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Dr. Lisa Robbins

Holistic Medicine
Stone Mountain, GA
32 years experience female

Locations

Office

Stone Mountain, GA

Address

1324 Rockbridge Road, Robbins Health Alliance, Stone Mountain, GA, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

I practice holistic Internal Medicine with emphasis on improving health and wellness through more natural remedies and lifestyle management of chronic illnesses.

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

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Doctor Q&A

46 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Sure: Selenium is a mineral that is considered a trace element that is used by the thyroid gland in active thyroid hormone production. No more than 200mcg ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
No; not healthy .: Artificial sweeteners have been found to have a multitude of side effects because they are metabolized into methanol and formaldehyde. Formaldehyde h... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Meditation helps to create and maintain mental focus.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor for breathing techniques to use during your meditation sessions to help with stress.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Take more.: A good rule of thumb would be to take 5000 iu a day of vitamin D3 to help maintain a level of around 70.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
It can recur: Make sure you are improving your diet. Decrease sugary foods. Take Probiotics everyday. Take Zinc 50mg a day after a meal as well as vitamin D and ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Not healthy!: Eating too few calories may cause your body to actually lose muscle. Also, doing that much cardio on a very low calorie diet can be dangerous. Pleas... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
No: Studies show that it is safer to take 400iu of vitamin E everyday. Vitamin E has more antioxidant activity when it is taken with 500mg of vitamin C e... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Only if true allergy: Often, a side effect to a particular drug may by mistaken as an allergic reaction to a drug. If what you have experienced is a true allergic reaction... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Limit sugar intake: Also, add over the counter Omega 3 Fish oil 2000mg twice a day and Plant sterols 1000mg twice a day.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
See an Orthopedist: You may have knee strain or tendonitis or torn a meniscus. You will need to be evaluated by an Orthopedist who may order an MRI of your knees to rule... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Possible: Try taking a high dose Probiotic of 50 Billion cfu (colony forming units) twice a day. If your symptoms persist, then see your doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are different causes of anemia. Common causes include Iron and B vitamin deficiencies. Iron deficiency can be treated with Iron, vitamin C 500... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Hormone deficiency: Chronic stress can lead to adrenal gland dysfunction. When this happens the body develops difficulty in making Testosterone which can be demonstrated... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Good fats & bad fats: There are good fats and bad fats just as there are good carbs and bad carbs. Your nervous system needs good fats such as those found in oily fish lik... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Research has shown that eating a vegan diet is extremely beneficial for improving heart disease risk.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Give it more time.: It will probably take a few more weeks for the product to be fully eliminated from your system.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: You don't have to meditate for several hours to gain benefits. Meditating for 10-15 minutes helps.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Paronychia: This sounds like a paronychia which is a common infection of the soft tissue that surrounds fingernails and toenails. Since it can abscess, it can be... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Possibly: Products such as Flax Seeds should be stored in the refrigerator to prevent rancidity. You can grind whole flax seeds and sprinkle them on your alrea... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: It is better tolerated by drinking 2 tablespoons mixed in a glass of water.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Stop The Ripper: Exercise is a great way to boost your metabolism and burn fat. There is no need to take a supplemental fat burning supplement. The CLA, Fish oils an... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Not with yogurt.: You should take vitamins after a meal. Many vitamins require the minerals in food to be used as cofactors to help activate the vitamins in order for ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Not necessarily: L-lysine is an amino acid that is important in the treatment of herpes infections. It works well with Zinc to help inhibit the replication of the herp... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
VitD supplementation: Critically low vitamin D levels are linked with Rickets, Cardiovascular disease, Osteoporosis, Anemia and other illnesses. Optimal vitamin D levels r... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes, they are safe: It is best to take B-complex vitamins with breakfast in the morning since they provide lots of energy. Vitamins E and C should always be taken togeth... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Take Probiotics: Antibiotics can kill off the good bacteria in your colon that protects the colon from harmful microbes. High potency Probiotics which include multipl... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Food intolerance: Your symptoms could be due to an intolerance of any of the ingredients found in the tea you are drinking. If you eat a lot of sugar this could also b... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Not really: You will probably have a better response by drinking a tablespoon or two of the Apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Taking a high potency probio... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Switch to daily D: Try switching to over the counter vitamin D3 5000 iu everyday. Get your vitamin D level checked at least twice a year.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Sugar cravings are a frequent result of chronic stress. Try meditation and massage therapy for relaxation. There are over the counter supplements al... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Use multiple cultures: It would be healthier to use a probiotic product that contains multiple cultures instead of one. Get a probiotic with at least 25 - 50 Billion colony... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Check for allergies: Try getting him checked for possible environmental and/or food allergies which can often cause chronic coughing.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
St. John's Wort: St. John's wort 300 mg taken 3 times a day has long been recognized as a natural treaent for depression. Other natural remedies include 5-htp 200-300... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
L-Tryptophan 500mg : Several night time over the counter supplement remedies for insomnia include: l-tryptophan 500mg, l-glycine 3000mg, 5-htp 300mg, calcium 500mg/magnes... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: There are many ways to meditate. The only wrong way to meditate is to never do it.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Eating a vegan diet had been shown to help improve heart disease.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Most exercises ok.: Most heart murmurs are benign and will not be a factor in most exercises if there are no signs of chest pain, swelling or shortness of breath. It is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Yoga has been found to be helpful for minor back aches.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Poor stomach acidity: Decreased stomach acid, which can be caused by many medications, can make it harder to effectively digest meat products. As some people get older, th... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Esophageal reflux ?: The problem could be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) which can cause a dry cough, indigestion and bloating symptoms commonly noticed at ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
L-Tryptophan 500mg : Several night time over the counter supplement remedies for insomnia include: l-tryptophan 500mg, l-glycine 3000mg, 5-htp 300mg, calcium 500mg/magnes... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Not optimal: It is better to take Probiotics between meals and take vitamins and minerals after meals.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Any healthy protein: There are many non-chicken protein sources. Wild caught fish as well as vegetarian sources such as beans are great options.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Too much MOM: You may have taken too much MOM which contains Magnesium. Too much Magnesium can cause diarrhea. Too much fiber without lots of water can slow down ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
No: B12 deficiency is often seen in vegetarians as well as those with low stomach acid levels. Taking over the counter Methylated. B12 helps. If you fee... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Robbins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Robbins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I have been taken 15mg of oxycodin a day for the last 3 months due to a deteriorating disc in my back. No other food or beverage bothers me.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) that's what I am afraid of. thank you so much!!
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Your answer was very clear. Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1991MD

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