Functional Medicine

iodine for thyroid health
It is estimated that approximately 33% of the world’s population is deficient in iodine. Iodine is essential to make thyroid hormones and to prevent other health conditions such as mental impairment and goiter and complications with pregnancy, including stillbirth and congenital anomalies. Many pe... Read More
health and wellness apps
Technology is here to stay and the growth in Health and Wellness Apps continues to rise. Whether you need to lose weight, get motivated to exercise, reduce stress, decrease exposure to toxins or manage health conditions, there are health and wellness apps that can help. I have use some and reviewed ... Read More
12 Foods That Improve Memory and Benefit Anti-Aging
As we grow older, inevitably our minds change. Synapses don’t fire like they once did and you may find that you’re unable to recall information as sharply as you used to. Some are tempted to turn to some miracle pill or supplement to help keep their minds sharp. However, the solution to a better... Read More
How to Choose a Functional Medicine Doctor
Functional medicine is a unique form of medicine where doctor and patient form a partnership to get to the root cause of what is ailing you. A functional medicine doctor will take more time to look at you holistically and help you choose natural means through diet, lifestyle, and supplements to prev... Read More
Executive Health Exams - What is Genetic Panel Testing?
Executive health exams, done by a functional medicine doctor, offer patients more than the typical yearly physical done by a general physician. They provide a deeper and more comprehensive insight into health and wellness. Executive health exams can help patients understand how their body is perfor... Read More
Meditation and Stress - How to Help Manage Stress Naturally
These days, we’re often burdened with having too many things to do with too little time to complete it all. Stress is a common component in daily life for many, but not everyone knows how to properly manage it. Left to fester, stress can lead to some serious health problems. Last month, we talked ... Read More
Perimenopause Treatment - Signs, Symptoms, and Relief
Menopause is a natural stage that all women eventually enter in their lifetime. It is the official end of a woman’s reproductive cycle. Many are familiar with menopause and what it means for the female body. However, women do not just wake up suddenly to menopause. There is actually a transitional... Read More
How to Choose a Multivitamin - an Expert's Guide
There are so many multivitamins on the market and many make outrageous claims. Despite the surge in their use, not many people know how to choose a multivitamin. They are unregulated and most companies do not adhere to quality standards. The New York Attorney General targeted major supplement brands... Read More
The Health Benefits of Curcumin | Lorraine Maita, MD
What if you could decrease aches and pains and decrease the risk of cancer or its spread, improve your mood, your immune and digestive function, as well as lower blood pressure, blood sugar and manage autoimmune disease - all with one supplement? These would be the benefits of curcumin. Curcumin... Read More
Health Motivation - How to Stick with Your Resolution
January is the first month in the new calendar year. It’s also the month where many people make a New Year’s Resolution to live a healthier life and try to stay dedicated to keeping it. Health motivation is the reason for a majority of resolutions and they are created with the best of intentions... Read More