1. Plainfield Functional Medicine

    Functional Medicine for Plainfield Residents   If you live in Plainfield and looking for a functional medicine doctor, then you are in luck. Just up the road you will find Naperville Integrated Wellness. We have been offering functional medicine services to the residents of Plainfield for over 4 years now at our current location. Maybe you are new to “functional medicine” and don’t know ho…Read More

  2. What you don’t know about Hashimoto’s disease – Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Do you have a thyroid problem, or do you really have an immune system problem? Are you symptoms being caused by thyroid hormone imbalance or your immune system? If you have Hashimoto’s disease, then you probably think you have a disease of the thyroid. This is probably what you have been told by your primary care physician or your endocrinologist. True, your thyroid is being damaged and as a res…Read More

  3. Can Functional Medicine Really Help You? – We have the answers

    Let’s just cut to the chase; you basically have 2 choices when it comes to your health issues. You can take a pill for what ails you and hope for the best. You can discover why you are ill and take steps to reverse it. One choice will lead to better health, quality of life and increase longevity; the other one won’t. Maybe you have heard of functional medicine (FM) or maybe you haven’t. If y…Read More

  4. “Pre-packaged” Functional Medicine …A True Story!

    Are you buying or using “prepackaged functional medicine…PPFM?” You know prepackaged foods are not healthy…it turns out PPFM isn’t either! What do I mean by PPFM? This is when you are given functional medicine recommendations such as diet plans and supplements without first discovering the root cause of your health problem! PPFM is becoming very common these days and it is a violation of…Read More

  5. How To Choose A Functional Medicine Doctor? Part 2

    How do you choose the right functional medicine doctor for you? This is part 2 of the series; go to www.napervilleintegratedwellness.com so you can check out Part 1 where I discuss the doctor’s experience and diagnostic testing procedures. In part 2 of this series I will cover the importance of Health Coaching and how this improves treatment outcomes. I will also talk about Client Goals and the …Read More

  6. Functional Medicine Shortcuts

    Today I want to talk about functional medicine shortcuts; are they good or bad? What do I mean by shortcuts? Are there really any legitimate “shortcuts” to restore health and wellness?  These shortcuts would be simple, general concepts to improve your health status. Many doctors and wellness authors are looking for broad and general concepts to sell to the public to solve their health problem…Read More

  7. Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity

    Food allergies are a common cause of poor health and frustrating symptoms. You have probably heard of food allergies and the many health issues they can create; from digestion issues, mental health problems, autoimmunity...the list goes on.  There are actually 2 separate food issues when it comes to diet and the immune system; food allergy and food sensitivity. Food Allergy vs Food Sensitivity  …Read More