1. Want more health and happiness?

    You have more control than you think…  When it comes to your health, there are 3 forces that will ultimately determine how healthy you happy you are. In the past I have put the focus of my writing only one of these pillars of health, your body. The other two are however senior to the body but are not often spoken of in a medical or healthcare setting. I believe this is on of the main reasons pe…Read More

  2. Hashimoto’s Flare Up – Talk To Our Functional Medicine Doctor At Naperville Integrated Wellness

    What is a Hashimoto’s flare up and what causes it?  A flare up can cause you to experience symptoms of low/hypothyroid function or high/hyperthyroid function.  Assuming you have not a recent change in thyroid medication, either by type, brand or dosage, then the cause of the flare up is most likely due to your immune system.  You must always keep in mind that Hashimoto’s disease is an autoi…Read More

  3. Brain Fog & Fatigue Causes – Our Functional Medicine Doctor Elaborates

    Fatigue and brain fog are two of the most common health issues we treat in our office…and they usually occur together. I have also found they usually have a common cause and solution. Most who suffer with these conditions do not get much help from traditional medicine. This is because they are a functional disorder and therefore require a functional medicine solution.  Brain Fog  One of the mo…Read More

  4. Dr. Clint Sexton

    Weight Loss Success – Functional Medicine Looks At New Year, New You

    It’s January again and weight loss may be on your mind. Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolution we make. Many people make the resolution to lose weight repeatedly throughout the year. This can become a depressing cycle of trying diet or weight loss programs, one after the other, hoping for that secret combination of factors that will finally result in success.  Top 10 …Read More

  5. Brain fog and Fatigue – Root Cause w/ Dr. Clint Sexton

    Do you feel like you just don’t have the energy you used to have? Do you live with a general sense of fatigue, no matter how much sleep you get?  Does is seem like your brain just is not as sharp as it used to be? Do have problems concentrating or remaining focused? Are you forgetting things more often than you used to?  Brain fog and fatigue often go hand in hand because they are often the re…Read More

  6. Does your doctor know how to test your thyroid?

    Is your doctor missing something?   When your doctor runs tests for your thyroid gland they are either looking to see how well your thyroid is working on it own or what your thyroid medication is doing in your body. Unfortunately, most doctors are not very good at testing the thyroid gland and interpreting the results. This might sound like a harsh statement to make, but after reading this artic…Read More

  7. functional-medicine-doctor-chicago

    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

  8. What is your diagnosis? – Functional Medicine Speaks To The Root Of The Problem

    Does it really matter?  Without a diagnosis, a label for your health condition, then there is not much traditional medicine can do for you. This where functional medicine and traditional medicine differ. This is very important if you are trying to restore health and normal function to your body. Of course, we tend to feel more in control if we have a name for what we are suffering from, but that …Read More

  9. functional-medicine-doctor-plainfield

    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