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Dr. Andrew Lipton

Holistic Medicine
Narberth, PA
31 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
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Holistic Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Family Medicine

Pain Management

Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Doctor Q&A

892 Answers
45 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Food for joint pain: Fish oils and glucosamine( found in jello and soups cooked with bone).
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Adrenal: Yes, adrenal glands produce adrenalin, and testosterone
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Libido: Male hormone actually increases libido but not erections.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Rolfing: The term from practitioner ida rolf, is a deep tissue massage like treatment to separate fascia to create "structural integration" it is a form of bo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Labeling: Raw means uncooked, natural means from nature which of course all almonds are.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Breast pain: Painful breast are a sing of hormone imbalance, while massage and heat may help. Seek help of a physician trained in balancing hormones.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Elbow: Give an acute injury time to resolve. RICE. Rest ice compression elevation. If pain bruising or restricted motion persist, get an xray
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Nair: its and irritant, dont apply again, it should resolve slowly, try talc
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Psoriatic: it is inflammation in joints and tendons associatic with psoriatic skin
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Erection : This a normal part of male function. Erections will normally happen during sleep, commonly upon awakening and many times throughout the day. No actio... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Sudden dizziness: Sudden dizziness is not uncommon it does not need to be worked up in less it persists or happens frequently. It is more likely a fluke
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Multi Vits: Not typically, but Iron can make your BM turn dark as well as change in diet
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Multi: Not sure what "alive" means, brand? But multivitamins are generally safe and have no side effects. Some people can have digestive symptoms from the f... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Vit C: Vit c is ascorbic acid, take a buffered c, or take with food to avoid stomach upset.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Supression: Adrenal gland produces cortisol. External sources of cortisol(cortisone) will suppress the normal adrenal function.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
POTS: Syndrome is a group of symptoms pots, is postural orthostatic and tachycardia, is a dysfunction of blood pressure and heart rate , it is not fatal.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Petechiae: No, two dots do not count as a rash.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Adrenal Insufficient: Yes adrenal insufficiency can cause many health problems include fatigue, overwhelm, heart rate problems, poor response to stress.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Itching: heat to the skin surface from exercise or showering will sometimes cause itching. a Cool rinse should take care of it
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Epidural: epidural can fail if delivered into the wrong space or at the wrong segment
A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
headache: No, exercise will generally relieve or aggravate a tension headache. You should have your neck evaluated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Wheat allergy: Some people are allergic to wheat or dont digest it well, otherwise whole wheat is safe.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Oil massage: any oil is ok. The benefits are in the massage for the baby
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
URI: Upper respiratopry infections with fever should be evaluated by your doctor for possible need of antibiotic
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Exercise: No, not immediately, talk to doctor , must rest for a few days.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Allergy: No, but exercise does increase blood flow and histamine, so skin rashes can appear more readily with exercise.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Neck pain: Neck pain is usuaully structural and can be treated conservatively with ice and heat and otc meds. If pain persists see you dr.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Vit E: Topical oils can help reduce stretch marks.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Food and exercise: It depends on how intensity exercise. Fluids can be followed by immediate exercise. A dense meal needs an hour.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Bulb: No, light bulbs do not have all the ranges of light from the sun, specifically the uv rays that help produce vit d.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Cala vs carbs: both counting calories and carbohydrates can be effective. In general it is 10 cal per pound of body weight to maintain. To maintain 195 pounds you wo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Vit D: No, vitamin d , is a hormone and does help with metabolism but deficiency does not cause elevated hemoglobin.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Diet and exercise: Lessening animal fat and increasing exercise will improve health and fitness.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Weight loss: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant and appetite suppressant and can cause weight loss.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Pregnancy: Pregnancy is known for increasing breast size!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Head massage: Massage to the head is very relaxing and a great stress reducer. The green tea.... Probably better consumed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Lubrication: Ample lubrication will help reduce discomfort.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Neck lump: lymph nodes are commonly found in the neck to be enlarged when fighting an infection. Lumps that are changing should be evbaluated
A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Sinusitis: Sinus infections can cause congestion and ringing in ears. Sometimes sinus infections need two to three weeks of antibiotic treatment
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Knee pain: Degenerative and traumatic changes of the knee are common. Rest ice and wrap and consider an image or pt if persists.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Post menopause: bleeding after menopause should be evaluated immediately, as it could be a sign of disease or cancer
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Knee pop: tight muscles in legs cause the popping in knees, Stretching of legs after squats will help alleviate
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Jaundice : A yellow complexion or the whites of the eyes turning yellow are both signs of jaundice. Discontinue mess until you have talked to prescriber. A blood... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Swelling after surg: Its normal, try elevation and wraping with ace wrap.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Food poisoning: Food poisoning is self limited and should resolve within 5 days. Continued solid food consumption can prolong try clear liquids only for 24 hours and ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Traction: traction for the low back can be achieved in a variety of ways including physical traction devices, inversion tables, and as simple as elevation of th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Mouthwash: Yes there are many herbal and supplement mouthwash available. Many include natural ingredients like peppermint and spearmint, some contain antioxidant... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Bleeding gums: Can be a sign of another disease. See dentist for eval for gingivits. Multivitamins wont hurt.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Massage: Can be very effective at reducing stress and muscle soreness. Not for everyone. Try it and decide for your self.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Vit C: Vit c and Aspirin will not be effective for terminating pregnancy, .

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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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