Dr. Kristina Sargent, DC
Diet and Weight Loss
The Chicago Tribune recently reported on two diet pills, Merida and Lorcaserin, that are being discussed by the FDA advisory panel on whether the two drugs should remain on the market. Nearly two thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese and in need of a healthier life. It is estimated that Americans spend over $1 billion each year on weight loss aids. ChicagoHealers.com Practitioner Kristina Sargent, DC joins the show to offer insight on diet pills, their negative side effects and holistic alternatives.
Dr. Kristina Sargent - As a physician, it is my goal to offer patients primary care through personalized medicine. To use functional diagnostic testing including but not limited to, laboratory analysis of blood, saliva, hair and stool to determine where the patient is not functioning optimally, and devise reasonable treatment plans which incorporate the use of drugless non surgical interventions, everywhere possible, To educate patients on the risks, benefits and interactions of treatment protocols including vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal medicine and prescription medications.
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