Welcome to our natural medicine practice! We offer a range of holistic services aimed at helping you optimize your wellbeing and address the root cause of your health concerns. Led by our experienced acupuncture physician, Gigi Khalsa, we provide personalized care guided advanced functional medicine lab testing and traditional diagnostics. Treatment options include a variety of botanical & herbal medicines, nutritional supplements, holistic nutrition & meal planning, and advanced functional medicine lab testing.
We empower our patients with the knowledge and tools they need to make the lifestyle changes that support their health goals. We are committed to helping you achieve your optimal health and wellbeing.
Functional Medicine is a science-based healthcare approach that focuses on helping you identify and address the root causes of health problems rather than just quiet your symptoms. It is used to address the underlying causes of health issues. optimize overall health & immunity, prevent relapse, and promote long-term wellness. Functional Medicine emphasizes the use on non-pharmaceutical treatments, and incorporate lifestyle factors such as nutrition and stress management, along with genetic insights to tailor treatments and supplements.
“Precision Wellness” refers to a healthcare and wellness approach that leverages personalized data and insights to provide tailored strategies for optimizing an individual’s overall well-being. This approach takes into account an individual’s unique genetic, genomic, lifestyle, and environmental factors to create highly customized wellness plans.
Key components of Precision Wellness include:
1. Genetic and Genomic Insights: Precision Wellness often involves genetic and genomic testing to understand an individual’s genetic makeup and how it may impact their health and wellness. This information can be used to identify genetic predispositions to certain health conditions and inform personalized wellness strategies.
2. Personalized Lifestyle Recommendations: Based on an individual’s genetic and other personalized data, Precision Wellness provides tailored recommendations for diet, exercise, stress management, and other lifestyle factors. These recommendations are designed to optimize an individual’s wellness based on their specific needs.
3. Health Risk Assessment: Precision Wellness assesses an individual’s risk of developing specific health conditions based on their unique factors. This allows for proactive measures to prevent or mitigate the risk of disease.
4. Monitoring and Feedback: Individuals undergoing Precision Wellness programs often receive regular monitoring to track their progress and assess how their bodies respond to personalized interventions. This feedback loop allows for adjustments to be made to the wellness plan as needed.
5. Holistic Approach: Precision Wellness takes a holistic view of an individual’s health and well-being, considering not only physical health but also mental and emotional wellness. It recognizes that each person’s path to wellness is unique.
6. Patient-Centered Care: Similar to Precision Medicine, Precision Wellness emphasizes involving individuals in their wellness journey. Patients actively participate in the development of their wellness plans and gain a deeper understanding of how their genetic and lifestyle factors influence their overall health.
Precision Wellness aims to promote optimal well-being and prevent health issues by tailoring interventions to an individual’s specific characteristics. It represents an emerging and personalized approach to wellness that is increasingly being integrated into healthcare and lifestyle management.
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Dr. Gigi relies on the use of lab test data to create highly personalized wellness plans tailored to an individual’s unique characteristics. Lab tests play a pivotal role in understanding an individual’s health status and guiding targeted interventions. The importance of the currency (timeliness) of lab data cannot be overstated, as it directly impacts treatment and outcomes.
1. Diagnostic Insights: Lab tests provide valuable diagnostic information about a person’s current health status. This data can uncover existing health issues, such as nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, or metabolic abnormalities. It serves as the foundation for developing a personalized wellness plan.
2. Establishing Baseline Data: Lab tests establish a baseline of an individual’s health markers, serving as a reference point for future comparisons. This baseline helps healthcare providers track changes over time and assess the effectiveness of interventions. Without up-to-date data, accurate monitoring becomes challenging.
3. Personalized Recommendations: Lab results enable healthcare providers to make tailored recommendations for diet, exercise, supplements, and other lifestyle modifications. These recommendations are based on the individual’s unique biomarkers, ensuring that interventions align with their specific needs.
4. Disease Risk Assessment: Some lab tests assess an individual’s risk of developing certain health conditions in the future. Timely data allows for proactive measures to prevent or mitigate these risks, improving long-term health outcomes.
5. Treatment Monitoring: For individuals already undergoing treatment, lab data is essential for monitoring treatment efficacy. It provides insights into how the body responds to interventions, facilitating real-time adjustments to treatment plans when necessary.
Having up-to-date lab test data is integral to Precision Wellness. It ensures that we can make informed, timely, and personalized recommendations and interventions. Up-to-date data allows for more accurate assessments, treatment adjustments, and improved overall health outcomes.
We recommend you see your medical doctor regularly. If you don’t have one, we’re happy to provide referrals.
Dr. Gigi and Suncoast Precision Wellness are not participating with any insurance plans. All services and lab tests provided from this practice are self-pay.
Supplements and lifestyle adjustments are essential aspects of your care at Suncoast Precision Wellness.
Supplements are used in functional medicine to target specific nutrient deficiencies or imbalances identified through lab tests or genetic analysis. They are thoughtfully chosen based on your unique biomarkers and health objectives.
Equally crucial, lifestyle changes tackle environmental and behavioral factors influencing your health. These changes are customized to harmonize with your genetic and health characteristics.
At Suncoast Precision Wellness, our aim is to leverage personalized data, including genetic insights and lab test results, to provide precise recommendations. Supplements and lifestyle alterations are prescribed to optimize health outcomes, address underlying issues, and prevent future health concerns. They are tailored to your unique profile, ensuring that your treatment strategies are not only effective but also sustainable for long-term health and well-being.