Weight Loss – Women’s Health Issue

One of the biggest health concerns in America today is the obesity epidemic that is affecting young and old people alike. America is one of the unhealthiest nations in the world and obesity has a direct and indirect connection to almost every known chronic disease we suffer today. Most women focus on dieting for weight […]

Premenstrual Syndrome – Women’s Health Issues

Tired of yelling at your family every month? Having increased food binges, depression during menstruation? Suffering from headaches, back pain, breast tenderness, cramps and face breakouts? Are you concerned with side effects of hormone therapy or other PMS medication? How many women have had some type of medication to alleviate PMS that has not helped, […]

Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders

Tired of worrying about the negative side effects of long-term medication? Tired of taking thyroid medication for the rest of your life? What if there’s another answer, what if your body can stop the symptoms of thyroid disorders on its own? Functional thyroid disorders are very common and generally overlooked in today’s healthcare model. Most […]

Vaccinations – Children’s Health Issues

Vaccines are an extremely sensitive topic – do we immunize our children? If so, when is the best time? Please keep in mind as you read through this article, the information expressed can be refuted and proved by both sides. The information provided is not intended to lead a parent one way or the other. […]

Obesity – Children’s Health Issues

Childhood obesity has become increasingly prevalent in our nation today. Dysfunction or disease, which obesity has become, starts and ends with stress. Obesity in children stems from structural and chemical stresses, but can be attributed to mental/emotional stress as well. Kids fall and get knocked around all the time. In fact, it’s estimated that the […]

Infertility – A Functional Medicine Approach

Infertility treatments not an option? Infertility treatments not working? Looking for a more natural way to get pregnant? Nothing’s wrong with you, but you still can’t conceive? Suffered from miscarriages? Infertility Statistics show that one in six couples have difficulty getting pregnant and need to seek medical help. This is a terrifying statement – the […]

Ear, Nose & Throat Infections – Children’s Health Issues

Today, it has become “normal” that children spend most of their youth being sick with a runny nose, coughing or allergies. Parents have the mindset that it is normal for their child(ren) to be sick because they are surrounded by other children – at home, daycare, school, parks, etc. This is not true. It is […]

Depression – Children’s Health Issues

More children are depressed today and are on serious medication or in a therapy because of it. Masking this disease and living with it forever is not the only option for your child. Dr. Ozzie of the Functional Medicine & Wellness Center focuses on determining the contributing factors to childhood depression, eliminating those  factors and […]

Symptoms of Dairy Allergies

Dairy allergies are one of the most common food allergies found. Many patients with dairy allergies tend to have, or have a predisposition to the following: heart problems diabetes (adult onset) diabetes (childhood) asthma, airborne allergies, excess mucus production arthritic conditions ear infections in children Dairy allergy is a protein phenomenon. It is the protein […]

Asthma – A Functional Medicine Approach

Functional medicine practitioners realize asthma attacks can be very stressful and a debilitating children’s health issue. Fortunately, asthma is a disease that can be managed fairly well, if not completely eliminated. At the Functional Medicine Center, we believe that suppressing the effects of asthma is not as important as determining the primary conditions that lead […]