. 

Alternative medicine

Alternative medicine uses treatments and services that are not from Western medicine, often including practices from Chinese medicine and other schools of thought.

Most integrative care plans also involve lifestyle changes that promote better overall health and well-being in addition to any treatments or procedures. 

Which specific treatments does integrative medicine involve?

TārāMD provides a broad selection of treatments and services to include in your individualized integrative and functional care plan. After making a diagnosis and evaluating you with hormone tests, biopsies, or other lab tests, TārāMD develops your treatment plan to include:

  • Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Excision of endometriosis
  • SoLā pelvic therapy
  • Herbal supplements
  • Nutrition
  • Acupuncture
  • Health coaching
  • Medications
  • Mind-body tools like yoga and meditation
  • Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy

Your physician at TārāMD collaborates closely with other experts in fertility, urogynecology, oncology, gastroenterology, cardiology, and traditional Chinese medicine to give you balanced and well-rounded care.

What does integrative medicine treat? 

In a gynecology setting or in primary care, integrative medicine can address and improve many common symptoms and conditions associated with your sexual and reproductive health. 

Ahead of any treatments, your TārāMD provider performs an in-depth evaluation that involves an examination, a review of your medical history and genetics, and possible testing with diagnostic tests or hormone tests. You can then receive personalized, goals-based care for:

  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Perimenopause and menopause symptoms
  • Fibroids
  • Infertility
  • Autoimmune issues
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Pelvic pain and cramps
  • Breast issues
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Recurrent vaginal infections

TārāMD keeps in touch with you as you go through treatments to make sure you experience positive results and are happy with the outcome of your care. They can adjust your treatment plan at any time if you’re unsatisfied with the results. 

To learn more about Integrative Medicine, call TārāMD or schedule your appointment online today.