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Dr. William Simon

Integrative Medicine
Wichita, KS
33 years experience male

Locations

New Medical Health Care

Wichita, KS

Address

2131 North Ridge Road, Wichita, KS
Directions

Fax

3164406601

About

Bio

Former chiropractor doing family practice. Specializing in OMM, complementary medicine, including acupuncture and nutrition. I am a Reiki Master. I am a clinical instructor for several Osteopathic Colleges. I am a MRO, Certified Independent Medical Examiner and do a lot of work comp and occupational services as well.

Specialties
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Integrative Medicine

Holistic Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

159 Answers
150 Agrees
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Cough medicine: That should not be a problem. The robitussin has dextromathorphan. The max dose of mucinex (guaifenesin) is 2400 mg. You will be fine.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
STI testing: There are several sexually transmitted diseases that can be checked with urine. HIV still needs to be tested via blood with results in a couple of da... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
CRPS, chronic pain: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome would be a consideration. A minor injury that results in pain out of proportion to the injury, that worsens overtime an... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Burn: You are doing all the right things. Watch for signs of infection. I would suggest to add vitamin C 1000mg 3 times a day as well as vit C is needed for... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Insomnia: You can start out with melatonin 3-6mg. If inability to fall asleep or stay asleep treatment may be different approach, old meds like amitripyline and... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Low pulse: This is low , but not necessarily a problem. Probably a good idea to be evaluated as there can be underlying issues such as low thyroid. If not sympto... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Back pain: This could be a rib dysfunction. When a rib is out of place it can cause pain with deep breath. This can usually bre fixed with manipulation. Seeing ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Watch digit use: You can just watch. Generally if an infant guards or refuses to use the injured part further evaluation is definitely warranted. 1 concern would be if... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Foreign body: The simple answer is yes. Steel wool can easily splinter and get a piece into your skin. If ghat happens you can experience symptoms like you describe... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Vit D: Yes, vitamin D is okay to take, it does help the immune system.
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A female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
STI Probably recent: It is possible but not likely if you have not had any symptoms in that period of time and have had regular well woman exams.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Tramadol SEs: I would not expect Tramadol to cause weight gain as it is more likely to cause nausea and decrease appetite. You may however, tend to eat more to redu... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Replenish electrolyt: Make sure you are also replacing lost electrolytes as well. If you are sweating a lot an electrolyte drink like Gatorade could help along with the wat... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Folic acid: folic acid is water soluble, therefore it is washed out with body fluids and drinking water. Folate is also know as vitamin B9. It would certainly tak... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Herbal: Probiotics and melatonin should be ok but I would hold the fish oil because it increases bleeding risks and if a biopsy is needed you could have more ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Headache: There are several acupuncture points that are helpful. Pericardium 6 on the inside of the wrist is good for nausea and Large Intestine 4 on the back o... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Back pain: upper back or rib pains can cause shortness of breath but I do not usually see lower back pain causing this. Pain and spasms can "take your breath awa... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Breathing exercises: Time now for deep breathing exercises or incentive spirometer for several weeks then recheck with chest X-ray. The atelectasis can occur from poor ai... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Diet: Yes, having protein snack will help to decrease craving and help you feel satisfied and not blow your diet. Just remember portion control when it come... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Viral, autoimmune: This could be a viral infection. Certainly, one thing to consider would be mono. This is typical in your age group. This usually resolves in 5-10 days... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Med SE: Yes that would not be unusual. I am assuming that you took Imodium (loperamide) fir diarrhea. This does slow the bowels down. If this is an ongoing is... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Vinegar use: Depends on how bad the burn is but probably not. Take extra vitamin c as that is good for wound healing. Good luck!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Muscle bruising: This is probably related to muscular bruising and swelling in the area from the trauma. Warm moist heat and time should take care of it if you do not ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Sprain treatment: Several things you can do. Most importantly is ice and elevate. Energy healing with Reiki or therapeutic touch could help. Acupuncture is also a great... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Calories burned: A 5 foot 10 inch 180 pound male sitting will burn about 60 to 70 calories per hour.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Sensitivity: It sounds like you have developed a chocolate sensivity. Once you eat this it causes an inflammatory response that leads to "dumping" syndrome. There ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Vitamin c: No vitamin C is water soluble and it would take a lot to cause harm. 2 to 3 grams spread out over they day should be more than enough
