As a clinician measuring urine, serum and salivary hormone levels in my patients routinely, I’ve always got questions around which testing method is the best. Thus, I was excited to chat with Mark Newman and pick his brain on all things hormone testing. As he says, “I’m an inch wide and a mile deep. I’ve spent pretty much my whole career in measuring reproductive and adrenal hormones.”
In this small but important study, C-section babies were swabbed with mother’s vaginal fluids at birth. Those babies swabbed demonstrated greater similarity to vaginal-delivered babies.
Sleep. We all need it.
But according to the National Sleep Foundation, 35% of Americans regularly report they don’t get a good night’s sleep. NSP reported that as many as 60% of people report having trouble sleeping a few nights a week or more.
Unfortunately, it may be more than just an inconvenience. We’ve all experienced sleep deprivation detrimental effect on mental and physical performance. This is a significant contributing factor to motor vehicle and work-related accidents resulting in injuries or death.
In this dish, the “fettuccine” is actually made from carrots shredded into ribbons with a vegetable peeler.
Episode 10: The History (and Future) of Functional Medicine: A Fireside e-Chat with IFM Co-Founder, Dr. Jeff Bland
From the early ideas of Archibald Garrod, Weston Price, Linus Pauling and Roger Williams to the many amazing FxMed leaders of today – listen to this remarkable conversation with Dr. Jeff Bland as he takes us on a journey through FxMed yesterday, today and tomorrow!
Recovering from Morbid Obesity, Depression and Metabolic Syndrome Using Functional Medicine: One Woman’s Inspiring Journey to Wellness
Recovering from Morbid Obesity, Depression and Metabolic Syndrome using Functional Medicine
Paleo-deficit disorder? Waaaaay beyond eating more meat, less grain:
Are we done we these yet? Statins deplete everything you want AND likely contribute to heart disease
Sudden Cardiac Arrest- New Research On Early Warning Signs. (Don’t Forget Fish Oil!) My beloved experienced chest pain a few months ago. Given that his family history is significant for heart disease, we played it safe and went to the emergency department. He was fine thankfully, but a he was little sheepish about going to…
Get out your eggs, folks: Cholesterol is NOT, I repeat NOT, a “nutrient of concern for overconsumption”.