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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. When Do You Need A Functional Medicine Doctor?

    With all the information readily available today, when would you need the help of a doctor trained in functional medicine? With all the books, blogs, podcasts and YouTube videos on diets, nutrition and lifestyle modification at your fingertips, when or even why would you need a functional medicine doctor? Here is when you need help… What you are doing is not working! If you discover useful infor…Read More

  8. 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

  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. Root Cause Functional Medicine

    Why you have health issues and what you can do about it… In functional medicine we talk a lot about “root cause” but what does that really mean when it come to your health? The model above is a tool that functional medicine doctors can use to  investigate why you have health problems and how to correct them. Root Cause Analysis Root Cause Analysis is a process for understanding and solving…Read More