Functional Medicine

Protect Yourself From Cervical Cancer With These Tips

Cervical cancer affects thousands of women each year, and it usually develops from human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection, and it causes nearly every type of cervical cancer. One of the easiest ways to prevent cervical cancer is through a cervical cancer screening, which helps find changes in the cervix… read more

How To Celebrate National Thyroid Health Awareness Month

January is National Thyroid Health Awareness Month, and it seeks to educate everyone on what the thyroid is and how it works. While small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body as it influences the function of the heart, kidneys, brain, liver and skin. Its hormones help keep the body warm, appropriately uses… read more

Tips For Defeating Sugar Addiction

Sugar has been around for thousands of years, but sugar addiction is something relatively new to the 20th and 21st centuries. As fast food restaurants and even grocery stores are increasing the sugar content of their food, the American populace is increasingly experiencing addiction, diabetes and obesity. What makes it worse, sugar addiction still isn’t… read more

What’s The Difference Between Functional & Integrative Medicine?

Two of the most rapidly growing forms of medical attention include functional and integrative medicine, which aim to address your physical, emotional and mental needs. While functional medicine focuses on creating individualized therapies tailored to treat underlying causes of illness, integrative medicine seeks to understand the individual as a whole and applies many forms of… read more

How To Overcome Symptoms of SIBO

If you’re experiencing extreme levels of gas, diarrhea, nausea, constipation or indigestion, you may be suffering from SIBO. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is an uncomfortable medical condition in which too much bacteria have grown in the small intestine. Similar to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, SIBO can cause damage to the digestive system and lead… read more

Stay Clean During Handwashing Awareness Week

December 1-7 is National Handwashing Awareness Week, reminding each of us to take better care of how well we clean our hands each day. This initiative seeks to bring awareness to all the germs that are found on our hands and what we can do to prevent illness through proper handwashing techniques. By implementing the… read more

Have A Healthy Thanksgiving By Following These Tips

Thanksgiving is a day full of family, food and fun, but in all the hustle and bustle, we oftentimes forget to follow a few simple rules to keep our health in check. Some health hazards that occur over Thanksgiving include salmonella poisoning after eating an undercooked turkey and even heart failure problems if too much… read more

What Does A Nutritional Visit Entail?

  We are all used to going to the doctor for yearly checkups and exams, but there is one medicinal visit that most aren’t as accustomed to: a nutritional visit. Nutritional visits can range from comprehensive weight loss programs to young adult nutritional screenings and adult health screenings, and these visits focus on helping children… read more

Overcoming Anxiety Disorder and Finding Peace Again

While it’s normal for each of us to experience bouts of anxiety from time to time, there are many who experience such intense anxiety symptoms that it disrupts their daily life. Anxiety disorder can stem from death, divorce, poor sleep habits, crowded areas and workplace pressures, and symptoms can range from panic attacks to fear… read more

November Is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month and serves as a reminder to each of us that taking care of our physical health is of utmost importance. Diabetes develops when the blood glucose levels are too high in the body, which can cause fatigue, weight loss/gain, blurry vision and even death when left uncontrolled. There are two… read more