Our care for patients at the Center for Integrative Medicine is guided by our philosophy and high principles of clinical practice. We believe it is important for our patients to know what we believe in.
We have identified special areas where we focus our comprehensive care. We work on a patient-by-patient basis, and design individual programs for patients who may fall outside of our established specialty treatment tracks.
The Center for Integrative Medicine is currently seeking agreements with a variety of insurance and managed care plans to provide coverage for our treatments. However, no coverage for an entire treatment program is available yet. Therefore, we offer those programs on a fee-for-service basis.
Treatment Programs include:
- Cholesterol Management Program with minimal or no use of Statin Medications
- Detoxification Programs
- Healthy Aging for Women and Men
- Mental Health Programs
- Oncology and Quality of Life
- Pain Management
- Prepare for Procedure/Surgery
- Healthy Weight and Improving Body Composition
- Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
The GW Center for Integrative Medicine excels in the treatment of elevated blood lipids (called “hyperlipidemia” or “hypercholesterolemia”) and other cardiovascular risk factors. Having too much cholesterol in the blood is one of the top five risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The others are smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity. The role that high [read more]
1) 21 day program provided by our Nutritionist for those interested maintaining healthy detoxification pathway. 2) comprehensive long detoxification program for patients with high toxic load and chronic medical problems. This program provided by one of our Physicians or Nutritionist. 3) acupuncture detoxification support protocol These programs are often part of carefully organized care plan [read more]
Working as partners, we help you: optimize hormone balance and minimize the impact of hormonal instability and change; maintain a healthy heart and strong bones; achieve mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health. The Healthy Aging for Women program is for women facing the challenge of menopause. Whether you are peri- or post-menopausal, we will help [read more]
Our Mental Health Programs include: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program MBSR is an experiential learning program teaching you new skills for managing stress and pain. Learning occurs through the guided activities, and the interactions of the participants with each other and with the teachers. You are learning to recognize your own sensations, feelings and thoughts [read more]
Oncology is the study and treatment of cancer. When patients are diagnosed with cancer they are referred to – if they are not already in the care of – an oncologist or cancer specialist, who develops a plan of treatment. That treatment may include chemotherapy, surgery and radiation. The goal of cancer treatment is to [read more]
Conditions of the back and spine, particularly pain, have as many causes as the people experiencing them. Discomfort and immobility can be the result of an injury, a congenital abnormality, underlying illness, or even emotional distress that manifests itself as relentless aches and pains. Just a few of the conditions treated in the Back and [read more]
An anxiety-reduction plan for healthier outcomes – The Prepare for Procedure/Surgery Program partners with you from the moment your procedure is scheduled. We help you prepare for procedure/surgery with effective relaxation skills, support, and positive thinking to achieve rapid healing and the best possible outcomes. Using a comprehensive approach, we help you: minimize stress and [read more]
Do you want to lose weight and keep it off? Are you gaining weight even though you have not changed your diet? Do you want to increase energy, balance hormones and feel like “you” again? Whether you are overweight or of normal weight you should be aware of the impact bodycomposition has on your health. [read more]
Balance Your Hormones Are you tired of feeling hormonal, stressed out and overwhelmed all the time? Does everyone around you seem a lot more irritating than they used to be? Are you gaining weight even though you have not changed your diet? At GW Center for Integrative Medicine, Dr. Marianna Ledenac helps you to reduce [read more]