By Kristin Boyt
As a Functional Medicine practitioner, I often utilize a tool called the “Matrix.”  It serves as a roadmap to organize and tell the pertinent parts of a patient’s story and demonstrates how all of the systems within the body are interconnected.
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
After being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer at the young age of 30, I found myself shocked and confused. I was “Miss Prevention.” I embraced all the right habits that were supposed to keep me healthy and disease-free throughout life; I exercised, ate well, and talked to others…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Every time I see parents hosing the family down with antibacterial wipes, I wince a little, because in their pursuit of a squeaky clean lifestyle, they’re also stripping off the beneficial bacteria that can help keep our guts and brain healthy and happy! While it’s unlikely that I’ll be able…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
According to the American Psychological Association, at least 40 million Americans suffer from over 70 different sleep disorders and 60% of adults report having sleep problems a few nights a week or more. Americans sleep 90 minutes less per…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
An estimated 330,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in American women this year. This is a scary statistic, but an important one to be aware of. Through conscious lifestyle choices, you can reduce your risk for breast cancer,…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can sneak up on someone; even those who are seemingly healthy otherwise. In fact, new research shows that almost half of all Americans—a staggering 46%—are now categorized as having hypertension, while that number used to be closer to 38%. This means a huge portion of…