• 25 MAY 18
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    Functional Medicine Doctors and When to Seek their Assistance

    Functional Medicine Doctors and When to Seek their Assistance

    Ever heard of functional medicine doctors?   You’re probably wondering what they do exactly and the kind of diseases they can treat. Fx Med Centers are not medical facilities but a good way to understand functional medicine is to compare it with traditional medicine.   Functional Medicine and Traditional Medicine Functional medicine focuses on the

    • 16 MAY 18
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    Setting Ourselves Apart from other Functional Medicine Centers

    Setting Ourselves Apart from other Functional Medicine Centers

    Health will always be wealth. It is ideal that every individual makes a habit of prioritizing their health above anything. After all, it’s difficult to become the best versions of yourself without aiming to always have a functional and sound mind and body.   FxMed takes that priority to a new level. With advanced level

    • 11 MAY 18
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    Common Chronic Diseases and Treatments

    Common Chronic Diseases and Treatments

    A prolonged illness that does not resolve spontaneously or is rarely cured completely is considered a chronic disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Some of these chronic diseases are the leading cause of deaths in the United States. These include cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and respiratory disease.   Chronic

    • 29 APR 16
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    The Future of Healthcare

    The Future of Healthcare   Healthcare is one of the most complicated words in our present day vocabulary. No one knows for sure what it means. Healthcare is complicated by politics, economics, and personal choices and often dictated by insurance. According to my beliefs and practices: if healthcare were a pure entity without the external

    • 27 JUL 15
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    Stressed and Exhausted? Tired and Wired?

    Stressed and Exhausted? Tired and Wired?

    Stress is the most common malady affecting most Americans today. If someone is not stressed, feeling free and at ease we wonder to ourselves; “What is that person on?”  We are not accustomed to experiencing a relaxed state and when we do it feels like a vacation. Stress is so common yet it is the

    • 30 JAN 15
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    What is Health Defined by the Functional Medicine Model?

    Do you ever feel like you are drowning in a sea of health information? Have you noticed that most of the information is contradictory? Are you one of those people who are reading every available article and blog and book to make yourself knowledgeable about health issues to empower yourself, but you end up feeling

    • 30 DEC 14
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    What is Functional Medicine?

    Functional Medicine is the science of health as defined by Mark Hyman, the Chairman of The Institute for Functional Medicine. I, Dr. Vanessa Gourdine,  like to refer to Functional Medicine as the science of creating health. Health is a process that you are either moving towards or away from at any given point in your lifetime.