From DrKF – What’s especially interesting in this case is the less common symptom of oral ulcerations, responded well to frequent saline/iodine gargles. We are seeing several cases like this demonstrating a rapid resolution of symptoms and no complications in healthy individuals. Case clinician: Romilly Hodges CNS Presentation: 45 y/o F in good general…
Allie was 16 years old when she first presented in my office with episodic abdominal pain in the lower right quadrant, onset 6 weeks prior, ranging from 2 to 10 on a visual analog pain scale (0=no pain, 10=worst possible pain). Her pain was not associated with reflux, fever, or blood in her stools. Allie had a prior diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE), however treatment with diet and a proton pump inhibitor had not been successful.
Not all nutritionists practice in the same way. Yes, we all absolutely care about nutrients. And most of us care about food as medicine (!). But if you’re a nutritionist trained in Functional Medicine, your approach goes much, much further.
A normally developing child developed regressive autism at 18 months. The child lost the ability to speak, make eye contact, and to interact socially.
[Additionally, (and off topic) but an important point none-the-less, I am very concerned about the chronic use of antihistamines in my allergic patients…
Joelle, a bubbly 25-year-old woman, arrived at the office exasperated, she had seen numerous clinicians, but was still struggling. She suspected PCOS, based on her signs and symptoms, including irregular & painful periods (for which she
Often vilified, the so-called “anti-nutrients” like oxalates, phytates and tannins can be strategically employed in the diet to inhibit iron and toxic metal absorption and successfully lower ferritin in iron overload as a part of an overall plan for hereditary hemochromatosis (HH).
Practicing Functional Medicine (the clinical application of Systems Medicine) entails casting a wide net with regard to an individual’s history and physical exam to look for the underlying causes of their present complaints
Dr. Fitzgerald recently asked me to write a case study with essential oils. Many practitioners are aware of essential oils’ potent antimicrobial power.
Functional Medicine Works for the Long Haul: An Update on TL, a 2.5-Year-Old Boy with Autism