1. What do all of these have in common? – from our Functional Medicine Doctor

    Fatigue? Brain fog? Insomnia? Depression? Anxiety? I see patients everyday in my office with the health problems listed above. Do you suffer from one or more of these? If so, the problem might be your brain! What could be happening in your brain that would cause these problems? The most common root cause is chronic inflammation. When we think about inflammation, we don’t normally think about our…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Uncertain About Functional Medicine? – Notes from our Functional Medicine Doctor

    You are not alone… If you are reading this, then you are probably researching functional medicine or looking for a functional medicine doctor near you. Maybe you are struggling with some big questions about functional medicine, such as how it works or if it can help you with your health issues. Most of the new patients I meet are wondering the same thing… What is functional medicine really? Wh…Read More

  7. Functional Medicine Could Save Your Life

    Functional medicine could very well save your life. I know that is a pretty bold statement but it’s true. Below, you will see the top causes of death in the United States reported by the CDC; which means one or more of these diseases will probably be the cause of your death. You will also see that we are NOT winning the battle against diseases that are causing the death of millions of Americans.…Read More

  8. Root Cause Functional Medicine

    Why you have health issues and what you can do about it… In functional medicine we talk a lot about “root cause” but what does that really mean when it come to your health? The model above is a tool that functional medicine doctors can use to  investigate why you have health problems and how to correct them. Root Cause Analysis Root Cause Analysis is a process for understanding and solving…Read More

  9. The Perfect Diet?

    What should you be eating??? Paleo Ketogenic Intermittent fasting Plant-based  Mediterranean diet Vegan Low-lectin  Vegetarian  Low carb  Low fat  DASH  Atkins  HCG diet  Low FODMAP  Weight Watchers  Whole-30 AIP   ??? As you can see, there are many different diet plans and diet philosophies to choose from. The problem is, which one is best for you? They all have merit and many people …Read More

  10. Thyroid Medication…Do You Need Help?

    Our office provides the best in functional medicine. Our medical team includes a naturopathic medicine doctor, a medical doctor and health coaches. Our doctors have been practicing functional medicine for over 19 years and have helped thousands of patients reclaim their health; we are Naperville Integrated Wellness. Do you suspect that your thyroid medication may not be ideal for you? Do you feel …Read More