IV Vitamin Therapy

Is IV Vitamin Therapy Simply a Fad? Or is It Here to Stay?

The truth is, no matter how hard we try, many of us are likely not getting all of the vitamins and basic nutrients we need. Combine that with chronic stress, environmental pollution, and nutrient-depleted foods, and it’s not a surprise that so many people are suffering from chronic illnesses. But intravenous (IV) vitamin therapy may just be what you need to revitalize your body at the cellular level. 

Pollutants

Are Pollutants Causing Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes? The Link Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Metabolic Syndrome

So, if lack of exercise and unhealthy diet don’t explain the whole story, what does? In this article, we’ll find out why some researchers suggest that exposure to environmental pollutants are a major contributing factor to metabolic syndrome. 

Type 2 Diabetes

Can This Powerful Hormone be the Key to Treating Type 2 Diabetes & More?

If there is one disease I ask my patients to have on their minds, it’s type 2 diabetes. According to the 2017 report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million Americans have diabetes (30.3 million) or prediabetes (84.1 million).1 This means that nearly half of Americans have the disease or its precursor. 

seafood

Seafood: Friend or Foe? Why Seafood is Still Good for You, and What You Can Do to Keep Your Family Safe

If you’re a seafood lover, these headlines along with the already well-known risks of parasites, heavy metals, and chemicals may have you thinking twice before going to a sushi restaurant for date night. So should you stop eating seafood? The simple answer is no, but read on to find out why the benefits of seafood greatly outweigh the risks, and the steps you can take to continue enjoying seafood this summer. 

10 Fascinating Ways Vitamin B6 Affects Your Body & Brain

While the B vitamin complex might get a lot of attention, there’s one specific type that deserves a spotlight of its own – and that’s vitamin B6. This article is more than a list of benefits… It’s a deep dive into the role of B6 in your body. I think this vitamin is often overlooked and underrated so I wanted to be sure to explain exactly why it’s so important.

A Little Lithium Goes a Long Way – 5 Benefits of Low Dose Lithium

Lithium is a misunderstood naturally occurring element that’s used as a medication. It’s known for its mood stabilizing properties as a psychotropic drug. While you probably consider lithium to be a serious mind altering medication, the fact of the matter is lithium can often be found in low levels in our drinking water ranging from trace amounts to 0.17 mg/L.

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.