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    Coronavirus Warning – It’s Time To Wake Up

    COVID-19 is a wake-up call What exactly is a wake-up call? Something that serves to alert us to a problem, danger or need. Seeing what this virus has done to our country and the world should serve as warning that we do have a problem, we are in danger and there is a need.  The fact that a virus has shut down our lives should serve as a warning to us all. The fact that a virus has caused such pani…Read More

  2. Functional Medicine Health Pyramid #10 Genetics

    Optimize Your Genetics    You can’t change your genetics but you CAN change what they do and your quality of life! Your genes came from your mother and father. They are the gifts, or in some cases the challenges you received from your parents. We all have some  “good” genes and “bad” genes. Your genes are located in your cells and they tell your cells how to function. If you have  di…Read More

  3. Functional Medicine Health Pyramid #8 Brain Health

    Heal Your BRAIN How do you know if you have an unhealthy brain? Below you will find some of the most common symptoms of an inflamed brain; or a brain that is not working properly: Warning signs: Chronic fatigue Brain-fog Your short-term memory is declining Insomnia Depression / Anxiety Lack of motivation Reduced ability to handle stress You have strong reactions to foods or environmental triggers …Read More

  4. Why you still have IBS – Try some Functional Medicine for a change

    You have IBS. You don’t know why this is happening to you; you want some answers and you want solutions that will actually make a difference in your quality of life. You have tried changing your diet, you take a probiotic but it has not made a much difference. Maybe you have been to your gastroenterologist, but you still don’t have any solutions. What do you do now? IBS is a “functional diso…Read More

  5. 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

  6. Will My Health Insurance Pay for Functional Medicine?

    The elephant in the room…$$$ We receive calls every day from people interested in receiving the benefits of functional medicine. One of first questions they commonly ask is “will my insurance pay for this” or “do you accept my health insurance.” Our entire healthcare system and your health and wellbeing is ruled by health insurance companies…they get to decide: Which doctor you can see…Read More

  7. “Pre-packaged” Functional Medicine …A True Story!

    Are you buying or using “prepackaged functional medicine…PPFM?” You know prepackaged foods are not healthy…it turns out PPFM isn’t either! What do I mean by PPFM? This is when you are given functional medicine recommendations such as diet plans and supplements without first discovering the root cause of your health problem! PPFM is becoming very common these days and it is a violation of…Read More