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    Weight Loss Success – Functional Medicine Looks At New Year, New You

    It’s January again and weight loss may be on your mind. Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolution we make. Many people make the resolution to lose weight repeatedly throughout the year. This can become a depressing cycle of trying one diet or weight loss program, one after the other, hoping for that secret combination of factors that will finally result in success.  Top 1…Read More

  2. Brain fog and Fatigue – Root Cause w/ Dr. Clint Sexton

    Do you feel like you just don’t have the energy you're used to have? Do you live with a general sense of fatigue, no matter how much sleep you get?  Does is seem like your brain just is not as sharp as it used to be? Do have problems concentrating or remaining focused? Are you forgetting things more often than you used to?  Brain fog and fatigue often go hand in hand because they are often the…Read More

  3. Does your doctor know how to test your thyroid?

    Is your doctor missing something?   When your doctor runs tests for your thyroid gland they are either looking to see how well your thyroid is working on it own or what your thyroid medication is doing in your body. Unfortunately, most doctors are not very good at testing the thyroid gland and interpreting the results. This might sound like a harsh statement to make, but after reading this artic…Read More

  4. Hashimoto’s New Treatment Update Why you still have symptoms.

    It’s not what you think it is… This article is only for those who want a more in-depth understanding of what is happening in the body of an individual with Hashimoto’s disease. Most of the symptoms you are currently experiencing are NOT due to a problem with your thyroid hormone levels. Much of what you are suffering with is the impact Hashimoto’s has on your brain and the regulation of ot…Read More

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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

  6. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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