KARA FITZGERALD, ND completed a post-doctorate in nutritional biochemistry/laboratory science with Richard Lord, Ph.D. Author: Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, contributing author: Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine; IFM’s Textbook for Functional Medicine. She lectures globally on functional medicine; is on faculty at IFM and practices in Connecticut.

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Online Learning Resources for Clinicians to Take Advantage During COVID-19

Have time but can’t travel? Going stir crazy sitting at home? The following Functional Medicine learning resources for professionals have been made accessible online during COVID-19. If you know of any others, email us at info@drkarafitzgerald.com and we will add them.   Institute for Functional Medicine Annual International Conference (new dates TBD) Personalized Medicine Lifestyle…

Why are we considering palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) for COVID19?

Why are we considering palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) for COVID19? We have been interested in this molecule for years and have used in our allergy patients (it has well-documented mast cell stabilizing properties), in our pain patients and as influenza treatment and prophylaxis. In this most recent COVID19 pandemic, I think PEA is worth considering, although we…

Podcast: COVID-19 and Natural Medicines with Immunologist Heather Zwickey PhD

Immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, shares excellent information in this podcast on COVID-19 and natural medicines. While there is no natural product research published specifically on COVID-19 yet, there is much underway. While we wait for those results to come in (they’ll be a while), Zwickey covers the current understanding of the…