Concierge Telemedicine; Continued Support for Depression

Concierge Telemedicine with David Epstein, D.O.

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Epigenetics and Your Biochemisty: A New Way to Address Mood Disorders

Mental health concerns need comprehensive solutions and treatments that free patients from disastrous side effects of inadequate therapies. Second Opinion Physician offers an alternative perspective, introducing targeted nutrient therapy based on the specific way your DNA creates your body’s biochemical environment.

Dr. David Epstein, DO, with more than 35 years in medical practice, champions a unique and patient-centric approach. As a functional medicine physician, he applies the Walsh Approach in a complete and comprehensive manner. The Walsh Approach and its accompanying lab test can pinpoint how a patient’s expression of DNA is affecting specific neurotransmitter activity, like serotonin and dopamine, based on a patient’s methylation.

In simpler terms, the Walsh Approach is like a health blueprint. It recognizes that everyone's body and mind operate differently, necessitating personalized nutrient interventions. By identifying key imbalances related to mood disorders, Dr. Epstein provides an informed and holistic plan for each patient, which includes comprehensive testing for nutrient imbalances and other factors.

The Patient-Centric Approach of Concierge Medicine

Offered at Second Opinion Physician, concierge medicine reorients the focus back to the patient. Without the constraints of traditional insurance-based models, doctors can offer more hands-on and thorough care. When addressing delicate conditions like depression, Dr. Epstein’s ease of availability and direct communication with patients can often make a significant difference. Many patients can benefit by his assistance when they are in need of an advocate to communicate with other healthcare institutions, pharmacies, lab techs, or therapists.

With alarming statistics pointing to rising mental health concerns, especially among younger age groups, a comprehensive, patient-focused care model becomes crucial. A close doctor-patient relationship, typical of concierge medicine, emphasizes early symptom recognition, root cause understanding, and a holistic care plan.

Consistent Care with Second Opinion Physician

Choosing the concierge service at Second Opinion Physician means stepping into a consistent care journey. Patients benefit from an ongoing relationship with Dr. Epstein, not only to optimize the outcome of the Walsh Protocol but also to shape healthy lifestyle changes or other natural therapies. From dietary guidance, to managing inflammation, to optimizing cellular energy production, Dr. Epstein offers an informed, well-rounded, approach to well-being.

In the realm of mental health care, the services by Second Opinion Physician offer a fresh perspective. If you or a loved one are navigating mood disorders and are looking for an encompassing, informed approach to health, meet Dr. Epstein online and contact him by chat, email, or phone.

Consider addressing these concerns at your Concierge Appointment.

  1. Gastrointestinal Health:
    • Dietary Guidance: Understanding which foods to eat and how to best prepare them to maintain optimal gut health.
    • Digestive Support: Determining the right times and types of digestive enzymes or probiotics that would be most beneficial.
    • Bowel Health Management: Offering solutions for issues like constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
    • Advanced GI Support: Discussing the potential need for treatments like water enemas or testing for parasites, dysbiotic bacteria, and yeast.
  2. Fatigue and Energy Management:
    • Thyroid Concerns: Identifying if fatigue results from thyroid deficiencies.
    • Autoimmunity & Chronic Infections: Evaluating potential autoimmune triggers or chronic low-grade viral infections that could be causing fatigue.
    • Metabolic Disorders: Assessing other metabolic disorders, whether genetic or epigenetic, that might be the root of energy and fatigue issues.
  3. Medication Management:
    • Medication Assessment: Reviewing current medications to identify any that may be redundant or no longer necessary.
    • Collaboration with Other Doctors: Assisting in communicating with other physicians about medication and treatment adjustments.
    • Referrals: Suggesting consultations with functional medicine experts who can offer a hands-on evaluation or strategize a reduction in medications as health-focused strategies take precedence.
    • Physician Recommendations: Offering insights on which type of medical professional might be best suited for your unique health concerns.
  4. Supplement Management:
    • Personalized Formulations: Assisting in identifying whether a patient might benefit from powdered formulations if swallowing capsules or tablets is challenging.
    • Supplement Scheduling: Providing guidance on the best times of day to take specific supplements and optimizing dosage schedules for maximum benefit.
    • Streamlined Routines: Offering solutions if a patient finds the number of supplements or dosage frequency overwhelming.

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