Tag Archives: health

This is How Your Body Reacts to Stress During COVID-19

Have you ever heard the phrase, “ I have a gut feeling”? This saying has more meaning than you may realize. Over the past few decades, researchers have worked to unravel the delicate connections between the human gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota and the brain. The bidirectional communication along the gut-brain axis involves many organ systems, including […]

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, […]

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Quest Labs, one of the nations largest diagnostic lab facilities, has been FDA approved for serum Antibody testing. This single tube blood draw can determine if you have been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 4 months and actively have antibodies. This test is 99% accurate. The test is less accurate if exposure was within […]

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 […]