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Herbal remedies and supplements have been used for centuries to help manage the symptoms of PCOS. Some of the most commonly used herbs and supplements for PCOS include: Vitex agnus-castus (chasteberry): This herb is believed to balance hormones and regulate the menstrual cycle. It is often used to help alleviate symptoms such as irregular periods [...]

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It is characterized by the presence of multiple small cysts on the ovaries, as well as an imbalance of hormones including androgens, which are typically found in higher levels in men. This can cause a variety of symptoms, including irregular [...]

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. The spike protein on the surface of the virus is responsible for binding to a receptor called ACE2 on human cells, allowing the virus to enter and infect the cell. Research has shown that the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 can also cross-react with other proteins in the body, [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL If you are planning to conceive a child, it’s worth paying attention to the factors that contribute to the autism spectrum disorders — science shows many of them begin preconception. Although autism prevention isn’t a guarantee, you can improve your future child’s chances of optimal neurological function by shoring [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Have you ever had obvious health symptoms but your lab tests come back normal? Many such patients, the majority of them women, are told it’s simply stress, aging, or depression. The problem is most doctors use lab ranges on blood tests when functional ranges provide more clues that explain [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to researchers for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms that control circadian rhythm, our biological “clock.” This sleep-wake cycle helps us move between sleepiness and alertness at regular intervals, and regulates important functions such as: Behavior Sleep Mood Immunity Brain [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Do you have mysterious health symptoms — such as fatigue, pain, brain fog, unexplained weight gain — that rob you of your quality of life, but lab tests and doctors keep saying nothing is wrong? Or maybe doctors tell you your chronic symptoms are depression and you need an [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Lab testing is foundational to functional medicine, and for good reason. It can show you what is causing your symptoms, if you are headed toward a disease (even if you don’t have symptoms), track the progress of your protocol, and motivate you to stick with your protocol. Lab testing [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL You may have noticed the term “functional medicine” becoming more popular. What is functional medicine and how is it different from regular medicine? Functional medicine addresses health disorders by looking at their root causes rather than masking symptoms with drugs or surgery. By looking at root causes, you improve [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL If you take birth control pills, it’s important to understand how oral contraceptives can affect your hormone balancing, your liver, your thyroid, and your brain. This functional medicine viewpoint can help you make an informed decision about contraception, or give you insight into buffering potential consequences. Birth control pills [...]

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