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What is Optimal Wellness?

February 05, 2018

What is Optimal Wellness? 

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth. Wellness is "...a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." - The World Health Organization.

Maintaining an optimal level of wellness is absolutely crucial to live a higher quality life. Wellness matters. Wellness matters because everything we do and every emotion we feel relates to our well-being. In turn, our well-being directly affects our actions and emotions. It's an ongoing circle. Therefore, it is important for everyone to achieve optimal wellness in order to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness and ensure positive interactions.

Meet Dr. Ridinger - Lyme Disease Virginia

Lyme Disease Virginia

Robin Ann Ridinger, MD, DABFM, DABIHM is a Board Certified Physician that specializes in Holistic Family Medicine and Functional Integrative Medicine here at Natural Horizons. She holds a medical degree from the University of Iowa and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Ridinger is board certified in both Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine, with over two decades of experience in outpatient medicine. 

She is also currently a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, as well as the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. Dr. Ridinger will work diligently with each patient to determine the extent of an imbalance and the best way to treat such issues with components such as diet, supplements, lifestyle and occasionally medication. More specifically, Lyme disease treatment Virginia is one of her most popular programs that guides her patients through such a life-changing diagnosis.

Additional issues range from trouble sleeping, hormone imbalances, fatigue, mood issues, night sweats, irritable bowel, thyroid management, adrenal health, gastrointestinal health and digestive/metabolic issues. Dr. Ridinger provides integrative care for all her patients with in-depth knowledge for achieving optimal wellness.

 

Book your Appointment today! 

Dr. Ridinger is available by appointment Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday between the hours of 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

For more information visit our website and to schedule your appointment with Dr. Ridinger, please contact us at 703-246-9355.

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