Diet and disease

Making Time To Take Care of Your Health

With the new school year starting up, athletic events and winter holidays that are around the corner, it can be easy to forget about taking care of yourself and your health needs. Our exercise routine, diet and oral hygiene habits can get lost in all of the hustle and bustle, leaving our bodies at risk… read more

Combating Adrenal Dysfunction

If you’re experiencing higher levels of fatigue, body aches, nervousness or digestive issues, you could be suffering from adrenal dysfunction. There are many environmental, physiological and mental triggers that affect how our bodies function, leaving them susceptible to the effects of stress. Chronic stress increases your likelihood of experiencing adrenal dysfunction, which affects how your… read more

Top Lifestyle Tips For Healthy Aging

Our bodies are fascinating organisms that are made up of intricate systems which work together to maintain equilibrium and optimal health. However, as we age, bone loss, muscle weakness and nutrient deficiencies can cause our bodies to deteriorate, making everyday activities difficult to enjoy. Some important tips to promote healthy aging include drinking plenty of… read more

Why Should I Schedule A Functional Medicine Visit?

When we’re sick, we go to the doctor’s office for a diagnosis and medication to treat our illness. However, sickness shouldn’t be the only reason why we visit the doctor. Functional medicine visits are becoming increasingly popular as they work to evaluate the antecedents, triggers and mediators of disease, even before they begin. These visits… read more

What Is Functional Medicine?

One of the least known medical visits deals with functional medicine, which includes a comprehensive evaluation of an individual’s health and history. Functional medicine’s goal is to help you, as the patient, identify the things that have triggered your symptoms and improve your overall wellness. By identifying our genomic makeup, combined with the environment we… read more

Combating Testosterone Deficiencies

  As men age, it’s common for testosterone deficiencies to appear that affect their mood, energy and performance. While it’s well known how testosterone functions in fertility, it also affects all the organ systems, such as the heart, brain, liver and kidneys. When left untreated, low testosterone levels can lead to erectile dysfunction, depression, obesity… read more

Prepare For Holiday Celebrations With A Health Screening

Over the Fourth of July, we are busy celebrating with fireworks, food and fun, but sometimes neglect our physical health throughout all of the hustle and bustle. Especially if you’re participating in physical activities, like an Independence Day 5K or swimming at the lake, it’s important to know that your body is healthy and able… read more

How Nutritional Supplements Can Improve Your Health

Our bodies are complex organisms that need protection to keep them strong. Stressful lifestyles, environmental pollution and disease can affect how our bodies function and fight off infection. Nutritional supplements are an effective way of combating these issues while reducing long-term healthcare costs. Supplements can decrease the likelihood of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease,… read more

Learn How To Lose Weight In A Healthy Way

For many patients, obtaining and keeping a healthy weight is a common goal. Due to different circumstances, such as genetics, the environment and our diet, achieving a healthy weight can sometimes be difficult to obtain. Through various health assessments, meal planning and coaching, you can reach your weight loss goals in no time! Learn how… read more

Gear Up For A Healthy Spring With These Tips

Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports.  “These and other chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in America.”  Balanced Well-Being Healthcare works with our patients to help them learn about healthy lifestyle and… read more