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At Southampton Memorial Hospital we are commited to providing our comunity with quality healthcare. This begins with our well quailified physicians. Click below to learn more about our physicians.
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Alex Aponte, MD - Family Practice
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Alex Aponte, MD
According to Alex Aponte, ...
According to Alex Aponte, MD, FACFM, Medical Director of the Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute, "Hormonal changes are a common migraine trigger for women.
Hormones regulate all body systems, internally and externally, physically and mentally, so an imbalance in estrogen and progesterone levels can trigger a migraine."
Proper nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress management are all important for keeping the body in balance and preventing migraine.
"Massage is a wonderful way to relieve tension and manage stress to prevent migraines," says Dr. Aponte
"In particular, craniosacral massage, which is focused on the head, spinal column, and tailbone, can release tension and improve the functioning of the central nervous system."
The human body is complicated, and everyone is different.
That's what makes isolating migraine triggers such a difficult job.
Dr. Aponte is board certified in Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine, which means he will treat the cause of threats to your health, not just the symptoms.
Family history, genetics, environmental toxins, emotional stressors, diet, trauma and more are assessed, and then an individualized plan for wellness is tailored just for you.
Whether you're feeling run down and simply cannot put your finger on what's wrong, you're overweight and want to get back on track, or you're suffering from chronic illness, Dr. Aponte
Alex Aponte, MD - Program Medical Director; Board Certified in Family Medicine; Fellowship-trained in Family Medicine and Functional Medicine
The Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute - Southampton Hospital
Alex Aponte, MD is board-certified in Anti-Aging Medicine and Family Medicine.
Whether you're feeling run down or simply cannot put your finger on what's wrong, you're overweight and want to get back on track, or you're suffering from chronic illness, Dr. Aponte can help.
As a patient of Dr. Aponte, family history, genetics, environmental toxins, emotional stressors, diet and trauma are assessed, and an individualized plan is tailored for you.
Our Board Certified Functional Medicine Physician, Alex Aponte, MD evaluates all individuals for this program and personally develops a weight loss plan in conjunction with medication.
All individuals will also receive evaluations with our Integrative Nutritionist as well as our Exercise Physiologist to make this a comprehensive weight loss plan and to help ensure your weight loss goals.
Dr. Aponte is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.