Village Green would like to introduce you to Lynn Dudley, MSHS, PA-C, CCT. She is a Physician’s Assistant available for bioidentical hormone (BHRT) consultations and thermography appointments. She sees patients in Bethesda the first Wednesday of each month in the doctor’s office across from Village Green, in Suite 202-A.
Lynn is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced physician’s assistant who has been working with Dr. Mark Sivieri (evidence-based medicine) for 7 years. Lynn has a master’s degree in Health Sciences with Physician Assistant Certification from George Washington University, and she is a Certified Clinical Thermographer. She is also a Certified Lifestyle Coach. Lynn specializes in women’s health issues, including bioidentical hormone replacement, breast thermography, hormonal, endocrine, and metabolic dysfunction, nutrition and lifestyle education, and children’s health issues. Continue reading “Looking for Bioidentical Hormones or Breast Thermography?”
We are excited to expand our consultation services to include four new types of consultations. Our professional staff of nutritionists, naturopathic doctors, and herbalist have been conducting nutrition counseling, wellness consultations, recommending specialty testing, and providing supplement reviews both in-store and by phone for many years now. With our new expanded list of services, we can even better serve our customers and provide greater individualized care. The next time you come into the store, ask for a copy of our Practitioners and Services information sheets to learn more, or click here access this information online.
New consultation services include:
Drug/Nutrient Interactions & Depletions Consultation
Prescription medications can deplete your body of important nutrients. Our experts can help determine which key nutrients you need to combat any possible imbalance. We offer a nutrient analysis test that can measure levels of your vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. Our practitioners can also help to ensure that the supplements and medications you are taking are working safely and synergistically with one another. Please bring in your medications and supplements for a thorough review. Continue reading “4 New Consultation Services Now Available at Village Green”
Aside from mammography, there are other diagnostic tools that can be used to confirm the presence or absence of cancer. However, most health care professionals still consider these as a supplement to mammography and not a replacement. Sort of like breast self-exams and the ones done by your doctor. Although there has been much controversy about breast self-exams and their effectiveness, I still think it is important to do them. You should know and be familiar with your body, and if something doesn’t feel quite right, you can go to the doctor and let them know. Then a follow-up can be done with a diagnostic test of some kind.
Mammograms have been an important step in helping women detect breast cancer early. However, this test can be painful, uncomfortable and sometimes unreliable. It also adds radiation to the body. Thermography, or digital infrared imaging (DII) is a painless, non-invasive procedure that uses an infrared camera and a computer to detect, analyze and produce high resolution diagnostic images of temperature variations within the breast. One of the key benefits of thermography is its sensitivity to detecting abnormalities or changes in tissues long before a mammogram or other screening method could. So, while mammography relies on finding the physical tumor, thermography can detect the new blood vessels and chemical changes associated with a tumor’s growth. Continue reading “Diagnostic Tools and Screening Tests for Breast Cancer”