1. Functional Medicine Health Pyramid: #1 Digestion

    #1 Digestion Start Here... Digestion is the foundation of your health and the bottom layer of the FMHP. I have created the Functional Medicine Health Pyramid so that you can gain a better understanding of how your body works and how the various systems and processes work together and ultimately determine your level of health or lack of it. Common problems of Digestion and the Digestive Tract: Poor…Read More

  2. What you don’t know about Hashimoto’s disease – Naperville Integrated Wellness

    Do you have a thyroid problem, or do you really have an immune system problem? Are you symptoms being caused by thyroid hormone imbalance or your immune system? If you have Hashimoto’s disease, then you probably think you have a disease of the thyroid. This is probably what you have been told by your primary care physician or your endocrinologist. True, your thyroid is being damaged and as a res…Read More

  3. Can Functional Medicine Really Help You? – We have the answers

    Let’s just cut to the chase; you basically have 2 choices when it comes to your health issues. You can take a pill for what ails you and hope for the best. You can discover why you are ill and take steps to reverse it. One choice will lead to better health, quality of life and increase longevity; the other one won’t. Maybe you have heard of functional medicine (FM) or maybe you haven’t. If y…Read More

  4. Deadlier Than Cancer? – What the experts at Naperville Integrated Wellness have to say

    What could be worse than cancer? It is a very common condition and affects millions of Americans and is growing at an alarming rate. Dr. Tom O’Bryan has said this disease is 19% more deadly than cancer. What is this deadly and mysterious disease? It’s called Diabesity. Diabesity is not something “new” but it is becoming more common. Dr. Mark Hyman called it “a deadly disease that one of …Read More

  5. You in 2019! – From the Functional Medicine Experts

    It is January again! The month we start thinking about how we will make the upcoming year better than the last. Will 2019 be a better year for you than 2018? Will your health increase, remain the same or decrease in the coming year? What are your health goals for 2019? Maybe you want to start eating better or lose some weight; or maybe you are suffering with a chronic illness that you would like t…Read More

  6. How To Choose A Functional Medicine Doctor? Part 2

    How do you choose the right functional medicine doctor for you? This is part 2 of the series; go to www.napervilleintegratedwellness.com so you can check out Part 1 where I discuss the doctor’s experience and diagnostic testing procedures. In part 2 of this series I will cover the importance of Health Coaching and how this improves treatment outcomes. I will also talk about Client Goals and the …Read More

  7. How To Choose A Functional Medicine Doctor?

    Maybe you are at the point where you would like to work with a functional medicine doctor, but you are not sure who? There are more and more doctors transitioning to a functional health model and your choices are ever increasing. So, let me tell you how we practice functional medicine so you can decide if we  would be a good fit for you or not. I believe there are several factors that make our ap…Read More

  8. 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

  9. Functional Medicine Shortcuts

    Today I want to talk about functional medicine shortcuts; are they good or bad? What do I mean by shortcuts? Are there really any legitimate “shortcuts” to restore health and wellness?  These shortcuts would be simple, general concepts to improve your health status. Many doctors and wellness authors are looking for broad and general concepts to sell to the public to solve their health problem…Read More

  10. My Style of Function Medicine

    If you are reading this, then you are probably looking for a better solution to a health problem you are dealing with right now. Maybe you have heard of Functional Medicine, but what does it mean? Or maybe you have listened to podcasts or read blogs from others who advocate a functional medicine or integrative medicine approach. Is there a difference between integrative and functional medicine an…Read More