1. Want more health and happiness?

    You have more control than you think…  When it comes to your health, there are 3 forces that will ultimately determine how healthy you happy you are. In the past I have put the focus of my writing only one of these pillars of health, your body. The other two are however senior to the body but are not often spoken of in a medical or healthcare setting. I believe this is on of the main reasons pe…Read More

  2. Dr. Clint Sexton

    Weight Loss Success – Functional Medicine Looks At New Year, New You

    It’s January again and weight loss may be on your mind. Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolution we make. Many people make the resolution to lose weight repeatedly throughout the year. This can become a depressing cycle of trying diet or weight loss programs, one after the other, hoping for that secret combination of factors that will finally result in success.  Top 10 …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. 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

  5. Your Genetics…Your Health

    Today I want to talk about your genes…no, not your Levi’s but the genetic material that affects your health. Don’t worry, I won’t dive too deep into this topic and put you to sleep! Let’s take what can become a very complicated topic and try to make it simple and useful. The reason I want to cover this subject is because it has a lot to do with your health and you need the cooperation of…Read More

  6. The Healthy Magic Bullet

    How does someone become chronically ill? How do some people remain healthy? How can you reverse unwanted health problems and become healthy again? These are some pretty big questions, but I’m going to do my best to break these down and shed some light on how we become sick and the process of becoming well again. First of all, let’s dispel a huge myth that prevents people from restoring their h…Read More

  7. Benefits of Integrative Medicine

    Are you struggling with a health problem? Has traditional medicine failed to provide you with the answers and result you had hoped for? If so, then you are among a growing number of people who are searching for a better way to restore and maintain health and wellness. While traditional medicine (pharmaceutical medicine) does have its place in the healthcare landscape; it is by no means the only o…Read More

  8. Chronic Pain Relief

    Do you live with chronic pain? We all feel pain every now and then but chronic pain is much different; persisting for weeks, months or even years. For pain to be considered chronic, it is generally present for 3 months or more. Experiencing any painful condition over an extended period can be incredibly difficult to endure. Living with pain can have devastating effects on one’s quality of life; …Read More

  9. Fibromyalgia and Functional Medicine

    Do you suffer with fibromyalgia (FM)? If so, then you understand all too well how debilitating this condition can be. Fibromyalgia affects millions of people and women are much more likely to suffer from this debilitating condition than men. One of the most frustrating aspects of this health issue is how poorly it is understood by researchers and doctors. To make matters worse, traditional treatme…Read More

  10. Healthy Digestion – Part 1

    Problems with digestion are some of the most common health issues we work with in our Naperville office. There are many ways the digestive system can manifest imbalances; chronic vomiting, diarrhea, pain, constipation, poor appetite, etc. Underlying causes include malabsorption, nutrient deficiencies, inflammation, gut flora imbalance, food sensitivities and neurotransmitter insufficiency just to…Read More