1. Testing or Guessing? – facts from our Functional Medicine Doctor

    Do you want your functional medicine doctor to guess what the root cause of your problem is, or run tests to reveal what the root cause is? Let’s say you have a problem with your digestive system, such as gas, bloating and diarrhea. You have been diagnosed by your gastroenterologist with IBS. You then choose to seek the help of a functional medicine doctor near you. You already have a diagnosis …Read More

  2. Functional Medicine Health Pyramid # 5 Immune System

    Heal your immune system! Your immune system is one of the key regulating system of your body. When this system is out of balance it will be virtually impossible to restore your health. Sometimes this system is “weak” and this leads to frequent illness and prolonged periods of recovery. More frequently however, it is out of balance and doing more harm to your body than good! . Your immune syste…Read More

  3. What is Functional Medicine? – from the experts at Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Do you have questions about functional medicine? Maybe you are not sure if functional medicine can help you with your health issues.  Functional medicine is a fast growing segment of the healthcare landscape and for good reason. If you want to gain a better understanding of what it is and how you can benefit from it, keep reading.  Can functional medicine help me? What is functional medicine? Ho…Read More

  4. Integrative Medicine – What is it?

    Integrative medicine is healing-oriented medicine that takes into account the whole person and their lifestyle choices. It utilizes both conventional and alternative methods of diagnosis and treatment. Traditional medicine on the other hand focuses solely on the management of disease; little if any attention is given to the patient as a whole. Years ago, doctors had to be able to treat a w…Read More

  5. How You Can Benefit From Functional Medicine

    The current healthcare model today is not designed to deal with the rise in chronic disease and declining health in America. Instead of focusing on getting people healthy and preventing chronic disease we have become a drug-nation. We now equate medication with healthcare. Functional Medicine (FM) is a new way of looking at chronic health issues and disease because the focus is on the cause of …Read More

  6. New Treatment for Chronic Pain Now Available

    Many adults suffer with chronic pain including the back, neck, or pain in other joints like the shoulder, hip or knee. Most people manage their pain with over-the-counter medications, and while these can provide temporary relief from the pain, they do not fix the underlying problem that is causing their pain. If you are experiencing chronic pain, then you are also suffering from damaged tissues…Read More