Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
What You Need to Know About Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
East-West Medicine includes Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine with a Functional Medicine Approach. Medicinal Herbs were one of the reasons why Columbus was trying to find a short cut to China. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine has been and still is the Gold Standard of herbal medicine. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine is the ONLY EVIDENCE BASED herbal medicine in the world with over 2000 years of written clinical evidence. Dr. Barrett is Board Certified to medically diagnose conditions and prescribe herbs in the State of California. Treatments with Traditional Chinese Medicine are a far cry from commercially promoted herbs sold online, in supermarkets or pharmacies with vague instructions and unknown long-term side effects. In fact, Traditional Chinese Herbs are mostly prescribed in formulas that have a functional approach and are balanced for maximum results and no side effects. This makes Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine extremely safe and more effective than any other form of herbal medicine.
Traditional Chinese Herbs can be prescribed and boiled in the raw form, taken as freeze-dried compounds in capsules or dissolved in hot water, or taken as tablets. Dr. Barrett can prescribe a traditional patented formula or customize a formula for your condition. Traditional Chinese Herbal formulae can be used alone to treat your symptoms, or they can be combined with acupuncture, physical medicine, diet and nutrition, therapeutic exercises, and any other form of medicine. All herbs prescribed by Dr. Barrett are of the highest quality from reputable suppliers using Global Manufacturing Processes (GMP).
Dr. Barrett's Comprehensive Functional Approach
Being a Primary Care Physician with over 20 years clinical experience, having trained in China and the U.S., and over 15 years on staff at Cedars Sinai, Dr. Barrett specializes in complex medical conditions. With his Comprehensive Functional Approach to East-West Medicine that is supported by over 2,000 years of empirical, clinical evidence in writing and the advantages of modern scientific research, he is prepared to provide you with state-of-the-art treatments that are safe, natural, and self-sustaining. Dr. Barrett will dedicate as much time as necessary to review with you, face to face, your complete medical history, all current medical concerns, a comprehensive treatment plan in terms of both Eastern and Western Medicine, and a self-sustainable Wellness Track™.
Dr Barrett’s Comprehensive Functional Approach to East-West Medicine treats your condition and the factors that caused your condition. One advantage to Dr. Barrett’s approach is his skill developed in Traditional Diagnostic Methods based on Observation, Inquiry, and Palpation that many times can provide more clinical data than weeks of lab testing. This allows same day diagnosis and treatments that can at times provide cures before lab data can be obtained. Dr. Barrett offers comprehensive Acupuncture treatments with a functional medical approach for increased effectiveness. Dr. Barrett may offer you a custom herbal formula based on the wisdom and 2,000 years of written clinical evidence of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Barrett will discuss diet & nutrition and how to use food as medicine. Based on his recently published book, Caveman Bodies in a Corporate Jungle, he will mentor you on managing demands of your career, family life, lifestyle, workstyle, and how to maintain a positive attitude. If necessary, he will discuss the benefits of genome medicine and Western forms of functional medicine.
Dr. Barrett performs annual physicals, orders blood tests, lab tests, DNA profiles, ultrasounds, x-rays, and MRIs. With his office in the Century City Medical Plaza and being on staff at Cedars Sinai, his referral network includes some of the best physicians in Los Angeles. Dr. Barrett understands western pharmaceuticals and their compatibility with herbal medicines. He can explain the nature of your disease through the eyes of both Western Medicine and Eastern Medicine. Whether you suffer from a serious disease, pain, or are simply trying to become pregnant, he can help. Seeing Dr. John Barrett means state of the art treatments and a most comprehensive functional approach to East-West Medicine.
Your Sustainable Wellness Track™
Even the best and the brightest can use guidance in achieving and maintaining new levels of wellness. After treating your high priority health issues, Dr. Barrett recommends staying well with a personalized Wellness Track™ to address other health conditions. This could mean improving digestion, sleep, relaxation, skin, vision, weight-loss, etc.
A Wellness Track™ carves out time for self-nourishment and time management to address your health and wellness. A Wellness Track™ with Dr. Barrett will tap into the wisdom of his 35 years of global corporate and medical experience for mentoring. coaching, and motivating for lifestyle and work-style improvements. Given Dr. Barrett’s unique background, you can be sure his words of advice are from real life experiences and not a training manual or theoretical concepts.
A Wellness Track™ means a better quality life with longevity. A Wellness Track can be as simple as one office visit a month for a health check, wellness goal setting, bench marking achievements, self-care instructions to achieve goals, and an optional wellness treatment or wellness herb formula. A Wellness Track™ means staying on top of your game and achieving the most in life.
Need to Know More About Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine?
Dr. Barrett specializes in complex cases. If you have any questions regarding your specific condition, use the links below to take advantage of Dr. Barrett’s FREE telephone consultaion. He will be happy to answer any questions and help guide you to the best care possible.
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