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Dr. Lance Ashworth

General Practice
Ormond Beach, FL
21 years experience male

Locations

Ashworth Medical Solutions

Ormond Beach, FL

Address

73 W. Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL
Directions

Fax

3866720105

Office

Ormond Beach, FL

About

Bio

I have been in General Practice for over a decade and have additional practice experience in Weight Management Medicine & Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. My approach to medicine has always been to treat the whole patient, to uncover the underlying reasons and root causes for my patients ailments. From high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol to weight gain and diminishing hormone levels; the goal is to find and treat all of the factors that may be involved in maintaining optimum wellness.

Specialties
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General Practice

Anti-Aging Medicine

Bariatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

38 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Need a hormone check: More history would be very helpful in making a diagnosis for you. For instance do you have hair growth in odd places for females, nipples, upper lip, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Great Question!: The fat burning range in general is between 120-150 bpm. This keeps you in a fat burning heart rate zone. Keep in mind when you are losing weight it'... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Too Vague: The 'pubic area' could encompass any number of areas. The reasons for swelling in any of these areas would be different depending on exactly where th... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes but in good way: When squatting and using the thigh muscles, what makes the thigh swell or get larger during the exercise is when water and blood and nutrients enter i... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Too much of anything: Its not that caffeine is bad for wt loss. Caffeine will curb your appetite a bit, it is in many otc wt loss aids, and it can incr energy. But as a sti... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Evolutions Slowdown: When you drop your average daily intake below the level of your resting metab rate the avg is 14 days until starvation mode kicks in. The first seven ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Depends on your labs: Need lab values ast, alt, direct/indirect bilirubin, ggt, creatinine, bun, Insulin level, total/free testosterone & your weight, height, bp, tests u h... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes & No depends: Keeping your heart rate between 120 & 160 keeps u generally in a fat burning zone.Intensity is part of 3 others that need to b looked at in the acrony... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
How was the wt lost?: Did you find out if there was a medical reason you gain wt? This is very important. Need to see a wt mngt med doctor. If it was a matter of eating inc... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Same BUT dangerous: Belly fat accumulates like in any other fat depot, but that fat secretes some nasty chemicals. Resistin=insulin resistance and diabetes, interleukins ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Too much of anything: Its not that caffeine is bad for wt loss. Caffeine will curb your appetite a bit, it is in many otc wt loss aids, and it can incr energy. But as a sti... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Lotsa Protein!!: Bb's will eat multiple times/day 5-6. This controls spikes in sugar & insulin.The main goal is to take in as much protein as is safe for the kidneys i... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Use them w caution: All meds have risks involved.For these they need to be taken at seperate times to avoid drop in sugar. Victoza (liraglutide) can slow emptying of stom... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Careful w/ intake: In general it's important to keep your water intake high, 64 oz's per day. Avoid drinks with alot of salt and potassium, like diet drinks. Watch your ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Could be Hip or...: Pain laterally & upper thigh where you would think of your hip joint being can be bursitis of the hip. Aching deep groin pain can be a pblm w/ the bal... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Add muscle not fat.: Muscle is way healthier than fat. Fat releases an assortment of bad chemicals into your body. Chemicals that can cause alot of inflammation, with all ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Not a good uptake.: Hcg is best taken in as an injection.Pills, sprays, creams are not effective at raising levels of hcg.There has been backlash in its use as a wt loss ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Fat Depots: These 2 areas are referred to as fat depots. Natural areas that the body prefers to store fat for later use when food is low. These are typically the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Q should be reversed: Shouls be "as i continue to do all the things to stay healthy, and treat my thyroid, is it ok to be on the HCG diet". That "diet" is so far down any l... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes: Appetite suppressants by rx such as Phentermine and diethylproprione are fine to be taken. You just need to be monitored at least once per month by yo... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Keep: Keep weight as close to normal as you can. Exercise 4/7 days a week. Monitor sugar 3x a day to keep Insulin req low.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Abs do 3 sets of 15: -laying on back doing leg raises. -standing hold on w/ left hand, raise r leg out laterally, repeat w other side. -in a push up position arms outstr... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Diet & Med important: Diet is import but if the thyroid isnt treated correctly none of it matters. Been treating this for over a decade+. Found that synthroid (thyroxine) b... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes: But the cause is usually, but not always a common cause. An ingrown hair from shaving is a common cause of localized swelling. A small cut from shav... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
U shouldn't: The 3 most common reasons people regain weight is 1. Because they have not found the reason why they gain weight ie possible hormone issues, high insu... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
GERD irritates lungs: After a gatric bypass some individuals experience a difficult time with acid build up in the portion of their stomach that was spared. This called ger... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
How was the wt lost?: Did you find out if there was a medical reason you gain wt? This is very important. Need to see a wt mngt med doctor. If it was a matter of eating inc... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Healthy mix is best: Extremes can carry a risk of causing problems. When dieting it really depends on how your body handles the big 3: carbs fats proteins.A healthy mix of... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Problem is not bread: If you are trying to lose weight first and foremost you will always need exercise. We are covered from head to toe in muscle and they need to be used.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Its in the Low GI: This means you concentrate on low glycemic index foods.Foods w a GI less than 55.This allows you to stay in a ketogenic state.U don't sacrifice an ent... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Loaded Question!!: The general answer is at your height and weight there is a range of weights that could be "ideal". Generally the answer would be from 120-130. But dep... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Abs do 3 sets of 15: -laying on back doing leg raises. -standing hold on w/ left hand, raise r leg out laterally, repeat w other side. -in a push up position arms outstr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes: Just remember that a protein has 4 cal/gram. If it is not burned it will be stored as fat. But when a person is cutting calories a macro-nutrient enr... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes,Subclinical: 1st make sure all levels were looked at:tsh, t4, &t3! too many docs are omitting t3.This is the active hormone!i if you have the symptoms of hypothyr... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
There are MANY: What age were you when you were at a weight you were happy with? If you have to go back 10-15 years that may be a weight that is too low. What is you... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Yes but is relative: In other words cla will increase Insulin sensitivity to a degree. Not as much as say metformin (an rx), but anytime you can decrease Insulin you will ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
Generally its evolut: In women the fat depots are usually termed "the maternal fat depots". They are the hips, abdominals, lateral thighs. The body pulls fat from these are... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 21 years experience
There are many!: Best way to start is to look at your blood lab panels and see if there are any problems with your hormone levels, anemia, vitamin/nutritional deficits... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ashworth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ashworth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks! read this cuz shes in samr situation as me! exact things that are happenin to me! even is same age as me too!
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Thank you so much! That really helps me a lot! Have some fat I want to lose but keep my muscle that I have worked hard for! :) happy Friday
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 2001MD

Medical/Graduate school

Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, AZ
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Ormond Memorial Hospital, Ormond Beach, Fl
Completed 2002

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Ormond Beach, FL - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Ormond Beach, FL - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Ormond Beach, FL - Winter
2013

Publications

Weight Gain: When It's Not Your Fault
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