We help reverse hormone health conditions and diseases using food and lifestyle changes. The goal of functional medicine is to build a medical plan for your hormones that treats you as a whole patient, not just your symptoms.
An autoimmune thyroid disorder involves our immune system attacking our own thyroid tissue, which leads to abnormal thyroid hormone production. This then leads to symptoms associated with an underactive or overactive thyroid.
We find that these antibody tests are often not tested for, despite the prevalence of autoimmune thyroid disorders being estimated at 1-2% of the general population. Our team screens for these important autoimmune markers, and if present, we help you figure out WHY the immune system is attacking your thyroid tissue, and address that.
Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, scaly patches that often involve the scalp, ears, elbows, and knees. Some people can even have associated nail changes and joint pain and swelling.
As with many other skin conditions, it is important to consider more of an "inside-out" approach, and unless a comprehensive testing approach is considered, it's unlikely that a root cause will be identified. On the treatment side, some important aspects include addressing systemic inflammation, optimizing gut and liver health, and constructing a personalized nutrition plan to avoid any potential food triggers.
Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands and it is an essential hormone that has a role in our body's stress response, but is also involved in our metabolism and sleep cycles, our blood sugar regulation, and our immune system.
There are normal variations of cortisol levels throughout the day, and seeing the pattern can give us clues as to how your day to day decisions and stress levels are impacting resiliency. Incredibly, we see that these patterns impact our gut health, our thyroid health, and our sex hormones. Once we know your body's response pattern, we can then create a plan around lifestyle, nutrition, and supplement (i.e. adaptogen) changes.
The area of male/female sex hormones is complicated. Unfortunately, people often have a single blood sample that looks at a few lab tests at a single point in time, and then a plan is created based off that result. What is more important is to understand how hormones are created (what are the building blocks involved), how are they metabolized (liver function, aromatase/5-alpha-reductase, methylation, etc.), and how are they excreted (gut health).
We are all unique, and you deserve a plan that takes your symptoms into account and gathers the right amount of information, to know exactly how to plan for progress.
We dedicate time to understanding your genetics, history, lifestyle, and goals. Combined with advanced lab tests other doctors don’t run, we uncover the root cause of your hormone and autoimmune issues.
We use advanced lab tests, data, and tools to build a detailed evaluation of your hormone health to create a personalized plan targeting the root cause & risks.
Diet, lifestyle & exercise, family history, prior personal history, smoking and drinking history, occupational exposure, previous labs, and medical history, as well as known genetic predispositions.
Microbiome analysis (including digestion abilities), Food Allergy (IgE) testing, Zonulin.
Total Glutathione / Oxidative stress markers (lipid peroxides, 8-OHdG), Vitamin markers (Vit A, B vitamins, Vit D, Vit E), Iron / Magnesium / Selenium / Zinc / Iodine, Omega 3 index (and O3/O6 ratio).
TGF-beta1, CRP / ESR, IL-6, Ferritin, Fibrinogen, TNF-alpha, Serum amyloid A, C4a levels, and Melanocyte stimulating hormone.
Isoniazid, Hydralazine, Procainamide, Tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) alpha inhibitors (such as etanercept, infliximab, and adalimumab), Minocycline, Sulfasalazine, Chlorpromazine, Quinidine, Methyldopa.
Here are genes that we may screen for:
IL1, IL6, TNF alpha, APOE, FUT2, HO-1, TIMP4, CRP, CYP1B1, CYP1A1, ENOS, FUT2, TIMP4, MNSOD, PPARA, TYK2, Th17 related SNPs (Th17-related genes (IL23R, RORC, IL6R, IL17A, IL17F, CCR6, IL6, JAK2, TNFSF15, IL23A, IL22, STAT3, TBX21, SOCS3, IL12RB1 and IL17RA).
Find holistic hormone solutions to support digestive health and plan for future wellness. We see treatment as a balance of many different factors and strive to help you build sustainable habits that incorporate nutrition balance, lifestyle choices, and supplements when necessary.
The lab & screening results show us specific nutrient deficiencies that need to be targeted, current inflammation levels, & how to optimize the link between gut health and immune health. All to get to the root cause of your hormone issues.
