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Candida | A Functional Medicine Approach

Candida | A Functional Medicine Approach

If you have googled candida you will find that this fungus is blamed for almost any problem you can think of. Obviously you shouldn't believe everything on the internet, so I've compiled a list of problems that candida can cause that is supported...

Autoimmune Diseases | Intestinal Problems

Autoimmune Diseases | Intestinal Problems

This is the third in a series of videos on autoimmune disease. The first video was on how toxins can trigger autoimmune diseases. The second video covered the effects infections have on autoimmune diseases. This video covers how problems in our...

HYPERTHYROIDISM | A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPROACH

HYPERTHYROIDISM | A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPROACH

If you have hyperthyroidism this photo might be something you can relate to. When I had hyperthyroidism I felt more stressed than I had ever experienced. I felt like I had 10 cups of coffee in me all day long. Yes, you read that right: I had...

CORONAVIRUS | A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE PERSPECTIVE

CORONAVIRUS | A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE PERSPECTIVE

Let me tell you something that will blow your mind! As a functional medicine doctor, here's what I changed when the Coronavirus hit: NOTHING! Yeah, that's right! I continued to do the same things I did before the virus. From my perspective, my...

Infections Can Cause Autoimmune Diseases

Infections Can Cause Autoimmune Diseases

As promised, this is part two of what causes autoimmune diseases! Seemingly out of nowhere, autoimmune diseases have risen to a degree that cannot be ignored. Given this rise, it’s extremely important to understand what triggers them. The cause of...

Toxins Can Cause Autoimmune Diseases

Toxins Can Cause Autoimmune Diseases

Why does a seemingly healthy person suddenly get an autoimmune disease? If you are one of those people, I bet you've asked yourself that question. Autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis are on the...

Functional Medicine’s Big 3

Functional Medicine’s Big 3

Functional Medicine's niche is helping people with chronic health problems that traditional medicine has not been able to figure out. I love that about Functional Medicine, because I love to help people get to the root of their health issues!...

Causes of Chronic Fatigue | A Functional Medicine Perspective

Causes of Chronic Fatigue | A Functional Medicine Perspective

Causes of Chronic Fatigue Almost every patient I see complains of some degree of chronic fatigue. As a functional medicine doctor I have to find out what is causing this fatigue if I'm going to help. The possible causes of chronic fatigue are many....

Atrial Fibrillation Causes | A Functional Medicine Approach

Atrial Fibrillation Causes | A Functional Medicine Approach

Atrial Fibrillation Causes If you're looking for possible causes of atrial fibrillation (AF) you're a functional medicine type of person! In functional medicine we look for the root of the problem. I think you will be surprised at what has been...

What Causes Brain Fog | A Functional Medicine Approach

What Causes Brain Fog | A Functional Medicine Approach

What Causes Brain Fog | A Functional Medicine Approach If you've ever suffered with brain fog you've probably thought, "What causes brain fog?" That is, if you were able to think! I see a lot of patients who suffer from what they described as brain...

Eczema Treatment | A Functional Medicine Approach

Eczema Treatment | A Functional Medicine Approach

Eczema Treatment | A Functional Medicine Approach Eczema treatment from a functional medicine perspective is all about finding the cause. I don't treat my patients' eczema; I look for the cause of the eczema and fix it. In this article I will go...

Can Mercury Fillings Make You Sick?

Can Mercury Fillings Make You Sick?

If you have fillings in your teeth that are silvery to black colored you have mercury in your mouth. I was one of those people. I was a starving college student when I first began to hear about the possible dangers associated with amalgams. If I...

Natural Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Natural Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

If you're here looking for natural treatment for multiple sclerosis you are my kind of people! Those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis are typically told there is no known cause, and there is not much you can do besides taking medication and...

Osteoporosis -A Functional Medicine Approach

Osteoporosis -A Functional Medicine Approach

  Would you believe that 50% of Americans over age 50, mostly women, have some level of osteoporosis, which leads to 1.5 million fractures a year?[1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK45515] That's just stupid crazy! Hey folks, we have a...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: a Functional Medicine Approach

Rheumatoid Arthritis: a Functional Medicine Approach

I just Googled rheumatoid arthritis--talk about depressing! Here is my summary of what I found, "If you have rheumatoid arthritis you're doomed to live the rest of your life in pain and deformity. Get ready to buy lots of drugs to help with the...

Mysterious Toxic Mold Illness

Mysterious Toxic Mold Illness

Patients are extremely surprised when I tell them that their illness is due to toxic mold. My practice is located in the dry southwest, where mold is not something most people ever think about. As I will explain, for certain people it doesn't take...

Lyme | A Functional Medicine Approach

Lyme | A Functional Medicine Approach

I could not believe my eyes when my wife's Lyme test came back positive. I had been taught that Lyme disease is very rare in Arizona, only transmitted by ticks, and that a bulls eye rash would be seen with an infected bite. Like so many things I...