About 600,000 people die of cardiovascular disease in the United States every year — one in every four deaths — and it is the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Functional medicine has made significant breakthroughs since the late 1990s in treating its […]
Thyroid Awareness Month: A new approach to gland health
An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, and up to 60 percent of those are undiagnosed, according to the American Thyroid Awareness Month Association. Though the thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck just below Adam’s apple, it plays a big role in the body’s […]
What is Paleo?
With all of the buzz about Paleo Medicine, it’s hard not to be curious. However, as diet fads constantly come in and out of the public eye, it’s also difficult to put much effort into researching a new one. Despite this, Paleo Medicine appears here to stay (it’s been around since PALEO times, hence the […]