Up until now, having a gene SNP in methylation enzymes (such as MTHFR), elevated homocysteine, or before and during pregnancy, has typically prompted the use of supplemental methylation cofactors such as B12, folate, B6 and betaine. Often at higher level doses. Yes, it’s right to correct or avoid too little methylation activity in the body,…
Low carb or ketogenic diets for cancer may not be news to many already practicing in the Functional Medicine space, but Dr. Fine highlighted some interesting points around the roles of insulin, ketone bodies, glucose, and ROS
Dr. Sidney Baker is a mentor to many clinicians, myself included. When I set out to podcast with him, my expectation was to “mine the pearls” from his years of clinical practice: details on protocols, dosing instructions, lab testing, etc. But when Sid and I actually spoke, I realized quite quickly that I needed to let go of my agenda and listen. What unfolded was a glimpse into the soul of a true healer, resonating for me—and I hope you, too—in powerful way. Sid is funny, brilliant and exquisitely articulate as he shares stories of his own process-and practice- as a doctor.
Choosing your sunscreen: Decisions, decisions!
Health Inspiration – A Tribute to My Parents
If you can’t buy organic produce, we would still encourage you to buy non-organic fruits and vegetables and enjoy a full array of different types.
Autoimmune disease has increased sharply in the last 50 years.
Dr. Fitzgerald recently asked me to write a case study with essential oils. Many practitioners are aware of essential oils’ potent antimicrobial power.
The oral-systemic disease connection has long been established (recall older recommendations for prophylactic antibiotics before dental work in individuals with endocarditis or joint implants), but with the emerging data on the oral microbiome, new attention is being paid to oral health and the prevention of diseases ranging from cardiovascular to autoimmune and more.
Functional Medicine Works for the Long Haul: An Update on TL, a 2.5-Year-Old Boy with Autism