Functional Medicine

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

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

Recognizing The Signs of Depression

Most people will experience times in their lives where they feel deep sadness, loneliness or heartbreak, but not everyone will experience depression, which are long periods of these felt emotions that affect daily living. Depression has long been a taboo subject that hasn’t been widely discussed, but times are changing and so are the conversations… 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

Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism: What’s The Difference?

Millions of Americans are affected by thyroid disease each year. The thyroid is a small gland that sits at the base of the neck below the Adam’s apple. The thyroid is important in regulating metabolic activities in almost all the tissues in the body, but some thyroids can be overactive or underactive. Hypothyroidism is caused… 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