As I have written previously, a healthy gut is imperative for good overall health. Although we think of the gut as internal, it’s actually one of our biggest connections to the outside world. A great deal of what enters our body does so through the gut, and if the gut doesn’t handle
In the new age of functional medicine, patients are still confused by the approach I take as I evaluate their complaints of peri menopause. Most female patients in their 40′s have an imbalance in progesterone and estrogen and this leads to symptoms of agitation, sleep disturbance, brain chatter, anxiety, mood swings. As
Oh those delicious Christmas cookies! One of the blessings of being a doctor is the parade of treats that seem to come daily into the office during the holiday time. Fruit and nuts, chocolate and those Christmas cookies! They are not on the list of healthy foods that I preach to people
One of the foundations of good health is a properly functioning Gastrointestinal (GI) System. Your GI System is the gateway for almost everything that enters your body. It breaks down your food into nutrients, so you can absorb and use them for the billions of chemical reactions that take place in your body.