Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome is a very common, under diagnosed condition not recognized by most conventional physicians. The theory is that leaky gut syndrome is the result of damage to the intestinal lining making it less able to protect the internal environment. This lining...
Thyroid Optimization

Thyroid Optimization

Your thyroid is a small gland located in the lower part of your neck that regulates several aspects of your metabolism, from your heart rate to how quickly you burn calories. Signs of a slow thyroid include: Mood swings Weight gain Constipation / bloating Dry skin and...
Signs you may be Suffering from Nutritional Deficiencies

Signs you may be Suffering from Nutritional Deficiencies

The purpose of functional medicine is to find the root of disease and prevent future ailments. Because the focus is on prevention, food is a key component in leading a healthy, disease-free life.  Many patients are overly aware of the link between nutrition and weight...