Autoimmune Conditions: A Functional Approach

Autoimmune conditions arise when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its own cells, a phenomenon known as molecular mimicry. There are numerous types of autoimmune conditions, such as Celiac, Hashimoto’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, and more. As opposed to conventional medicine, our clinic challenges the idea of labeling autoimmune conditions solely based on antibody ranges. […]Read More…

A Functional Approach to Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Most people don’t survive their first heart attack. If they do, their chances of having another and succumbing to heart disease skyrockets. Cardiovascular means heart and vessels. The majority of issues with the heart actually come from the connected blood vessels. A heart attack is actually an issue with the tissue due to dysfunction in […]Read More…

Functional Steps for Optimizing Cholesterol

Optimizing Cholesterol: Debunking the Myths and Finding Real Solutions When it comes to heart health, cholesterol has long been a topic of concern and confusion. For decades, we were bombarded with messages that painted cholesterol as the enemy, a substance we needed to minimize at all costs to avoid heart disease. However, recent research has […]Read More…

How to Make Lifestyle Changes That Last

Embarking on a journey toward lasting lifestyle changes is a profound commitment to personal well-being. As we delve into this transformative odyssey, it’s crucial to recognize that change is not a singular event but a series of purposeful actions woven into the fabric of daily life. Building the Foundation: The first step is creating a […]Read More…

The Hype of Hydrogen Water

Hydrogen water is a beverage that has been gaining popularity in recent years due to its supposed health benefits. It is simply water that has extra hydrogen gas dissolved into it, which is believed to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Advocates of hydrogen water claim that it can provide numerous benefits, such as enhancing athletic […]Read More…

Collagen Supplementation and Leaky Gut:

The Connection You Need to Know About Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body and plays a critical role in maintaining the health of our skin, hair, nails, bones, and joints. However, collagen production decreases as we age, which can lead to a variety of health problems, including joint pain, osteoporosis, and skin […]Read More…

Should You Eat After 8 PM?

The topic of eating after 8 PM has sparked debates, but with mindful choices, you can nourish your body without compromising sleep quality or overall well-being. Whether it’s due to late schedules or occasional cravings, making wise decisions during these times can help you maintain a balanced and nutritious diet. In this blog post, we […]Read More…

The Impact of Common Medications on Your Cholesterol Profile

Did you know that some prescription medications impact your cholesterol profile? While medications are typically prescribed for treating health conditions, it’s important to be aware of their potential side effects. This is especially true regarding cholesterol, as some common medications may increase your total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL (“Bad cholesterol”), VLDL, or all of the above. […]Read More…

Common Thyroid Issues and Their Causes

The thyroid is a gland located in the neck that produces hormones which regulate metabolism and energy. Unfortunately, many people experience issues with their thyroid, such as hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) or hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid). In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the common causes of these issues and what you can do […]Read More…

Gut Health 101: The Importance of a Balanced Microbiome

You may have heard the saying “health starts in the gut” and it’s true! Our gut, also known as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, is responsible for breaking down food and absorbing nutrients, as well as getting rid of waste. And did you know that our gut is also closely connected to our immune system? The […]Read More…