Dr. Stanley Himes

Integrative Medicine
Columbus, GA
43 years experience male

Locations

Himes Health and Wellness Center

Columbus, GA

Address

118 Enterprise Court, Suite C, Columbus, GA
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7062212651

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Specialties
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Integrative Medicine

Holistic Medicine

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Languages spoken

English

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67 Answers
40 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
High Blood Pressure: your stated blood pressure is Very high. You need to make an appointment immediately to see a primary care physician (ie Internal Medicine, Family a P... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Nutrition: Functional Medicine physician. I would suggest you have a stool analysis looking for parasites, yeast, bacterial makeup of your stool, look for inflam... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Mutivitamins: I do not see any problem taking multi vitamins with augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). I would be concerned about taking any antibiotic long ter... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
No: No but a bad idea for your brain.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Insomnia will age : Getting less than 7 hours of sleep a night is bad for your health. You will gain weight, increased rate of hypertension and heart disease. Otc sleep a... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Biofeedback training: I would suggest biofeedback and using the heartmath system to increase your parasympathetic nervous system control.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Constipation is : Constipation means you are not able to move your bowels on a regular basis.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Weight loss in 16 yo: No. I would suggest you take this 16 yp male (your son?) to his Pediatrician for a work up.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Ulcer Treatment: I would speak with your pediatrician. You want to make sure that this was caused by excessive aspirin and not h. pylori.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Yes!: Looking at the stool tells us incredible info regarding the good bacteria and pathogenic bacteria in your stool. Remember 70% of your immune system is... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Vitamin D Levels: I think your vitamin D level needs to be in the 60-80 range. Optimal Vitamin D levels have been shown to reduce incidence of Cancer, Improve your immu... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Vitamin D mega doses: Your Vitamin D level measured in your blood need to be 60-80. I doubt that taking 60,000 IU of Vitamin D3 would cause you any problems. I would sugges... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Daily water intake: I would suggest that you drink half of your weight in ounces per day. So if you weigh 140 pounds, then you would need to drink 70 ounces of water per ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Sore throat after: It is possible that you have a sore throat after being intubated by the anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist for your surgery. If this occurs, it usu... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Gas: I would ask what type of foods are you eating? How much fiber are you taking everyday in your diet? Also, make sure you are digesting your food w... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Nutrition: Hippocrates stated "let food be thy medicine". Are you eating a lot of processed foods, sugar and fast foods. Start out by improving your diet. Make s... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Fiver supplements: i do not think there is any problem taking fiber long term.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Functional Med Dr: You need to be evaluated by a functional medicine physician like myself. Would perform food sensitivity test and complete stool analysis.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Vit D supplement: Your vitamin d is very low. Suggest supplementation with vitamin d3 of at least 5, 000 iu per day and then have rechecked after 6-8 weeks. Consider al... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Fasting glucose: Have you been checked for metabolic syndrome or diabetes? Is this glucose of 229 done after fasting for 8 hours? I would need more info. What is your... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Dizziness: It sounds like you have had a full medical work up of your symptoms which has been negative. I am a Functional Medicine physician. I would suggest tha... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Low Testosterone: suggest you see a functional medicine physician and get a saliva test of your testosterone level. You need to lower your stress levels by meditation, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Vitamin D: You seem to be concerned about your Vitamin D level. First have your serum Vitamin D level checked. Optimal levels for health and wellness are 60-80. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Stethoscope: by listening to your heart and lungs, we can hear many possible problems. Heart murmurs, skipped beats, pneumonia, wheezing, etc
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Best Exercise: The best exercise to maintain good health is an exercise regimen that you enjoy doing that you will continue to do 5-6 days a week. This could be walk... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Tea: i would just make sure it is caffeine free tea.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Fish Oil: the brand of fish oil you are using is excellent! I do not see any link.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Elevated TG: You have a very high Triglyceride level! What us your fasting glucose, Hba1c, and fasting insulin? It sounds like you are pre diabetic. Please have c... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
THC: I am not aware of any of the ingredients in marijuana that would help sarcoidosis. Certainly smoking marijuana can cause damage to your lungs.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Pregnancy: I would suggest to you to find another job during your pregnancy, particularly the 1st trimester. You are exposing yourself to many chemicals, includi... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Rash: where are you breaking out? Is this a rash? Are you under a lot of stress recently? Have you changed the type of laundry detergent you are using to wa... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Seek medical attn: You need to seek medical attention immediately! Did you suffer any head injury. Loss of consciousness? Go to th emergency room please.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Ovulation: During your cycle take your Basal Body Temperature. When you first wake up in the morning, reach over to your nightstand, get an oral thermometer you ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Asthma: Your asthma has been diagnosed? What has been prescribed for your asthma? You can increase your intake of magnesium. Magnesium asks as a smooth mule... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Low Testosterone: Excess weight can increase your aromatase enzyme which can result in decreased testosterone. You need to decrease your stress (meditation, massage, yo... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Sleep: i do not think the calcium is effecting the magnesium. You should not expose yourself to light from devices for a couple of hours before going to slee... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Balance hormones: There is a balance between the hormones from your thyroid (free T4 and t3), adrenal gland (cortisol) and your sex hormones (estrogen: e1, e2, e3, pr... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Penis size: There really is no proven scientific way to do this.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Low T & adrenal fati: You need to have your testosterone level and adrenal cortisol levels (4 in a day) checked. You probably have a low testosterone level and adrenal hypo... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Yes.: Functional medicine can bring you back to wellness. I would look at your GI tract and check your stool for bad bacteria , leaky gut syndrome and food ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Canned Tuna: I would suggest that you remove canned tuna from your diet. Tuna is full of mercury!
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Eat fresh fruit ; ve: Your height and wait are fine. You need to eat a diet of fresh organic fruits and vegetables, grass fed beef, free range chicken and ocean caught fish... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
BP varies through da: Your BP varies throughout the day depending on exercise, stress, etc. Your BP of 128/73 is not high. We know that systolic BP over 130 and diastolic B... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: The question is what are you eating? Most likely your diet is deficient and you need to at least take a good muti-vitamin. You diet should be high in ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Thyroid, adrenals: You need to have a health and wellness dr to evaluate you. Could be hypothyroid, adrenal dysfunction, or secondary to menopause.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Excessive Workout: I am not sure what workout you are doing that you can burn 1000 calories in one hour! Your body needs to rebuild, repair and maintain. You need to hav... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Longevity: Humans can live to be 100 years old or older. Do a web search for "The Blue Zone" on the internet. These are areas in the world where people consisten... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Dieting: What type of "diet" are you using. I would suggest a lifestyle change and a balanced diet. Exercise thirty minutes a day, five days a week. Nutrition:... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Vitamin D def: Hard to say. You are taking about 8,000 IU per day. Your Vitamin D level is Extremely low! I would have your Vitamin D level rechecked in 2 months on ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Moble phone Use: There have been worries regarding cell phone use and an increase in brain cancer. So far the studies are inconclusive. What should be noted is that we... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Himes is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Himes is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! low insulin & testo; night sweats, no memory/energy. hcg for wt loss
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) never even heard of the saliva testing. thank you so much.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) my levels are 26.9 mg/ml. Doc recommended 800 IU per day

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UC San Francisco School of Medicine, CA
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