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By Elizabeth Boham, MD
On paper, the thyroid, that small gland in your neck, may seem unimposing. However, the organ and the hormones it produces are more important to the functioning and wellbeing of the body than they may seem. Responsible for growth, metabolism, and the functioning of nearly every tissue in…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
I love when medicine comes full circle and natural therapies that were used hundreds of years ago, or even thousands, become popular again. There is a wisdom in nature that stands the test of time. Cannabis sativa is a good example of this. There is now a large body of…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? When I was practicing conventional medicine, the emphasis was on treating the disease, not the whole person. The market forces of the health care system pushed me to see more patients in less time, which left me…
By Eileen Boté
Have you wondered what all the recent fuss is around intermittent fasting? While it may appear to be the latest and greatest “diet,” keep in mind it’s a style of eating that has been around for as long as man has walked the earth. Our ancestors often experienced…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? It was a combination of things. From a young age, I witnessed several family members suffer from lifestyle-related diseases. I was compelled to find a way to help them as well as prevent myself from going down…
By Todd R LePine
As a curious kid who always loved science, I grew up making my own experiments, playing the “Mad Scientist” making volcanoes and smoke bombs in the basement. Biology and chemistry were always my favorite school subjects and I had a supportive family who encouraged these interests. I went…