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)!
Dr. Fitzgerald talks to Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence, about how tapping could help patients in a functional-medicine clinic setting. And, together, they walk step-by-step through a round of tapping so listeners can hear how it’s done (and follow along).
After suffering through a lengthy Lyme infection himself (with classic presentation), which initially responded to antibiotics but didn’t resolve the infection, Dr. Darin Ingels went on a years-long quest to recover, returning to naturopathic principles and discovering essential less-used protocols.
[embed_popupally_pro popup_id=”18″] Nutrigenomics has been one of the biggest trends in Nutrition and Functional Medicine in the last decade. Here are what I consider the most compelling reasons why: The understanding that nutritional factors influence gene transcription and expression The background work of Bruce Ames, and myriad papers since, showing that high dose cofactor nutrient…
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..
Many people think about osteoporosis as a condition that affects post-menopausal women—one that, if those old “Got Milk?” TV commercials are to be….
In recent years, interest in fasting – and in diets that offer some of the same benefits as fasting – has surged. Dr. Valter Longo was ahead of the curve: he has been studying the secrets to longevity, including fasting and fasting-like diets, for over 20 years.
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.
Iodine deficiency is the leading cause of preventable mental retardation worldwide and it negatively affects every stage of human development. Given the importance of this mineral and its ubiquitous presence in seafood, it’s natural to assume…