Category Archives for Functional Medicine

G.I Map Test Benefits

GI Map Stool Test (order online)

What is a GI MAP Stool Test and How Can It Help? The GI MAP Stool Test, otherwise known as the Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus or GI-MAP test, has been the number one stool test for a while now to identify gut health issues.  The test has recently been updated with new markers and a […]

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5 Ways for Athletes to Recover Quickly

You’ve left it all out on the field—or the court, the pool, or the track. Your body is spent and exhausted, but you don’t have unlimited time to rest. Training is important for success but to train and perform effectively you need your body to recover! If athletes recover quickly they can train and perform better. Quick […]

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How to Treat Hypothyroidism Naturally

How to treat hypothyroidism naturally, and without medication is a question that I am often asked.But is it even possible?The simple answer is that in most people you can improve thyroid function through diet changes, stress reduction, nutritional and herbal supplementation.That’s the simple answer and now we will go into some more detail so that […]

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Coronavirus – Natural Viral Treatment

I have been getting a lot of emails from people wanting to know what natural treatment options there are for the Coronavirus that has been rapidly spreading around the world.While there is no “magic” treatment for this Coronavirus, whether that is natural or pharmaceutical there are a lot of things that you can do to […]

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12 Tips To Sleep Better Tonight

Got your health all figured out?Sure, you’re watching your diet and making sure you’re moving a lot. So there’s not much more you can do to further optimize your health, right?Let me explain why you might have that impression:One common piece of advice to optimize your health is to “eat less and exercise more”. And […]

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Organic Acid Tests: What It Measures and Why It’s Used?

The Organic Acids Test, commonly called the OAT test is one of my favorite functional medicine tests – this Great Plains Laboratory OAT test review will explain why.Organic acid testing measures 70+ different markers looking at many aspects of your health, and these types of metabolites cannot be tested with standard pathology tests.So if you […]

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Is Your Prostate Causing You Problems? (natural BPH treatment)

Running to the bathroom a few times per night? That could be the first sign of prostate enlargement, otherwise known as BPH.In medical terminology, it is referred to as benign prostate hyperplasia or just BPH. In simple words, it is a prostate disorder, that occurs when the prostate gland that wraps around part of the […]

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Tips on How To Test and Balance Secretory IgA Levels

This articles focuses on the importance of Secretory IgA for optimal health, also known as SIgA.Our body, specifically our digestive system aims to absorb good things such as nutrients from the foods we eat.Another key part of the digestive system is to prevent toxins, undigested food substances, and pathogens from getting into the bloodstream from […]

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Helicobacter Pylori Virulence Factors (and how to test)

Helicobacter pylori virulence factors are not tested as part of a standard H.pylori test, but they are very important when considering whether you need to treat the infection or not Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori) is a common infection that can affect up to 50% of the population. For some people, it can cause a wide range […]

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