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Dr. Gregory Zengo

Anti-Aging Medicine
Watkinsville, GA
30 years experience male

Locations

New Image Medical Aesthetics & Wellness

Watkinsville

Address

2 South Main St, Ste 206, Watkinsville
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My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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New Image Medical Aesthetics & Wellness

Watkinsville, GA

Office

Watkinsville

About

Bio

Dr. Zengo is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. His practice for the last 15 years has been devoted to Bio-Identical Medicine using accurate testing and treating stress induced hormone imbalances in the female, male, adrenal, and thyroid hormone systems. Dr. Zengo has performed over 30,000 encounters for BHRT and weight loss in his Georgia practice. This includes the interpretation of over 10,000 salivary hormone profiles, neurotransmitter tests, and GI Health panels. We also treat hypothyroidism using Armour, Naturethroid, and T3 therapy as needed and reflected by sensitive blood testing for TSH, FT4, FT3, and Thyroid Antibodies. We offer discounted salivary test kits that patients can do from their own homes. Our in-house compounding lab can fill most BHRT cream prescriptions in under 24 hours. Our online practice can see HealthTap patients in California, Florida, Georgia, and Arizona and write prescriptions for ongoing care and management. We are happy to meet with patients in all other locations for consultation, testing and results interpretation. We can collaborate with your local physician to help you get treated. Dr. Zengo's practice of medicine has evolved from a traditional OB/GYN practice to one that focuses on the reality that most symptoms as we age are caused by stress-induced hormone imbalances. This method of bio-identical medicine for women and men of all ages has proven to be a very effective approach to symptoms such as... -Fatigue -Poor Sleep -Weight Gain -Irritability -Lack of Drive -Mental Fog -Menopause/Andropause -Cyclic PMS/PMDD -Cold Intolerance/Low Thyroid Symptoms Safe accurate treatment of these symptoms can utilize BHRT instead of psychoactive drugs, sleeping pills, and prescription stimulants that often cause more side effects than benefit. If you would like a fresh approach to your symptoms by "testing your stress level", please schedule your online consultation now.

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.

Anti-Aging Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Functional Medicine

