1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. How a Functional Medicine Doctor Thinks About Digestion

    What do you think is root cause of your digestion problem? Maybe you have done some research and are familiar with digestion problems like: Leaky Gut SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) Food Allergies or Food Sensitivities Dysbiosis: imbalance of the Gut Flora or the Microbiome (the microbes living in your digestive tract) IBS ETC Any one of these or combination of these problems can caus…Read More

  10. Your Whole-Body Approach to Health – from our Functional Medicine Doctor

    Functional Medicine - A Naperville Approach If you have a health problem, do you think the problem is the result of a single body-system failure? Let’s say you have a digestion problem that causes gas, bloating and loose stool. You might think your digestive system is the root cause of your problem. This would be a reasonable assumption to make, but there is probably more going on than you reali…Read More