Functional Medicine is the roadmap that we use to assess almost any health condition. We do not treat symptoms. We look for root causes that cause the ailments. We go upstream. The body does not break suddenly. We look for the preceding events that led into the disease. To achieve health we need to discover
Our mission at Lakeview Integrative Medicine
Lakeview Integrative Medicine was founded in 2002 by Dr Silvia Panitch. We are located in Chicago, Illinois in the heart of Lakeview. Our practitioners are qualified in both Western and Complimentary Medicine specialties.
Our mission is to provide comprehensive medical care for men and women using a functional and integrative approach to evaluate and treat medical conditions. We:
- believe in partnering with our patients to achieve the best outcome possible;
- approach every condition holistically, trying to find an ailment’s root cause; and
- strongly advocate listening to patients and actively support this belief by allotting sufficient time for patient interviews.
With proper motivation, information, and diagnostic tools, we empower our patients to take an active role in their health and healing.
We are located in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Our Address is 3344 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657. Our office can be reached at 773-525-6595.
What We Do
“Everyone knows someone who has survived cancer, but until now, no one knows anyone who has survived Alzheimer’s disease” –Dr. Dale Bredesen. Could you be at risk? Does or did anyone in your family have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, Parkinson? Have you had a head concussion in accidents or sports? Do you sleep less than
Autoimmune diseases are one of the ten causes of all deaths, especially in women 65 and younger. You may be suffering from them and not even know it. We test patients to see if their body has reacted against other organs besides their present issues. For example you could have Hashimoto (thyroid disease) but also
Many of us suffer from digestive disorders. Patients go door to door, get colonoscopies, gastroscopies, and nothing is ever found. The reality is many patients suffer from functional digestive disorders. Therefore, if there is a dysfunction in the body that needs to be found first. We use functional tests which help us identify the source
As violence in this country continues to increase, and perpetrators are most of the time people with mental illness, we need to take a holistic approach to this problem. Medications are not solving the problem. On the other hand, they sometimes make the problem worse. Suicide is on the rise. Mood disorders are a major
As you go thru all the stages of life, we try to make your journey better. Even before you think of getting pregnant, you should try to be on optimal health. Many toxins are found all the time even in the umbilical cord of our babies. Your nutrition is vital before conception as the fate