All dietary supplements are not created equal. What you see here a screenshot from my favorite supplement manufacturer, Thorne labs. I have toured their facility and was impressed by the quality control, cleanliness, and attention to detail. I have also used Thorne products ... Read More about Dietary Supplements: Quality Counts!
Precision medicine, the future of medicine, starts here. And I am super-excited to share this! I have been using this systematic approach with my patients for a decade. People get better. They turn around so many conditions. And the most exciting thing is that you don’t need ... Read More about Precision Medicine: the Future of Medicine
Symptoms of adrenal fatigue in females are different from those in males. In many ways, the presentation between the two sexes overlaps. This blog will show you the ways in which a female may develop, and thus heal from, adrenal fatigue differently. But first, let’s discuss ... Read More about Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue in Females
Are you getting the best in alternative medicine? I know that this post is going to rankle some, but hear me out. As a MD who has cared for thousands using Functional Medicine principles for more than a decade, I have seen the pain patients experience when they have entrusted ... Read More about Is Your Alternative Medicine Provider the Best?
Nutrition and diet are a crucial aspect to consider for those suffering from adrenal insufficiency. The recommendations in this post will be sure to help you on your path to recovery. Understanding our relationship with food, calories, and the way that they are taken into our ... Read More about Nutrition and Diet: Are They the Same?
The practice of "modern" medicine troubles me. I have seen so many people hurt by the cascading use of more and more medications. Yes, it is a way; but it’s not the only way. As a physician who practices a functional medicine, I formerly believed that I was promoting ... Read More about Why Modern Medicine Needs Functional Medicine
I believe that more mainstream MDs could use to think more like functional medicine doctors. They need to bring more modern science and research into their clinical thinking and practice. I formerly believed that I was promoting "alternative" medicine. Now I realize that the ... Read More about The Making of a Functional Medicine Doctor
When I saw this post, I almost wanted to scream. This is so wrong on so many levels. If there's an art of lab testing, this is akin to a kindergarten hand-painting. I’m speaking as a Functional Medicine doc who has dedicated himself to this practice for more than a decade, so ... Read More about The Art of Lab Testing
Are your birth control pills causing your fatigue (and depression, anxiety, insomnia, low libido, weight gain, mood changes, pelvic discomfort…?) This world is filled with women who are unnecessarily suffering from the side effects of their hormonal contraception. The purpose ... Read More about Birth Control Pills and Fatigue.
What is estrogen detoxification? So much of “adrenal fatigue” is associated with an estrogen/progesterone imbalance in women. I saw a comment on a post recently asking how to lower an elevated estrogen level, and I thought I’d offer my perspectives. Incidentally, estrogen is ... Read More about Estrogen Detoxification for Hormonal Health