What should you expect from your first and second visits
In your first visityou meet one of our internist doctors expert in Metabolomic Medicine that performs a medical examination, collects your full medical history and determines the analysis required. You also have a detailed discussion with the Metabolomic Nutritionist expert regarding your nutritional habits and lifestyle. Those are vital data in order to evaluate your present condition and the analysis results.
A blood draw and urine samples collection is also performed, for the metabolomic and/or telomere analysis. Those samples are then examined in our Metabolomics and Telomere Analysis Medical and University labs.
Your second visit is programmed within a month in order to receive the results and also the therapeutic regimens that comprise your medical treatment.
During the second visit you will receive all final lab results. The analysis results are explained to while treatment and lifestyle instructions are given. You are guided through their interpretation at your follow up visits.
The treatment is formulated according to the deficiencies, dysfunctions and biochemical imbalances that have been traced through metabolomic and/or telomeres analysis. The treatment consists of the intake of special nutritional supplements, enzymes, aminoacids, trace minerals, vitamins and also a personalized nutritional plan in order to replenish the deficiencies and restore the biochemical balance in a cellular level. Pharmacological treatment maybe adapted based on the tests results.
Follow up visits are be planned in 3 to 6 months based on doctor recommendations.
Frequently Asked Questions
I already see another doctor for my health problem, will that affect the treatment I already follow? Metabolomic Medicine addresses the organism in a cellular level therefore it does not conflict with any other pharmaceutical or homeopathic treatment. In the contrary improves the patient’ s response and outcome while reduces any side effects that could be part of pharmacological treatments while enhances the homeopathic treatment effectiveness. I am already working with a nutritionist. Do I need to see one at your office? Yes we do recommend, that all our patients see one of our nutritionists. The Metabolomic Nutrition is a nutritional medicine approach and is in fact very different from what most nutritionists apply being an integral part of your treatment. The review of your nutritional habits, lifestyle and your body’ s response to food it is vital in order to evaluate the Metabolomic Analysis end results. We have to know what gets in your body to evaluate what comes out. What do I need to bring to the appointment? You should bring a list of all the medicines and supplements you currently take, if you do. Available medical records of the last 12months are also very helpful.
Will I personally see Dr.Tsoukalas; Usually not. Due to high volume of patients Dr.Tsoukalas in his clinics has intensively trained specialised internists in metabolomic medicine in order to perform all the patient visits. Meanwhile all the theraupetic regimens are being formed in collaboration of Dr Tsoukalas and the specialised internists of the clinics.
Does my medical insurance cover the costs?
Usually they are not covered by health insurance companies’ basic services. However, they may be covered by additional insurance, in whole or in part. Either way we will provide a detailed receipt for services performed for you to submit to your insurance carriers.
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Our approach can be described as neither traditional nor alternative. We believe that Medicine is one and whole.