Gynecology

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, New York

Doctor Q&A

65 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Two Possible Reasons: The two most common reasons for this are when women take hormones post-menopause and weight gain after menopause. If breasts are tender, this is not ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection. Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough in... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Hashimotos diagnosis: is made by a biopsy that shows immune-mediated thyroid destruction. The presence of high TPO>200 is seen in >95% of cases of Hashimoto's. Anyo... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Painful?: It looks like you have a GYN who is doing all of the right tests. So what does she/he recommend? In my practice, I recommend surgery for cysts this ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Lots of Causes: There are a number of causes for labial or vaginal itching. Most commonly, it is caused by yeast. In other cases it can be a local reaction to soaps, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Milk 13 Weeks Later: Milk on expression (squeezing the nipple) is normal 13 weeks after giving birth even if you did not breastfeed. Do not continue to squeeze the nipple... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Implant will work: Laxatives and stimulants are for very short term use only. No stimulant has ever been shown to cause permanent weight loss. Try restricting your men... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Starting BC Pills...: can lead to some cycle timing irregularity in many patients. I advise my patients that cycles typically normalize after the first 3 packs. It is cri... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Chlamydia Treatment: ...takes at least seven days after the last dose to be a cure. I always tell my patients to use condoms for at least 2 weeks after treatment. And ho... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
No Long-Term Help: Phentermine was first approved in 1959 and has never been shown to cause permanent weight loss or change in cravings. Cravings/weight come back when ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Food Intolerances ..: can be very common and appear in some people over time. Gluten in wheat is the most common offender and dairy is next. Some people are intolerant to... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
LEEP discharge ...: is typically a blood-tinged watery discharge without odor. It also tends to decrease in volume over the next few days after the procedure. If the di... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
PCOS off BC: PCOS is a condition where the ovaries off BC tend to make a lot more androgens which can contribute to hair loss and acne. New stressors like college... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Increased Androgens: Slim women with PCOS have ovaries that make more androgens (male type hormones) and ovulate less than other women. In my practice, if a salivary hormo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Check Pregnancy Test: Any time you have a skipped or abnormal period and you are also having unprotected sex, then pregnancy is always a possibility. So check a home test ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Get Urine Culture: How many of these UTI's were confirmed by a urine culture? This is the only way to prove that your symptoms are a true infection and identify the caus... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
UTI symptoms: Bladder pressure and increased urinary frequency are two of the most common symptoms in a urinary tract infection. Not everyone has burning on urinat... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Call Your OB: There are a lot of potential reasons for watery vaginal discharge in pregnancy, but rarely will it just go away on its own and it should be reported t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Heavy period on Depo: Almost anything goes with DepoProvera and periods. Periods can be long and heavy, especially in the first couple of shots. When a heavy period has a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Go to the ER: With that symptom list, you will feel better the fastest if you go the nearest urgent care center or emergency room right now. Do not wait as these... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Post-Op Fever: If the urine came from a foley, then I am assuming you recently had your hysterectomy. Post-op fevers are evaluated and treated differently than othe... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Very Low Chances: There have only been a handful of spontaneous deliveries in women over age 50 worldwide in all of recorded history. There is even a Wikipedia page li... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Unknown: When you stop any hormonal birth control, the next period or ovulation is unpredictable. If you want to get pregnant, then you could consider doing s... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Not associated: Hypothyroidism causes many symptoms and skin manifestations like hair loss and brittle nails. Typically, when patients are treated, the skin returns ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
No relation: Maca will not change the ability of the Paragard IUD to prevent pregnancy. They are completely unrelated. Please be sure not to exceed the recommend... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Unnatural cycle...: induced by Provera (medroxyprogesterone) withdrawal can be unpredictable. If a perimenopausal patient goes many months between periods, the lining co... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Difficult to Say: Herpes lesions are generally painful, but not always. Many other potential causes could present as you describe. Some are STD's like genital warts, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Last Period?: Typically the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is inserted during the menstrual flow, or shortly after, so sex two days later should not be an issue. If your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Hand Sanitizer ...: in small amounts will not harm an open cut. In order for an open cut to heal best and not get infected, a small amount of antibiotic cream like Neosp... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
2-12 Days Incubation: Here is a quote from the CDC on the subject of new HSV infection.... "The average incubation period after exposure is 4 days (range 2 to 12). The vesi... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Condoms every time: are very effective method of birth control and also preventing STD's. But they must be used properly and must be used every single time. No exceptio... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
No periods off Depo: is common and it takes 6-9 months for it to get out of your system completely. You are at risk for getting pregnant even without a period, so use rel... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Switching OCP's: When changing oral contraceptive pill brands, you should finish your pack of the old active pills. Once your period starts, the new brand of pills ca... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Hard to Say: One cannot use past period dates to definitively predict a future ovulation. Ovulation could have occurred any time during a two week interval or lon... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
No test for men: BV occurrs more in women who have more sex, but BV has never been shown to be sexually transmitted. BV in men is not yet considered a treatable or te... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Follow-Up Visit?: Typically patients see their provider around 6 weeks after a mirena insertion for a check-up. Have you had that visit yet? If not, please call for t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Depends ...: You should contact your surgeon as only (s)he knows the size of your uterus, possible fibroids and any other factors that would affect your post-op co... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Ovaries have dual: blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the o... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Think Menu,not pills: No weight loss pill have ever been shown to cause permanent loss that continues after the pill is stopped. All have rebound weight gain. Why not try... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Symptoms? Testing?: Menopause is a very tricky term. In my practice, it can be any state of hormone imbalance that occurs when ovarian function changes. You had your ov... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
See your Physician: You should see your primary care doctor who can do the necessary physical exam and tests to figure out what is going on. This cluster of symptoms cou... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
2-4 Hours: 5-HTP is a nutritional precursor to serotonin. It should not be taken with many antidepressants. It has a relatively short half-life of 2-4 hours and... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Certainly: Stress, lack of sleep, changes in diet or weight, prescription meds are just a few things that can alter your delicate hormone balance. This alterati... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Hair Changes Tricky: Hair can change due to a number of factors. Stress, lack of sleep, new medications, changes in nutrition, scalp infections, changes in shampoos, etc.... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Late period is heavy: Typically, if a period is late, the flow can be longer and heavier than usual. A clot is just an episode of heavier bleeding that sticks together bef... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
TSH of 0.94: At most labs, a TSH of 0.94 is considered normal and is one of many ways to test thyroid function. Typically a level like this indicates no change in... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Menopause management: w/ Loestrin should reduce symptoms within the first pack. Birth control pills are dosed higher than most menopausal HRT so symptom relief should be q... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
None: They are completely different and infection in one is not a risk factor for cancer in another.
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Must have a uterus: In order to get pregnant, a sperm must fertilize and egg. The uterus is needed to allow the sperm and egg to meet. Without a uterus that cannot happ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
Starting an OC: usually does not produce nausea in most patients especially when using one of the lowest dose pills on the market. So patients who have not tried pil... Read More

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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I want to be all natural with my contraception but also safe, thanks!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) I'd like more information about how you test and treat long distance.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Fellow, American College of OB/GYN
Thought Leader, Second Place, Atlanta Region - Spring
2016
Top Anti-Aging Specialist, First Place, National - Spring
2016

Affiliations

Founder, Medical Director PracticalCME Medical Training
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