Functional medicine is a patient-centered, evidence-based approach to health care that addresses the individual rather than an isolated set of symptoms. It’s a refreshing shift from the “pill-for-this-pill-for-that” model of patient care commonly experienced today. Functional medicine practitioners are trained …read more
“LEAKY GUT SYNDROME” AKA INTESTINAL HYPERPERMEABILITY
Intestinal hyperpermeability, or “Leaky Gut” results from a damaged lining of the small intestine. This can cause undigested bits of food, toxins, and bacteria to “seep” through the digestive tract and straight into the …read more
Blood screening and laboratory testing can be a vital way to gain some information about your individual risk for heart disease. Once you have the information, you can make educated, informed choices to reduce your risk factors, such as:
According to the National Institute of Health, approximately 4.6% of the population, or 5 out of 100 individuals, is affected by hypothyroidism, or a low-functioning thyroid gland. More common in women than men, the disease can cause a wide...read more
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