Dr. Rashel offers a virtual Functional Medicine practice operating in the Greater Los Angeles and Denver area. This allows for greater access for patients to Functional Medicine and greater flexibility, safety, and comfort to our patients while maintaining the highest level of personalized medical care tailored to work for you.
Functional Medicine Consultations-Begin Your Healing Journey To Optimal Health And well being Today
You deserve to have answers to the real root causes of what is causing your health problems and solutions that offer true healing and health optimization not just drugs that, at best, mask symptoms and cause numerous other serious health problems.
That is where functional medicine comes in with Dr Rashel Tahzib at Advance Health Integrative And Functional Medicine. Dr Rashel Tahzib is a board certified and re-certified family physician and a certified functional medicine physician by the Institute For Functional Medicine. She offers expert care and is among the best functional medicine doctors in the country.
With over 20 years of clinical experience and immense personal experience with treating and reversing disease processes, Dr Rashel Tahzib offer her patients a level of concierge Functional Medicine that is unsurpassed, with medical consultations in the greater Los Angeles and Denver Metro areas, and wellness consultations throughout the US and abroad.
This allows greater access, flexibility, safety, and comfort to our patients while maintaining the highest level of personalized care and medicine that works with you. Common conventional medicine in office visits spend little to no time with your clinical
How Is A Functional Medicine Consultation Different Than Regular Doctor's Visit
This is not your typical doctor’s visit. Each new patient experience is designed to cover and address your clinical story from birth to present, and integrate all organ systems, addressing any symptoms within all areas of your body and an extensive health intake, innovative lab testing and personalized nutrition and lifestyle support.
This is very different from the conventional doctors visit where you may see numerous different doctors, in short visits and discuss one problem isolated to one organ system and if you have another problem you are referred to a different doctor at a different time. Our body’s are integrated and every cell, organ and system is connected with one another and everything you eat, think, breathe, are exposed to affects every cell in your body, every organ, and every system.
We Follow 4 Steps To Set Us Up For Success On Your Healing Journey To Optimal Health And Well-Being:
3. Assessing Your Baseline
You will have the opportunity to have an extensive advanced blood panel, that includes cutting edge testing. For tests that are done at home, that include other specific functional medicine tests, we will walk you through step-by-step instructions. Learn more about our Advanced Diagnostics.
What To Expect From Your Functional Medicine Consultation With Dr Rashel Tahzib At Advance Health Integrative And Functional Medicine Los Angeles and Denver
You will have a 60 minute initial consultation with Dr. Rashel and have the opportunity to discuss all of your health concerns and any life events from birth to present day.
You will review your story, entire medical history, your Functional Medicine Health Assessment Form and health questionnaires together.
Dr. Rashel will also utilize and populate the Functional Medicine Matrix seen below as related to your unique personal story. She will use the information to connect the dots and begin to identify and address the root causes of your symptoms identifying which systems are out of balance and what root causes have potentially contributed to the imbalances and the interconnectedness of the systems.
She will formulate an initial plan for you after considering all the information gathered and populated in the Functional medicine Matrix and connects the dots, including specific lifestyle, diet, nutrients, and in depth testing to further investigate and identify root causes of your health concerns and treat them..
Blood tests will be ordered, as well as possible Functional testing that can include functional stool tests, salivary and urine tests that look at hormones, in depth thyroid assessment, inflammatory markers, nutrients vitamins and minerals, cardiovascular markers, gut health and beneficial bacteria and imbalanced flora, digestion, adrenal health, and toxin status are among common initial assessments.
The blood tests are unique and comprehensive and include advanced biomarkers and tests that are not usually assessed by conventional doctors and even many contemporary doctors in this unique way.
After the initial consultation you will start to implement the points from your personalized plan with targeted treatments to address root causes of your symptoms. Blood tests should be done as soon as possible after your first visit and results will return 7-10 days later.
Results for Functional Testing often takes a bit longer and is usually reviewed on subsequent appointments and used to further build upon and fine tune initial plan and treatments implemented based on your blood work.
Your initial follow up lab review will be 2 weeks after your first consultation. During this visit all laboratory markers and results are discussed with you in detail and correlated with your symptoms. Your treatment plan is further customized to include other targeted treatments such as bio-identical hormones, customized natural compounded thyroid medications, injectable vitamins, and personalized, targeted synergistic nutraceuticals.
Your following visit is usually 6 weeks after your Initial Follow up and includes blood tests to follow up and monitor any abnormal results or hormone levels found on initial testing that we have been treating or nutrient, inflammatory and other metabolic markers that may have been abnormal on your first test to assess improvement.
On a case by case basis and depending on the complexity of the problems at play subsequent visits are usually 3-4 month intervals after that until balance is reinstated after which follow ups are to monitor twice per year.
Quizzes and Questionnaires
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To schedule a Functional Medicine Consultation you can contact us by telling us more about you by filling out our New Patient Inquiry Form and we will contact you. At Advance Health Functional Medicine we treat Chronic infections and Lyme disease by addressing the core of health and underlying factors that may be playing a part in the disease progression as well as the disease itself so that improvements are for the long run and treatments result in improvements of all aspects of health of our patients.
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STEP 2- Complimentary Call
STEP 3- Initial Consultation.
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.
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Dr. Rashel offers a virtual Functional Medicine practice operating in the Greater Los Angeles and Denver area. This allows for greater access for patients to Functional Medicine and greater flexibility, safety, and comfort to our patients while maintaining the highest level of personalized medicine care tailored to work for you.
Dr. Rashel operates on a fee for service based practice model that does not accept private insurance or medicare for services. All services whether in-state telemedicine, or wellness consultations are billed on a cash for service basis. No Insurance billing or insurance payment is accepted for any or all services rendered.
One hour Functional Medicine Consultation $695
45 Min Functional Medicine Consultation $475
30 Min Functional Medicine Routine Follow up $385
15 min Phone Chat Add On
Customized Functional Wellness Assessment $525
Once you have completed the online health assessment that can be accompanied by the gut and toxicity quiz 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 specifically 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 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 health is balanced and protocols followed and maintained the average patient can expect to return to a functional medicine physician about two times per year for follow up.