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WHAT REALLY CAUSES ULCERS!

WHAT REALLY CAUSES ULCERS!

Do you suffer from: acid reflux (Gastro-esophageal reflux or GERD), “over-acid” stomach, ulcer or gastritis? If so, take the test below and see how you score. Do your fingernails chip or break easily?                                                       0 1 2 3 Do...
WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE

Allopathic (modern or western) medicine is by nature a reductionist philosophy, whereas Functional Medicine (a.k.a. Functional Nutrition or FN) takes the opposite approach, which can be termed “wholism”. (Not to be confused with the generic term “Holistic Medicine”...
Understanding Your Digestive System- Part 1

Understanding Your Digestive System- Part 1

The gastro-intestinal (GI) system extends from the brain to the rectum; it is one that is critical to health, but poorly appreciated. It communicates with the outside environment, and actually has its own brain! The surface of the intestines, which is greater than...
“The Importance of Bone Health, Structure and Function”

“The Importance of Bone Health, Structure and Function”

In 2000, an estimated 9 million new osteoporotic fractures occurred. Of these fractures, 1.4 million were vertebral and 1.6 million involved the hip. At least one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 will suffer a hip fracture caused by weakened bone....
OSTEOPENIA & OSTOEPOROSIS

OSTEOPENIA & OSTOEPOROSIS

Osteopenia is defined as a condition of decreased bone density caused by greater bone loss (resorption) than bone creation. This is considered a milder form of bone loss that does not meet the criteria of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease in which bone is lost...
VITAMIN D, ZINC, AND COVID

VITAMIN D, ZINC, AND COVID

Our public health officials recommendations of social distancing, face coverings and washing your hands to reduce the risk of becoming infected with Covid are well known.  Are there other things one may do to potentially mitigate risk? A wealth of evidence points to...