By Elizabeth Boham, MD
In our third episode of Getting to the Root, Dr. Elizabeth Boham and Physician Assistant Kristin Boyt explore how we can support the immune system. Cold and flu season is a great time of year to focus on immunity, but there are plenty of other reasons to make…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
You never expect these things to happen in life. But last year, three days before Christmas, I experienced a traumatic brain injury. As a practicing Functional Medicine doctor who has been in the field for more than 20 years, I love what I do and take great care of my…
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…