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Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid A common question made by female patients: can birth control pills affect my thyroid? The answer is yes. Birth control pills, or hormone replacements, can elevate a specific protein in the blood that binds the thyroid hormone, rendering it useless. Functional Medicine practitioners test for this to determine […]

Is my thyroid causing low libido?

Is my thyroid causing low libido?

Is my thyroid causing low libido? The thyroid gland secretes hormones into your body; if these hormones are imbalanced it can cause low libido and sexual dysfunction, among other symptoms (see below). When the thyroid is low, it is called Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism causes the body to slow down, which slows your metabolism and can cause […]

What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is much more than just a quick doctors appointment; it is a full health assessment that is tailored individually, for each patient. We believe Experience Life in association with The Institute for Functional Medicine explain it well; here’s a quote from their eBook:   “In essence, functional medicine is […]

Natural approach for ADD/ADHD in children

Natural approach for ADD/ADHD in children

Natural approach for ADD/ADHD in children Children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD are usually prescribed medications to manage symptoms. Unfortunately, standard medical care addresses the symptoms mostly through drug therapy. These drugs can have negative short-term and long-term side effects. Mainstream doctors usually don’t take the necessary time to discuss diet and nutrition or how big of […]

Natural ADHD remedies

Natural ADHD remedies

Natural ADHD remedies Mainstream doctors prescribe medications to those who suffer from ADHD, without ruling out natural remedies. It’s unfortunate because every patient should be diagnosed individually, not just given a prescription medication based on an age or gender standard. Medications for ADHD are not the only solution Dr. Medina is trained in functional neurology […]

What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a brain disorder that typically occurs in children. Usually it’s associated with children who are potentially disruptive and hyperactive, but it can affect adults, too. ADHD causes the brain’s neurochemistry to lose its normal balance and efficiency of performance. Fortunately, Dr. Medina can […]

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