7 Factors That Affect Your Ability to Lose Weight

Jan 8, 2021 / by Layla Tavakolian posted in Wellness, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

With the start of the new year, we definitely see an influx in weight loss programs and "get fit" campaigns, but how do we make long lasting changes and identify the ROOT of what may be influencing our challenges - especially with fat loss. 
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What's Your Metabolic Health Score?

Dec 28, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Wellness, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

Do you know your metabolic health score? If you score outside the range of these basic health status metrics, it may be time to consider some lifestyle adjustments. 

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Gut Health Supplements for the Holidays

Nov 18, 2020 / by Dana Faris RDN, LD posted in Wellness, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

Whether you’re traveling across the country to visit family or having a small celebration at home, poor gut health can put a damper on your holiday. Regardless of how “good’ you’ve been during the quarantine months, rich foods and alcohol are difficult to avoid during the holidays. Some level of bloating, gas, weight gain or constipation usually follow these dietary choices.

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Do I Need A Health Coach?

Sep 29, 2020 / by Kellye Ojeda, FMCHC posted in Wellness, Functional Medicine, homepage

I get this question a lot.

Patient: “I think I know what to do to be healthy, but it seems like no matter what I do, I don’t feel any better in the long-run. Why do I keep failing?”

My Response: “Unfortunately, you haven't been equipped with the right kind of support.  While it certainly requires your commitment to a process, here’s what I do as a health coach that can help you live a healthier life…”


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Back To School: 5 Tips To Keep Kids Healthy

Sep 14, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

School is back in session. And parents across the country let out a collective “halleluiah”! But amidst the joy and excitement, there is still a range of fear and confusion. As parents, our natural tendency is to do everything we can to shield our children, supporting them both emotionally and physically. While we can’t protect our kids against every risk the world presents, there are several things we can do to support them through this transition.

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Reducing Your Risk For Severe Illness From COVID-19

Sep 8, 2020 / by Dana Faris RDN, LD posted in Wellness, Functional Medicine, homepage

As it turns out, your current health matters a lot when it comes to how your body responds to a viral infection like COVID-19. The CDC recently reported that only 6% of all COVID-19 related deaths were caused by the virus alone, with no presence of other disease or health concerns. In 94% of deaths there has been the presence of underlying conditions (1).

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3 Reasons You Need Functional Lab Testing

Aug 11, 2020 / by Dana Faris RDN, LD posted in Functional Medicine, homepage

Over the years, I’ve had countless patients bring their standard blood labs from their doctor to our initial appointment. Most frequently, their feedback is “my doctor says all of the numbers seem fine, but I’m still not feeling great. What do I do?” 

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5 Supplements Every Mom Should Be Taking

May 6, 2020 / by Samantha Thiry, FNP-C posted in Wellness, supplements, women, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

Being a mom is no easy job. In fact, most moms would say it’s the toughest job they’ve ever had. The daily stress and pressure often means moms put their health lowest on the priority list. But a healthier mom is a happier mom... and as we all know, ain’t nobody happy if mama ain’t happy!

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What You Need to Know About The Coronavirus Antibody Test

Apr 30, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Wellness, antibody test, coronavirus, Functional Medicine, homepage

With over 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and 30 million new jobless claims in the U.S., people are growing anxious to identify solutions for how to safely reopen the economy while limiting spread of the virus. Unfortunately, there seem to be more questions than answers. The topic we get asked about frequently relates to coronavirus antibody testing. Here is our take on the subject.

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Top 6 Supplements We're Taking Right Now (Coronavirus Edition)

Mar 25, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

First thing’s first: the current coronavirus is novel, meaning it is new. There are clinical studies underway to better understand the virus, but at the time of this writing, there is not enough data for the FDA to approve any specific supplement or medication to prevent or treat COVID-19.

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