Dr. Sandra Pinkham

Holistic Medicine
Columbus, OH
55 years experience female

Locations

Pinkham Medical

Columbus, OH

Address

2170 Riverside Dr, Columbus, OH
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Office

Columbus, OH

Sandra Pinkham

Columbus, OH

About

Bio

Dr. Pinkham and her medical office is an Integrative Medical Practice geared to in depth analysis of factors promoting health. Dr. Sandy Pinkham works with patients who have chronic conditions to help them find how diet, sleep, exercise, nutrients, and stress reduction can improve outcome.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Holistic Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

546 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Glucose intolerance: The glucose load went through GI so fast it wasn't absorbed. The elevated fbg tells you you should avoid sugar and refined grains and eat 6 equal meal... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: Metformin is not as effective as diet and exercise for weight loss. Eating 6 equal meals, getting a good night sleep, and walking or doing other light... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: Relax, stress aggravates acne and prevents weight loss. See kelly mcgonigal on youtube and use her methods of wiill power training. Eating 6 equal me... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Weak muscle: It is possible that the tone of your abdominal muscles is low and leaning over there was protrusion of the abdominal contents that caused the lump wh... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
consider candida: When mucous is white one consideration is yeast over growth. Thyme oil is good against yeast but it may be necesssary to avoid dairy, wheat, and sugar... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Out of balance: Listen to your body. Eat 6 small healthy meals with 6 servings of raw or steamed vegetables and one apple plus 3 t olive oil, and small amounts of hig... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: They are both safe to try. See which works the best for you. There is wonderful list in healing digetive disorders by andrew gaeddert called the kitch... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to body: Since your husband has multiple problems addressing them by lowering carbs and eating 6 meals of healthy foods more vegetables and high quality protei... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Relax: Eat a healthy diet with 6 equal meals. Monitor vagainal mucous. When it strings between thumb and finger conditions are idea for intercourse. Make sur... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
No: It is just wise to re-evaluate why you are taking it. Pro-biotics are especially helpful after taking antibtiotics to restore friendly bacteria but th... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Two fats with risks: Deviations from the mean of both cholesterol and triglyceride can be an indicator of a metabolic imbalance. Both high and low cholesterol can be detri... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Yes: Persons with relatives with type ii diabetes often have reactive hypoglycemia long before they develop type ii diabetes themselves children born to mo... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Possibly: The best solution would be to dissolve the clots. Hyperbaric oxygen could be used to get oxygen to ulcerated hypoxic tissue caused by blood clots wh... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Often: Exercise improves circulation which nourishes you and your baby. Try to eat 6 equal healthy meals a day, breathe and relax for 3 minutes and then d... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Ginger: Ginger is the best herb for nausea in tea, or soup, or grated on food. If the nausea is due to pregnancy, it may help to eat frequent small meals. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Depends: If one or both parents pass on genes that increase the risk of disease, this risk can be modified by diet and life style. A diet of unprocessed who... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Many aspects: Physicians who belong to the organization that promotes anti-aging , use diet, exercise, nutritional supplements and hormonal optimization to delay ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
for fertile mucous: If you lack fertile cervical mucous taking EPO 3, 000 mg a day form menstruation to ovulation may improve quality of mucous so the sperm can penetrat... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Look at ingredients: Avoid artificial colors, all will have 800 to 1, 000 mg of Folic Acid but the ones that have methyl folate (folic acid) help persons who metabolize f... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Google it: They are exercises that work on the pelvis. There are videos available to watch. There is a book called exercises for the child bearing year that i... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: Everything in moderation. Early in pregnancy excessive exercise of any kind is not helpful. If there is a heart burn issue raising the intra-abdomina... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Yes, if deficient: Vit d deficiency is very common, the best explanation I have is that it is broken down by cadmium a pollutant that has become more prevalent since lea... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to body: Neutral soothing small amounts best. Also consider hiatal hernia. Raise hands above head to lift the edges of diaphragm and raise up onto toes and jo... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Healthy life style: Eat 6 small meals a day as if you had bariatric surgery. Relax fully and deal skillfully with stressors in your life. Get 7 1/2 to 8 hours sleep. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Out of balance: You may be deficient in 25-oh vit d3, magnesium and vit k2. Dizziness on standing can come from low blood pressure. Heat, topical magnesium oil and... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Useless: The method of tea infusion is fine but the tisane thai tea has 30 gm of sugar and 80 mg of sodium and the trader joe brand has 19 gm of sugar.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
