Notable Heroes in Health Care: Aruna Tummala

Adult and geriatric psychiatrist, Trinergy Center for Integrative Psychiatry

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, many adults are reporting negative impacts on their mental health. Dr. Aruna Tummala is a unique pioneer in her field because she can help those suffering from both a physical and mental standpoint.

Using her expertise in Functional Medicine and Ayurveda, she is able to boost her patients’ immunity so their bodies are better able to cope and fight the disease. As an integrative psychiatrist, she works to find the root cause of a mental wellness issue — including nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalances and digestive system health — so her patients’ can better cope with the impact of the pandemic.

In the words of one grateful patient, “In just eight months under their care, I have experienced a dramatic reduction of symptoms that has allowed me to reclaim my life. The tools I’ve acquired during our time together has provided me a greater sense of resiliency and trust. I feel empowered to take responsibility for my health and embrace the journey ahead.”

According to another, “She always strives to educate her patients as well, giving them the tools to succeed in their health journey. I would trust her with the care of every single person I love!”

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