Fatigue is the number one complaint women have. Conventional medicine’s range of normal thyroid function is wide. When I was on the high end of normal, I was cold all the time, gaining weight (puffy in the face), exhausted but had trouble sleeping sometimes, my hair was falling out, my nails were brittle and skin…

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“All disease begins in the gut.”  –Hippocrates I believe that is a true statement. Health begins with a balanced gut. And, the science to prove it is finally catching up. Let’s look at what leaky gut is, what causes it, the various ways it expresses in symptoms – including autoimmunity, and the five steps to…

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What is Functional Medicine and Why Should You Care

What is Functional Medicine? In conventional medicine, a doctor diagnoses and prescribes according to a person’s symptoms. Functional Medicine is an individualized, science-based way of looking at illness from a root-cause perspective rather than just its symptoms. It looks at WHY your body is responding the way it is and seeks to support the body’s…

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