Functional Medicine

Protect Your Health With A Colon Cancer Screening

Colon cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the U.S. and affects nearly 130,000 people each year. Adults everywhere should schedule a regular colon cancer screening to ensure that their colon is healthy and functional. These screenings are essential in diagnosing colon cancer as it is a silent and fast-moving cancer that… read more

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is a great reminder for women to schedule a woman’s exam and health screening. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. Depending on the stage of breast cancer you have, treatment will vary from chemotherapy to radiation to surgery. However, preventing breast… read more

How Your Diet Is Affecting Your Weight Loss Goals

Getting the proper amount of nutrition in your diet is an essential part of losing weight and keeping it off. However, even if you’re exercising regularly, sleeping well and cutting back on carbs, your weight loss goals can become hard to reach if you don’t manage the amount of sugar that you consume. Sugar is… read more

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

Obesity and Diabetes

More than 26 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes, and millions more are at-risk of developing it. Diabetes has become an epidemic that is affecting the lives of children, teenagers and adults everywhere, but it is preventable. Obesity is one of the major contributing factors of diabetes as it is a cause of insulin resistance.… 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

Managing Menopause

As women transition through menopause, many can be nervous or scared about the changes that are occurring in their bodies and what aging will do to them. However, menopause can sometimes be difficult to identify, especially as it has many symptoms that women typically don’t associate with it, such as fatigue, weight gain and muscle… 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