The Importance of Multivitamins

Functional medicine emphasizes the reality that food is medicine In addition to food, body movement, stress management, quality sleep, and healthy relationships are the foundation for optimal health. However, due to a variety factors, we may find ourselves with nutritional deficiencies. Nutritional deficiencies can be the result of: Deficient intake of nutrients in the diet from: Poor nutrients […]

The Importance of Hydration

Hydration is critical to our health as our bodies cannot function properly without enough water. It is recommended you drink half of your body weight in ounces of water, more for excessive sweating or exercise. Listening to our bodies is the best way to determine if we are drinking enough to promote health. Some signs you may […]

Mental Health

At 5280 Functional Medicine we utilize a functional, holistic approach to health. This means we are looking to optimize the function of the body, and we emphasize the importance of your mental, emotional, and spiritual self in an effort to  increase vitality in all of our patients. While western medicine often treats the mind and body […]

Stress Supplements

Do you sometimes feel stress in your stomach? Symptoms of stress can often show up as bloating, gas, constipation, and/or diarrhea. And while some of it may be unrelated, there is a physiological reason why you may be experiencing gastrointestinal issues during periods of high stress. Our stress response system was designed to help us […]