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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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. ZONE 1:   The Foods You Eat   If you are having digestive problems like gas, bloating, pain, nausea, IBS or an autoimmune disease of the digestive trac…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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