IHP Newsletter – November 2019
Welcome Dr. Bridgette Provost
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Bridgette Provost is joining our practice and will begin seeing patients in February. Dr. Provost is trained in internal medicine, with a fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. She provides primary and consultative care to adults using a functional medicine approach. She cares for a multitude of illnesses/disorders (such as fatigue, weight gain, fatigue, fibromyalgia and menopausal syndromes), integrating conventional medicine, hormone (including pellet) therapy, dietary change, supplements, peptides, and other modalities. She has a particular interest in hormone balance and weight loss. She also provides aesthetic services including Botox injections.
Dr. Provost’s personal statement is as follows: “My goal is to work in collaboration with you to find the root cause of your symptoms in order to optimize your health. I hope to offer guidance in your journey to being a healthier you.”
Welcome Nutritional Counselor and Herbalist Mollie Nelson
We are pleased to announce that Mollie Nelson, BS MS is now available to provide nutritional counseling services at IHP. Mollie did both nutritional and herbal training at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She has completed all requirements for and is anticipating receipt of her Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN) licensure from the state of Maryland. She will see patients on Wednesday afternoons; fees are $120 for an hour and $60 for 30 minutes.
Mollie describes her approach as follows: “I am passionate about food and how understanding what we choose to put into our bodies directly effects our health. My goal is to work together to get you to your optimal self. I believe that education is key in making change and achieving goals – if you understand the ‘why’ you are more likely to take that first step. I want your diet to fit seamlessly into your lifestyle – this should not be about deprivation or starvation, but about nourishment and what makes you feel your best. As an herbalist, I love to incorporate herbal remedies, as is applicable and agreeable and I am grateful to have an opportunity to work side by side with a like-minded team that focuses on the whole person. I look forward to meeting with you and sharing your journey towards optimal health!”