Category Archives: Functional Medicine

YOUR WAKE-UP CALL!

Your Wake Up Call

In today’s health care system, the role of the primary care physician and specialist has evolved to delivering modalities of care centered around pharmacology. Time of patient interaction with the physician continually is reducing and often consistency of care suffers. Functional healthcare focuses on the causes of degenerative disease with personal patient to physician interaction […]

Top 6 Strategies for Managing Stress Around Infectious Disease

Staying informed about the spread of COVID-19 and the measures that you can take to protect your health and the health of your loved ones is critical. However, spending too much time researching coronavirus can negatively impact your sense of wellbeing and compromise your physical health. Reports often contain words like outbreak, pandemic, and quarantine […]

Help Your Immune System

This article discusses how to improve your immune system using botanical (natural) products. A webinar for physicians chaired by Dr. Patrick Hanaway, M.D., the head of the department of functional medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, discussed what may be offered to help our patients immune function against the COVID-19 virus. The webinar discussed some of […]

A Message To All My Valued Patients

In the wake of the concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, also referred to the Coronavirus, I would like to request all my patients to consider the following: 1. Spinal adjustments improve nervous system function. The nervous system orchestrates all other organ systems including the immune system. 2. Eat healthy. Nutrient rich foods support a healthy […]

Pill prepping got you down?

It happens. You visit your favorite functional medicine practitioner and commit to taking several new supplements. You remember to take your supplements for the first few days, but then you run late to work and forget them at home. Once turns in to several times and before you realize it, you’ve forgotten to take your […]

AN URGENT AND SINCERE MESSAGE TO MY PATIENTS – JULY 2020

I hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy. For the past few months the COVID-19 pandemic has consumed our thoughts.  I will get right to the point. In the absence of a medical treatment for this disease, peace of mind may be yet to come. If you have co-morbid illness(s), such as diabetes, […]

Nutrition and Immunity

Dr. Steven Rudack, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Las Vegas, NV

During the flu season or times of illness, people often seek special foods or vitamin supplements that are believed to boost immunity. Vitamin C and foods like citrus fruits, chicken soup, and tea with honey are popular examples. Yet the design of our immune system is complex and influenced by an ideal balance of many […]

Does the Stress Hormone Cortisol Correlate with Increased Morbidity?

“This stress is killing me is more true than you may believe!” The adrenal hormone cortisol impacts nearly all the body’s systems. Cortisol levels fluctuate throughout the day, normally peaking in the morning hours and bottoming out at night. In studies, deviations from this pattern are associated with signs and symptoms of adrenal dysfunction. One […]

AN URGENT AND SINCERE MESSAGE TO MY PATIENTS

I hope this post finds you and your loved ones healthy. For the past few months the COVID-19 pandemic has consumed our thoughts. I will get right to the point. In the absence of a medical treatment for this disease, peace of mind may be yet to come. If you have co-morbid illness(s), such as […]

Improved Immune Function

This article discusses how to improve your immune system using botanical (natural) products. A webinar for physicians chaired by Dr. Patrick Hanaway, M.D., the head of the department of functional medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, discussed what may be offered to help our patients immune function against the COVID-19 virus. The webinar discussed some of […]