Health Professionals in Dupont Circle - Washington, DC 20036
"Are you looking to lose weight, manage a condition (like heart disease, diabetes, irritable bowel, or an eating disorder), or simply get healthier? We can work together to put you on the right diet path. My goal: Help you adopt a healthier way of eating with foods you truly love."
"Dr. Ciuha has a unique approach to health and disease. She practices holistic family medicine with emphasis on dermatology, women's and children's health, and digestive disorders/food sensitivities. Dr. Ciuha has a conventional medical approach to diagnosis, and she uses physical examination, clinical labs and imaging tests to identify the cause of the problem. The choice of treatment then is based on the individual patient's needs, and may include dietary and lifestyle modifications, nutritional therapies, botanical therapies, physical medicine, as well as certain prescription medications."
"I have been in practice since 1996. My treatment approach to your wholeness incorporates a combination of styles which are intended to respect your journey to health and well-being. I believe I am qualified to help your situation whether it is relaxation, stiffness, pain or injury. A professional assessment, as well as an active dialogue and a respect for your needs will result in an experience that can be either a focused short-term treatment approach incorporating a single modality or a more in-depth, long-term approach which may integrate different modalities weaved into several sessions."
"Rebecca is a registered dietitian, board certified sports dietitian and a personal trainer with her Bachelor's degree in dietetics and her graduate degree in exercise and sports science from Iowa State University. She also has a personal training certification from the American College of Sports Medicine. Rebecca works with digestive issues, allergies, weight issues and with several athletes from various training groups - DC tri, Team Z, Team in Training, Pacers, and others. She also works closely with folks with multiple food allergies and has very extensive and personal experience in this area as well as with weight loss."
"My goal in treatment is to support you in enhancing your vitality and self healing capacities while addressing the symptoms or ailments that brings you to treatment. I believe treatment should have you feel more calm and vital with added resilience to deal with the stresses of life. I aim to help relieve the pains and restrictions that can arise from stress and move towards balance."
"Dr. Passero received his naturopathic training at one of only four nationally accredited Naturopathic Medical schools in the country. He strives to create an approach to health that uses the most up to date scientific information regarding nutrition and herbal therapy to stimulate the natural healing process within each person's body. Careful attention is placed on identifying the specific factors that contributed to a person's illness and a roadmap is designed using the best of alternative and conventional medicine to help the person reverse those factors and restore optimal health."
"As a society we are bombarded on a daily basis with images of "the perfect body", "the latest new fad diet", and how to alleviate stress from hundreds of sources. It can become so overwhelming that many people just give up. Finding a dietitian who can personalize what your individual needs are can empower you to make choices that are right for you and help you to make informed decisions about your health. The benefits of this work are many and depends upon your goals and your vision for what you would like to achieve."
"I look forward to assisting you in achieving your health promotion goals which may include: weight management (losing, gaining, maintaining), reducing blood pressure or cholesterol and preventing or treating diabetes. If sports nutrition is your focus, I will measure your resting metabolic rate, do a fitness assessment, and write an exercise prescription. My clients are ready to make incremental changes and learn how to sustain them. Recommendations are individualized and include what food choices, vitamin and mineral supplementation, and what types and amounts of physical activity will help you optimize your health."
"Would you like to feel better, have more energy and look better? Would you like to improve your cholesterol? Blood sugar? Blood pressure? Do you sometimes feel frustrated trying to lose weight? Do you feel you "know what to do, but just don't have the discipline to do it?" Are you a yo-yo dieter? An emotional eater? A disorganized eater? A frequent traveler? A regular socializer? Would you like to set a better example for your family? I'm passionate about helping you transform your health, your weight, and your life with your own personalized, custom-designed program."