Integrative gynecology applies the philosophies and approaches of integrative medicine to the practice of gynecology. Viewing gynecological concerns through the lens of the whole-person to integrate healing, we help our patients understand and address the systems of influences and imbalances that can create their conditions or gynecological complaints.
Dr. Roz is trained in herbal remedies that help regulate your cycles and may be recommended. Integrative gynecology provides patients with natural, gentle and non-invasive treatments to support the healthy functioning of a woman’s reproductive system. Lifestyle management (nutrition, exercise, stress management skills), herbal remedies and hormones combined with Western gynecology exams, tests and procedures is what you can expect during your gynecological appointment. In addition to traditional training, Dr. Roz is also knowledgeable about integrative approaches that can be used to augment Western treatments or therapies prescribed.
Integrative gynecology incorporates alternative healing traditions to treat the whole person: mind, body and spirit. For example, using herbal medications for stress management, coupled with the use of pharmaceutical therapy and surgery is successful. The key to integrative therapy is to know what works in which situation and how to combine treatments appropriately. Through lifestyle changes and an integrative approach we give you the best of both worlds and a new you.
When Should I Use Integrative Gynecology?
A visit to the integrative gynecologist offers patients all of the benefits of a traditional Western gynecologist, plus the added value of having the option to explore holistic treatments for common health issues. Integrative gynecology is appropriate for any woman who is interested in discovering a more natural way to maintain wellness, alleviate discomfort or treat conditions associated with reproductive health.
What Services Do Integrative Gynecologists Provide?
Integrative gynecologists are trained to provide exceptional care to address the full spectrum of health conditions related to the female reproductive system including:
- Hormone Imbalance
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Cervical Dysplasia
- Excessively Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
- Menopause and Post-Menopausal Symptoms
- Pelvic Floor Disorders
- Pelvic Pain
- Urinary Incontinence
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Vulvodynia (Vulvar Pain)
Integrative elements include:
- Lifestyle Management
- Nutrition Counseling
- Relaxation Techniques