Dr. Siranush Cholakian

Holistic Medicine
Rego Park, NY
36 years experience female

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Rego Park, NY

Address

64-06 Fitchett Street, Rego Park NY, Rego Park, NY
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Siranush K Cholakian MD, LAc, DABFM, DABIHM Board certified in Family Medicine &Integrative Holistic Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Homeopath. Founder and director of the Blueprint Healing Arts - Center for Integrative Medicine & Dentistry. www.BlueprintHealingArts.com Like Us On Facebook: Blueprint Healing Arts Follow Us On Twitter: @bhacenter

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Holistic Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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85 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Not really: It is saying the same thing looked at from different angles. Holistic- meaning treating the patient as a whole. To do that you need to address multip... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
No: There are some acupuncture points that are especially good during pregnancy. One of them has the name "beautiful baby ". There are other points that... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Mix 1 drop of chamomile essential oil or lavender oil into 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt . Apply to affected skin. If essential oil is not available ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
It depends: Patients may need only one treatment for multiple acute problems. Some chronic conditions may need more treatments. Patient should feel better after ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Acupuncture can be helpful for virtually all physical and mental problems
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Improve circulation: Leeches are used for multiple medicinal purposes. In their salivary glands is produced hirudin and other biologically active substances which improve ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Very helpful: Acupuncture is excellent for that, especially in combination with other alternative treatments like aromatherapy, hydrotherapy ( baths), ......
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: It is very successful and very wildly used for this type of conditions:.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Stop the Vits +: Advise: Stop taking the folic acid and the multivitamins until you get better. Try regular yogurt ( or probyotics ) to stop the diarrhea and help the... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
B Complex: You would try B Complex, Biotin. It would be nice to find out what the cause is. It might be stress related , then you need to correct that. It might ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Acupuncture is a great HEALING tool. What I mean is: It opens up the energy channels, the blockages to healing. In this way it allows the innate heali... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Many: Acupuncture, hypnosis and self hypnosis, homeopathy, meditation, certain foods depending on the underlying problem, aromatherapy, exercise, ....In g... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Stretching +...: 1) walk on your tip toes your hands joint together trying to "reach" the ceiling and you gaze up to the ceiling. 2) put a book on your head and walk... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
"all of the above": Healthy intestinal tract goes with healthy intestinal flora(microbes)-80%of the fecal mass.You can maintain that with fermented foods:yogurt, keffir, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
No danger if appropr: For circulatory disorders it is a very good healing method. Massage therapy is a form of physical therapy and the same rule applies here- patient s... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: That is one of the prerequisites for healthy digestion. You need to take those with meals several times a day. Food as medicine- use yogurt, sauerkr... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: You try it first. If it works -fine. If it works but your headache keeps coming back i suggest that you see a homeopath to help you find the most app... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
"Lazy bowels": Or in other words, aggravating the original condition- the constipation, if that is what you are treating. If you are treating constipation i would s... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Soak at night feet in 1/3 -vinegar/water for 15 minutes.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
The type of training: Family medicine- completed 3 years residency program after graduating from medical school during which time they rotate/work through different special... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
No danger if appropr: Massage therapy is not generally recommended in acute soft tissue injury. Massage could be done to the rest of the body including lymphatic drainag... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Yes, till you get sick of it ! herring is nutritious, healthy and considered fish with very low mercury contamination. I hope you are eating also veg... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
No: Smoking and pickling is considered to not compromize the helth benefits of fish.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Resolve the problem: Best is to resolve the stomach problem. Staying without food in the stomach for a log time by itself can lead to stomach problems:ulcers, gastritis, .... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Back pains: You can help it by: 1) walk on your tip toes your hands joint together trying to "reach" the ceiling and you gaze up to the ceiling. 2) put a book ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Everything : They will experience everything but the pain. Pain perception can be significantly reduced or alleviated by hypnosis and/or self hypnosis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Find the cause: I would advise you to find the reason for the brown teeth and eliminate it. Example: long course of tetracyclin antibyotics, smoking, too much fluor... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Also control stress: Many people have reversible thinning of the hair about 3-4 months after a significant stressful experience. The time frame is related to the hair grow... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Would take Garcinia: I would try the Garcinia Cambogia. Of cause this is on top of a good diet to keep you happy and well nourished, suited to your body type.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Most likely not: an XRay of the knee would usually demonstrate that. Orthopedist or other knowledgable doctor. Best, Siranush Cholakian MD
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Hard to say.: May be from varying causes. I would suggest to see a integrative holistic doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
A hat: Wearing a hat (hiding your head from direct sun rays) is very important for preventing brain damage from sun stroke . Best wear a light color airy st... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Kidney chi deficienc: Could be related to multiple energetic imbalances, but if it is associated with other symptoms like tired during the day, feeling of cold, cold extr... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Balances our energy: Chigong practices attunes our energy system and puts it in harmony with the universal energies. We harness the universal energies for our benefit and... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
No: I am not sure if the question is about keloids, which are large pathological scars that form on people who are predisposed to form them. But in genera... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Hard to tell: Needs investigation.First i would check with my doctor and rule out endocrine problems. After that i would turn to an acupuncturist or energy healer... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Not really: Theoretically and in reality it does not happen because nerves are very slippery and movable , and the acupuncture needles flexible.Because of that i... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: I would suggest first to try evening primerose oil capsules about 1000 mg twice a day after meals. That is not an essential oil but rather a carrier o... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Very good: Acupuncture is very helpful for constipation. Of cause i always first review patients' diet and lifestyle, fluid intake, exercise, walking, medication... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Vertiver is an essential oil that alone or in combination with others can be used to help reduce stress-physical and emotional.It is known as the "oil... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
History exam treatm: History, physical exam of the pulse, tongue, and other medical exam;determining the "diagnoses", which in chinese med is called imbalances, excesses a... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Yes it will. I would also advise you take some glucosamine and chondroitin, be very gentle if you exercise , and if you do exercise to do it in a pool... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: It can be used in osteoarthritis and it is very helpful. Other things like keeping very well hydrated are very important. (cartilage contains more tha... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
No: Acupuncture has been practiced for more than 3000 years. Now it enjoys a revival and is spreading out through many advanced economically and cultural... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Yes .You are right !: Vitamins in nature(fruits, vegetables, egg yoke, sauerkraut, fish, ...) exist in several isomers each of them. That means their molecule looking compl... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Never: Good, healthy, as much as possible organic diet. Keeping good digestive system(healthy bowel flora- plain yogurt, keffir, ..), regular bowel movements... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Arterial compression: Most likely the compression of the arteries on the back of your head/ neck. That can happen also after aggressive massage of your neck or chiropractic... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Tough question: You could.Especially for very short term of pain control and they are from the lower dosage. On the other hand the side effects (constipation, ....)i... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
You don't: Normally you don't need to clean it. The reason is that it is normally populated by acid producing bacteria . They are producing the acid and thus cre... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
"Soon": It depends on what they are and if you have chosen the right "natural "remedies for you or your child. There are no many trials on these yet, but many... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cholakian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cholakian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I appreciated your open minded reply. I was disgusted to see a Doctor say 'never' which is simply not true. GF has vastly improved my son.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your advice. Blessings, Georgina
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Would chiropractor do as well?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical Academy, Higher Medical Institute of Varna, Bulgaria
Graduated 1987MD

Affiliations

Blueprint Healing Arts- Center for Integrative Medicine & Dentistry
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