St. Petersburg Health & Wellness
Increasing Health Span and Extending Life Span
Here at St. Petersburg Health & Wellness we diagnose and treat the following conditions that fall within the realm of Metabolic Medicine:
- Disorders of Nutrition including Overnutrition and Nutrient Deficiencies and Depletions
- Disorders of lipid metabolism and cardiovascular risk assessment
- Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes
- Common genetic variations leading to disease states
Traditional Western Medicine or Allopathic Medicine sees the individual primarily as individualized organ systems: heart, lungs, kidneys, digestive tract, etc. It assigns diseases to these systems based on a set of symptoms, signs, abnormal labs and tissue pathology. Once the diagnosis is given to the diseased organ system, pharmacologic or surgical treatment is initiated.
Regenerative Medicine is based on the body’s ability to restore itself. At the center of this ability is the stem cell. Stem cells are cells that have the ability to differentiate or mature into cells that can replace damaged or injured cells. Metabolic and Functional Medicine’s approach to this is accomplished by providing you the optimum nutrients and eliminating potential toxins that can disrupt your stem cell function and longevity.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome (PMS) Why Natural Progesterone Is Your Best Option Last month I discussed PMS, which is due to a mismatch between your estrogen and progesterone. During the 1st half of your cycle, estrogen stimulates the growth of your uterine...
Symptoms and Causes of PMS? PMS is a set of symptoms that occur generally the week before and the week during your period. There are 4 main symptoms: breast tenderness and emotional dysregulation can occur before and heavy blood flow and cramping during your period....
Why should you get IV nutritional therapy if you are having surgery? Insufficient nutrition impairs wound healing and leaves surgical patients more susceptible to post-operative complications. By providing optimal IV nutritional supplementation before and after...
What Drives Us
We are committed to improving and preserving the Health & Wellness of each and every client who walks through our door. Utilizing the latest research and testing methods; we practice Functional, Anti-Aging, Preventive & Integrative Medicine. We are committed to community education on Healthy Lifestyles.
Whether you have a significant health problem, want to optimize your health or slow the aging process, we are glad you have found your way here. To get you started, please read the following article. It will give you some idea of how we will work together to achieve your goals.