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Candida – How to Properly Diagnose and How it Can Hurt You

Candida – How to Properly Diagnose and How it Can Hurt You As a functional medicine doctor we often have patients come into us after seeing several other providers. Many have been everywhere their insurance will pay and started down the road of non-insurance providers. It is extremely common for a patient to come to Read More

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Acne, Dermatitis, Eczema, Rosacea and Skin Issues

One of the most frustrating problems to deal with as a teenager is not having clear skin. It’s even worse when these problems exist when you aren’t a teenage! Itchy, irritated skin, acne, dermatitis, eczema, and rosacea and skin issues all have a similar root cause. These are the only 3 places skin irritation originates Read More


The T3 and Reverse T3 Story: The Active Thyroid Hormone

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. We are in the middle of running through some of the testings I utilize in my office and why I recommend it. You can check out some of our past articles on stool testing, hormone testing, and our last article on thyroid blood testing. In my last post, Read More


Cancer Survivors: What you Need to Know #1

Hello everyone and welcome to our blog.  October is Breast Cancer awareness month and unfortunately cancer is affecting more and more Americans each year. It is estimated that there are over 12 million cancer survivors in the United States and in 10 years there will be over 19 million survivors[i].  Over half of these survivors are Read More


Solving Skin Problems: Acne, Rosacea, Dermatitis and Eczema

Today we are talking about skin problems, so I’m obviously going to use an Albert Einstein quote! When you hear the words “beautiful skin” doesn’t a big picture of Albert Einstein come into your mind? (The previous statement comes with as much sarcasm as I can type with. I hope you enjoy a little humor). Read More


Autoimmune and Inflammatory Signaling – Restorative Health Solutions

Autoimmune and Inflammatory Signaling Hello everyone and thank you for coming to my blog. This last weekend I had the privilege of doing tech support at an Apex Energetics seminar on inflammation and autoimmunity. I thought I would share some highlights from the weekend’s topic because inflammation is a BIG DEAL. Out of control inflammation plays a role Read More


Anxiety, Depression, Learning and Inflammation: The Secret Cause

Do you know someone with anxiety or depression? Do you feel like your brain just has not been working as well as you want it to? Do you have difficulty learning new things or do you get lost when you go to new places? All of these things are signs that your brain is not Read More


Is Inflammation making your Thyroid Medication Non-Effective?

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.  Today’s post is yet again devoted to my thyroid patients.  I just see so many of you, I want to share your stories  J.  In this post I will break down a very interesting article that involved patients with hypothyroidism and how they were helped without thyroid medication!  Read More

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Glutathione: A Little Miracle for Your Health

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.  Today we are going to talk about one of the very few things I believe is a must for anyone trying to achieve health. That one thing is a small protein called glutathione. This amazing protein is absolutely vital no matter your health problem. This wonder antioxidant helps Read More


Inflammation: The Secret Connections in the Unhealthy

Nearly all sick people have inflammation. If you are struggling with any kind of chronic health problem, it is almost a sure bet that inflammation has a role in your condition. Inflammation is easily linked to arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, and autoimmune conditions such as hypothyroidism and fibromyalgia. Take a look around you and Read More


Perimenopause/Menopause: Menopause and Inflammation

We are continuing our series on Perimenopause/Menopause.  We have talked about how healthy women should not suffer all these negative symptoms like hot flashes, fatigue, weight gain, etc that are commonly associated with menopause.  We’ve talked about hormone replacement therapy and how your adrenal glands are your back-up hormone factory.  At the end of our Read More