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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

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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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Your life is today!

    Will your health be better, or will it be worse one year from today?  Most of us don’t think that far ahead when it comes to our health. We typically focused on our immediate health issues. The nature of our brain is to focus on the present “pain points”…what is bothering me now; unless we push our thought process out into the future, next year is not really a concern for our brain.  If …Read More

  6. Health Problem? Why you start with the gut…

    If you want to restore your health….start with your gut.  You have probably heard that that if you want to improve your health, then fixing your digestive system is the place to start. This is generally good advice, but why? What if you don’t have any problems with digestion? Maybe you have migraines, insomnia or you can’t lose weight. What do these have to do with your gut? Do you still be…Read More

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    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

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    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

  9. 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

  10. 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