Have you been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease? If so, you are not alone. You have lots of company! In the United States, approximately 50 million other people have at least one autoimmune disease. This is 1/6 of the population. And once you have ... Read More
Learn Functional Medicine approaches to health here. The essence of Functional Medicine, based on systems biology, is to find the root cause of your symptoms. It's not about masking them with drugs, supplements or herbs. We want to correct underlying imbalances so that your symptoms go away and disease is not expressed.
I was fortunate this week to attend a seminar with Dr. Kharrazian, well-known for The Thyroid Book and Why Isn't My Brain Working? Dr. Kharrazian is a faculty member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), which is one place I study ... Read More
Overweight and tired Weight gain and low energy are two of the top symptoms that women struggle with, especially in perimenopause / menopause years (approximately age 35 - 55). You may 'do all the right things' yet still have fatigue or extra ... Read More
This is my final post in a series about migraines. You can start with the first post about hormones, the second about leaky gut and brain, the third about sensitivities, or the fourth about mitochondrial dysfunction. This post covers factors related ... Read More
This is the fourth post in a series about migraines, with a focus on mitochondria. Start with the first post on hormones, the second post on leaky gut and brain, or the third post on sensitivities. Mitochondria this, Mitochondria that! You've ... Read More