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Weight Loss Pearls from Functional Medicine Science

June 24, 2018 | 4 Comments | 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, […]

True Root Causes of Dis-Ease

June 5, 2018 | 163 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 | 4 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 | 4 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 | 159 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 […]

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 […]

The Power of Organic Acids Testing

April 11, 2018 | 2 Comments | SAFM Team

Here is a sample entry from our student Q&A Treasure Chest which features hundreds of similar topics, available as an ongoing resource for our Semester students.  Remember our student body is highly diverse!  So both foundational and more complex concepts are presented. A question from a Practitioner:  I’m hoping you can help me with this patient […]

Detox Cleanse Myths & Truths

April 3, 2018 | 180 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 […]

The Surprising and Fascinating World of Bowel Movements

March 6, 2018 | 148 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 stapled but […]