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The Future of Medicine
Where East Meets West
1036 Volvo Parkway, Suite 2, Chesapeake, VA 23320 ph:(757) 410-5462 a division of MidAtlantic Women's Care, PLC.


Our Reputation With Women & Men


Diane Fellowes, Norfolk

My intimacy has increased significantly and is as enjoyable as it was 20 years ago! Plus I dropped 10 stubborn pounds. At 53 years old, I feel 30 again.... (read more here)


Vickie Turner, Hampton

Dr. Long’s bio-identical hormone treatment has made me feel like I’m in my 30’s again!... (read more here)


Nancy Reed Huston, Virginia Beach

Having previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry, I was familiar with traditional treatments and knew that I wanted to pursue a different path, specifically bioidentical hormones and bioidentical hormone replace therapy... (read more here)


Shekelia Bussey, Norfolk

Aimee actually CARES and she UNDERSTANDS and she was always there for me while I’ve been on this journey. She was essentially my food interventionist!... (read more here)


Sandra Hamrick, Chesapeake

Synergy has changed my life tremendously. I no longer fall asleep at 8 or 9 p.m. and I have much more energy to exercise and accomplish all that I need to throughout my day... (read more here)


Kathlyn I. Wintz, Virginia Beach

I consulted a free nutritionist and learned you get what you pay for... (read more here)


Gina Harvey, Virginia Beach

I had struggled with menstrual headaches for 22 years... (read more here)


Barbara Stark, Suffolk

I didn't consider hormone replacement therapy until I discovered that I was having some trouble preparing for the New York Marathon... (read more here)


Lauri Leeper, Chesapeake

I reached out to Synergy because I had been feeling tired for many months, was gaining weight, had low sexual desire, and was just feeling a general malaise.... (read more here)


Carol Hare, Virginia Beach

I had called a couple of places offering alternative medicine, but I was not pleased with the conversations.... (read more here)


Terrie Kole, Virginia Beach

I have not had a sleepless night since 2008... (read more here)

Kristine Bergin, Virginia Beach
Steady weight gain, low metabolism, no energy, migraine headaches – my life was not what it could be... (read more here)
Tori, Chesapeake
Synergy is part of my life team which I embraced and utilized to get my life back... (read more here)
Liz Bobb, Suffolk
What Synergy and Dr. Linda Long have done for me is make me feel great!... (read more here)
Kimberly Petrone-Conant, Virginia Beach
The medical clinic I was using for Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy was not helping me at all... (read more here)
Annette Kane-Shine, Chesapeake
Aimee is a nutritionist who is realistic and down to earth, i.e., not extreme in any one way or the other... (read more here)
Shirley Martin - Portsmouth, VA
I had become disinterested in doing anything but going to work and coming home, eating and collapsing; my mind was foggy and I had difficulty finishing thoughts and thinking of words; and I could not get organized to do a task... (read more here)

Ellen Sposa Morin, Broadlands, VA

I met Dr. Linda Long while living in Hampton Roads. I now live in Broadlands, Va. I drive all that way to Chesapeake twice a year to see her because she has helped me so much!... (read more here)


G.G. Conklin, Chesapeake

I was seeing an endocrinologist for my thyroid, but the cookie-cutter thyroid medications (i.e. Synthroid) had too many side effects (weight gain and a bad overall feeling) and I was becoming a bit distraught... (read more here)

Renee A. Glover, MD, Chesapeake

I was having menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, loss of energy, and mood changes, but did not want to go on a "one size fits all" drug regimen... (read more here)


Mary Hardesty, Virginia Beach

I preferred to find a female doctor who was open to a more natural approach to health care than only conventional medicine... (read more here)

Jennifer Boggs, Carrollton

Dr. Long has given me a better alternative to treating my thyroid disease... (read more here)

Nancy Curtis, Currituck, North Carolina

About 5 years ago I began experiencing symptoms that made no sense to me whatsoever... (read more here)

Denise Baylous, Virginia Beach

I was frustrated with my lack of response to conventional treatment and my physician’s lack of acceptance of bio-identical therapy... (read more here)

Ellen Whitehurst, Chesapeake

By all accounts, in one short year of hormone treatment, both Linda and her protocol apparently have turned back the proverbial clock where my own aging is concerned... (read more here)

Lisa Cohen, Virginia Beach

I now have my life back thanks to the physicians at Synergy. I no longer wake up sluggish dreading the day or overly tired at the end of the day... (read more here)

Barbara Smith, Newport News

I figured that Aimee might be able to help me lose weight and keep my weight under control with eating better habits.  And I was correct.  Within one year of working with her, I have lost more than 50 pounds... (read more here)

