immune system

What’s The Difference Between A Food Allergy and A Food Sensitivity?

Millions suffer from food allergies and food sensitivities, but many don’t understand the difference between the two. While food allergies cause immune system reactions in the body that affects multiple organs, food sensitivities cause digestive issues, headaches, skin rashes and fatigue that are typically mild and short-lasting. Patients experiencing food reactions should be assessed for… read more

Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Millions of people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) each year, with the majority of patients being predominantly female. IBS develops when the colon muscle contracts more easily than in people who don’t have the condition, causing waves of constipation and diarrhea. This condition is painful, embarrassing and difficult to live with because it can… 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

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

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

Get Ready for Winter with an Immune System Tune-Up

  Increase your odds of fending off illness this flu season by doing your part to make sure that your immune system is primed and ready with a functional medicine visit. Function medicine testing evaluates antecedents, triggers and mediators of disease. It is the most comprehensive method to evaluate your overall health. What Do Your… read more