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Dr. Siranush Cholakian

Holistic Medicine
Rego Park, NY
35 years experience female

Locations

Office

Rego Park, NY

Address

64-06 Fitchett Street, Rego Park NY, Rego Park, NY
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About

Bio

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

Doctor Q&A

85 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: It is possible. Will strongly advise you to look into the reasons for low WBCs- toxins, side effects of medications, etc. Together with clearing the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Very hard to say: The reasons may be multiple and some of them serious. There fore I would advise you see an integrative doctor. Best, Siranush Cholakian MD
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes,they go together: Yes, it is good to take probiotics (I usually recommend full fat plain yogurt ) together with Nistatin. You may not feel well if too much candida dies... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
With water and food: when you take vitamins during or after meal, that helps in general their absorption
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Contract the abdomen: Contract the abdominal muscles and hold it for a few seconds. Repeat this 20 times in a raw. Do this exercise several times a day.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
No: No, unless the oil is rancid or hydrogenated.Healthy fats is part of many diets for weight loss.With small amounts they keep you full for a long time ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: You can take probiotic with pentase . You need to take the probiotic three times a day. That is because the active culture from the capsules can not s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
None: Good nutrition according to your constitution. Put aside five minutes a day for breathing exercises (oxygen, prana, chi).Go outdoors in nature, hug a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
For very long: Homeopathic remedies left from the time of the founder of homeopathy -samuel hanemann have been found to be still active.( that is about 200 years).... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
No: It can not normally happen as milk production is under hormonal control . The hormonal environment to challenge milk production happens after the birt... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 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
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes, but: I notice, you are 26 years old. Normally you wouldn't be a candidate for that. That would be very helpful for elderly, who do not absorb well the nutr... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Not normal: Any thing that doesn't feel good is not normal. The bloating might be related to some thing else too. I would suggest stopping the B12 injections. We... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Most likely not: Most likely not, but what i would be concerned about is that the condition that is being treated with it needs to be controlled first. Otherwise y... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Not a good idea: The reason is that you want to know what the cause is and treat the underlying condition. As you do that the pain will subside and you will know that... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Multiple- immynity-prevention of colds, cancers, control of chronique con.-diabetes, asthma, brain/emotional problems, falls, ... I advise cod liver o... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
All of the above: You can go to any of them, but probably podiatrist is the best choice.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
On line: You can look for a doctor who has board certification in integrative holistic medicine.( american board of integrative holistic medicine).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
No: The side effects need to be addressed. For example. For the most common side effect -the constipation you can take plenty of diatary fiber, colace, (d... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Give YOGURT: Yogurt is better for the baby's digestion and it is a food too! this is an example for food as medicine. You can dilute the plain yogurt with a lit... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
No dangers: Massage therapy is a wonderful healing method on its own or combined with others for multiple conditions- physical and mental. Contraindications for... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: There are homeopathic remedies that can help uterine fibroids. It is definitely worth trying.Homeopathic remedies can help successfully alleviate mult... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
The training: Family practice (family medicine)- go through 3 years residency program after medical school, training in different fields/specialties, hands on in ho... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Generally good: Every thing is relative to s. Th. Else. In general a patient after a bypass surgery has a better longevity than if he had a stent put in.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
The natural: My advise would be to use the derived from cod liver oil. It comes naturally in combination with vitamin a. This is a very good natural combination fo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: It is very helpful, especially if it is related to lung disease
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Many people fall asleep, others report being very relaxed and peaceful during the treatments. It helps many conditions like anxiety, depression, schi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: I advise you try it for that.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Acupuncture is very good for that as well as other holistic tools that aim at strengthening the energetic body and harmonizing the energy flow . Seiz... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: I would suggest that you try it. It is already used very successfully for sports injuries.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Very good: If you suffer from back/ leg pain please firs check with your doctor to make sure it is not for example a tumor that is pressing on a nerve causing yo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 35 years experience
Not really: Seek alternative healing mdalities to help your problem. Once your condition is controlled or completely relieved you will be able to be weaned off ... Read More

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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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