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May 11, 2018

NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF GLUTEN

NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF GLUTEN WHAT IS GLUTEN Gluten is a substance present in wheat that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough.  It is a […]
May 4, 2018

HORMONAL IMBALANCES IN WOMEN

HORMONAL IMBALANCES IN WOMEN Hormones are messengers between body systems that help regulate physiology and behavior, including digestion, metabolism, respiration, tissue function, sleep, stress, growth, movement, […]
April 20, 2018

FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: WHY DO YOU HAVE HIGH CHOLESTEROL?

FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE AND LIPID PROFILE Lipids are groups of fats and fat-like substances, such as cholesterol and triglycerides, that are important for cell health and help […]
April 13, 2018

LEAKY GUT

LEAKY GUT Leaky gut, also known as “intestinal permeability” is a condition in which the small intestine becomes damaged and as a result, undigested food particles […]
March 30, 2018

VITAMIN B12

VITAMIN B12 WHAT IS VITAMIN B12 Vitamin B12 is known as the energy vitamin and plays a key role in how your body creates energy.  It […]
March 23, 2018

ADRENAL FATIGUE

ADRENAL FATIGUE WHAT IS ADRENAL FATIGUE? Adrenal fatigue is the name for a set of symptoms that results from the adrenal glands being worked to exhaustion.  […]
March 16, 2018

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE Functional medicine is the attainment of optimal physical well-being through the adoption of a holistic and healthy lifestyle.  The backbone of functional […]
March 9, 2018

STRESS AND THE IMPACT ON YOUR BODY

STRESS AND THE IMPACT ON YOUR BODY Stress.  We’ve all felt it.  Long workdays, rush hour commutes, raising kids, not enough sleep.  Stress does have some […]
February 18, 2018

LOW TESTOSTERONE IN MEN

LOW TESTOSTERONE IN MEN WHAT IS TESTOSTERONE? Testosterone is a sex hormone that plays important roles in the body.  Though produced in both men and women, […]
February 16, 2018

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY WHAT IS VITAMIN D Vitamins are considered essential nutrients and when you are lacking in them, there may be health consequences.  Vitamin D […]
February 9, 2018

HYPOTHYROIDISM: SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED

HYPOTHYROIDISM:  SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED WHAT IS HYPOTHYROIDISM? The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck […]