How to Increase Nutrient Absorption
Ways to increase nutrient absorption including optimizing gut health, supporting the gallbladder, and pairing the correct nutrients together.
Constipation and Diarrhea Cycle
Root causes of the constipation and diarrhea cycle and how to treat these conditions holistically with a personalized gut healing protocol.
Root Cause Medicine
Root cause medicine aims find out why you have a specific diagnosis and then treats and prevents disease at the root cause rather than just managing symptoms.
Foods that Help Balance Hormones
The foods you eat have a large impact on hormone balance. Insulin, testosterone, estrogen, and thyroid hormones are all influenced by the food.
How to Increase Ferritin Levels
Targeted diet and lifestyle strategies to increase ferritin levels to optimize wellbeing and prevent iron deficiency anemia so you can feel your best.
SIBO Weight Gain
Key factors that can contribute to SIBO weight gain include inflammation and dysbiosis within the gut, insulin resistance, and constipation.
Benefits of taking IgG supplements include enhanced immune health, optimized digestion, and improving or eliminating gut concerns such as diarrhea and bloating.
Hashimoto's and Infertility
Hashimoto’s is also the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States and can contribute to infertility in both men and women.
Functional Medicine for Insomnia
Common root causes of insomnia identified using a functional medicine approach include elevated cortisol, low progesterone, and sleep apnea.
Functional Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
Conventional medicine is a symptom-centered model whereas functional medicine is an alternative approach that aims to address the root causes of health issues.
Best Herbs for Gut Health
An overview of the best herbs for gut health that we frequently recommend in our practice plus ways to incorporate them into your diet.
How to Heal Gut from Gluten Damage
Eating a nutritious diet, correcting nutrient deficiencies, and supporting gut health with a proper gut healing protocol can help heal the gut from gluten damage.
A diet for mitochondria includes eating a rainbow of antioxidants, consuming Omega-3 fats, and fasting intermittently for at least 12 hours.
Endometriosis Functional Medicine
Functional medicine treatment endometriosis may include following an anti-inflammatory diet, improving gut health, supportive supplements, and stress management.
Gluten Intolerance and Acid Reflux
Gluten may contribute to acid reflux, especially if you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance. An elimination diet is a common treatment.
Gut Health and Hormones
The gut plays a crucial role in maintaining hormonal balance in the body. Gut health can influence hormones such as estrogen, thyroid, insulin, and serotonin.
GLP-1 medications and supplements are important tools for weight loss, but they are only part of the tools in a functional medicine approach. A root cause approach to a healthy metabolism can include reducing inflammation, working on sleep and stress, balancing blood sugar, and using targeted supplements that improve the way that the body and hormones function.
Functional Medicine Lab Testing
Common functional medicine lab tests include GI-Map®, NutrEval®, DUTCH, MRT®, and Saliva Cortisol testing.
Functional Medicine Acne
A functional medicine approach to treating acne typically includes an in-depth health assessment, laboratory testing, and personalized diet and supplement recommendations.
PCOS and Fatigue
Fatigue in women with PCOS can have multiple root causes including insulin resistance, hypothyroidism, vitamin deficiencies, anxiety, and more. Treatment for PCOS fatigue includes balancing blood sugar, working on sleep hygiene, and correcting nutrient deficiencies.
Functional Medicine for Diabetes
A functional medicine approach for treating diabetes includes looking for root causes and treating holistically using lifestyle, diet, and appropriate supplementation.
Functional Medicine for ADHD
A functional medicine approach to treating ADHD may include improving gut health, removing food sensitivities, correcting nutrient deficiencies, and optimizing sleep.
Gut Healing Protocol
Poor gut health impacts numerous conditions and may be a root cause of many symptoms. Functional medicine often uses a 5R protocol to heal the gut.
Hashimoto's Functional Medicine
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune thyroid disease leading to progressive damage and inflammation of the thyroid gland. Functional medicine treatments include reducing inflammation, optimizing gut health, and reducing stress levels via a personalized approach.
Functional Medicine for Autoimmune Disease
A functional medicine approach to treating autoimmune disease includes assessing and improving gut health, reducing inflammation, and calming the immune response while supporting the body as a whole.
Resveratrol for Hair Loss
Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant that may help reduce hair loss and support new hair growth by lowering inflammation, androgens, and insulin levels. It is important to address the root cause of your hair loss when supplementing with Resveratrol.