Medical Articles

Doctor with a Heart in His Hand

What is Functional Medicine? Functional medicine is a patient-centered approach to health care that addresses the underlying root cause of disease. It looks at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that ...





Male and Female Skeletons

Restoring Health with Functional Medicine The term “functional medicine” was coined in 1993 by Jeffrey Bland PhD. Functional medicine is an integrated patient-centered approach to health care that addresses the underlying cause of disease ... 



Slightly Obese Woman

Can’t Lose Weight? The weight loss – hormone connection Obesity in America is a tragic epidemic. An estimated 120 million Americans are now overweight. It financially burdens the healthcare system (estimated at more than 117 billion dollars a year ...



Woman with a Blender of Vegetables

Detoxification: How to jump start your weight loss in just 10 days! Toxins are EVERYWHERE. Each year more than 4 billion pounds of chemicals and pollutants are released into the environment. Toxins threaten not only our environment, but also our health. Every ...



Diabetes

Diabetes: The Functional Medicine Approach to the Epidemic The American Diabetes Association announced that diabetes accounts for more than 178,000 deaths annually. Its many complications, such as amputation, kidney failure and/or blindness, have a devastating...



Picture of the Thyroid

Beyond a Sluggish Metabolism: Why Proper Thyroid Function is Essential to Your Health The thyroid gland plays a central role in your overall health because it regulates the entire body. Proper thyroid function aids in energy production, controls oxygen utilization, regulates blood flow ...




Bottle of Bioidentical Hormones

Bioidentical Hormones: Keeping your vitality alive at 50 and beyond! Aging may be inevitable. How we age and how fast we age is not! There are several health and lifestyle factors that affect the aging process. It is possible to ... 



Woman with Stress

Life is Stressful: Is Your Body Paying the Price for It? Life is stressful. We all know this. When stressors are too severe and/or too frequent they adversely impact our health by affecting the function of our adrenal glands. The ...