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WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL WITH FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

Let’s say you have a splinter in your finger. This splinter is causing quite a bit of misery. It throbs, it’s swollen, and tender to the touch. (Acute inflammation at work) You go see the doctor for your splinter and he/she puts you on painkillers. Wait, what? Why prescribe painkillers to treat the symptoms of more…

PSA For Our Little Athletes

  This morning my son wasn’t feeling too great. He was a little lethargic and then started to complain that his eyes were hurting. My first thought was that it was a migraine so we immediately got out the ice pack to put on his head. Then I remembered how drenched in sweat he was more…

Chronic Cardio. Is There Such Thing As Too Much?

I keep seeing post after post, both on Facebook and Instagram, from people who are doing insane amounts of exercise and glorifying it like it’s a measure of honor. And then being commended for their level of dedication and motivation by their friends and followers. Would these people still commend them if they knew the more…

Why Weight Loss Shouldn’t Be The Main Focus When Trying To Lose Weight

Wait, what??? Shouldn’t be the main focus? But that is the focus! That’s the goal. The main concern most people have their entire lives. To lose the weight! How can you lose weight but not focus on losing weight? Simply put; by focusing on the outside factors that led to the weight gain. Factors such more…