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Understanding Food Labels – What You May Not Know Will Harm You

UNDERSTANDING FOOD LABELS Understanding food labels makes it easier to stay on track with your health and nutrition goals, but the information found on food labels can be confusing. To add to the confusion, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revised its rules for food labeling in 2016, giving manufacturers until July 2018 to comply […]

What is Functional Medicine?

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE? Functional medicine is frequently referred to as 4-P healthcare; Personalized, Proactive, Preventative and Predictive. It is personalized lifestyle medicine for those committed to living a healthier lifestyle without pharmaceutical dependency. Functional medicine is a specialty of health care practice that evolved from physician’s desire to offer their patients a more proactive […]

The Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency - Dr. Steven Rudack, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Las Vegas, NV

The dangers of Vitamin D deficiency is critical for numerous healthy body functions. This vitamin is so ubiquitous, that many current researchers have discussed considering vitamin D as a hormone. Bone density deficiency (osteoporosis or osteopenia), mood disorders (anxiety or depression), fatigue, difficulty sleeping, brain fog, cardiac arrhythmia, cancer, weaken immune system function, severe asthma […]

The Microbiome, Stress Hormones & Gut Function

Microbiome Stress Hormone by Dr. S. Rudack

Over the past few decades researchers have worked to unravel the delicate connections between the human gastrointestinal microbiota, (the trillions of inherited bacteria within of intestinal tract), and the brain and the mounting evidence suggesting that psychological stress affects gastrointestinal function. Research suggests that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) May be a stress-sensitive disorder. Some research […]

Statin Drugs and Alternative Health Approaches

The largest selling drugs in the history of pharmaceutical industry are the cholesterol managing statin drugs. Despite solid and published research that proves cholesterol is NOT the component that leads to heart disease, the drug companies continue to push these drugs. The result of the widespread use of statin drugs has contributed to the fastest […]