1. 3 Root Causes of Digestive Problems

    If you have a problem with digestion, there are 3 areas you might to consider as a root cause of your problem.  I have written countless blogs on the digestive system and how it works, but I want to explore 3 zones you may not be familiar with. The Foods You Eat   If you are having digestive problems like gas, bloating, pain, nausea, IBS or an autoimmune disease of the digestive tract, your diet…Read More

  2. How Does Functional Medicine Work?

    You have probably been researching functional medicine doctors and other natural solutions for your health problem. There are different names for natural or non-conventional medicine...natural medicine, integrative medicine, holistic medicine; etc. I practice functional medicine, and this article will explain how it works and how it has helped thousands of people, just like you, reclaim their heal…Read More

  3. How to lose weight – The Functional Medicine Approach

    There are plenty of diets, exercise programs and supplements that promise weight loss. If there was a “one size fits all” approach that worked for everyone then losing weight would be easy and straightforward. Unfortunately, this is not the case. This is where functional medicine and the help of a functional medicine doctor can help you breakthrough the barriers and lose weight successfully. W…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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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