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Cold symptoms : You can take most any OTC medications that treat your symptoms. Allegra can be taken at anytime time of day but should be consistent.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Cough congestion : This could be more viral or this time of year allergies. We have seen RSV that’s lasted for several months. If this is more allergic, then antibiotic... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Long life: Heredity and lifestyle. You can’t do much about your genetics but you can live a good lifestyle and take medications needed to lower your risk factors... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Colon : Eat a healthy diet, fiber and Get regular check ups as recommended. Colonoscopies and polyp removal if needed. A healthy diet is the best way to preve... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Bloated after surger: Yes this can be normal for a while after abdominal surgery because air gets into the abdominal cavity. There is also some inflammation that occurs as ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Tonsil complications: If you are not running a fever or having any difficulty with breathing or swallowing you should be ok to see your Dr in the AM
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Decreased erection: Certainly can be related to lexapro (escitalopram). This is a fairly common side effect. Talk to you doctor about other options
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Injured nail: The nail should not hurt at this stage. If you have blood under the nail it may still be sore. The nail should not hurt growing out. If you are having... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Passing out : I would be more concerned about a cardiac arrhythmia. Especially if you have no dizziness or spinning. This needs to be evaluated by your Doctor or ca... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Feeling bad in the : I would consider low blood sugar as a possibility. If you haven't eaten for a while or have not eaten enough protein your blood sugar may be low and y... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Weaning off Med : Effexor takes a long time to come off of, especially if you have been on it for a while. Symptoms should resolve with more time.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Back pain/strain : It is probably just a muscular strain. It sounds like you overdid it! NSAIDS, muscle relaxers and mild stretches will have have you better in a couple... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Eye floater : Floaters are pieces of protein or other matter within the vitreous humor of the eye, therefore casting a shadow up on the retina and appearing as a da... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Blood pressure : Your BP is fair but not well controlled. Good control would be close to your earlier readings of 120/80 or a little less. Also you need to speak with ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Lactating : Lactating without pregnancy may be related to over stimulating the nipples like during fore play. It can also be related to elevated prolactin levels ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Anxiety/depression: Yes you can stop but most antidepressants usually need longer time to work. There are certainly other options for anxiety symptoms. See your PCP in fo... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Back strain: Probably not a "slipped" disk. This sounds more like a back strain. This should respond to muscle relaxers, NSAIDs, stretches, heat, time and manipula... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Vit c, vit d: You don't say how much you have taken. Vitamin C is hard to overdose on, especially if you are sick or stressed. Side effects would include heartburn... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Exercising: If you are weight lifting, yes. You can do this by working other body parts. Back and legs one day, chest and arms the next. Good to have one or two d... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Weight loss: Weight itself should not cause palpitations, but how or what you are doing to loss weight can. If you are taking a stimulant or caffeine containing su... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Tooth Extraction : Basically whenever the pain will allow. This is usually 48-72 hours after the procedure. Things that can help with the healing process are chondroin s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Rectal tear: Anything that softens and lubricates can help
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A female asked:
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Scale measurement : If you want to know weight changes to the 10ths of pounds then digital is going to be the best. I generally just have patients use the scales as guid... Read More
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Testimonials
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Nov 26, 2015
Dr Simon, gave me the rght information I needed. He made me feel better and when I went to the doctor he said the same thing. I trust his information that he gives me. Thank you very much Dr Simon!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Simon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Simon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks - I'm going to an internist tomorrow morning. You have helped me sleep a little better tonight because the red blood has stopped...
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you, as an health worker first exposure to blood, you do panic a little. Even if i know in my own mind, just needed reassurance.
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Thank you so much Dr. Simon. I don't do chiropractic manipulations but was only curious

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Kansas - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, Third Place, Kansas - Spring
2015
Top Integrative Medicine Specialist, First Place, Kansas - Spring
2015
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