1. Chicago Functional Medicine Doctor Discover Root Cause of Your Health Problem

    Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease Are you searching for answers to your thyroid health issue? As a Chicago functional medicine doctor, I see patients every day that are suffering from the effects of unhealthy thyroid gland function. Common symptoms of low thyroid function include weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, anxiety, depression, digestion issues, menstrual cycle irregularities, infertil…Read More

  2. You might be the root cause of your health issue? 

    You can also be the solution.  In functional medicine we look for the root cause of heath problems. We want to discover and reveal the most basic, most fundamental cause of illness. As referenced above, you might say we are looking to what is missing, incomplete or simply not being done.  Different examples of root causes:  You can’t lose weight because you have Hashimoto’s disease, or anot…Read More

  3. Best Functional Medicine Doctor?

    How do you find the best functional medicine doctor near you? This is a common search online, but everyone has a different definition of “best.” Looking for the best might mean different to you than other people.  In this article, I will cover topics such as the doctor’s education, how well-known they are, do they get good results with their patients as well as the best overall experience. …Read More

  4. Functional Medicine Made Simple

    1 path leads to the 3 most important systems in your body… Maybe you are new to functional medicine and you are wondering how it can help you restore your health and quality of life. Even if you are not new to the subject, this article will provide a simplified view of what is really going on and what we as functional medicine doctors are trying to accomplish. Health starts in the gut… This is…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

  6. 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

  7. What doctors don’t know about Hashimoto’s

    Do you still have symptoms of low thyroid function? I see many patients in my office who have been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease and many who have not been diagnosed because they were never tested for it.  When someone is diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, they are often told that it is an autoimmune disease that is going to destroy their thyroid gland over time. They are not told that …Read More

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    Are you happy with it? – Take Control w/ Functional Medicine

    Does your body feel more like a blessing or a burden? Are you satisfied and happy with your current level of health? Do you feel good or does your body hurt? Do you have the energy you would like to have? Are you satisfied with the way your body looks, moves, and feels? Are you concerned about chronic health issues and how they are affecting you now or may affect your quality of life in the future…Read More

  9. 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

  10. Why am I so tired? – Our Functional Medicine Doctor Breaks It Down

    More and more of my new patients are suffering from fatigue. They just don’t have the energy they used to have. For many, it does not matter how much sleep they get, they just feel run down, tired, and not motivated.  There are many root causes for fatigue. It can be due to nutrient deficiencies, dietary choices, hormone imbalances, inflammation, adrenal gland fatigue…etc.  The most common m…Read More