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How Do I Know if I Have a Thyroid Problem?

Thyroid problems are among the most common endocrine disorders and affect women nearly ten times more often than men. In fact, it is estimated that 1 in 8 women have a thyroid problem. If you have noticed changes in your overall health – such as sudden weight gain or fatigue – you may be wondering, […]

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Types of Brain Inflammation

If you have a chronic health or autoimmune condition, chances are you also suffer from brain inflammation. Brain inflammation causes symptoms such as brain fog, fatigue, lack of motivation, and depression. We all have some degree of brain inflammation, but it can range from barely perceptible to debilitating depending on how advanced it is. What […]

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What Causes Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

Continual exposure to chemicals can result in the development of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), a disorder in which the body is no longer able to tolerate chemicals. With MCS, chemicals that are relatively harmless to most of the population create chronic medical conditions or illnesses in the sufferer because his or her body is no […]

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What is Adrenal Insufficiency?

What is adrenal insufficiency? Adrenal insufficiency is a disorder that occurs when the adrenal glands don’t make enough of certain hormones, specifically cortisol and aldosterone. An insufficient amount of these hormones affects the body’s ability to respond to stress and maintain other vital functions. Adrenal insufficiency is classified as either primary or secondary, and can […]

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New Study Links PPIs to Earlier Death

If you struggle with heartburn or acid reflux, you just pop some pills for that, right? Turns out regular use of drugs to treat heartburn, acid reflux, and ulcers can lead to an earlier death. These disorders are some of the easier to manage using functional medicine protocols, so it’s unnecessary to risk shortening your […]

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New lab test in the works for chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome — more correctly called myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) — is one of the more frustrating chronic illnesses because most doctors don’t believe it exists or that it’s a psychiatric issue. Despite symptoms that completely debilitate its victims, ME/CFS is often the butt of jokes or medical ridicule because there is no […]

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Autoimmune Diseases Considered Epidemic Today

Although few doctors know how to successfully manage autoimmune disease — a condition in which the immune system attacks the body — researchers say it has become a modern epidemic, affecting more people than heart disease and cancer combined. Conventional medicine also argues autoimmune disease has mysterious origins and is primarily genetic, but again research […]

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