A, D, Zinc, B-12: Eating non processed foods and eating good vegetables at each meal and using high quality protein like beans and egg if possible will provide the pro... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Be observant: Twitches of muscle occur with magnesium deficiency. Magnesium can be lost with exposure to loud sounds and also with use of stimulants like coffee. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts that bleed or rupture can cause significant pain that may take a while to resolve. There are other problems that can cause cause lower... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Be observant: Maalox contains aluminum which can complex with phosphate. Plain calcium carbonate like Tums or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) can both neutralize ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Circulation: Your position may have pinched nerves or decreased blood flow to nerves causing the pain. Poor blood flow from low blood pressure could also contribut... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: When muscles become stiff following exercise they usually are too stressed. The injury may be putting more of a strain on muscles not previously used ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
You: You can make a salad with quinoa, beans, and cut up fresh vegetables and split into 3 parts.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Need to heal: Do you use latex gloves? They can be irritating as well. If painful and angry red could be infected. Generic bactroban (mupirocin) is the safest topi... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Muscle spasm: If the muscle is tight and it is painful it is probably a muscle spasm. Soaking in epsom salts might help or using magnesium oil topically, as well as... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Possibly: If one is not breast feeding it is possible that a period could return 26 days post-partum and one could get pregnant in the next cycle. Generally if... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Toxic reaction: Sodium benzoate is not a good substance and sodium hydoxide and bleach iare very toxic because they release chlorine gas. Rinse your mouth out well, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: A good history is often more revealing than blood tests or heart tests. Is the pain like a toothache which would be nerve related? Go back to what yo... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Essential fatty acid: Epa/dha. Cod liver oil, and evening primrose oil taken orally are very helpful for skin. Topical steroids thin the skin and should be avoided. Fair s... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Look at ingredients: Avoid artificial colors. The best one is one that agrees with you, it is best to start a prenatal before getting pregnant.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Re-evaluate: When one has the same symptom over and over the body is certainly giving feedback that something is out of balance and there is a need to do something... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: Raw vegetables are more laxative and may cause more gas. It smaller amounts together with a healthy slow grain like quinoa, buckwheat gorats, amarant... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
No: Chlorinated city water should kill that amoeba and the cases are very rare.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Improving: A hga1c of 6.5 is still diabetic. If by using healthy eating habits and more exercise one lowers the hg a1c, one greatly improves one's health but one... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: Wikipedia has a number of possibilities and other sites as well. There is an entire book devoted to health benefits. The caution to start with a very ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: A high ck is a sign of rhabdomyolysis, sometimes to alcohol or dehydration. See a physician who will check for nutrient deficiencies like zinc, toxic... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Get it checked: If he is otherwise entirely well , it is probably a lymph node that may be reacting to a skin irritation in the scalp but there are other possibilitie... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Need to re-evaluate: Low body temperature can occur with low vit d3. Check 25-oh vit d3 levels not 1, 12 vit d3. Propanolol and bisprolol can lower BP too much and cause p... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Listen to your body: If one has a sore throat after taking a powerful antibiotic like generic augmentum, it is helpful to re-consider the cause of the inflammation. Pers... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Glutathione: Glutathione is safe. It is hard to know if it is effective. It is generally broken down in the GI tract into its component amino acids: glutamine, cy... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pinkham is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pinkham is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pinkham is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks I'll try it. It started out what looked like water blisters, real small, now its real scaly and probably an inch long and half inch w
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Wow I thought I was eating healthy but I guess my body is not agreeing. I thought fresh garlic was heart healthy. Thanks :-):-)
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks alot can u please also tell what type of activities should he indulge in and if u can please send a proper nutritonal diet chart too

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Graduated 1968MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY
Graduated 1968MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Columbus, OH - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Columbus, OH - Winter
2013
Top Holistic Medicine Practitioner, Third Place, National - Winter
2013
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