Category Archives: Immune Function

Functional medicine and neurology are focused upon optimization, giving patients a science-driven opportunity to improve their own health and wellness. One of the functional strategies we commonly use at our clinic is to help our patients optimize their diets. We show them the power of nourishing their brains and bodies with healthy proteins and fats, […]

Diets High in Carbohydrates May Increase Risk of Cognitive Impairments, High in Protein and Healthy Fats May Decrease Risk When it comes to brain function, what you eat matters. A Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease showed that seniors who eat food high in carbohydrates were four times more likely to […]

Could a Vitamin D Deficiency affect Cognitive Ability and Memory? A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology echoes a growing number of studies that demonstrate an association between a Vitamin D deficiency and both memory and cognitive decline. Researchers assessed the Vitamin D blood levels of 382 elderly participants every […]

Have you noticed you sleep or feel better while on a beach vacation after walking in the sand or swimming in the ocean? Wonder why? Here is one reason to think about and how to achieve the same effect even when you are not on vacation. What is grounding? Grounding, also known as earthing, is […]

Fish oils are loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that help dampen inflammation, good for brain health and nervous system function, support the cardiovascular system, lowers lipid count, supports blood vessels and much more. They are not produced in the bodies and come from food sources or via supplementation. Examples include: […]

Have you had a “gut feeling” or made a “gut decision”? You’ve probably experienced butterflies in your stomach when you were nervous or received “gut wrenching” news at some point in your life. From those phrases alone, it’s clear just how connected the gut is to our emotions. Over the past few years, science has […]

Your body is self-cleaning just like it is self-healing. Fall is a great time to clean the self-cleaning pathways we label as detoxification to get you running in clean and tip top shape. We have 6 detoxification pathways for you to focus on in aiding you to eliminate fatigue, weight gain, decrease immunity, hormone issues, […]