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Surprising Interconnectedness: Functional Medicine Insights on Complex Issues

July 13, 2018 | 155 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live with you.  At SAFM we teach our students to be both confident and highly skilled at “puzzle piecing” and finding the interconnectedness between pieces of each patient’s unique case. In this presentation, I’ll feature some surprising root causes of downstream dysfunction / blockage / impairment […]

Weight Loss Pearls from Functional Medicine Science

June 24, 2018 | 1 Comment | Marketing Team

When a new client or patient walks into your office or drops into your inbox with the phrase, “I am just desperate to lose weight”, do you wince?  Many practitioners who are savvy with other entrenched chronic dis-ease dynamics find requests for sustainable weight loss to be particularly daunting.  Because, as we all well know, […]

A Powerful Tool for PCOS

June 6, 2018 | 8 Comments | Marketing Team

In this week’s video, I focus on PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), a fancy name for a hormonal imbalance that affects a reported ~10% of women, a woefully low estimate in my opinion. The estrogen dominance (and often excess androgens) present in these women will lead to many states of dis-ease downstream. It’s an important one […]

True Root Causes of Dis-Ease

June 5, 2018 | 164 Comments | SAFM Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you.  At SAFM we teach our students to be both confident and highly skilled at “puzzle piecing” and finding the interconnectedness between pieces of each patient’s unique case. In this presentation, I’ll share a few staples but […]

Unintended Consequences! Oral Contraceptives and Dis-ease Beginning in the Gut

May 20, 2018 | 4 Comments | Marketing Team

Hormones in the gut?  Dis-ease beginning in the gut???  Check out this clinical tip for some insight on oral hormone supplementation that might surprise you! Do you know what happens when someone uses oral contraceptives or other sex hormone supplementation orally? What effect do you think hormones likely have on the gut given our precious microbiome […]

PMS Rapid Relief Pearls

May 20, 2018 | 2 Comments | Marketing Team

This is the third in a four-part series about hormones, celebrating our new-and-revised Deep Dive clinical course, Hormones Demystified.  In the first video, I talk about the unexpected, negative effects of oral hormone supplementation on the body.  In the second, I answer the question as to why oral progesterone helps with sleep but why other solutions might be […]

What about Oral Progesterone for Sleep?

May 20, 2018 | No Comments | Marketing Team

Last week’s video dove into the perhaps unexpected and negative effects of oral hormone supplementation on the body.  Check out that video here.  A great practitioner question came in:  what about oral progesterone used specifically for sleep? A great question – and opportunity to challenge your learning!  Do you know why oral progesterone might help […]

Myths & Missteps Hormones Balancing

May 8, 2018 | 158 Comments | SAFM Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you.  At SAFM we teach our students to be both confident and highly skilled at “puzzle piecing” and finding the interconnectedness between pieces of each patient’s unique case. In this presentation, I’ll share a few staples but […]

New Menopausal Client: Where to Begin?

April 19, 2018 | 1 Comment | Marketing Team

PRACTITIONER QUESTION: My client is 53 years old and has just gone through menopause (no period for 1 year).  I would like to clarify what you would advise the first step be, when I speak with my client on our first session.  Here are relevant issues I noted based on info I could find in the […]

Case Study: Weight Loss, Rosacea, and Hormones

April 18, 2018 | No Comments | Marketing Team

PRACTITIONER CASE: Hi Tracy, I have a 47 yr old client that is overweight (about 40 lbs) and just starting to skip menstrual cycles here and there (clearly perimenopausal), married with 4 children, one of which has an eating disorder which is very stressful for her – and she lost her job a little while […]