Break Free to Stand in Your Power – Dr. Medina’s Chapter

On June 17th, 2020, Dr. Ernesto Medina’s co-authored book, “Break Free To Stand In Your Power” launched! Seema Giri, the inspiration behind this book, is a wonder who “…teaches female entrepreneurs how to break free from the life they no longer want to confidently attract and embrace the life of their dreams (Giri’s Amazon Bio)”. […]


Empowering Patients to Heal Podcast with Brooke Ence and Jeanna Cianciarulo

Are you an athlete (CrossFit, Ju Jitsu, weight lifting) in the San Jose, Bay Area who has injuries or wants to improve their overall health? You’re in luck! Dr. Ernesto Medina teamed up with Brooke Ence and Jeanna Cianciarulo to record a podcast episode of Between the Reps that’s all about gut health, blood testing, […]


COVID-19: Immune Support & Antiviral Strategies Webinar

COVID-19: Immune Support & Antiviral Strategies Webinar A Nutraceutical Approach to Strengthening Your Immune System Dr. Ernesto Medina spent an abundance of time researching to teach you how to be proactive about your health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch his free webinar below.  Most of his practice consists of working with autoimmune and immune-compromised people, […]


3 Secrets to Flawless Looking Skin – Webinar

3 Secrets to Flawless Looking Skin – Webinar Dr. Ernesto Medina, DC functional medicine practitioner and owner of the Bay Area Health and Wellness Center, and Marissa Rodriguez, skin expert and esthetician from Sea’ing Beauty, teamed up to produce this one-of-a-kind Flawless Looking Skin webinar.  Together they share 3 Secrets to Flawless Looking Skin: The […]


Holistic Approaches to Good Thyroid Health Webinar

Dr. Ernesto Medina and Dr. Shasta Ericson discuss the functional medicine and Acupuncture/Oriental medicine approaches to navigating thyroid problems. In this free thyroid webinar, you will learn the following: The most common symptoms of thyroid issues. Necessary thyroid lab tests needed. Nutritional approaches to managing thyroid issues. Lifestyle strategies for managing thyroid issues.  What is […]


A Holistic View to Mental Health

A Holistic View to Mental Health Dr. Ernesto Medina and Dr. Shasta Ericson (a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medicine) hosted a free webinar called, “A Holistic Approach to Mental Health”. Dr. Ernesto Medina discusses the importance of an integrative approach to managing mental health, as well as all the possible environmental contributors to […]


What is SIBO?

What is SIBO? SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. This is a condition in which the small intestine contains too much of the wrong bacteria. Even though the small intestine is supposed to have some bacteria, in cases of SIBO, bacteria from the large intestine has moved upstream into a section of the small […]


Toxic Mold & Your Health

Did you know that mold can cause problems in major systems of your body? Mold toxicity—also known as a biotoxin illness—is a real thing. Keep reading to learn how serious it can be! What is mold toxicity? The official medical diagnosis is called Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). Mold toxicity is an inflammation within the […]


Fix a Broken Brain with Functional Medicine

Are you feeling forgetful? Feel your energy is diminishing faster than your peers? Or feel emotionally numb? Reading this article may be of interest to you. What is a Broken Brain? A broken brain is a result of the body not having the correct nutrition, imbalanced hormones, inflammation, too many toxins, or other causes (see […]


Functional Medicine: The Connection Between Stress and Hormone Balance

What is stress? Are there different kinds of stress? How does it affect us and our bodies? Can Functional Medicine help me relieve my stress and control my hormones? Read the following article to learn how Functional Medicine can help relieve stress symptoms, and to learn the connection between stress and hormone balance: What is […]