Dr. Ralph LaGuardia has been in private practice in Connecticut for over 25 years . He is triple specialized in Internal Medicine , Bariatrics and Geriatrics . In addition to which he practices Integrative Medicine , which is the combination of the best of traditional western medicine with alternative and complementary medical techniques. He has a special interest in nutrition and sustainable gardening and permaculture , which he practices on his Connecticut farm. Dr. LaGuardia also has a strong interest in minerals , trace elements , amino acids and their application in medical practice . He has developed a unique method of treating his patients combining all those elements that has proven to be quite effective.