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Petoskey Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine combines conventional Western medicine with evidence-based complementary/alternative (CAM) therapies. An Integrative Medicine physician takes into consideration all factors that influence health, wellness and disease, including lifestyle, dietary patterns, emotional balance and physical health. Integrative Medicine works with conventional medicine, not against it, to create a personalized treatment plan for optimal health.

As a board-certified Family Physician and Integrative Medicine specialist, Dr. Carin Nielsen recognizes that health and wellness are strongly influenced by the mind, body, spirit and environment. Dr. Nielsen considers all appropriate therapies – both conventional and alternative - to provide a health care plan that is personalized for your individual needs.Dr. Nielsen can develop a customized diet plan and vitamin/supplement regimen, prescribe or adjust necessary prescription medications, recommend evidence-based holistic therapies, and recommend lifestyle solutions to help you find your balance and achieve optimal health.

Whether you have a specific condition or concern, or are looking to optimize your general health, Integrative Medicine physician consultations are appropriate for a variety of medical conditions, including:

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Menopause/PMS
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Obesity
  • High Cholesterol
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Asthma/Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Hypertension