Cardio-metabolic food plan, autoimmune Paleo diet, low histamine, oxalate, sulfur, and salicylate plans, herbal treatments, mito food plan.
Enjoyable forms of movement, stress management, sleep tracking (Oura Ring, Woop, and others), therapy, mental & emotional care.
We believe in a nutrition-first approach. As a policy, supplement recommendations are targeted entirely at the risk factors identified in the tests. Our doctors can prescribe medication and will do so on an as needed basis.
With proactive 30-60 minute appointments, Advanced Primary Care, unlimited messaging, and mini-visits when you need them, we make sure that you achieve your hormone and autoimmunity health goals. Our holistic functional medicine approach puts you at the center of the treatment process.
Maximize your progress with continuous functional medicine support and check-ins with your Dr and nutritionist. We'll also track your progress using wearables, repeat advanced lab tests, and educational content geared toward your condition.
Get Primary Care from the comfort of your home, targeted at prevention, planning, and personalization rather than just sick treatment. Our functional medicine team also offers unlimited messaging and mini-visits with your healthcare team when you need support.
Geared toward lowering 10 years and lifetime risk of heart attack and stroke, we use standardized risk calculators to track your risk and improvement over time (American College of Cardiology and Mayo Clinic).
We addressed her inability to detox and began to fix abnormal bacterial growth in her microbiome (Klebsiella) while boosting the gut immune system (low sIgA).
"I have never had a doctor spend so much time preparing for our appointment by extensively analyzing all of my lab work from the past several years and putting together a comprehensive plan." - Lisa
We use advanced lab tests that analyze the root cause of your condition, allowing us to make a therapy plan and treat you with precision.
Get a personalized plan that's used for your condition.
Food and lifestyle are medicine. We put nutritional help and a schedule of healthy habits at the forefront of our approach to optimal health.
With ongoing support, tracking, and testing, you'll be able to feel and see real results.
Healthcare today can be summarized as a 15-minute appointment that inevitably ends in prescription medication—we know we can do better.
A conventional protocol would prescribe a pill or supplement to solve your problems and symptoms, but that kind of quick treatment doesn't target the condition's root cause. Index Health won't mask your symptoms--we help you figure out exactly what is driving them to find relief.
The average clinic is barely there for you when you're sick. We're here for you when you need us--to prevent disease and plan for longevity.
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On Fridays, between 9:00am - 3:00pm.
Index Health sees each patient as a whole person who deserves a support system and a treatment plan that now addresses the root problem and prevents further issues.
Functional medicine gets to the root cause of your condition using advanced lab tests, data, and specialist physicians, rather than just treating the symptom.
Personalized functional medicine plans are 100% unique and tailored to your body and needs! Plans primarily include nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Get ongoing support from your dedicated functional medicine staff and Advanced Primary Care, retesting, follow-up appointments, therapy, and more.
At the current time, Index Health is only available through telemedicine in the state of Florida. All from the comfort of your home.
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Yes. Advanced Primary Care at Index Health focuses on prevention and health planning using personalized health plans from genomics and lab test data. Your physician may recommend that you see a specialist for certain conditions. We're available from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday's through Thursdays, and 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Fridays.
Yes. Index Health membership is considered a medically eligible expense therefore, it can be paid for via an HSA/FSA.
We can provide functional medicine help for patients eligible to receive Medicare/Medicaid benefits; however, the cost of patient treatment received from Index Health cannot be billed to Medicare/Medicaid by the member holding the insurance policy or us. In this case, we will require you to sign an ABN (Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage), which will waive your right to bill Medicare or Medicaid.
- You can cancel after your first appointment at no additional costs.
- If you cancel later in your membership, we will calculate the difference between the appointments you already had, and the membership fees you paid, to either charge or reimburse you the difference.
- Paid $129 for the trial, canceled after the first appointment. No additional cost.
- Paid $487 for the first 3 months ($129+$179+$179), and had 2 doctor appointments & 1 nutritionist appointments. The cost of those appointments is $802, so you would have to pay $315 ($802-$487).
- Paid $666 for the first 4 months ($129+$179+$179+179), had 1 doctor appointment & 1 nutritionist appointment. Cost of those appointments is $494, so we would reimburse you the difference of $172 ($666-$494)
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