putting "care" back into primary care
Below is a list of alternative services that offered at NWCNM. Dr. Premazzi provides general medical care including physicals, routine laboratory work, diagnostic work -up and general family medicine, as well as the specialties listed below. Most Insurances accepted.
In the words of Dr. Patch Adams: Love your patients, that's where healing happens. Dr. Premazzi has attended Healthcare Intensive workshops with the real
Dr. Patch Adams. His inspiration infuses, enlivens and inspires her practice approach.
Naturopathic physicians are trained and are licensed as primary care physicians in Oregon. Naturopathic medicine is individualized, holistic medicine focusing on finding and removing the causes of disease and working with the inherent healing powers of the body and nature to recover from illness and imbalance.
Naturopathic physicians are trained in medical nutrition which includes individualized dietary analysis and/or the use of high quality, specific nutrients to address a patient's specific medical needs. These nutrients may be taken orally, intravenously or intramuscularly.
Othomolecular medicine is using nutrients in therapeutic doses to re-balance brain neurotransmitters, address long standing digestive issues, and nutritional deficiencies.
Lens Neurofeedback Therapy
Trained by Len Ochs, the founder and developer of Lens Neurofeedback therapy, Dr. Premazzi is able to address many issues from traumatic brain injuries, ADD, ADHD, Autism, Addictions, PTSD, depression, insomnia and proficiency training. See Ochslabs.com for more information.
Botanical medicine is the use of plants as medicine. Plants are different from their pharmaceutical counterparts in that they are often more gentle than drugs and they contain nutrients in addition to their "active" ingredients.
Homeopathy is a gentle and powerful medicine that can address physical, emotional and spiritual well being. It uses miniscule amounts of substances to treat symptoms based on the principle of "like cures like".
IV therapy is a way to introduce nutrients and therapeutic agents directly into the bloodstream. It can be used to correct deficiencies, enhance immune function, increase energy and assist in maintaining health. Vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other natural agents can be administered in a pleasant relaxing atmosphere while a person reads, listens to music, or chats with other patients. IV therapy is often used to support a person with chronic or severe illness, who is undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments. It is also used to optimize nutrients essential for detoxification.
Chelation is an Intravenous or oral therapy using the synthetic amino acid EDTA or sulfur derived compounds of DMPS or DMSA to detoxify the body. These chelators have the ability to bond or "claw" onto atoms of mercury, lead, cadmium, calcium, and many other heavy and trace minerals during this process and carry them away via the urinary or gastrointestinal tracts.
There are many options for adjunctive and supportive care for those navigating the diagnosis of cancer. These options include counseling, energetic balancing, high dose IV vitamin C, and expert advice on supplementation and nutrition. Supportive care is available for those who choose to undergo chemotherapy treatments and radiation. These therapies often increase the overall well being and increase the quality of life of the patient.
Heavy Metal Screening and Detoxification
Many patients have unknown exposure to heavy metals such as mercury and lead. This can come from our environment, dental amalgams, paint, immunizations, industry, agriculture, etc. Heavy metals bind with tissues throughout the body and can be associated dementia, neurological problems such as Parkinsons and ALS, immune deficiencies, Autism, Attention deficit /hyperactivity disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Fatigue, and Fibromyalgia, Fat metabolism disorders, and Hormone imbalances. Patients are screened for excessive levels of heavy metals using state of the art laboratory testing. Individualized, carefully supervised, treatment protocols safely clear heavy metals from our patients
Hormone balancing is available to men and women for a variety of imbalances. If you suffer from thyroid or adrenal imbalances, infertility, peri-menopause or menopause, Naturopathic medicine can help balance out your hormones. We utilize laboratory testing, along with physical exam and history to diagnose endocrine problems. Nutrition, botanicals and bio Identical natural hormones (when appropriate) are utilized to create the balance you seek
Transformational Weight Loss
Finally, lose the weight and keep it off!! Dr. Premazzi has developed an eight week medically supervised HCg assisted weight loss program utilizing the work of Dr. Simeons. She has enhanced his work, making this an anti inflammatory, anti allergen, detox program while you lose those unwanted pounds! Let the transformation begin!
Massage Therapy/ Reiki/ Shamanic Healing
Utilizing may years of eclectic study, Dr.Premazzi offers healing on an energetic and spiritual level as well as being grounded in the physical sciences. She has studied universal Shamanism for a decade and is a Reiki Master teacher. Andrea has been a licensed massage therapist as well as a physician for more than 14 years.
NW Center for Natural Medicine is set up to serve your every need including necessary blood draws!! Our skilled phlibotomist creates an atmosphere of "spa day" when you have blood drawn for necessary testing. Your comfort is always first.