1. Will My Health Insurance Pay for Functional Medicine?

    The elephant in the room…$$$ We receive calls every day from people interested in receiving the benefits of functional medicine. One of first questions they commonly ask is “will my insurance pay for this” or “do you accept my health insurance.” Our entire healthcare system and your health and wellbeing is ruled by health insurance companies…they get to decide: Which doctor you can see…Read More

  2. Can Functional Medicine Really Help You? – We have the answers

    Let’s just cut to the chase; you basically have 2 choices when it comes to your health issues. You can take a pill for what ails you and hope for the best. You can discover why you are ill and take steps to reverse it. One choice will lead to better health, quality of life and increase longevity; the other one won’t. Maybe you have heard of functional medicine (FM) or maybe you haven’t. If y…Read More

  3. Top 3 for Weight Loss – Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Are you struggling to lose weight? Have you tried different diets and exercise, but nothing seems to work for you? If this sounds like you, then keep reading! I see countless patients who tell me “I have not eaten any carbs in 3 months and have been working with a personal trainer 5 days a week and I haven’t lost anything!” What could possibly be causing weight loss to be so difficult? Here …Read More

  4. Deadlier Than Cancer? – What the experts at Naperville Integrated Wellness have to say

    What could be worse than cancer? It is a very common condition and affects millions of Americans and is growing at an alarming rate. Dr. Tom O’Bryan has said this disease is 19% more deadly than cancer. What is this deadly and mysterious disease? It’s called Diabesity. Diabesity is not something “new” but it is becoming more common. Dr. Mark Hyman called it “a deadly disease that one of …Read More

  5. “Pre-packaged” Functional Medicine …A True Story!

    Are you buying or using “prepackaged functional medicine…PPFM?” You know prepackaged foods are not healthy…it turns out PPFM isn’t either! What do I mean by PPFM? This is when you are given functional medicine recommendations such as diet plans and supplements without first discovering the root cause of your health problem! PPFM is becoming very common these days and it is a violation of…Read More

  6. Nutrition and Functional Medicine – Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Dr. Mark Hyman has released a series called Hacking Your Healthcare. Day 3 of this series talks about the importance of nutrition and normal body function. It is an excellent series and I would suggest checking it out. Many of us assume we are getting the nutrition we need for optimal health; but statistics have proven this assumption to be wrong. Are you getting enough of the key nutrients your b…Read More

  7. You in 2019! – From the Functional Medicine Experts

    It is January again! The month we start thinking about how we will make the upcoming year better than the last. Will 2019 be a better year for you than 2018? Will your health increase, remain the same or decrease in the coming year? What are your health goals for 2019? Maybe you want to start eating better or lose some weight; or maybe you are suffering with a chronic illness that you would like t…Read More

  8. How To Choose A Functional Medicine Doctor? Part 2

    How do you choose the right functional medicine doctor for you? This is part 2 of the series; go to www.napervilleintegratedwellness.com so you can check out Part 1 where I discuss the doctor’s experience and diagnostic testing procedures. In part 2 of this series I will cover the importance of Health Coaching and how this improves treatment outcomes. I will also talk about Client Goals and the …Read More

  9. How To Choose A Functional Medicine Doctor?

    Maybe you are at the point where you would like to work with a functional medicine doctor, but you are not sure who? There are more and more doctors transitioning to a functional health model and your choices are ever increasing. So, let me tell you how we practice functional medicine so you can decide if we  would be a good fit for you or not. I believe there are several factors that make our ap…Read More

  10. How Functional Medicine Can Help Geneva Residents

    Sometimes, it can feel like your body is rebelling against you. In reality, the body has the greatest knowledge about how to heal you; it simply needs the right conditions to facilitate this process. For many, medical professionals and society at large have taught them not to trust their bodies; that they must somehow control them instead. Functional medicine is based on a principle of fundamental…Read More