Chronic Conditions Specialty Care
Dr. Rinde specializes in restoring balance between digestive health, metabolic health, and mental health. This approach is informally called naturopathic gastroenterology.
Over the course of his career, he has seen how good gut function leads to a balanced metabolism and better mental health.
He treats people for functional conditions, such as:
intestinal permeability (leaky gut),
irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),
small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO),
mystery and conundrum conditions of the digestive tract.
He also addresses digestive conditions, including:
gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD),
gallbladder disease, and
He will work in conjunction with your MD gastroenterologist to provide integrative care for inflammatory bowel disease (e.g., Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis).
Dr. Rinde sometimes uses old- fashioned medicine but also sophisticated approaches like microbiome testing and balancing. Dr. Rinde uses The GI-map test, Leap MRT testing, and SIBO breath testing often in his evaluations.
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If you would like to be screened to see if your digestive imbalance, could be helped by Naturopathic Medicine, take this questionnaire and Dr. Rinde will respond with the results.
Dr. Rinde is skilled in partnering with conventional providers, primary care physicians (PCPs), as well as medical specialists to address your condition.
Dr. Rinde has expertise in managing many chronic conditions, including:
digestive and gastrointestinal disorders;
high cholesterol, insulin resistance, diabetes, obesity, fatty liver, and hypothyroidism;
autoimmune disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, migraines, and other chronic musculoskeletal pain, including rheumatologic disorders
Chronic Conditions sometimes and often require both conventional and naturopathic interventions. ND interventions shine in helping with inflammation management and reduction of morbidity and dysfunction caused by chronic illness. To see how inflammed you are take this questionnaire and Dr. Rinde will respond back with your metabolic inflammation score.
When deficiencies or imbalances are identified in female or male hormone systems, Dr. Rinde will often employ hormone balancing nutrients, herbal therapies, dietary strategies, and sometimes bioidentical hormone replacement therapies, after a careful benefit/risk analysis is discussed. Not sure if you have hormone imbalance or want to be screened? Take this Questionnaire and Dr. Rinde will respond back with you screening results. For evaluation of Hormone Imbalances, we are often use Dutch Test testing and ZRT Labs
Brain and mind health play a key role in health and stress related disorders are often a result and cause of illness.
Dr. Rinde takes a holistic approach to addressing issues such as stress, anxiety, sleep disturbances, and mood problems.
These conditions are often an imbalance in the hypothalamic- pituitary-adrenal- axis.(HPA). And also can be related to the Brain-Gut axis.
This is the link between the brain and the endocrine system.
This questionnaire will help screen for imbalances of the HPA/Brain/Gut axis. complete and Dr. Rinde will contact you with the results.
As a certified Opus23 clinician, Dr. Rinde can provide precise and personalized genomic-based nutritional interventions and treatment plans using this pioneering nutrigenomic interpretation program and genetic data provided by DNA ancestry services such as 23andMe or Ancestry.
Please contact us to to find out more about our nutrigenomic services or to schedule a consultation. PLease note there is a flat $300 fee (discounted from $500) for nutagenomic analysis and consultation
Naturopathic Family Medicine Services
Whether you have selected Dr. Rinde as a Natural Medicine Specialist or as your primary care provider (PCP), thank you for choosing Sound Integrative Health!
While trained in both traditional and naturopathic practices, Dr. Rinde strives to incorporate nutrition, lifestyle changes, exercise, and botanical medicine as means of primary care. With prescriptive authority of non controlled medications, Dr. Rinde will determine when conventional therapies are appropriate and necessary. When additional consultation is required, he will refer out to other conventional medical practitioners.
As a Natural Medicine Specialist, Dr. Rinde combines the best of naturopathic and functional medicine to dive deep into the diagnostics and complexity of your health concerns, in areas where conventional medicine is not serving, such as a deep understanding of gut health, hormonal health, chronic infections, and brain function.
As a PCP, Dr. Rinde is responsible for immediate health issues as well as the long-term aspects of your health and longevity, using preventative exams, lab testing, and other preventative health measures.
Dr. Rinde is able to provide family medicine for ages 17 and up, for both male and female patients. Please note that he does not directly provide ob-gyn or breast exams, but teams with a women’s health specialist for these services.