Posts Tagged ‘Functional Medicine’
Addressing the Root-Cause of Thyroid Disorders
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…Read More
Health Begins With A Balanced Gut
“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…Read More
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…Read More