Our Clinical Development Program for Functional Medicine Practitioners recently enjoyed the benefit of two excellent guest lecturers on the topic of tick-borne diseases – Dr. Tom Sult and Mary-Beth Charno APRN-C. Their expert knowledge inspired our nutrition resident, Dorie Passen, to write this important article on how to prevent these illnesses that we so often see as ongoing drivers of chronic symptoms in our patients. Given the meteoric rise in tick-borne illnesses over the last decade-plus, we hope you this information is helpful to you in enjoying a safe and happy outdoors this season (and many more)!
As we gallop towards more stealth infections that are less responsive to standard-of-care protocols, we’re leaning more and more on botanical preparations to do the heavy lifting of treatment. To that end, I really enjoyed reading this sponsored blog from BioBotanical. Check it out, and let me know what you think.
The Bredesen Protocol® & Functional Medicine – A Powerful Combination to Prevent & Treat Cognitive Decline
I couldn’t be more delighted and proud to see the results that our own Dr. Litwin and our Nutrition Team are achieving in addressing cognitive decline and..
I was thrilled that Dr. Gereau not only had some experience using it in her functional otolaryngology practice, but wanted to dive into the literature around allergic disease- a focus at our clinic as well. We will be incorporating Nigella Sativa in conjunction with a full functional approach.
Are you interested in protecting your brain function? Do you sometimes feel like you can’t think straight, or that you’re losing memory recall? Do you have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease in your family and are wondering how to protect yourself from heading in the same direction? You’ve arrived at the right place.
We’ve discussed briefly, the power of polyphenols and their superpowers in improving athletic performance, among many of their many touted benefits. Scientists and docs have noticed people with polyphenol-rich diets generally had better health. Studies have found polyphenols to be good at fighting diseases, and in particular, degenerative diseases.
Mother’s milk may be one of the most important panaceas of all time – a true miracle maker with research showing breast milk helps prevent blindness, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, and death in premature infants. Amazing, right?
Cognitive Decline, the FINGER Study, & Harnessing the Potential of Functional Medicine in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease
What does this recent landmark study mean for the prevention of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease? How can Functional Medicine, and specifically the Bredesen Protocol, prevent and treat cognitive decline?
Be savvy in your interpretation of the “Best Diets Rankings for 2018” to avoid some serious pitfalls. Read on to find out how. What are the Best Diets Rankings for 2018?
Flax oils can oxidize at seasoning temperatures, but does the polymerization process make that concern redundant? Read on to find out, and share your thoughts in the comments below. Be sure to also check out our popular article: The Safest Cookware Choices for You and Your Family