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    Fibromyalgia Treatment – Functional Medicine Takes A Deeper Look

    For serious readers only… This will not be an easy article to read through. If you are serious about understanding and managing this condition, then keep reading.  I am digging deeper into this condition so that you can understand what is happening in your body. By the time you get to the end of this article you will know more about the disease mechanisms that cause fibromyalgia than your docto…Read More

  2. What is your diagnosis? – Functional Medicine Speaks To The Root Of The Problem

    Does it really matter?  Without a diagnosis, a label for your health condition, then there is not much traditional medicine can do for you. This where functional medicine and traditional medicine differ. This is very important if you are trying to restore health and normal function to your body. Of course, we tend to feel more in control if we have a name for what we are suffering from, but that …Read More

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    Still looking for answers? – Our Functional Medicine Doctor may have them!

    You are not alone… If you are like many of the people who contact our office, you have been trying to figure out how you resolve your current health issues…on your own. You just have not been able to find the answers you are seeking. Maybe you have tried to get your doctor(s) to run different tests or provide help that does not involve yet more drugs.  You might have read some books on differ…Read More

  4. The Best Autoimmune Disease Doctor – A Functional Medicine Approach

    If you have an autoimmune disease, which specialist should you be seeking the help of? This is a question many people have asked, but the answer is not that simple. You would think there is a doctor that specializes in all autoimmune diseases…unfortunately, no such specialist exists.  When it comes to autoimmune diseases, probably the most qualified medical doctor would be a rheumatologist. How…Read More

  5. What doctors don’t know about Hashimoto’s

    Do you still have symptoms of low thyroid function? I see many patients in my office who have been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease and many who have not been diagnosed because they were never tested for it.  When someone is diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, they are often told that it is an autoimmune disease that is going to destroy their thyroid gland over time. They are not told that …Read More

  6. Why You Won’t Get Well

    When it comes to your health, wellbeing, and quality of life…what are you waiting for?  If you are not satisfied with your current level of health, what is standing between where you are and where you want to be?  Below are some common obstacles you might be facing that are preventing you from reaching your health goals. Why I can’t take care of myself right now… “I don’t know what to …Read More

  7. Your life is today!

    Will your health be better, or will it be worse one year from today?  Most of us don’t think that far ahead when it comes to our health. We typically focused on our immediate health issues. The nature of our brain is to focus on the present “pain points”…what is bothering me now; unless we push our thought process out into the future, next year is not really a concern for our brain.  If …Read More

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    Are you happy with it? – Take Control w/ Functional Medicine

    Does your body feel more like a blessing or a burden? Are you satisfied and happy with your current level of health? Do you feel good or does your body hurt? Do you have the energy you would like to have? Are you satisfied with the way your body looks, moves, and feels? Are you concerned about chronic health issues and how they are affecting you now or may affect your quality of life in the future…Read More

  9. Health Problem? Why you start with the gut…

    If you want to restore your health….start with your gut.  You have probably heard that that if you want to improve your health, then fixing your digestive system is the place to start. This is generally good advice, but why? What if you don’t have any problems with digestion? Maybe you have migraines, insomnia or you can’t lose weight. What do these have to do with your gut? Do you still be…Read More

  10. Dr. Sexton’s Health Pyramid – Naperville Integrated Wellness

    How to heal your body…  How do you build up your health and reverse chronic health conditions? Is there a road map from poor health to good health? I believe there is, and I call it a Health Pyramid. I created this pyramid as visual representation of how the various systems of your body work together, resulting in health and excellent quality of life.  I believe some systems to be more “rugg…Read More