functional medicine

Mislabeled ‘Adrenal Fatigue’ Is Crippling Your Health Potential

Foggy thinking, low energy, difficulty handling stress, mild depression, lightheadedness and increased effort to perform daily tasks are just some of the symptoms that integrative and alternative health practitioners are associating with what they frequently label “adrenal fatigue”.

Are any of these symptoms part of your daily experience? You’re not alone if they are.

And while someone may have told you that you have adrenal fatigue, in reality there is no medical diagnosis for adrenal fatigue. It’s not like there is something called stomach fatigue…or pancreatic fatigue or any other organ or glandular “fatigue” disorder.

There is something called diabetes which is related to dysfunction of the pancreas and there is something called acid reflux which is often related to stomach dysfunction but none of these has been given the moniker of “fatigue”.

So why the need to blame the adrenals for running out of gas or feel bad for them when you are tired, depressed and foggy minded? Or say, “Well you clearly need adrenal support because they are fatigued?” […]

|October 5, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

Are Toxins To Blame For Your Weight Gain?

From synthetically manufactured medical drugs to everyday products such as cosmetics, plastic containers and even the carpet you’re standing on, the modern era has us swimming in a sea of chemicals that are trapping your body in a state of poor health.

And as we mentioned in our post on the optimal production of energy for weight loss, weight gain is a symptom of poor health just like any other symptom you might be experiencing. In order to be healthy and achieve your ideal weight you must address all underlying causes of poor health. Key among these is addressing and dramatically decreasing the level of toxins that you are exposed to on a daily basis. As you’ll find out it’s also important to support your body’s ability to identify and remove the toxins that are already affecting you from the inside. […]

|September 18, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About Weight Gain

Imagine a row of blind women and men, each one holding the one in front of them. The first one doesn’t see, all of the people in the middle can’t see and the last one doesn’t see.  It’s hard to believe that the diet industry and even the healthcare system are blind to two of the most glaring truths about health and weight loss…

But they are.

And sadly most of us don’t realize that we are being led by the blind.

We are here to pull you out of that line and open your eyes so that you can finally reach your weight loss and health goals. […]

|August 31, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

How To Stop Food Cravings In Their Tracks

Chances are you are not unlike the hundreds of thousands of others who experience food cravings on a regular basis. Perhaps for you it comes in unpredictable waves of cravings and you attribute it to stress in your life or if you’re a woman you might attribute it to your menstrual cycle.  Or maybe it really is something that you experience most every single day.

It doesn’t have to be this way.

In fact 99% of the time cravings can be stopped in their tracks completely if you know how to do it.

Read on to learn exactly how to stop food cravings for good. […]

|August 16, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

Are You Feeling Bloated, Constipated, Suffering from Allergies, & Tired of Taking Pills?

According to a recent study, 74 percent of Americans suffer from Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, gas, bloating, abdominal pain and constipation. Isn’t that an incredibly high percentage?

Only half of those people even brought it up to their primary care doctor. This means that nearly 37 percent of Americans are suffering daily with chronic digestive symptoms and are not doing anything to resolve it. And unfortunately even those who did bring it up to their doctor often only receive temporary band-aids that don’t address the underlying problems. If you’re taking medication for this, do take a minute to read the side-effects of many of these medications. You might be shocked.

Are you one of those who is continuing to quietly suffer with digestive symptoms? […]

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