1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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