Functional Medicine

How to Stay Calm: 5 Keys to Self Care in a Crisis

How to Stay Calm Life can be chaotic When we least expect it – in comes a curve ball. When life happens, how do you respond? My first instinct is to withdraw until the crisis is over.  Do you announce it all over social media? Do you tell your besties? Or you take it out…

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5 Healthy Holiday Habits

5 Healthy Holiday Habits I don’t know about you, but I love a good holiday party. Mouth watering appetizers like hot, bubbly, cheesy, spinach and artichokes, on crusty bread; endless baskets of corn chips, salsa and guacamole, a great charcuterie platter…YUM! And with a good glass of wine, even better. Yes, I am a foodie! …

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Natural Lifestyle Solutions for PCOS and Hair Loss

PCOS and Hair Loss

Natural Solutions for PCOS and Hair Loss PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, can be so maddening for you! Seriously, the shift from estrogen to testosterone has you losing hair on your head and growing hair in places us ladies really do NOT want to grow it! What is the root cause of this crazy hair growth…

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Fatigue Management Plan (Kick the Crap out of The Morning Fatigue)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Seriously, is it morning already? Uhhggg! You roll over and pull the covers up, snuggling into the warmth for just a few more minutes. Those glasses of wine are ringing in your head as the alarm goes off again…you drag yourself out of bed and to the coffee maker… your mouth is like cotton…your family…

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PCOS Weight Loss: The Magic is Emotion

PCOS and weight loss

UGH!! Another weight loss blog? It’s so confusing to know what to believe on the internet. I understand! And I’m writing this one anyway…PCOS Weight Loss: The Magic Emotion, to take a different approach to the first step of weight loss.  Let’s get your emotions into the game instead of using food to stuff them.…

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Diabetes and Hair Loss (Causes and Solutions)

Ugh! The shower drain is full of hair again! You have had to clean that shower drain with increasing frequency over the past couple months. So annoying! When you finally get the courage to look at it, you realize it’s YOUR hair! You are losing hair! Your intuition tells you, “something is really wrong if…

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What is food sensitivity testing?

You have been prodded by your gastroenterologist and poked by your allergist and still they find nothing wrong. You have all kinds of symptoms and are sure they are related to some of the food you are eating, but you can’t get any answers. Then, someone mentions Food Sensitivity Testing… Before you roll your eyes…

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Are Functional Medicine Doctors Covered by Insurance?

Healthcare in America has been turned inside out in the past 10 years, and even more in the past 3 years. Your deductibles have skyrocketed, $2000 to even $10,000, when just a decade ago, less than $1000 was common. Your premiums have also gone through the roof! Doubled and tripled year after year, especially if…

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