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Dr. Mitzi Johnson

Integrative Medicine
Stoughton, MA
37 years experience female

Locations

Whole Person Health

Stoughton, MA

Address

294 Pleasant Street, Suite 201B, Stoughton, MA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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Fax

8884187025

Insurances accepted

Harvard Pilgim Health Care

TUFTS Health Plan

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

About

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.

Integrative Medicine

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Massachusetts

Doctor Q&A

101 Answers
67 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
See your OB-Gyn: Pain after delivery is one of those situations when it is a good idea to have you dr. Check you out to make sure everything is healing as it should af... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Usually Yes: It seems the medications are treating 2 different things. If they were prescribed by the same doctor then he/she is aware and made the choice for spe... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Maybe: Lazy eye (amblyopia) is a visual developmental disorder in which the vision through one eye fails to develop properly in early childhood. The deficit... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Try to relax: Stress can throw your sex hormones out of balance and interfere with your period cycle. Try to take you mind off of it for a few days and see if it s... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Not yet: Keeping a record of your symptoms can be very helpful for your doctor to understand what tests may need to be done to assess the issue. Consider maki... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Hormone Imbalance: Long spans of no periods could be related to a hormone imbalance. This can be checked by your primary care doctor or gynecologist. If it is an issue... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Good Adult Immunity: Adults tend to have more robust GI systems then children so if you have doing hand washing and immune boosting you're probably be well protected. If... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Ice and Elevate: You can still get some pain relief from applying ice and keeping the leg elevated when not walking around. Apply the ice on for 20 min then off for 2... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
This is normal: This is not uncommon. As we get older our responses to hormonal changes vary and seem unusual when they are actually normal for age. If there is a co... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Mild disc changes: T2 sequence is used to look at the vertbral discs and relates to level of water in the disc. A low reading may suggest early or very mild degenerative... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Need to be checked: Veins on the skin of the abdomen are worrisome and need to be checked by your Doctor as soon as possible. They could be related to your liver issue an... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Get it checked: This could be blood and protein in the urine. You have your doctor test your urine, possibly as a 24 hr test to capture the urine after exercise as w... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
For a short time: Iontophoresis patches are used for acute soft tissue injuries to help focus the administration of medication right to where it is needed in the body. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Put it back: Make sure the foreskin is back in it's regular position over the head of the penis and is not stuck in the pulled back position. It should heal ok. W... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Could test at home: You could also wait a week or 2, see if the symptoms persists, then do a home test to check if you are pregnant. If you still have questions or want... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
It could be. : It's possible the basement had CO2 or mold. First thing to do is get checked by your Doctor to confirm your symptoms are due to an exposure. Then ge... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Hormone variability: This could be the release of old blood left over from last month. If there is no pain, increased fatigue, or other symptoms it is not a worry. You cou... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
TB Exposure?: A straight forward thing to check for is TB exposure. In many cases it can be treated successfully.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Short Answer......: Go to your doctor for further evaluation. Too many possibilities to discuss in this space. Many not serious but still need to be clarified.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Not related to sex: The gassiness is probably not related to unprotected sex. It could from a disturbance in your intestinal flora from recent medication, mild viral inf... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
ER or Urgent Care: A heart rate that high is not normal even for a 10 month old. This should be checked now to verify and determine the cause and get proper treatment. ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Poorer Health: In the short term you will feel the affects of an allergic reaction. But in the long term the effects of under-nutrition will have significant effects... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Avoid Vegetable Oils: Cooking with vegetable oils creates heat-induced damage called oxidation. As oil is heated and mixed with oxygen, it goes rancid. Rancid oil should NO... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Smell it: When in doubt, just smell the milk. If it has gone bad it will be obvious. It will smell rancid and taste sour, not sweet. Human milk can be stored a... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
What's Most Common: If there is no pain, nausea, or vomiting associated it the sensation it is most commonly increased digestion activity. With breast feeding your metabo... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Get it checked: New penile lumps are often not of serious concern but are worth investigating just to make sure. Particularly to rule out infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Various Reasons: Changes in the period can happen due to stress, recent significant changes in weight, shifts in ovarian hormone production, hormone interaction with m... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
It Depends: It depends on what the doctor sees on the exam. If the ear has evidence of an acute infection that is localized to the ear, antibiotics may be indica... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Healing Takes Time: The infection itself may be better but the leftovers from the inflammation may be what is still causing you pain. These include residual fluid, conge... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Yes you can feel it.: Yes you can feel your Adam's Apple. It is in the front and middle of your neck. It is hard but not as hard as a bone. It is dense cartilage.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Not Necessarily: The issue is why do you have high blood sugar. At 25 years old you could make lifestyle changes that can help to lower your blood sugar and potential... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Probably: 7 year old boys in this situation (hidden penis) often grow out of it because as he grows and "loses fat" the normal penis will be more visible. Its ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
First void is best.: The time of day you take a pregnancy test does matter. Home pregnancy tests work by detecting the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) which is ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Find the cause.: There are a number of reasons for a situation like this. Some common and some less so. The important thing is to try to find the cause. You can ask... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Here's the timing...: Sperm can stay active in the healthy female reproductive system for 5 days if the conditions are right. In order to get pregnant, at least one health... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Probably a good idea: If you are having allergy symptoms and need to take medication for them, it is not a good idea to go swimming. It is also better to decrease your exp... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Before and After: If you are trying to support and / or build your muscle it is good to have some protein before your weight lifting work out and after. This helps to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Too Early: Back pain tends to come as the fetus grows into the 2nd trimester. Check with you doctor to ensure the pregnancy is healthy. Sooner rather than later... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Fiber is good: Fiber is a good choice to help regulate bowel movements in a gentle way. It needs to be used consistently for best results.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Cancer is rare: Parents worry a lot about the unknown with their kids. But common things happen commonly. Cancer is not common, though it is highly publicized. The o... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Support and Wait: If she is uncomfortable with the constipation I would not recommend adding Sennakot at this time. Depending on how long she has been stuck, it could ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Need doctor revisit: These are not signs of a simple eye infection. You should return to your doctor for re-evaluation.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Change in anatomy: Surgery is indicated when an anatomical complication exists. Generally, this is an acquired abnormality, such as an abscess, blockage, or leakage trac... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Could be a cyst: Cysts under and around the eye are common and not serious. Watch it for pain, redness, and swelling. These could be signs of infection. If it is a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Not usually: Ovarian Cysts do not usually stop periods. They tend to be more about pain in between periods with ovulation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Not really: Chlamydia during pregnancy is more known to cause eye infections and/or less frequently pneumonia in the newborn period. These are treatable and don't... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Yes, it could be: When young girls start getting their period, it can often be irregular during the first year or so. This is just the body adjusting to the new cyclin... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Overuse/Sensitivity?: Sore hips can be from standing all day, but with finger aches I'd suspect more general inflammation from over use. Inflammation could also be due to ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Probable Infection: The description sounds like an infection. Possibly in the middle ear or from a break in the skin. The lymph node responds to foreign material gettin... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 37 years experience
Time to heal: You might want to give your body time to heal from the D & C. The uterus is still recovering from the procedure.

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Dr. Johnson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Johnson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Johnson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower6
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Taking the time to participate in forums like these is way beyond yhe call of duty. Thank you so much for your time and knowledge! chrystine
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! It seems to be intermittent... like I don't digest right sometimes! No other issues
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) I don't think it's eczema, however every opinion counts. Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Upstate Medical University, NY
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
Completed 1988

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Third Place, Massachusetts - Summer
2014
Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Top Integrative Medicine Specialist, First Place, Massachusetts - Spring
2017

Affiliations

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics
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