Want to do a liver "cleanse" but not sure how? First of all, your liver is continuously cleansing. It is meant to break down and metabolize various toxins from the environment, and from your own internal processes. This includes (but is not limited ... 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!
This is the second post in a two-part series about sleep apnea in women. Read the first post. Diagnosing sleep apnea Traditionally, you do a sleep study at a clinic in order to diagnose apnea. However, a home device called AccuSom® is now ... Read More
In my blog series on sleep problems in women over 40, I mention Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA has really caught my attention recently, and I've done a deep dive into the research on it. I've learned that it occurs in women of all ages and all ... Read More
I just completed five very dense days of Applied Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). I stuffed my brain during all-day classes, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. At least this was my view during ... Read More
Get Help With Sleep Now This is the fourth post in a series about sleep. Read the previous posts, one, two, and three. This post is about natural solutions, therefore I don't cover medications. There are natural supplements that can help with ... Read More