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GI/Digestive Issues & Leaky Gut

Patient Spotlight: Healing a Leaky Gut & Gastrointestinal Issues/Stomach Pain

When Sheri, 63, first walked into J. Gruber Health Solutions, she had never heard of a leaky gut. For almost two years, Sheri had sought resolution from her abdominal discomfort, which ranged from bloating and discomfort to debilitating pain. Her first stop was a gastrointestinal specialist who ran imaging studies and found no structural issues, […]Read More…

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Patient Spotlight: Renee Marold – How Functional Medicine Helped Me Reach My Goals

A Functional Medicine Success Story Renee Marold, a patient at J. Gruber Health Solutions, is living her best life. At the age of 58, Renee, a dancer, choreographer, competitive bodybuilder and lover of travel she has the boundless energy she needs to keep pace with her 18 and 20-year-old sons. But it hasn’t always been […]Read More…

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Regenerative Health and Nutrition

Human. Nature. Health. The human body has the ability to regenerate cells, as that is how we grow, develop, and heal. As we age, the body’s ability to heal itself becomes progressively impaired. At J. Gruber Health Solutions, the main goal in regenerative health & nutrition is to find natural sources/methodologies to assist the body’s […]Read More…

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Metabolic Syndrome: Diagnosis, Causes, Side Effects & Treatment

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that includes a combination of increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, abdominal fat, and abnormal cholesterol that increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.  Unfortunately, in recent years this syndrome has become much more common in the United States and today, over 30% of Americans are […]Read More…

Best health Apps

Best Health Apps

The foundation to functional medicine is living a healthy lifestyle.  Starting and sticking to a new diet or exercise plan can be tough and motivation tends to fade after a few weeks.  Meal prepping and finding the time and energy to exercise aren’t easy; however, there are numerous apps out there than can help you […]Read More…

Functional Medicine’s Approach to High Blood Pressure

The functional medicine approach to high blood pressure High blood pressure is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in the United States and blood pressure medications are among the most commonly prescribed drug.  While sometimes necessary, a prescription may not always be the best option.  Blood pressure medications can have side effects that negatively […]Read More…

Negative Effects & Dangers of Gluten

What is Gluten Gluten is a substance present in wheat that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. It is a mixture of 2 proteins – glutenin and gliadin.  Gluten is a staple of the American diet and most of us unknowingly love it because it gives our favorite foods that special touch.  It […]Read More…

Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms & Causes in Women

Hormones are messengers between body systems that help regulate physiology and behavior, including digestion, metabolism, respiration, tissue function, sleep, stress, growth, movement, reproduction, and mood and play an integral role in overall health.  Millions of women suffer from hormonal imbalances that interfere with their health and quality of life.  A healthy and well-balanced body manufactures […]Read More…

Why Do You Have High Cholesterol?

Functional Medicine & Lipid Profile Lipids are groups of fats and fat-like substances, such as cholesterol and triglycerides, that are important for cell health and help provide energy.  A lipid profile is a panel of blood tests that screens for abnormalities in lipids and is an overall assessment of your cardiac health. Monitoring and maintaining […]Read More…

What is 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 and toxic waste products and bacteria leak though the intestines and flood the blood stream.  The prevalence of leaky gut has reached epidemic proportions as more and more people are affected […]Read More…