1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. What is Functional Medicine? – from the experts at Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Do you have questions about functional medicine? Maybe you are not sure if functional medicine can help you with your health issues.  Functional medicine is a fast growing segment of the healthcare landscape and for good reason. If you want to gain a better understanding of what it is and how you can benefit from it, keep reading.  Can functional medicine help me? What is functional medicine? Ho…Read More

  5. Functional Medicine Shortcuts

    Today I want to talk about functional medicine shortcuts; are they good or bad? What do I mean by shortcuts? Are there really any legitimate “shortcuts” to restore health and wellness?  These shortcuts would be simple, general concepts to improve your health status. Many doctors and wellness authors are looking for broad and general concepts to sell to the public to solve their health problem…Read More

  6. My Style of Function Medicine

    If you are reading this, then you are probably looking for a better solution to a health problem you are dealing with right now. Maybe you have heard of Functional Medicine, but what does it mean? Or maybe you have listened to podcasts or read blogs from others who advocate a functional medicine or integrative medicine approach. Is there a difference between integrative and functional medicine an…Read More

  7. Want to feel better?

    If you are reading this, then you probably have a health issue that is causing you to not feel as well as you would like. You might be looking for answers as to why you feel the way you do and what you can do about it. Functional medicine just might have the solution you have been looking for. At our Naperville functional medicine office, we help people just like you feel better every day. So how …Read More

  8. Functional Medicine Weight Loss

     Lifestyle Your lifestyle includes what you are eating and your level of physical activity. Both of these are important when trying to lose weight but diet is often more important.  It can be very difficult if not impossible to out-exercise an inappropriate diet. Diet There are many diets being marketed for weight loss today. I don’t recommend any particular diet for weight loss purposes becau…Read More

  9. How to treat autoimmune disease naturally

    In this article I want to talk about autoimmune disease and what you can do to improve your immune system function. I do want to clarify from the start that there is not a “cure” for autoimmune disease. With the help of a functional medicine doctor, your goal would be a reduction or remission of the disease. If you can put your autoimmune disease into remission, you will experience significan…Read More

  10. IBS Treatment

    IBS is one of the most common digestion issues we work with in our functional medicine Naperville office. Successful IBS treatment requires a thorough assessment of the various systems of your body so that a comprehensive treatment plan can be created just for you. IBS is a functional gut issue. This means it is diagnosed based on your symptoms; it is not diagnosed by a colonoscopy or “IBS blood…Read More