Some of my posts describe the Functional Medicine lab tests I use. Previously, this includes the Dutch Adrenal test, the Dutch Complete Hormone test, as well as Functional Medicine blood labs. This post describes the Organic Acids test, or ... 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.
This post is an easy-to-understand explanation of the three phases of detoxification (detox). The next post is specifically about how to detox so read on after this one. let's get right to liver-gi detox Most of your body's toxic waste goes ... Read More
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