Category Archives: Functional Medicine

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 […]

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 […]

Four Ways to Support Immune Health

A happy immune system is an important component of wellness. In light of the recent flu outbreak associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the task associated with supporting immune health has become increasingly significant. Avoiding illness is not always possible, but there are several steps healthcare providers can help patients put in place to support immune […]

Discounted Telemedicine Consults

This message is from Dr. Joel Evans, one of the department heads of functional medicine at The Cleveland Clinic. His recommendations were also emailed to my patient on March 18. Please contact my office to schedule a fifteen minute telemedicine conference and we will discuss your specific recommendations. These call fees will be discounted. Call […]

To My Valued Patients and Friends

After much thought and consideration, I have chosen to re-open my clinic to my patients for care beginning on Wednesday April 1st. Kindly read the Nevada Chiropractic Association news release at the end of this letter to better understand the importance of spinal manipulation on immune system function. The health and well-being of my patients […]