functional medicine

I used to not know how to say “no” to the people in my life–my clients, my family and friends. I didn’t want to disappoint
Even if you make small improvements, you can still greatly improve your heart health.
You may have heard of biorhythms or circadian rhythms; both terms refer to the action of clock genes, a hot new area of research. These genes also respond to natural environmental rhythms.
So how do you know if you have a fatty liver? If you eat lots of sugar and flour, have a little bit of belly fat, or if you
To think we can treat heart disease by lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and lowering blood sugar with medication is like mopping up the floor while the sink overflows.
I realized that lack of sleep adversely impacts my health. I know I have to make sleep a priority, so I give myself a goal to get seven or eight hours of sleep every night. By experimenting, I figured out that when I get eight hours of good sleep, I feel much more alert and focused.
At the same time, as MCT-rich coconut oil becomes more popular, it also becomes a concern among some folks because of its high amounts of saturated fat and potential for raising cholesterol.
"It's the result of a very effective propaganda campaign that has not paid much attention to the input of physicians," says
After treating thousands of patients with autoimmunity and other chronic health conditions, I have found that by addressing five common environmental and lifestyle factors we can help restore the balance of your immune system and often reverse your autoimmune disease.
This wealth of science can be overwhelming, and for many it only adds to the anxiety of "not getting enough sleep." The good news is resetting your sleep is actually not that hard.
James Maskell, host of the Evolution of Medicine summit, took this thinking one step further, in our recent interview, postulating that the reason Western medicine is slow to incorporate more holistic models is that the medical structures needed for acute disease and chronic disease are "completely opposite."
We're seeing brands start to remove toxic chemicals from their cleaning products and personal care products as well as food brands remove preservatives and other inflammatory foods from their products to make way for a cleaner way of living and eating.
I was called by a consultant to an institute associated with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians to participate
While the phrases food allergy and food sensitivity have been used interchangeably in the past, they're actually quite different.
They imply that the central rewards of health and fitness are largely derived from appearing healthy and fit, and by extension
At the time, this seemed the best of my three options, so I chose that one. My skis tangled, I lost control, and I fell. Hard
It's important to take a holistic and comprehensive approach in order to find the best treatment and lifestyle options. This includes finding a practitioner who will address the mental, emotional, and spiritual components of your health.
Ever had food cravings? Felt like you'd fight someone for the first and last piece of pizza? Felt like if you didn't eat