Philosophically speaking, Dr. Rich does not treat diseases or conditions, he helps patients create optimal health.
However, to assist you in deciding if Functional Medicine and his practice are right for you, below is a list of the conditions/concerns we see frequently:
Autoimmune disorders: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis (MS), etc.
Allergies (food & environmental) / food sensitives
Chronic fatigue and general fatigue
Depression and anxiety (mild to moderate)
Diabetes, pre-diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome
Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis), GERD/reflux, leaky gut, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
Insomnia and other sleep disorders
Migraines and headaches
Mind Body Syndrome (MBS), Tension myositis syndrome (TMS)
Obesity and healthy weight loss
Skin Issues: acne, eczema, psoriasis
Thyroid, adrenal and other hormonal disorders
Women’s health: PMS, menopause, polycystic ovarian disease
General Wellness, vitality and prevention
Conditions NOT treated
Dr. Rich considers himself a Functional Medicine generalist and leans towards the conservative end of the Functional Medicine spectrum.
Below are conditions that Dr. Rich believes would be better served by a different practitioner:
Urgent Care/Acute Conditions (colds, flus, etc.): Dr. Rich cannot be your primary care doctor and we highly recommend that you have one.
Mold exposure and toxicity
Mercury and heavy metal detoxification/chelation
Mental Disorders: Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Severe Depression, PTSD, etc
Patients looking specifically for the following treatment protocols: bio-identical hormones and IV therapies