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Functional Medicine

The Power of Probiotics

Posted: Aug 24 in Functional Medicine by

Probiotics are one of those trendy health terms that everyone likes to talk about, but not many people understand. Chances are you’ve heard the word thrown around commercials that are advertising a new snack or yogurt that is packed with probiotics. Maybe you’ve even seen it on a food label or two, or have even been lured to make a purchase because the item promised it would bring you the benefits of probiotics. [Read more]

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A Healthy Gut is a Happy Gut

Posted: Aug 08 in Functional Medicine by

The television commercials would have you believing that digestive discomfort is as normal as anything. Heartburn, nausea, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea—there is even a jingle to make the thoughts of such unpleasant symptoms not sound so horrible. Jokes about passing gas, having to run to the bathroom after every meal, feeling discomfort day in and out and popping pills so that you can still manage to down your favorite foods, this is the normal day to day for millions of Americans. But it doesn’t have to be that way. [Read more]

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10 Ways to Prevent or Reverse Osteoporosis

Posted: Nov 12 in Health and Aging by

Half of all women will have osteoporosis by age 60. One in five women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime, and 50% of them will never walk again. [Read more]

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Exploring Functional Medicine

Posted: Sep 13 in Functional Medicine by

Traditional medicine tends to be disease centered. Functional medicine takes a whole-patient approach, and helps people maintain better health overall instead of just treating discrete illnesses. [Read more]

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What is Functional Medicine?

Posted: Jul 26 in Functional Medicine by

While functional medicine is a new term to many people, many of the ideas behind it have been around for some time. [Read more]

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Probiotics Aid in Functional Medicine Therapy

Posted: Oct 19 in Functional Medicine by

Most people are familiar with the word antibiotics, which describes an organism that kills unwanted bacteria in the body. [Read more]

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Important Hormones in Men

Posted: Sep 07 in Anti-Aging Medicine by

Learn more about the role hormones play in a man’s body and how to know if your hormones are properly balanced. [Read more]

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Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

Posted: Sep 12 in Functional Medicine by

Modern living causes many of us to operate in a constant high stress state. Information overload, unrealistic demands for our time or attention, financial uncertainty, safety concerns, and unrelenting day-to-day worries all contribute to a chronic state of stress that places a heavy burden on our bodies. [Read more]

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Armour Thyroid Medication Shortage

Posted: Aug 20 in Functional Medicine by

Armour Thyroid medication has been in short supply since early 2009. The original supply problem occurred in the spring of 2009 when Forest Laboratories, the manufacturer of Armour Thyroid had problems with a reformulation of the product. [Read more]

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Functional Medicine offers new approach in treatment

Posted: Aug 06 in Functional Medicine by

Countless patients go to the doctor every year with a multitude of symptoms ranging from fatigue, head ache and joint pain, to muscle aches, insomnia and mood swings; only to be told that all of their tests are “normal.” [Read more]

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