The functional medicine approach to high blood pressure

Mar 05, 14 The functional medicine approach to high blood pressure

Posted by in Uncategorized

The most commonly diagnosed medical condition in the United States is high blood pressure, or hypertension, and blood pressure medications are among the top 10 most commonly prescribed drugs. However, these medications can cause undesirable side effects. It’s better to address the underlying causes of high blood pressure—research...

read more

How stress harms the body and what to do about it

Feb 25, 14 How stress harms the body and what to do about it

Posted by in Uncategorized

Did you know that approximately two-thirds of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related complaints? Stress is the body’s reaction to any situation that is demanding or dangerous. When we experience stress, the body responds by making adrenal hormones (such as epinephrine, norepinephrine, and cortisol) that help your body...

read more

Why some people need to avoid nightshades

Feb 19, 14 Why some people need to avoid nightshades

Posted by in Nutrition

If you’re following the strict leaky gut or autoimmune diet, you may have noticed nightshades are on the list of foods to avoid. Many common and much-loved vegetables belong to the nightshade family, including eggplants, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet and hot peppers (but not black pepper), and chili-based spices, including paprika....

read more

Valentine’s gift ideas for a loved one with a chronic illness

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, have you thought about how to express your affection for someone you love who lives with a chronic illness? Chronic illness is at an all-time high in the United States, with 75 percent of our health care dollars going to treat such chronic illnesses as heart disease, diabetes, and autoimmune...

read more
Page 20 of 22« First...1819202122