Get Help With Sleep Now This is part two of a series on sleep. You can read the first post here. In the last post I wrote about the circadian hormones melatonin and cortisol. I continue in this post, and get specific about regulating cortisol to ... Read More
Laura practices Functional Medicine from an evolutionary approach. This includes an ancestral, nutrient dense diet. We learn from our ancestors how whole foods, that have been on the human menu for hundreds of thousands of years, are correlated with the absence of many chronic diseases of modern cultures. Functional Medicine is unique in that the essence is to find the root causes that create symptoms and diseases. It's not about masking symptoms with drugs, supplements or herbs. We want patients to feel better, but we want to correct the underlying imbalances so that symptoms do not need to be masked. Functional Medicine is integrative and uses the most sophisticated tests for assessment, and the most effective treatments that cause the least harm. LEARN MORE HERE!
Get Help With Sleep Now This is part one of a three-part post on sleep and how to improve it. In the second post, I'll share sleep tips that I have found most effective, from my work with a variety of patients with sleep problems. The third post ... Read More
This post describes the difference between conventional and functional blood labs. It also provides information about how I do Functional Medicine blood labs. Schedule Appointment Conventional Blood Labs When you get blood lab results from ... Read More
Order the Dutch adrenal hormone test now! THE adrenal hormone test The Precision Analytical Dutch hormone test has an adrenal component, a sex hormone component, or a combination. Here I'm referring to the adrenal component. This is a test for ... Read More
Functional Medicine, a relatively new term in Western medicine, came about in the 1990s as part of a significant scientific paradigm shift that began in the 20th century. This is a shift from a “reductionist” approach to a “systems” approach. I will ... Read More