Functional Medicine

weight loss plateau
There’s nothing more rewarding than watching the number on the scale drop week by week after committing yourself to a healthier lifestyle. However, what happens when your weight loss comes to a sudden and unexplainable halt? If your weight has remained constant for weeks despite your nutritious di... Read More
best vitamins for osteoporosis
Building and maintaining bone is a complex metabolic process. There are hormonal components such estrogen, progesterone and testosterone that build, maintain and strengthen bone. It is best to harness their properties before middle age when these hormones are at their peak. Cortisol, the stress horm... Read More
what is functional medicine
Functional medicine addresses the root cause of disease. It incorporates how all systems work together and this is done in a partnership with doctor and patient. It is less reliant on treating symptoms with medication and more reliant on lifestyle choices. If you want to learn what is functional med... Read More
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