Testing

Your Ultimate Preventative Testing Guide for Optimal Health! 22 Things to Check When You Turn 30

In the functional medicine world, we are all about preventive care. But, there aren’t a ton of resources written on helpful testing – the sort to catch potential health conditions early or look deeper at the root cause of your symptoms.

Undermethylation

Is Undermethylation Keeping You Down? What You Can Do

If you’ve struggled most of your life with depression and nervousness, or even tend to feel a little down in the dumps, you might want to check to see if you are undermethylating. Methylation status something I regularly check patients for because it’s a process the body needs to run diverse and vital functions, but oftentimes their methylation processing isn’t quite balanced – causing them to undermethylate or overmethylate.

doctor

How to Choose a Good Integrative and Functional Medicine Doctor

Most people can relate to the frustrating situation of making an appointment to see their doctor, only for the appointment to start an hour or more later. Then, after a very rushed visit, being sent home with a prescription and no new insight into what exactly is happening with their health.

Mast cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: Here’s What You Need to Know When Histamine Goes Haywire

Unfortunately, mast cell disorders and mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), in particular, are on the rise these days. I believe it’s in part because of the constant barrage of environmental toxins, molds, and chemicals. 
Let’s take a look at what exactly mast cell activation syndrome is, how it might be causing your mystery symptoms, and what you can do.

low dose naltrexone (LDN)

Low Dose Naltrexone: The New Treatment You’ve Never Heard Of…

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN):  The treatment you’ve never heard of… Why haven’t you heard about this amazing new breakthrough for conditions ranging from autoimmunity to cancer?  Perhaps because as of yet no company has stepped forward with the billions of dollars needed to do a large-scale study on low-dose naltrexone (LDN).  Unfortunately getting FDA-approval for use…

glyphosate toxicity

Glyphosate Toxicity: What You Don’t Know Might Kill You!

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the popular herbicide, Roundup. Glyphosate toxicity is a big deal and what you don’t know just might kill you! Many people routinely spray their lawns with this chemical totally  unaware of the toxicity. In the United States, farmers are applying ever increasing amounts to their crops before harvest. According the…

Symptoms and Causes of Adrenal Fatigue

Could Adrenal Fatigue Be the Sneaky Cause of Your Health Issues? Take the Quiz to Find Out!

Chances are that you’ve heard of adrenal fatigue at some point. Although there is some controversy over whether or not adrenal fatigue is a legitimate diagnosis, there’s no doubt the symptoms are very real.  With adrenal fatigue, some people are told that their symptoms are all in their heads for months before getting a proper…

Mind Altering Microbes: How your gut microbiome may influence your mood

Mind Altering Microbes: How your gut microbiome may influence your mood

“I’ve got a gut feeling about this” Mind Altering Microbes:  How your gut microbiome may influence your mood. While we have certainly heard that appetite and digestion are controlled by the enteric nervous system  (also known as “the master control panel in your gut”), who would’ve thought that the gut might also control your emotions and mood?  It’s…