Can Virtual Primary Care Work For You?

What’s wrong with today’s primary care? Dissatisfaction with the traditional primary care experience runs deep: 81% of all people dislike their experience and are looking for something (anything!) better. The majority of dissatisfaction come from the rushed, transactional visits that are the norm in the primary care office: you get 10 minutes of questions from …

Is a Functional Medicine Membership Right For Me?

These days, subscription plans, otherwise known as membership plans, are everywhere. Joining as a member offers perks, discounts, or more options that non-members would have access to. While the cell phone contracts of the past bring up some anxiety for most of us, sometimes membership plans can be used to our advantage.   What are …

How Much Does Seeing A Functional Medicine Doctor Cost?

Seeing a functional medicine doctor can be a very different experience than what you would typically expect from a doctor.  Functional medicine doctors take the time to get to know you, understand your health concerns in detail, and provide solutions that encompass lifestyle, nutrition, supplements, and medications, if needed. Longer appointments are key in being …

How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) with Proper Treatment of Fatigue

How do so many of our patients go from low energy, brain fog, and feeling like they are “living in a strangers body” to feeling energized and thriving without bouncing around from doctor to doctor to get proper treatment? It all starts with having the right doctor who understands what you are going through, has …

12 Simple Pointers to Make Healthy Food Choices

If you’re like most of us, you strutted into the year bursting with energy and positive intentions for your life. Optimizing your diet was high on the priority list. But, like most busy people, you hit a brick wall at some point. Do you even know how to make healthy food choices? Online searches on …

24 Tricks to Get to Sleep and Stay Asleep Naturally

It’s 2 AM. You’re wide-eyed and staring at the ceiling. You flip to one side. Then the other. No matter what you do, you can’t seem to sleep. Your day starts in a few hours, and you haven’t had a wink of sleep.  That’s alright. A large coffee is all you need to get through …

Don’t Panic – It Might be Allergies!

How Functional Medicine Can Help Allergy Symptoms COVID-19 has most of the world feeling a bit on edge. You may feel ready to diagnose potential infection at the first sign of a symptom. However, don’t panic at that first sneeze. If you don’t have a fever, don’t have body aches, and don’t have shortness of …

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Functional Medicine

If you want to talk about the benefits of functional medicine, just look at the irony of American healthcare. America is a land of progress and abundance – we think big, act big, and get big results. The United States has the largest GDP. The average annual salary is among the top 10 highest of …

A Functional Medicine Guide to Adrenal Fatigue

What’s functional medicine? Most people, if asked, would probably say that a visit to the doctor would ideally involve the following protocols: A comprehensive evaluation of the patient’s medical history, diet, lifestyle, environment, stressors, family history, and any symptoms the patient might be experiencing. Sample analysis and lab testing to screen for potential abnormalities. A …

Adrenal Fatigue and Stress: When Life Throws It All at You

Adrenal fatigue and stress don’t mix. Or to put it simpler, stress causes HPA axis dysfunction (the scientific term for adrenal fatigue). So, if you’re hoping to heal from adrenal fatigue, you’ve got to get your stress levels under control. But how can you make the necessary changes when life flat-out won’t let you? You …

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