1. 3 Root Causes of Digestive Problems

    If you have a problem with digestion, there are 3 areas you might to consider as a root cause of your problem.  I have written countless blogs on the digestive system and how it works, but I want to explore 3 zones you may not be familiar with. The Foods You Eat   If you are having digestive problems like gas, bloating, pain, nausea, IBS or an autoimmune disease of the digestive tract, your diet…Read More

  2. How Does Functional Medicine Work?

    You have probably been researching functional medicine doctors and other natural solutions for your health problem. There are different names for natural or non-conventional medicine...natural medicine, integrative medicine, holistic medicine; etc. I practice functional medicine, and this article will explain how it works and how it has helped thousands of people, just like you, reclaim their heal…Read More

  3. How to lose weight – The Functional Medicine Approach

    There are plenty of diets, exercise programs and supplements that promise weight loss. If there was a “one size fits all” approach that worked for everyone then losing weight would be easy and straightforward. Unfortunately, this is not the case. This is where functional medicine and the help of a functional medicine doctor can help you breakthrough the barriers and lose weight successfully. W…Read More

  4. Healing Your Gut – The Functional Medicine Way!

    Many health problems are the result of poor gut health; more specifically a leaky gut. Have you heard of a “leaky gut” and if so, what does that mean exactly? The part of the gut we are talking about is your small intestine. This is the section of the gut that can get “leaky” and it is also the part of your digestive tract where you absorb food. The gate to your inner fortress First, we sh…Read More

  5. Functional Medicine Digestion Solutions

    Tired of guessing what to do? When your “guts” are not working well, you don’t feel well. Maybe your clothes fit too tight, you abdomen protrudes, constipation occurs and your feel full and uncomfortable. Maybe you just feel bloated and toxic. It does not matter which symptoms you are suffering with but they all have one thing in common; they occupy your thoughts. When your digestive system …Read More

  6. What do all of these have in common? – from our Functional Medicine Doctor

    Fatigue? Brain fog? Insomnia? Depression? Anxiety? I see patients everyday in my office with the health problems listed above. Do you suffer from one or more of these? If so, the problem might be your brain! What could be happening in your brain that would cause these problems? The most common root cause is chronic inflammation. When we think about inflammation, we don’t normally think about our…Read More

  7. Food Allergy and Food Sensitivity Testing? – From our Functional Medicine Doctor

    We often receive calls from individuals who want to be tested for food allergies or sensitivities. This article will provide a summary of the difference between testing for food allergies vs food sensitivities and how the results are used by a functional medicine doctor. Food Allergy Testing There is a difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity. If you went to an allergist and had a …Read More

  8. When Do You Need A Functional Medicine Doctor?

    With all the information readily available today, when would you need the help of a doctor trained in functional medicine? With all the books, blogs, podcasts and YouTube videos on diets, nutrition and lifestyle modification at your fingertips, when or even why would you need a functional medicine doctor? Here is when you need help… What you are doing is not working! If you discover useful infor…Read More

  9. Choosing a Functional Medicine Doctor Near You

    3 things to look for in a Functional Medicine Doctor… As functional medicine grows in popularity more and more people are looking for functional medicine doctors in their area. Maybe you live in Orland Park or St. Charles or another city or town around Chicago. If you have been doing online searches, you have probably noticed that you have several different clinics to choose from. It can be diff…Read More

  10. Functional Medicine Doctor Near Me?

    Functional Medicine Doctor Near Me? Have you been looking for a functional medicine doctor near you? If so, you have probably been looking at different websites, reading reviews about the doctor and the facility; trying to decide who will be a good fit for you your healthcare needs. It can be difficult making a decision based on information from a website and you don’t want to spend days online …Read More