The functional approach to understanding and testing cholesterol is different from your typical experience with your primary care physician. When your doctor screens you for cardiovascular disease risk, he or she will typically test for total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides. Unfortunately, this “standard of care” testing gives us an incomplete picture of your blood lipids and […]
For many women and men, libido can decrease over time. There are plenty of reasons for a decrease in libido including chronic stress, fatigue, anxiety/depression, body image, and sex hormone dysfunction. Working with a functional medicine practitioner can help you pinpoint the root cause of the dysfunction and provide options for treatment that are specific to your […]
As you make changes to your lifestyle that are known to increase your opportunity for wellness and vitality, you want to consider gathering additional information that can help you refine your plan and goals. Doing so can help you target the areas that need the most support using therapeutic food, movement, and supplements as needed. Advanced […]
No matter how you choose to eat, be it paleo, whole 30, keto, low glycemic, etc, the importance of non-starchy vegetables cannot be overstated.
Every bite and drink you take can either fuel, replenish, and heal or it can create inflammation and have a negative impact on your health.