• 13 NOV 20
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    Food and The Two Questions of Functional Medicine

    There are two main questions at the heart of functional medicine, “what harms us?” and “what makes us thrive?”. It is easy to overlook our role in choosing what harms us and what makes us thrive and instead focus on external factors we have no control over (i.e. watching your favorite sports team, time with

    • 11 NOV 20
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    A New Approach to Health

    I had a transformative health experience. Transformative experiences are rare and I was fortunate enough to be at the right time and place to have one. My transformation began with my training at the Institute for Functional Medicine. Prior to that point in time, I was practicing in the most traditional ways to give the

    • 07 OCT 20
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    Yoga For All: How to Take Advantage of Yoga!

    Yoga is a very old way of life that originally came from India. It encourages personal health, spirituality, and wellness.  It doesn’t clash with any religion but may have an influence on our spiritual path. No matter what you have heard, or seen on Instagram, it is not a religion, a circus act, looking intently

    • 03 AUG 20
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    Inflammation: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

    By now, many of us have heard that inflammation is bad, but why? Essentially, there are two types of inflammation, acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is the one you are probably most familiar with. It is a necessary and important aspect of your immune defense system, designed to protect you and help you recover. Inflammation

    • 09 JUN 20
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    Health Anxiety The Worry That Makes You Ill

    Health Anxiety can occur at any time. Let’s say your friend Peter has a tickle in his throat. He starts to clear it and as he is doing so, random thoughts run through his mind. Is this the start of the coronavirus? Am I one of the unlucky ones who will die from the virus?

    • 08 NOV 19
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    Why Should I Work With A Certified Health Coach?

    Have you ever thought to yourself, “I would really like to make healthier choices and feel my best?” Whether you are contemplating change or already have a plan in place, working with a health coach helps you get from where you are to where you want to be. Together, you and your coach will set

    • 20 SEP 19
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    Sleep Habits: Simple Tips To Improve Them

    by Kristen Dahlem What if I told you your sleep cycle and your sleep habits are set by the moment you are jolted awake by your alarm? It’s still dark out, you hit snooze, and then it’s not long before you are racing the clock to get out on time. This continuous cycle causes our

    • 13 SEP 19
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    Prioritizing Your Sleep is Crucial for Your Health

    By Kristen Dahlem Did you know an alarming number of American adults, and children, are walking around sleep-deprived? The good news is that taking steps to prioritize sleep and modify your lifestyle can lead to dramatic improvements to your overall health. This affects nearly every system in the body. It is vital for your memory,

    • 13 AUG 18
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    How a Detoxification Can Affect Your Health

    How a Detoxification Can Affect Your Health

      Your body naturally gets rid of things it doesn’t find useful. Sometimes this process is slow, and a detoxification program can help you achieve a cleaner body. You will have to follow the detox program very closely for it to succeed.   Now, you might have heard from others that a detox program is

    • 06 AUG 18
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    Why Functional Medicine Is Important

    Why Functional Medicine Is Important

    Common treatments of diseases often only affect the symptoms and not the cause. Most doctors prescribe treatments that mask the symptoms, pain, and discomfort but do not actually cure the problem.   The opposite is true in functional medicine. Functional medicine doctors address the underlying cause of a disease instead of focusing on the symptoms

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