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Can You Reverse Arthritis Naturally?
My Story No one told me there was an alternative to surgery. I hurt bad and my doctor recommended immediate surgery. In fact, without even consulting me, he told his MA to schedule surgery for me early the following week.
I was diagnosed with severe arthritis in my neck with bulging discs (no car accidents or specific trauma). Baffled and then crushed when the neurosurgeon told me I would never run again. Not words an avid runner wants to hear.
Running was my life. It’s where I met my friends, where I could burn off all of the calories I ate, and also where I let go of stress. I could always just ‘run it off!’
After this diagnosis, I had to stop running because every time I ran it hurt. My arm went numb and felt heavy. One place I found respite was in the swimming pool. There I could run without any pain (check out pool running).
My doctors did their best, but all they could do was recommend prescription pain medicines which tore up my stomach (from the anti…
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About Me
My name is Dr. Tanya Gold, MD. I am board-certified in both family medicine and holistic medicine. I earned my medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and did my Family Medicine Residency in Galveston, Texas. I have been in practice since 2003 and opened my own integrative medical practice, Dr. Gold’s Optimal Living Institute, aka D’Goli in 2014.
Traditional Medicine
I was tired of rushing patients through a visit and treating their symptoms primarily with drugs. Realizing most headaches are NOT due to Tylenol deficiency, I wanted to find out the root cause of their ailments, and get patients well long term. This was challenging, in a busy traditional medical office. Now I have the time to spend with my patients, and hear their stories without thinking whether another patient is waiting, because I get to make the schedule.
How I Practice Medicine
As an integrative physician, I have not abandoned traditional medicine. Quite the opposite, I have added t…