Functional Medicine

12 Foods That Improve Memory and Benefit Anti-Aging
As we grow older, inevitably our minds change. Synapses don’t fire like they once did and you may find that you’re unable to recall information as sharply as you used to. Some are tempted to turn to some miracle pill or supplement to help keep their minds sharp. However, the solution to a better... Read More
How to Choose a Functional Medicine Doctor
Functional medicine is a unique form of medicine where doctor and patient form a partnership to get to the root cause of what is ailing you. A functional medicine doctor will take more time to look at you holistically and help you choose natural means through diet, lifestyle, and supplements to prev... Read More
Executive Health Exams - What is Genetic Panel Testing?
Executive health exams, done by a functional medicine doctor, offer patients more than the typical yearly physical done by a general physician. They provide a deeper and more comprehensive insight into health and wellness. Executive health exams can help patients understand how their body is perfor... Read More
Meditation and Stress - How to Help Manage Stress Naturally
These days, we’re often burdened with having too many things to do with too little time to complete it all. Stress is a common component in daily life for many, but not everyone knows how to properly manage it. Left to fester, stress can lead to some serious health problems. Last month, we talked ... Read More
Perimenopause Treatment - Signs, Symptoms, and Relief
Menopause is a natural stage that all women eventually enter in their lifetime. It is the official end of a woman’s reproductive cycle. Many are familiar with menopause and what it means for the female body. However, women do not just wake up suddenly to menopause. There is actually a transitional... Read More
How to Choose a Multivitamin - an Expert's Guide
There are so many multivitamins on the market and many make outrageous claims. Despite the surge in their use, not many people know how to choose a multivitamin. They are unregulated and most companies do not adhere to quality standards. The New York Attorney General targeted major supplement brands... Read More
The Health Benefits of Curcumin | Lorraine Maita, MD
What if you could decrease aches and pains and decrease the risk of cancer or its spread, improve your mood, your immune and digestive function, as well as lower blood pressure, blood sugar and manage autoimmune disease - all with one supplement? These would be the benefits of curcumin. Curcumin... Read More
Health Motivation - How to Stick with Your Resolution
January is the first month in the new calendar year. It’s also the month where many people make a New Year’s Resolution to live a healthier life and try to stay dedicated to keeping it. Health motivation is the reason for a majority of resolutions and they are created with the best of intentions... Read More
Are You in Need of a Health Detox? | Dr. Lorraine Maita
Did you know that if you live on planet earth, you are exposed to over 104,000 chemicals and very few a have been tested for safety? Even if you eat organic and buy organic, nature has been polluted and contaminated so it’s important to know how to keep the levels of toxins down in our bodies by a... Read More
Stress and the Immune System: Stress Reduction Techniques
Stress can make any and every condition worse. Stress and the immune system are intertwined. We need to protect ourselves and that’s what stress and the immune system prepares us for - protection. The stress response prepares us to fight or flee and the immune system protects us against foreign in... Read More