Functional Medicine – What are the Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders?

Thyroid Disorders Tired of worrying about the negative side affects 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 […]

Functional Medicine: Vaccinations & Related Disorders

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. […]

Functional Medicine approach to Infertility

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? Functional Medicine: Infertility Statics show that one in six couples have difficulty getting pregnant and need to seek medical help. This is a terrifying statement […]

Functional Medicine: Answers for Childhood Depression

“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 […]

Functional Medicine – Asthma and Allergies

Functional Medicine practitioners realize Asthma attacks can be very stressful and a debilitating childrens health issue. Fortunately, asthma is a disease that can be managed fairly well, if not completely eliminated. At the FM&WC, we believe that suppressing the effects of asthma is not as important as determining the primary conditions that lead to an […]

Functional Medicine: Approaches for ADD/ADHD

ADD/ADHD has become far too common in children today. The temporary “cure” for ADD/ADHD is basically speed for kids. Ritalin and Adderall, the most popularly prescribed medication for ADD/ADHD, are amphetamines – legalized speed. As our kids get older, we instill the thoughts that alcohol and drugs are bad, yet by giving our kids prescribed […]

Functional Medicine – What causes poor digestion and Heartburn.

In Functional Medicine digestion is one of the most important body functions that needs to be working correctly. Without proper digestion you can’t absorb the nutrients and use them for your metabolic processes. The first part of digestion takes place in the mouth. This is where everyone can help their digestion, it’s called proper chewing. […]

Functional Medicine – Chiropractic Care

(Some information is copyrighted by the American Chiropractic Association) Chiropractic care envelops a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractic focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and their effects on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including […]

Functional Medicine – Diabetes, Insulin resistance.

Poor blood sugar management, also known as dysglycemia or insulin resistance, is an epidemic problem in our society today. It is estimated that 25% (60 million Americans). of the non obese, non diabetic population have some degree of insulin resistance (hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia). The biggest contributing factor to dysglycemia is the amount of refined carbohydrates […]

Functional Medicine – What is Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine is personalized medicine that deals with primary prevention and underlying causes instead of symptoms for serious chronic disease. It is a science-based field of health care that is grounded in the following principles: Biochemical individuality describes the importance of individual variations in metabolic function that derive from genetic and environmental differences among individuals. […]