How to know if holistic medicine is the right fit for you.
Charlotte Natural Wellness is a special place where scientific medical knowledge meets the wisdom of natural healing approaches through the practice of holistic medicine. To foster your body’s own healing mechanisms, we utilize treatment plans that incorporate customized lab work, professional clinical nutrition, whole food supplementation, herbal medicine, homeopathy, Cold Laser Therapy, stress relieving Alpha Stim Therapy and Biofeedback.
Have you been told your labs are “normal” but you still feel like something is wrong?
When it comes to lab work, we look for more ‘optimal’ levels of blood work with underlying imbalances and deficiencies instead of what just falls in the ‘normal’ range. As a new patient, we start by determining which lab tests need to be done. We run specialty blood, hair, saliva, and urine testing. This will help us to determine what imbalances you have, so we know what protocol would be needed to optimize your health.
Examples of Labs that may be performed:
- Traditional Blood Testing
- Hormonal Saliva and/or Blood Tests
- Full Thyroid Marker Testing
- Hair Mineral & Toxic Element Testing
- Food Sensitivity Testing
- Stool Analysis Testing
- Cholesterol Particle Testing (determines your overall risk)
- Organic Acid Testing (for body system analysis)
- Neurotransmitter Testing (for mood & sleep imbalances)
- Autoimmunity Testing
We take the time to explain what each result means, so that you understand them clearly. This is followed up with a specific treatment plan customized to meet your specific needs, so you can begin your healing journey.
How can eating certain foods protect my body from disease?
Numerous studies have demonstrated the health advantages of a diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes left in as natural a state as possible. These advantages include powerful nutrients found in plant-based foods. When compared with processed foods, whole foods contain more vitamins and minerals with more fiber and beneficial fats. The combinations of nutrients in whole plant foods act synergistically to protect the body from disease.
Letting thy food be thy medicine...
At Charlotte Natural Wellness, we look at how food influences the maintenance of your specific health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease. Which, by the way, is the definition of medicine.
By equipping you with knowledge and understanding of your specific nutritional needs, you can allow food to be your medicine and medicine to be your food, as Hippocrates recommended long ago.
We help you understand how different foods may interact with specific genes in your body to modify the risk of common chronic diseases such as Type II diabetes, obesity, heart disease, stroke and certain forms of cancer.
Other modalities of treatment used by Charlotte Natural Wellness
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold Laser Therapy uses low-level light energy to treat a wide array of conditions, ranging from sprains, tendinitis, back pain, and arthritis to temporomandibular disorder (chronic jaw pain), carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia, leg ulcers, and neurological conditions.
Alpha-Stim® Therapy is used to treat symptoms of anxiety, insomnia, depression and pain management. The Alpha-Stim® waveform activates particular groups of nerve cells that are located at the brainstem re-tuning aspects of the nervous system back to normal function.
Applied Kinesiology (AK)
Applied Kinesiology, also known as muscle testing, is a technique used in alternative medicine as a non-invasive system of analyzing the body, utilizing traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture and acupressure points in order to determine the underlying causes of ill health.
We recommend only top-brand, physician-grade supplements that are pure, organic, non-GMO, and whole-food based.
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