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Functional Medicine Series

Welcome to Taking Control of Your Healthcare. I will introduce you to a series of functional medicine articles where we will discuss various health and wellness topics as well as describe the best ways you can work with your doctor to receive the health care you deserve. Functional medicine is an individualized, science-based strategy which intends to naturally deal with the underlying causes of disease. However, most individuals do not have access to a functional medicine doctor and they are often given treatments for their symptoms instead of long-lasting solutions for their well-being. This functional medicine series aims to enable individuals to work together with their current healthcare professional or encourages them to seek a useful functional medicine doctor to appraise their particular genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle variables in order to be able to leverage that information to guide a personalized treatment program.

The material in these articles was made available for educational and informational purposes. Always seek medical attention for a healthcare professional when making lifestyle modifications.

DNA Skin: Oxidation, Detoxification, & Inflammation

The health of our skin is critical. It is constantly being exposed to many damaging items. However, it is one… Read More

July 24, 2020

DNA Skin: Collagen, Sun Sensitivity & Sun Damage

In order to have the optimal skin for the body, a specific combination of topical treatments, nutrition, and lifestyle interventions… Read More

July 23, 2020

Fibromyalgia and Inflammation LIVE WEBINAR

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device, for a webinar where we discuss and pinpoint the complications… Read More

July 23, 2020

DNA Mind: Addictive Behaviors

One of the most interesting aspects of the human brain is its ability to become addicted. Addiction is a serious… Read More

July 22, 2020

DNA Mind: Neurodegenerative Disease

The human brain is extremely complex. Although responsible for many of our body’s capabilities, it has been known to cause… Read More

July 20, 2020

Sports Performance: Genetics Part 1

Growing up, there always seemed to be the kids in P.E. who were just naturally better at sports than others.… Read More

July 15, 2020

Regenerative Medicine: El Paso

As we have seen, custom and personal health plans are becoming the new way of healthcare. This is allowing healthcare… Read More

July 13, 2020

Health & Wellness: Food Responsiveness

The way our bodies respond to and break down food is being studied more and commonly linked to many chronic… Read More

July 6, 2020

Health & Wellness: Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is an ongoing problem that many are not even aware of. Internal inflammation puts constant stress on your… Read More

June 23, 2020

Health & Wellness: DNA Methylation

DNA Methylation  DNA methylation is a very important factor in our biochemical pathways. Methylation uses a process of donating methyl… Read More

June 17, 2020

Osteoporosis & Gut Health

There are over one million osteoporosis-related fractures per year. In fact, with a hip fracture, the percentage of an individual’s… Read More

June 17, 2020

LIVE PODCAST WITH LIZETTE ORTIZ: TIPS ON FITNESS DURING THIS TIME

Join us for a LIVE podcast with Lizette Ortiz to discuss nutrition tips during this time, suggested exercise types, the… Read More

June 11, 2020

Nutrigenetics: Bitter Taste

A chocolate bar tastes different to each of us. How sweet it is and the smaller aspects like subtle hints… Read More

June 10, 2020

Arthritis: A Functional View

There are currently 54 million adults who suffer from Arthritis. Additionally, about 9% of adults have some type of arthritis-attributed… Read More

June 9, 2020

Nutrigenetics: Lactose Intolerance and Genetic Expression

With current research, we are now understanding the complexity and awareness of gene variants and how they change our metabolic… Read More

June 3, 2020

Depression: Integrative Approaches

Depression is a natural response of the body and brain when there are biochemical imbalances occurring. These imbalances can involve… Read More

June 2, 2020

Functional Neurology: Inflammation, The Nervous System, and Oxidative Stress

We have found that approaching the body as a whole rather than treating it as compartments gives patients the most… Read More

May 27, 2020

Insulin Resistance: Causes & Solutions

Insulin resistance is held reliable for more degenerative health diseases than any other metabolic syndrome. Insulin resistance is linked to… Read More

May 18, 2020

Cancer: Holistic Supplements and Lifestyle Changes Post Treatment

After the diagnosis and completion of cancer treatment, many individuals are highly motivated to stay healthy and approach their health… Read More

May 15, 2020

Help Protect Yourself Against Cancer Naturally

Cancer is when a group of cells begin to grow out of hand. Cellular apoptosis or cell death does not… Read More

May 14, 2020

Our Body’s Natural Immune Defense

The immune system is one of the hardest working systems in the body. It is constantly working in the background,… Read More

May 12, 2020

The Connection Between Stress and Autoimmunity

Autoimmune diseases are a much larger problem than they were 10 years ago. Now, autoimmune diseases are reaching an epidemically… Read More

May 12, 2020
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