Internal Medicine Specialist

Toni Trate, DO -  - Board Certified Family Medicine

Toni Trate, DO

Board Certified Family Medicine located in Farmington Hills, MI

Toni Trate, MD, is a board-certified family physician skilled in diagnosing and treating a variety of chronic health conditions. At her practice in Farmington Hills, Michigan, Dr. Trate and her experienced medical team offer the latest diagnostic and treatment options for conditions like congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, and seizures. You can expect the highest quality health care services to help you manage chronic issues and live a healthy, happy life. Learn more about Dr. Toni Trate’s internal medicine expertise by calling the office or using the convenient online booking feature.

Internal Medicine Q&A

What internal medicine services are available?

Dr. Trate provides comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment options to address acute and chronic conditions affecting your health. She creates a custom treatment plan that considers your medical history, family history, and other aspects of your personal health.

Some of the common issues Dr. Trate assists with include:

  • Diabetes
  • Lung disorders
  • Heart disease
  • Seizure disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Gastrointestinal disorders

Dr. Trate also offers resources for those with psychiatric concerns, such as chronic depression and anxiety.

At her Farmington Hills family practice, Dr. Trate offers many on-site diagnostic testing technologies, including electrocardiograms, X-rays, and breathing tests. These in-office services ensure you receive a fast, accurate diagnosis, so treatment can begin as soon as possible.

What is a seizure disorder?

A seizure involves an abnormal electrical event that affects your brain, causing limb twitching, muscle spasms, and even a loss of consciousness. Having multiple seizures may indicate a seizure disorder, which can result from metabolic imbalances in your body or as a side effect of a traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Trate can evaluate a seizure condition to determine the best course of treatment. Often medications are useful in managing seizure symptoms and preventing them from occurring again.

What treatment options are available for congestive heart failure?

Congestive heart failure is a progressive condition that occurs when fluid builds up around your heart, interfering with its blood-pumping capability.

When your heart muscles can’t pump blood properly, fluids can start to back up in other major organs, including your lungs and abdomen. This fluid build-up leads to swelling, irregular heartbeats, and shortness of breath.

If not properly treated, congestive heart failure can become life-threatening. Dr. Trate can determine what treatment options are right for you based on how progressed your heart failure is and your medical history. She may suggest making changes to your diet to cut out salt and unhealthy processed foods, as well as medication therapy to reduce fluid build-up.

To discuss chronic health conditions with Dr. Trate, schedule a personal consultation using the online booking feature or by calling the family practice office in Farmington Hills.

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