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Dr. Tania Dempsey

Internal Medicine
Armonk, NY
26 years experience female

Locations

Armonk Integrative Medicine

Armonk, NY

Address

430 Bedford Road Suite 205, Armonk, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:30am - 4:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

9147307391

Insurances accepted

No Value

About

Bio

Dr. Tania Tyles Dempsey founded Armonk Integrative Medicine (AIM) in 2011 based on the philosophy of integrating traditional medicine and complementary therapies. She believes in the powerful partnership between physician and patient, creating the foundation for healing the mind, body and spirit. Dr. Dempsey combines primary care treatment and integrative medicine with particular focus on thyroid dysfunction, hormonal imbalances, vitamin deficiencies, and weight management. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine.

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.

Internal Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Languages spoken

Polish, Russian

Doctor Q&A

117 Answers
34 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Separate: Magnesium can interfere with the absorption of certain antibiotics so to play it safe you should separate the magnesium and the Amoxicillin by at leas... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Possible: Prediabetics can have episodes of high blood sugar as well as low (hypoglycemia). The cause is Insulin resistance. These fluctuations in blood sugar... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Alk Phos: Sorry to hear about your breast cancer. A low alkaline phosphatase has been associated with vitamin and/or mineral deficiencies. Would make sure you... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No need for concern: High Folic Acid levels either indicate that you are taking a lot of Folic Acid through your diet and/or vitamins or you cannot process Folic Acid and ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Probiotics: Can be taken while also taking Diflucan (fluconazole) (which is a medication used to treat yeast infections).
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Possible: Metformin can cause nausea or stomach upset. These symptoms can be minimized by eating the right kind of foods. Avoiding or cutting back on carbohyd... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
It depends: on what you are taking glutathione for and in what form- IV vs. oral. Typical dosages of vitamin C range from 500-1000mg but check with your doctor f... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Gluten grains: Include wheat, spelt, rye and barley. However, there are other grains and food that are considered gluten-free but might need to be avoided in patien... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not necessarily: Every girl goes through puberty at a different rate- so some girls will get it early, some on time and some late. But it is important to see a doctor... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Preop exam: Sometimes your primary care doctor will want to see you and examine you prior to the surgery. In that case, they will then send a note to your surgeo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: If the cream cheese is made from organic, hormone-free, antibiotic- free, grass fed cow's milk.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Eat food from nature: It is actually quite easy to be gluten free and sugar free. The important thing is to avoid foods that are specifically manufactured to be "gluten fr... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
With precautions: The ipad and other similar devices, including the iphone, emit electromagnetic radiation. It is best to keep the ipad at a safe distance away from yo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Whey protein can be helpful to drink after working out as it helps to replenish your muscles. It might also have other positive qualities, like boost... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Carbs: It is very important to stay away from all carbohydrates, except for vegetables, avoid fruit except for low glycemic berries in small quantities. Fo... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
May not be found : One of the most common causes of low thyroid is hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is an autoimmune thyroid condition in which the body attacks the thyroi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not just lactose: Gluten intolerance is more common than we think and is often associated with other food intolerances. Lactose intolerance is just one possible way a p... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
None: Ice cream and cookies are processed foods that contain ingredients that can be bad for your health, namely, sugar. Exercise is not an excuse for eati... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Prevention: Is key. Low carb diet will help both the lyme and risk of getting yeast. There are several herbs and supplements that can be used to prevent and tre... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Bread: Is unhealthy on many levels. High fructose corn syrup is, obviously, not great but the grains used to make bread cause a variety of other issues. Bre... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Look at diet: Graves is an autoimmune disease. There are new studies that suggest that people with graves are at higher risk for developing celiac disease or gluten... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Reaction: Sounds like you are describing hives. This is likely an allergic reaction to something. Could be another type of bug bite but more likely it is a re... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Talk to your doctor: First, make sure you have a yeast infection because terconazole will only work on yeast and not on bacteria. If it is yeast and the terconazole isn't... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Olive oil: Cannot withstand high heat so the beneficial compounds in the oil start to degrade and harmful compounds form under these conditions. Olive oil is bes... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not necessarily: What you describe is orthostatic intolerance. There are other things besides POTS that can cause this. You are on a medication, Verapamil, that can... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Psychiatrist: A psychiatrist is a doctor of medicine (M.D.) who prescribes medications for disorders like bipolar disease. You will certainly need to see a psychia... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Biotin deficiency is rare and there is no set daily allowance in the us. Biotin is also known as vitamin h or vitamin b7 and is necessary for cell gr... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
