1. What is Inflammation?

    Inflammation, you have heard it’s bad for you. You don’t want it…but what the heck is it? Inflammation is a root cause of countless health problems and is the only factor common to all chronic diseases. In functional medicine we are very interested in the subject of inflammation because until it is brought under control you simply cannot restore function and therefore health. Is Your Body on…Read More

  2. Coronavirus…Your Best Defense – Functional Medicine DOES Play A Role

    Coronavirus…Your Best Defense Digestive symptoms may be the first sign of infection… We are in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and I wanted to share with you some information that hopefully you find helpful. I see this COVID-19 from two different perspectives.  Try not to become infected  Prepare your body and immune system to kill the virus if you do become infected.  You are alread…Read More

  3. What Do You Expect? (From your doctor) – Dr. Clint Sexton

    We get calls every day from people looking for help with their health issues. Many of them are upset and frustrated with their doctor, the healthcare system or their health insurance company. What are you expecting from your doctor? The current health care system? Your insurance company? Frustrated? Let’s start with your doctor. Your doctor is probably a very nice, intelligent and caring person …Read More

  4. I have a leaky what? A leaky gut – Our Functional Medicine Doctor to the Rescue

    Your "strainer” is broken… Many people suffer with a leaky gut, unfortunately, they don’t know what a leaky gut is. I decided to find out how many of my new patients knew what a leaky gut was, so I asked 12 of them. Every one of them said they had heard of it but did not really know what it was or which part of the digestive system it affects. This article will give you the information you a…Read More

  5. Got yeast? Learn more about Candida now

    Many people are suffering with yeast overgrowth; especially in their digestive tract. If you have a yeast problem, it is most likely a type of yeast called candida. In this article I will tell you what it is, how you got it and how to get rid of it. In This is the second part of my short series on “overgrowth” problems in the gut. Last week’s article was on SIBO…the overgrowth of bacteria …Read More

  6. SIBO Root Causes – How functional medicine plays a pivotal role

    Many people contact our office to get information about SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). This article will provide you with the information you need know about SIBO and what can cause it. SIBO is a common problem that a functional medicine doctor must be very familiar with. I have successfully treated many patients with SIBO but the key to successful treatment is discovering why it is…Read More

  7. Is Your Doctor Listening to You? – Dr. Clint Sexton explains more

    Do you feel heard? Many of our patients have told us that their doctor just doesn’t seem to be listening to them. They don’t feel heard and certainly not understood. Sometimes the doctor does not have the time. Other times the doctor just recommends another medication or different medication. At best, you might receive some general recommendations like “reduce your stress” or “try to get…Read More

  8. The health choices you make every day

    The level of health you are experiencing right now is the sum total of the choices you have made in the past. True, we all may have started at a different place due to genetics, environment or events we did not have control over. We do however possess the power to make choices every day that will either take us closer or further away from health. Are you making good or bad choices? Your health or …Read More

  9. You Don’t Want This – Wise words from a Functional Medicine Doctor

    You think you do, but you really don’t…this is why.  You don’t want functional medicine…you want what it can do for you and how it can change your life. You don’t want to see a doctor like me, have tests done and change your lifestyle. Nobody wants to do this, but there is something you do want and only you know what that is. I have worked with thousands of patients over the last 20 yea…Read More

  10. Frustrated and confused? – Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Are you frustrated and confused because you don’t know what you should be doing to fix your health issues? There is so much information out there today…it can be very frustrating and confusing!  Have you tried making changes to your lifestyle but have not achieved the results you had hoped for?  Have you changed your diet but still have symptoms? Are the dietary supplements you are taking no…Read More