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What Causes Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?

If you are among the roughly 5 million U.S. women diagnosed with PCOS, you are probably wondering what causes polycystic ovarian syndrome. PCOS is the most common hormonal endocrine disorder in women and the most common cause of female infertility, but it is not well understood by many doctors. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome […]

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What Does a Functional Medicine Doctor Do?

If functional medicine is new to you, you may be wondering, “What does a functional medicine doctor do?” Functional medicine doctors, like Dr. Minni Malhotra, MD, FAARM, ABAARM, are licensed physicians who focus on patient-centered, not disease-centered, medicine. With functional medicine you receive personalized, precise medicine tailored specifically to you and your lifestyle. It combines […]

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What Causes Hashimoto’s Disease?

Have you been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), but find yourself experiencing both low thyroid and high thyroid symptoms? Do you feel worse despite taking medication? Do you have pernicious anemia, Celiac disease, or another autoimmune disease? Then you may have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. In this blog we’re taking a closer look at what causes […]

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Nine Possible Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

For some people weight loss is pretty straightforward: They just need to cut out sodas and sweets and hit the gym regularly. For others, especially those with a chronic health disorder, weight loss remains elusive despite and weight gain happens far too easily despite doing everything right. Weight gain and weight loss resistance are very […]

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The American Diabetes Association Finally Recommends Low Carb; Still Recommends Foods That Promote Diabetes

Although they are more than a couple of decades behind functional medicine, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is finally recommending lower carbohydrate diets for people with diabetes. In functional medicine, we have long seen the deleterious effects of carbohydrate-laden diets on not only blood sugar, but also on chronic inflammatory disorders, weight, hormonal balance, and […]

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How to Reduce Your Toxic Burden and Protect Immunity

We live in a sea of toxins and we all carry significant amounts of heavy metals and environmental toxins in our bodies. Even if you eat all organic foods, drink filtered water, and use non-toxic home and body products, you will still come in contact with numerous toxins as a part of daily modern life. […]

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What is Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT)?

Do you suffer from unexplained headaches, nausea, muscle pain, fatigue, or brain fog? Do odors such as fragrances, cleaning products, or vehicle exhaust make you feel ill? Then you may be suffering from toxicant-induced loss of tolerance (TILT).  What is Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance? Toxicant-induced loss of tolerance is a two-part disease process that is […]

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Hormone Health: How to Heal Adrenals Naturally

The adrenal glands are walnut-sized organs that sit on top of the kidneys and produce hormones that control our response to stress. Their job is to enable the body to deal with stress, whether that stress comes in the form or injury, disease, work, or relationship problems. When you experience periods of prolonged stress, your […]

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Does Pain Make You Tired?

If you have ever suffered from chronic pain, you may have wondered, “Does pain make you tired?” Fatigue is one of the most common complaints among chronic pain sufferers. That is because chronic pain and fatigue often occur together, and their connection can be a vicious cycle. Many people believe that the term “chronic” refers […]

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