Dr. Andrew Lipton

Holistic Medicine
Narberth, PA
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Narberth, PA

Address

822 Montgomery Ave, Suite 315, Narberth, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

United Care Medical Network

Andrew Lipton

Narberth, PA

About

Bio

I practice Integrative Family Medicine and use Osteopathy on most of my patients. I offer natural options for any health challenge and many natural treatments to optimize health. My site www.DrAndrewLipton.com

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

Anti-Aging Medicine

Family Medicine

Pain Management

Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Doctor Q&A

892 Answers
45 Agrees
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Love and attention: Unlike a man, who's sexual response is immediate, women need much more time and attention to increase libido. Hand holding , kissing, foreplay can all... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a real syndrome but not a real disease. It is a group of symptoms( pain, depression, insomnia) that present together but there is no w... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Minerals: Are micronutrients involved in many cellular functiions throughout the body.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
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Hamstring : hamstring inserts behind the knee. Try focusing on gluts quads and gastrocs
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Weight loss: increase fruits and veggie and water, and exercise regularly
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Natural T increase: Exercise is the most effective way to increase T, especially weight lifting
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A 47-year-old female asked:
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HRT: 5htp will not affect HRT levels
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Fitness: Strength, aerobic capacity and flexibility, make sure you have components of each in your fitness program.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Osteopathy: I am a family doctor and I use osteopathic manipulation on adults and children, including my own. Kids react well, often with giggles and "wow".
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Hangover: prevention is the best cure. Drink a glass of water for every drink. Try two advil (ibuprofen) at bedtime
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Thermal imaging: Temperature readings on the body surface correlate with underlying function. Thermal imaging is a cutting edge technology that can detect changes due ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Tonsil infection: garling with mouth washor salt water can help prevent tonsil infection
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Thyroid natural: thyroid function is dependenet on Iodine. Natural sources include seaweed and seafood. There are herbal remedies that can boost thyroid fucntion
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Cortisone : yes, medrol (methylprednisolone) is synthetic cortisol
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Neck pain: Neck pain can be from strained muscle, mis-alignment, nerve impingement. For acute neck pain try ice and anti inflammatory. If persisting see your phy... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
DITI: Digital infrared thermal imaging is a picture of the body's surface temperature to indicate underlying function. It will easily show musculo-skeletal ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Thermal imaging: Uses a heat sensitive camera to detect temperature changes on the body's surfact that correlate with underlying function. This a non radiation fucntio... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Natural T increase: Exercise is the most effective way to increase T, especially weight lifting
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Tesnion headache: Headaches from neck tension usually resolve with rest or otc medication. They result from muscle tension in the neck and shoulders and can be prevente... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
OMT: Yes omt can often correct a pinched nerve. Conservative care like rest ice and time along with omt is always the first approach. Invasive procedures a... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Probiotics: Will generally not upset stomach.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
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Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
OMT: No rest required after omt, but injured areas should not be overused.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
T and mood: yes, mood is improved with increased T
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Natural?: It is not a common natural function to block normal function(as most meds do) it is more natural to support normal function. Changing diet, adding fru... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Cracking: The noise elicited from rolling shoulders can come from the shoulder joint or the scapulo-thoracic joint( shoulder blade rubbing against ribs, and is ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Heart rate for exerc: Theoretical maximum heart rate is 220 minus your age, so your max would be 147. Depending on your goals and fitness level your workout heart rate shou... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Numb thumb: Your body is very careful at keeping your brain and core 98.6. In cold weather the circulation will divert the heat to the center and fingers and toes... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ozone therapy: Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen with three molecules. Use of ozone for therapeutic reasons is thought to stimulate oxidative metabolism and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Soot: It is normal after quitting smoking to expectorate colored sputum as your lungs detoxify. Keep well hydrated to improve continue removal of toxins fro... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Folliculitis: Most likely a pimple or folliculitis warm compress and see a dr if it worsens.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Exercise for weight : If you are overeating it is virtually impossible to exercise for weight loss! a typical fast food meal of fries, burger and shake can exceed 1200 calo... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Protein supplements: Ther are many sources of protein supplements besides whey. Protein from diet will work as well as supplements with vegetarian protein, pea protein, so... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Amoxil (amoxicillin): No, not a common side effect.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Weight loss: Three times per week with one day off in between. The use of exercise for weight loss without restricting calories is not very effective.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Vit D: Vit d deficiency can cause muscle weakness, fatigue and many other symptoms.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Stress: Stress affects all organs including brain. But we need stress( good stress) to live and and want to diminish bad stress( distress). It will not cause ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Vit D: Dose may be too high for you. Try 5000 twice a day. Check levels again after 6 weeks.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Too fast: No, you are exercising super maximally and should not have your heart rate that high with your workout!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Vitamins: In general i recommend a combination of a multivitamin/mineral an additional antioxidant and omega 3 oil. There are other supplements that can be adde... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Tablets: Many tablets can begin to disintegrate when wet. You can ask your pharmacist for the medicine in a capsule which will not turn not paste.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Circulation: Any thing that raises heart rate.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Gas: Gas is formed from swallowing air, bacterial production or fermentation. Changing your diet and adding good bacteria( probiotics) can help. Simethicon... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Congestion: Yes , decongestant and Ibuprofen work well togethher.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Fruit: Too much fruit would only be if you have bowel changes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Dessert w diet: Rarely, but if you need a sweet try fruits.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Foul breath: Tyr gargling with mouth wash and brushing tongue with toothbrush. If swollen glands develop see physician.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Take: Take daily multivitamin. Most of us eat the same foods regularly & can become deplete in micronutrients.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Clot: Low blood count is nort a factor for determining bleeding time. It is determined by specific clotting ability in the blood like platelets.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
OMT Pubic symphasis: Trauma causing a dysfunction in the pelvis will often heal on its own, omt can help quicken healing response.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Andropause: In men over 45 testosterone levels can decrease to much lower than they were as young men. This is called andropause. Many men will have fatigue, grum... Read More
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Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lipton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lipton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank u dokter i do have like 3 a 4 months without my menstrualcycle. And i know i have a inregular menstrual. But is there a cure for this?
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I kind of thought that. I am going to my local urgent care today. Thank you so much for your help.
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So why do some people experience gynecomastia while on DHT blockers? Couldn't it in theory increase estrogen from being converted to estrogen?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pennsylvania State University
Graduated 1987MD

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

SUBURBAN HOSPITAL
Completed 1994

Residency

AOBNMM
Completed 2003

Awards

Top Holistic Medicine Practitioner, Second Place, Pennsylvania - Winter
2013
Top Holistic Medicine Practitioner, Second Place, National - Summer
2013
Top Holistic Medicine Practitioner, First Place, National - Spring
2015

Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association
American Academy of Osteopathy
Osteopathic Cranial Academy
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