Root Cause Medicine Specialist

Internal Medicine Specialist located in Edina, MN

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Root Cause Medicine

Finding the root causes (illnesses, diseases, or injuries) of symptoms helps your provider properly diagnose your condition and treat it effectively. At The Doctor's House in Edina, Minnesota, Adepero Okulaja, MD, uses comprehensive root cause medicine to offer you the most effective treatment plans. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Root Cause Medicine Q & A

What is root cause medicine?

Root cause medicine, or diagnostic and investigative medicine, is a way for Dr. Okulaja to find the underlying cause of unpleasant symptoms. Knowing the cause and treating it using a collaborative wellness and lifestyle coaching approach can help you make behavioral changes that shift the paradigm of where you are and where you’d like to be.

What are the benefits of root cause medicine?

Some of the many benefits you can expect with root cause medicine at The Doctor’s House include:

  • Improved physical and mental health
  • Cost savings
  • Reduced need for invasive treatments
  • Highly effective treatments
  • Holistic treatment options

Treating medical conditions using root cause medicine can save you time and money, as it often produces more effective treatments using less invasive solutions.

Is root cause medicine right for me?

To determine which type of treatment is best for you, Dr. Okulaja discusses your symptoms and medical history. She checks your blood pressure and other vital signs, completes a physical exam, and may order blood, urine, or other diagnostic tests to identify possible problems and develop highly effective root cause-based treatment plans.

What are common root cause medical treatments?

Some of the many root cause medical solutions available at The Doctor’s House include:

Wellness and lifestyle coaching

Making healthy lifestyle changes is the best way to reduce the risk of or properly manage a medical problem. Dr. Okulaja offers nutrition, exercise, and general life coaching strategies that make behavioral change easier.

Vitamin mineral supplementation

Treating nutritional deficiencies can reduce negative symptoms and lower your risk of chronic diseases. At The Doctor’s House, Dr. Okulaja offers her own vitamin line as part of root cause medicine. 

IV infusions

Infusing vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients directly into your bloodstream enhances absorption. It gives you a boost of energy and reduces your risk of illnesses and chronic diseases.

Disease screening

Using cancer screening or other disease screening methods, Dr. Okulaja can detect and treat chronic diseases before they become serious.

To learn more about root cause medicine to maximize your health and wellness, call The Doctor’s House or book an appointment online today.