Once you have completed the online health assessment we will contact you to set up your initial consultation.
During your initial consultation Dr. Rashel will review all medical history and recommend lab work specific for you. Once your lab work has been completed, Dr. Rashel will explain the meaning of your test results to you in your initial follow up consultation . She will also create an individualized health program for you which will include one or more of the following: dietary changes, nutritional supplements, bio-identical hormones, thyroid supplementation,
other more natural medications, exercise, lifestyle and stress management and if needed further testing recommendations.
Subsequent consultations are scheduled to monitor your progress, follow up on abnormal lab results and assess improvement, monitor nutrient and hormone levels and to modify your program.
In general, most patients especially those with any chronic health problem can plan on the new patient consultation, Initial Follow up and about 4 follow up appointments after that within a one year period of time.
Once your health is Re-balanced which usually occurs within the first year with often significant improvement within the first few appointments, protocols should be followed and maintained while appointments get more and more spread out. The average patient can expect to return to a functional medicine physician about two times per year or every 6 months for follow up.