Edna Perez, Norfolk

I came to Synergy because of my need to use hormones after a hysterectomy for ovarian cancer... (read more here)

Kim Hinson, Virginia Beach

After having night sweats 15 times during the month of August, I made a call to Synergy... (read more here)

Amy Dodd, Chesapeake

I had discussed with my previous doctor the options to relieve symptoms of menopause and her answers were limited... (read more here)

Sally R., Chesapeake

I started acupuncture about four months ago to get control of my allergies that used to be seasonal but had become year long... (read more here)

Ginny Goff, Chesapeake

My osteopenia that was detected two years ago has virtually disappeared... (read more here)



Name Withheld Upon Patient’s Request, Hampton Roads

My regular doctor put my on estrogen only, which helped some but I continued to gain weight, I was tired, and my mind felt cloudy... (read more here)



Kim P., Chesapeake

The two best qualities about Kim are first and foremost she sincerely cares about her patients. Kim strives to make you better! She fights the battle with you! She listens. She understands... (read more here)

Laurie S., Chesapeake

After following her recommendations that were personally detailed just for me, I felt better than I have in 6 years!!! They take you from that feeling of just surviving day-to-day to thriving each and every day... (read more here)



Melanie W., Virginia Beach

Dr. Rebecca Ryder is my life saver! There is no way I could function or have a normal life without her expertise on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy!... (read more here)



Sandra Zippe, Virginia Beach

I think Dr. Linda Long is awesome... (read more here)



Linda, Suffolk

My problems with memory and processing information have improved greatly. My skin and hair are back to normal. My energy level has been restored!... (read more here)



Patient’s Name Withheld Upon Request, Virginia Beach

As a post-menopausal woman, with an autoimmune thyroid problem, I decided to seek help to restore my hormone levels by a hormone doctor who sees the whole picture... (read more here)



Patient’s Name Withheld Upon Request, Chesapeake

I appreciate Dr. Ryder’s holistic thinking, her wisdom, and the fact that she trusts her patient’s experience... (read more here)



Patient's Name Withheld Upon Request, Virginia Beach

Nurse Practitioner Kim Harris was amazing! Kim listened to my concerns and what I was and was not looking to change... (read more here)



Sherry, Chesapeake

After my ENT doctor could not help with my sinus issues, I started researching Acupuncturists on the internet and found Dr. Rebecca Ryder... (read more here)



Patient's Name Withheld Upon Request, Carrollton, VA

While frantically searching for answers and being rebuffed from everyone from my primary care doctor to the emergency room staff, I stumbled upon Synergy via a Google search... (read more here)



Lisa M., Former Chesapeake Resident

I highly recommend Dr. Long to all women who are tired of hearing from your doctor that you are doing good for your age!... (read more here)



Patient's Name Withheld Upon Request, Chesapeake

Besides feeling great again, I am also enjoying an improved sex life... (read more here)



Patient's Name Withheld Upon Request, Chesapeake

As a doctor myself, I strongly believe in alternative therapies so I reached out to Dr. Ryder and she suggested acupuncture therapy... (read more here)

Our Reputation With Men

Patrick Sweeney, Fairfax

One of the most brutally truthful things she said to me early on was that 'If you think eating right is hard -- you dropping dead will be harder on your wife and 4 daughters'... (read more here)


Wesley Page, Norfolk

Going through the traditional family doctor route was simply not getting to the bottom of some nagging issues – lack of energy, cholesterol issues, unhealthy weight, high blood pressure, etc... (read more here)

Dr. Tan, Virginia Beach
The doctor’s Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy treatments have provided an improvement in my skin condition, my energy, and my overall physical stamina and health - including my sex life!..(read more here)



Patrick H, Virginia Beach
I never felt judged or rushed during appointments and highly recommend these hormone doctors to anyone's needs as we age. (read more here)

About Synergy

Free Seminar
Our next free seminar on bioidentical hormone therapy and optimal aging for women and men will be announced soon. Seminars are held in our office in Chesapeake (Greenbrier area).
News release here.
What Women Say here.
Synergy, located in Chesapeake, Virginia, is an integrative medical center for women that combines the best of traditional and holistic medicine. We specialize in integrative treatments for menopause, sleep disorders, fatigue, loss of energy, digestive problems, gynecologic problems, and chronic medical conditions including chronic pain. Our services include bioidentical hormone treatment, hormone replacement therapy, anti-aging medicine, cancer treatment therapy, medical acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, and massage therapy. The integrative center serves women in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Williamsburg, Hampton Roads, Eastern Shore, Richmond, Virginia, and North Carolina.


For more details, please contact us at (757) 410-5462 or

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