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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.

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Akkermansia Foods

Explore the importance of Akkermansia for gut health, its impact on the mucosal barrier, and how to boost its levels through food, lifestyle changes, and supplements.

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Inflammation Functional Medicine

Learn how functional medicine inflammation strategies target root causes, offering tailored treatments. Explore impacts on weight, skin, and gut health, with real success stories.

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Root Member Story: Gabriella

Root member story with functional medicine approach to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)

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Root Member Story: Ashna

Root member review and what to expect with a Root approach for an autoimmune condition.

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Root Member Story: Tom

Frustrated with his annual physical, Tom turned to Root after hearing about functional medicine. Through a personalized gut healing protocol and diet changes, Tom regained his health, avoided unnecessary procedures, and saved money.

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30 Plants a Week Checklist

Boost your gut health by eating 30 different plants a week. Discover the benefits of a diverse diet, tips to increase plant intake, and a free checklist to get started.

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Digestion: Top to Bottom

Explore the journey of digestion, from the mouth all the way to the colon. Learn where your body absorbs nutrients and what can go right or wrong at each step.

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Natural Treatment for Interstitial Cystitis

By integrating natural treatments for interstitial cystitis aimed at treating the root cause of this condition, individuals with IC can have symptom relief and an improved quality of life. Effective strategies may include dietary modifications with an elimination diet, improving hydration, stress management, and lowering inflammation with supplements like omega-3 or aloe vera extract.

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Beta Glucuronidase High

Learn about beta-glucuronidase: its role in hormone balance, symptoms of high levels, and functional medicine solutions for gut health and detoxification.

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Ashwagandha for Hormones

Discover Ashwagandha's role in hormone balance. From PCOS to menopause, explore the benefits of incorporating this ancient adaptogen into your life.

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Joint Pain After Eating

Discover reasons you are experiencing joint pain after eating. From autoimmune conditions to food sensitivities, learn actionable insights to relieve joint discomfort.

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Hashimoto's Brain Fog

Learn about the link between Hashimoto's disease and brain fog, plus effective root cause interventions you can implement to alleviate symptoms.

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Functional Medicine Infertility

Discover an effective approach to treating infertility. Address root causes, prioritize nutrients, and nurture gut health to achieve a healthy pregnancy.

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Berberine vs. Metformin

Explore the pros and cons of metformin and berberine for managing health concerns like type 2 diabetes, obesity, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

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Which Hormones Cause Weight Gain

Explore the intricate link between hormones and weight gain. Discover actionable tips for a functional medicine approach to sustainable weight management.

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Functional Medicine Dietitian

A functional medicine dietitian focuses on collaboration, asking why, advanced testing, and getting to the root cause of health concerns using a holistic approach.

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Best Vitamins for Hormone Balance

The best vitamins and nutrients for hormone balance include b-vitamins, vitamin D, omega-3s, inositol, magnesium, and NAC. These can be obtained via diet and supplementation.

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How to Increase Nutrient Absorption

Ways to increase nutrient absorption including optimizing gut health, supporting the gallbladder, and pairing the correct nutrients together.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SIBO Weight Gain

Key factors that can contribute to SIBO weight gain include inflammation and dysbiosis within the gut, insulin resistance, and constipation.

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IgG Supplements

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.

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Functional Medicine for Insomnia

Common root causes of insomnia identified using a functional medicine approach include elevated cortisol, low progesterone, and sleep apnea.