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Limiting Beliefs

Limiting Beliefs

What are they and where do they come from? A limiting belief is a state of mind or belief about yourself that restricts you in some way. Everyone experiences limiting beliefs, but learning how to recognize them and trace their roots can help you proactively prevent...

Are your patients more than an RVU to you?

Are your patients more than an RVU to you?

Are your patients more than an RVU to you? Here's the official language on RVU's:"RVUs are the basic component of the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS), which is a methodology used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and private payers...

Fructose vs Glucose: Which is worse for your gut?

Fructose vs Glucose: Which is worse for your gut?

Maybe you have heard that fructose is the same as glucose, or that they can be equally damaging to your gut.  This comparison is complicated, and as always it depends on how it is being delivered to your body.   This relationship is complicated because fructose is...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Gut Related Symptoms

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Gut Related Symptoms

Are your gut symptoms like bloating, pain, and cramping somehow related to your Vitamin B12 deficiency?  They could be!  Many of us know the connection between B vitamins like Vitamin B12 and energy levels, even brain function, but did you know that if you run low on...

Hormones and Sleep

Hormones and Sleep

Are you waking up between 2 and 4 am and no matter what you do you can’t go back to sleep? Or do you have trouble falling asleep? Insomnia can take different forms and yes your hormones could be at the root of any of these patterns! How do your hormones affect your...

Polyphenols and your gut

Polyphenols and your gut

In our functional medicine practice gut health is a major presenting focus, as many patients suffer from bloating, gas, irregular bowel movements and pain.  Polyphenols can be one of the many important nutrients to help change the game in our gut and boost and fortify...

Cramps, suffering…say bye bye to period pain!

Cramps, suffering…say bye bye to period pain!

Periods do not have to cause pain, yet we believe, as women, that this is a natural process- and the only solution is Midol and synthetic birth control? Not true! The truth is there are steps we can take to improve our hormonal balance and stop the suffering.   If we...