Functional Medicine

Since Dr. Mark Hyman opened up the Functional Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, we are hearing a lot about Functional Medicine. Many of my patients want to know the difference between traditional medicine and functional medicine. Here are some of the principles from the Institute of Functi... Read More
Your gut is key in supporting important bodily functions. It breaks down the foods you eat, absorbs nutrients and promotes energy production, hormone balance and more. But in order for your gut to function properly, your ‘gut flora,’ or bacterial makeup within you... Read More

Do you know anyone suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, celiac, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, colitis, Lupus or other autoimmune disorders? Autoimmune disease is the #1 cause of suffering in North American women. It is your own immune system that attacks and damages parts of yo... Read More

Have you sought a way to stop patterns of behavior that you know are not good for you, but you do them anyway? Do you want a quick, safe and effective way to break old habits, have better health, more freedom and feel better about yourself? Hypnosis may be the answer ... Read More
natural testosterone treatment
When you hear the term “testosterone,” most people generally associate it with hormonal health in men. Although testosterone belongs to a group of male sex hormones called androgens, it is also produced in smaller quantities in the ovaries and plays a significant ... Read More
anti aging supplements
Since 5th century BC, humans have been determined to discover the secret to eternal youth hidden within the enchanted waters of the elusive Fountain of Youth. Despite what countless stories, movies, and urban legends tell us, however, this fountain does not actually e... Read More
weight loss plateau
There’s nothing more rewarding than watching the number on the scale drop week by week after committing yourself to a healthier lifestyle. However, what happens when your weight loss comes to a sudden and unexplainable halt? If your weight has remained constant for ... Read More
best vitamins for osteoporosis
Building and maintaining bone is a complex metabolic process. There are hormonal components such estrogen, progesterone and testosterone that build, maintain and strengthen bone. It is best to harness their properties before middle age when these hormones are at their... Read More
what is functional medicine
Functional medicine addresses the root cause of disease. It incorporates how all systems work together and this is done in a partnership with doctor and patient. It is less reliant on treating symptoms with medication and more reliant on lifestyle choices. If you want... Read More
iodine for thyroid health
It is estimated that approximately 33% of the world’s population is deficient in iodine. Iodine is essential to make thyroid hormones and to prevent other health conditions such as mental impairment and goiter and complications with pregnancy, including stillbirth and congenital anomalies. Many pe... Read More