1. The Real Pandemic – Your Immune System

    COVID-19 won’t kill you… your immune system will A pandemic is an epidemic of disease that covers a large region or the entire world and affects large numbers of people. We are calling COVID-19 a pandemic…but it is not the virus that is the real problem, it is our own immune systems. COVID-19 has become a such a concern because of the possibility of significant complications and even death.…Read More

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    Could it be a food allergy? – Functional Medicine helps at the source!

    Is Your Diet Making You Sick?   I’m not just talking about junk food or highly processed foods. Could healthy foods be a problem for your body? Many people have food allergies or food sensitivities that are supposed to be healthy. How would you know if the healthy foods you are eating are making you sick? Can you discover which foods support and nourish your body and which ones tear it down, l…Read More

  3. What Do You Expect? (From your doctor) – Dr. Clint Sexton

    We get calls every day from people looking for help with their health issues. Many of them are upset and frustrated with their doctor, the healthcare system or their health insurance company. What are you expecting from your doctor? The current health care system? Your insurance company? Frustrated? Let’s start with your doctor. Your doctor is probably a very nice, intelligent and caring person …Read More

  4. Got yeast? Learn more about Candida now

    Many people are suffering with yeast overgrowth; especially in their digestive tract. If you have a yeast problem, it is most likely a type of yeast called candida. In this article I will tell you what it is, how you got it and how to get rid of it. In This is the second part of my short series on “overgrowth” problems in the gut. Last week’s article was on SIBO…the overgrowth of bacteria …Read More

  5. SIBO Root Causes – How functional medicine plays a pivotal role

    Many people contact our office to get information about SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). This article will provide you with the information you need know about SIBO and what can cause it. SIBO is a common problem that a functional medicine doctor must be very familiar with. I have successfully treated many patients with SIBO but the key to successful treatment is discovering why it is…Read More

  6. Healing Your Gut – The Functional Medicine Way!

    Many health problems are the result of poor gut health; more specifically a leaky gut. Have you heard of a “leaky gut” and if so, what does that mean exactly? The part of the gut we are talking about is your small intestine. This is the section of the gut that can get “leaky” and it is also the part of your digestive tract where you absorb food. The gate to your inner fortress First, we sh…Read More

  7. How a Functional Medicine Doctor Thinks About Digestion

    What do you think is root cause of your digestion problem? Maybe you have done some research and are familiar with digestion problems like: Leaky Gut SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) Food Allergies or Food Sensitivities Dysbiosis: imbalance of the Gut Flora or the Microbiome (the microbes living in your digestive tract) IBS ETC Any one of these or combination of these problems can caus…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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