Your Cart  $0.00  Store shopping cart 3
800 Second Ave Suite 900 New York, NY 10017
Search:
     The Center
Our Physicians
Treatments
LASIK Surgery
Subscribe to our eNewsletter:
Home » Health A-Z » Unexplained Medical Problems Skip Navigation Links
Print Share Size small medium
un-explained medical problems treatment in New York

Unexplained Medical Problems

Needless to say, science has radically advanced modern medicine over the last one hundred years. So much has been learned about human physiology and disease that diagnostic tests are now available for quick identification of many different human conditions. We have body imaging technologies that allow doctors to look at the very structures of our bones, nerves, and tissues, even visualizing their activities in real time. Scientific research is funded to examine physiology and human disease right down to the molecular level, helping both in the understanding of the diseases and the design of new treatments for them. Drug discovery and development programs can then use this information to formulate new medicines for all our maladies. New pharmaceuticals are screened for safety and tested extensively during clinical trials. New technologies are continuously being developed to provide patients with faster and more accurate health care.

Still, there are many elements of the human condition that have not yet been explained by science. The inner workings of the human brain, the control center for all the biological processes that go on in our body, remains largely a mystery. Advances in human genetics have allowed scientists to identify genetically-encoded factors that may dictate whether we have or are likely to develop certain diseases, though for many, no more can be said than “there appears to be a genetic component.”

This is not to say that one day all of these things will not be explained or accepted, however. In recent years, for example, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) was finally accepted as a medical condition. Cases of this disease, which causes debilitating exhaustion, were recorded as early as the 19th century, though for much of the 20th century, it was dismissed as a behavioral disorder. An outbreak of CFS in the 1970's was dismissed as "mass hysteria." CFS gained the monikers "yuppie flu" and "shirker syndrome" in more recent years by skeptics who assumed the patients were inventing or imagining the symptoms.

The disconnect between modern medicine and diseases like CFS are that the cause is unknown and there are no diagnostics tests specifically for it. The effects of CFS are generally the same from patient to patient, but varied enough to making defining the disease as a collection of symptoms difficult. Now, finally, CFS has been acknowledged as a legitimate physical disease by medical professionals. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched a campaign in 2006 to raise awareness about CFS and it is currently the subject of numerous research laboratory studies all over the world.

It is this necessity to understand the causes of the symptoms and specifically define the disease that can make it difficult for patients with unexplained medical problems to get the help they need. As holistic medical practitioners, it is less important to define your condition than to treat your condition. Sometimes symptoms are not easily explained. Sometimes, despite conventional treatments for defined illnesses, some symptoms still do remain. This is where Patients Medical can help you.

Our treatment programs always begin with consultation to begin to understand all aspects of your current health conditions. We will take a comprehensive look at your diet, lifestyle, and medical history. In addition to learning about the symptoms that you have experienced and perform any additional tests necessary in our state of the art facilities. Our methods combine modern technologies with traditional herbal medicines, as well as specially formulated vitamin, mineral, and nutrient supplements. Every treatment programmed is designed specifically for you, the patient, considering every detail from the subtleties of your body chemistry to your overall goals in health and in life.

Under our care, patients need never fear being judged or questioned about the validity of their symptoms. We acknowledge that there may not be scientific explanations for the symptoms a person feels, so we instead place our energies toward treating the whole person, in addition to the symptoms. We are also educators, promoting positive lifestyle choices and taking a personal responsibility for health that can help people live longer, fuller lives. Through this sort of holistic care, we foster physical, mental, and spiritual mending for a greater sense of health and more powerful sense of well-being.



Begin Your Journey to Wellness with Patients Medical

Our job at Patients Medical is to listen, to connect the dots between a patient's medical history, symptoms, and their underlying causes. Patients Medical is a superb place for women and men to secure integrative and holistic health care from providers who give personalized care, partner with the patient to focus on the root cause of their illness, support their recovery, and help them maintain good health.

For those that can make the journey, we are happy to welcome new patients to our medical center in New York City. Call us at 212-794-8800 . We are here to listen and to help.

We are located at: Patients Medical PC, 800 Second Avenue, Suite 900 (Between 42nd & 43rd Street) Manhattan, New York, NY 10017

request your wellness consultation



First name:
Last name:
Postal code:
Phone number:
E-mail address:
Comments or questions:

1. Complete Form

Complete this simple form so that we can contact you to learn how Patients Medical can help you on your health and wellness journey.

2. Meet and Partner With Your Physician

Spend quality time partnering with a highly-trained integrative Patients Medical physician who specializes in holistic health. You and your physician will engage in a detailed consultation, physician examination, and diagnostic testing.

3. Follow-Up Consultation

At a follow-up visit, meet with your Patients Medical physician to discuss your test results and learn of your customized health treatment plan developed specifically for you. Your physician will evaluate your progress during each follow-up visit, modifying the plan to help you attain maximum health.

Security and protection of your personal health information is important to Patients Medical. We do not rent or sell your information to anyone. By clicking the submit button, you agree to be contacted by telephone and email and to receive our health newsletter. Opting out of our newsletter is quick and easy should you decide later that is not relevant to you.