See your doctor: It is best if you have your doctor look at the area and examine you to find out exactly what the problem is. Then you won't have to worry.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Vitamin B12 level: Can be high for several reasons: 1) you are taking vitamin B12 as a supplement or eating a diet high in b12. 2) your body cannot metabolize B12 so it... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Insulin: Food cravings are often caused by Insulin problems. Eating sweets on daily basis causes Insulin levels to spike, which brings your blood sugar levels... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not advisable: Kre alkalyn and other creatine supplements can impaire kidney function, especially in people who might be susceptible. Having hypoparathyroidism puts... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Regulate sugarlevels: It is possible that the Medroxyprogesterone is affecting your metabolism. One of the things you should have your doctor look for is your glucose/suga... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Reaction: There are a few reasons why beef might be affecting you. It could be an allergy to the beef or a even a sensitivity. Sometime people react to beef b... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Common symptoms: Include irregular periods, acne, hair loss, excess hair on the body and face, difficulty losing weight or easy weight gain. Also, anxiety and depress... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Complicated: Unfortunately, your questions are beyond the scope of what can be written here. Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex diagnosis with many associated ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Probably: Birth control pills as well as diet, history of taking antibiotics and a variety of other things can lead to yeast infections. The yeast infection ca... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depending on BCP: Some bcps will suppress your hormones so that you will not get a normal period. Sometimes they do not suppress them enought and this can cause spotti... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: On the type of pill and which week you skipped the pill. You should resume taking the next pill but if you get some breakthrough bleeding don't be su... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Treat with meds: While some doctors still use a TSH level of 4 as a cutoff, optimal TSH levels during pregnancy are less than 2, so your level of 5 would require treat... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Several issues: There are several areas that should be explored with your doctor. First, get evaluated for a hormonal imbalance. With thinning hair and an ovarian c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Symptoms overlap: The difference between the 2 is best noted in lab work rather than symptoms, since many symptoms are present in both. Striae (pink/purplish stretch m... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Saliva: Adrenal fatigue is very common but under diagnosed. There is data using an evidence based approach that shows the effects of stress on adrenal functi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Stress: Low free t3 (liothyronine) often correlates with adrenal stress/fatigue or low temperature syndrome. Checking your reverse t3 (liothyronine) level can... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Probably menopause: It is important that you understand that the type of hysterectomy that you had usually means that only the uterus is taken out and the ovaries are lef... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes, diet.: Keratosis pilaris may be genetic and can triggered by vitamin deficiencies, food sensitivities, and allergies. Certain vitamins like vitamin a and d ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
More to this...: While igg deficiency can predispose you to infection and other symptoms, it probably doesn't explain your symptoms. Although the tests you have had d... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Carb: Tapioca is a starch derived from the cassava plant. It has very little fiber.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sympathize with you: Yes, pots can be difficult to treat but more research is being done and there are more treatment options. Have you seen a pots specialist? You want a... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Low for age: Your level is on the low side so the question is why? You need to get to the underlying problem and fix that first before just trying to raise testos... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: The lipoflavovit does contain some b-vitamins but at very low dosages so it is safe to add a b-complex.

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Aug 21, 2013
She has superior knowledge of MTHFR and methylation.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dempsey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dempsey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Yes I get tested every 3-6 months and my levels are regulated I have been on same dose for a yr. I'm also taking vit d but want to weigh mor
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! I had the SIBO test which was normal too but will askabt yeast
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This dx has been 1 n 1/2 yrs coming. The ''herxing'' is awfullot!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Cornell University
Graduated 1992MD

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

Bellevue Hospital Center

Awards

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Affiliations

American College of Physicians
Institute for Functional Medicine
WESTMED Medical Group

Publications

The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen
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