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Functional Medicine Explained

Health

Health: The level of functional and metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans it is the ability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage when facing physical, mental, psychological and social changes in an environment.  Dr.Alex Jimenez D.C.,C.C.S.T, a clinical pain doctor who uses cutting-edge therapies and rehabilitation procedures focused on total health, strength training and complete conditioning. We take a global functional fitness treatment approach in order to regain complete functional health. Dr. Jimenez presents articles both from his own experience and from a variety of sources that pertain to a healthy lifestyle or general health issues. I have spent over 30+ years researching and testing methods with thousands of patients and understand what truly works. We strive to create fitness and better the body through researched methods and total health programs. These programs and methods are natural, and use the body’s own ability to achieve goals of improvement, rather than introducing harmful chemicals, controversial hormone replacement, surgery, or addictive drugs. We want you to live a life that is fulfilled with more energy, positive attitude, better sleep, less pain, proper body weight and educated on how to maintain this way of life. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900

Podcast: Metabolic Syndrome Explained

https://youtu.be/K8quvajGRgc   Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that can ultimately increase the risk of developing a variety… Read More

February 18, 2020

Coleus forskohlii and Metabolic Syndrome

With many supplements and natural foods helping the body, there is a supplement that can help the body combat metabolic… Read More

February 17, 2020

Branding Podcast: Basal Metabolic Rate, BMI & BIA

  [00:00:08] Welcome to the Dr. J. Hour with our crew here and our entire staff. We're gonna be talking… Read More

February 14, 2020

The Benefits of Elderberry

Elderberry is an ancient plant that has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Read More

February 14, 2020

PUSH Fitness Podcast: What Is It & Why Are We Here?

https://youtu.be/VR0DcY9xox0   [00:00:10] You know what keeps them moving and growing and living? Tell me. It's other catfish or that… Read More

February 13, 2020

Berberine and Metabolic Syndrome

For the beneficial properties, berberine can help regulate the body’s glucose hormones and has the same effects as the pharmaceutical… Read More

February 13, 2020

Nutraceuticals for Sciatica

Nutraceuticals can help relieve several different types of chronic pain, including sciatica or sciatic nerve pain. Stephen DeFelice, MD, coined… Read More

February 12, 2020

Functional Medicine for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Approximately 5 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD), one of the most common… Read More

February 10, 2020

Functional Endocrinology: Mercury and Autoimmune Connection

Also known as quicksilver, mercury is a liquid metal and is a naturally occurring element that is found outside in… Read More

February 10, 2020

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is caused by having more than one condition. Metabolic syndrome often leaves individuals with headaches, joint pain, fatigue,… Read More

February 7, 2020

Functional Neurology: Foods to Eat and Avoid with Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, causes the thyroid gland to produce excess amounts of hormones. The thyroid gland is a… Read More

February 5, 2020

Functional Neurology: What is Hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, is a health issue that causes the thyroid gland to produce excess amounts of hormones.… Read More

February 4, 2020

Functional Neurology: Hypothyroidism Diet

Hypothyroidism is a health issue that occurs when the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones. According to healthcare professionals, thyroid… Read More

February 3, 2020

Amazing Probiotic And Prebiotic Function For Your Body

With scientific research, media, and works of literature, finding information about how probiotics and prebiotics play a tremendous role in… Read More

February 3, 2020

BMI vs BIA

BMI is a term that everyone has heard at least once in their life. We have been using it for… Read More

January 31, 2020

Functional Neurology: What is Hypothyroidism?

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland found in the center of the neck. It plays a fundamental role in… Read More

January 30, 2020

Zinc’s Functional Role In The Body

Zinc is highly crucial in the immune system because when the immune system is deficient, it can cause a development… Read More

January 30, 2020

Functional Neurology: Obesity and Thyroid Dysfunction

The endocrine system is made up of a collection of glands that release hormones that regulate a variety of bodily… Read More

January 29, 2020

Functional Neurology: Akkermansia Muciniphila for Metabolic Syndrome

According to scientists, our gut microbiome may be associated with health issues like metabolic syndrome, including heart disease, stroke, and… Read More

January 28, 2020

Functional Neurology: Metabolic Syndrome and Mental Health Issues

Heart disease is one of the most common health issues associated with metabolic syndrome. People with metabolic syndrome can have… Read More

January 27, 2020

New Research On GERD

With new and upcoming research on how to dampen the effects GERD causes in the gut, patients can consume probiotics… Read More

January 27, 2020
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