Cardiovascular Health & Disease Prevention

Treatments / Cardiovascular Health & Disease Prevention
Cardiovascular Health & Disease Prevention

Cardiovascular Health & Disease Prevention

Diagnostics and disease prevention for a variety of cardiovascular conditions from high blood pressure to cardiovascular disease risk. "The leading cause of death in the United States continues to be heart disease. Heart disease is also a key cause of disability, and there are multiple factors that can raise your risk. Some of these risk factors cannot be controlled and other are very controllable.

WholeHealth Chicago offers a wide variety of diagnostic tests and cardiovascular disease prevention tactics. Our patients have seen success in lowering or eliminating a wide variety of cardiovascular risk factors.

  • Diagnostic testing
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Traditional Chinese herbs
  • Infusion therapy

Providers

David Edelberg Medical Director & Internal Medicine Physician

David Edelberg, MD

Medical Director & Internal Medicine Physician

Dr. Edelberg, board certified in Internal Medicine in 1974, began incorporating alternative therapies into his practice during the 1980’s. Since founding the parent company of WholeHealth Chicago in 1993, he has become nationally recognized as one of the pioneers of integrative medicine, the new medical specialty combining conventional medicine with alternative therapies.

Caley-Scott

Caley Scott, ND

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Caley Scott is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Scott developed a passion for naturopathic medicine while working as a medical assistant at an integrative clinic in the Chicago suburbs after completing her bachelor’s degree. Seeing first-hand the incredible success of using nutrition and natural therapies with her patients helped shape her view on healthcare and compelled her to seek a unique route in medicine.

Parisa Samsami

Parisa Samsami, DC, DABCI

Functional Medicine Physician

Dr. Parisa Samsami is a Chiropractic Physician specializing in Functional Medicine. She has great success in treating patients unable to find answers in the traditional medical paradigm. She places a strong emphasis on patient education and believes that diet and lifestyle play an important role in achieving optimal health and chronic disease prevention.

Wendy Ploegstra, APN

Wendy Ploegstra, APN

Integrative Nurse Practitioner

Board-certified in family practice in 2008 and certified as a Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner in 2018, Wendy A. Ploegstra has incorporated alternative therapies into her practice as far back as she can remember.

Becca Zachwieja, MS, CNS

Becca Zachwieja earned her master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine. While getting her master’s degree, Becca received formal training through the Institute for Functional Medicine, a widely recognized organization that developed many of the primary principles used in modern functional medicine.

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