Digestive disorders affect a large number of people throughout the world and can have a negative influence on your overall health. These disorders can range from an inconvenience to life-threatening conditions. While we all may confront minor digestive discomfort at some point in our lives, patients experiencing regular digestive discomfort or other chronic digestive symptoms in New York, NY, should talk to a professional about the potential underlying causes and learn how those symptoms can be alleviated.
With Dr. Kachko at the NY Center for Integrative Medicine (NYCIM), your treatment begins the moment you walk in the door. Their state-of-the-art facility is designed to put patients at ease, helping them feel like a part of the family. At your appointment, you and the doctors will go over your symptoms, as well as your medical history. You’ll discuss the potential underlying causes for any digestive discomfort you may be experiencing.
Digestive disorders range dramatically in severity and symptoms. It’s an umbrella term for disorders that can include common conditions like GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disorder) or constipation, as well as more complex issues like IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and diverticulosis. For this reason, Dr. Kachko and the care team at the NY Center for Integrative Medicine will take a comprehensive and holistic approach to your treatment. You’ll begin with a conversation, reviewing your symptoms, and establishing your goals. Dr. Kachko may then order a series of tests as part of a holistic diagnostic plan, which may include stool testing or additional lab work. Once he has a comprehensive understanding of your body and your goals, you’ll begin to discuss the different treatment plans available to you.
The doctors at NYCIM work hard to make sure their patients are informed, active participants in their own care. Their methods are tailored to your goals, and they’ll work with you to return your sense of well-being and confidence around digestive issues.
Part of integrative medicine involves treating the whole patient, which means making sure you are comfortable and confident every step of the way. Dr. Kachko and your entire care team will answer your questions, talk you through the benefits and risks of relevant treatment, and help you determine the best treatment plan for you.
Digestive disorders, minor or complex, are always disruptive to everyday life. They cause discomfort, insecurity and can worsen other health conditions or lead to more complicated issues. To make an appointment for a consultation, and learn how Dr. Kachko can help you, contact the NY Center for Integrative Medicine in New York, NY, at (718) 866-3695.
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