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The Role of Serotonin in Mental Health

The Role of Serotonin in Mental Health

Serotonin plays a big role in mental health, mood regulation and finding enjoyment in life. To ensure we have healthy serotonin levels we need several key micronutrients, two cofactors, B vitamins, and estrogen.   Key essential micronutrients: Iron B6 Magnesium Calcium Zinc Healthy blood sugar levels Healthy insulin levels *Did you know that magnesium is […]

Case Study: Tackling Chronic Anxiety

Case Study: Tackling Chronic Anxiety

Three of our female patients had chief complaints of chronic anxiety, stomach issues like bloating, poor sleep, and chronic neck and back pain. We learned about their medical history, potential anxiety factors, and then ran comprehensive tests (blood work and computerized posturography—essentially a sensory and balance test). Based on all the information, we came up […]

Natural remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Natural remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Natural remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis In order for hashimoto’s natural remedies to work properly, they have to be focused on two things: balancing and supporting the immune system. If you only take synthetic thyroid replacement medication you’re not fixing the problem, but working around it. It’s like digging a big hole to distract people from […]

Functional Medicine Approach to Mental Health with Dr. Medina (video)

Functional Medicine Approach to Mental Health with Dr. Medina (video)

The important role nutrition plays in mental health in the conventional medical system is a huge subject that gets ignored and is not talked about enough. Most mainstream doctors result to antidepressant medications for their patients as the first line of treatment, rather than trying to identify the possible underlying root cause for their symptoms […]

5 Health Secrets for Autoimmune Patients Video

5 Health Secrets for Autoimmune Patients Video

5 Health Secrets for Autoimmune Patients (Video) Dr. Ernesto Medina joined Christine from the Lupus Foundation of Northern California to discuss 5 health secrets for autoimmune patients. This article provides a brief overview of the video they produced. You can watch the 50 minute video at the end of this article. What is functional medicine? […]

Our Three Diabetes Patient’s Results

Our Three Diabetes Patient’s Results

Our Three Diabetes Patient’s Results At the Bay Area Health and Wellness Center, we help those with Diabetes by creating an individualized, natural detox and repair program coupled with healthy eating habits. The following are three of our patient’s results before and after our program: First Patient’s Results – Diabetes Type 2   Our first […]

One Patient’s Ketogenic Lifestyle

One Patient’s Ketogenic Lifestyle

One Patient’s Ketogenic Lifestyle One of our patients decided to try the Ketogenic diet, while also incorporating intermittent fasting/OMAD (One Meal a Day Diet). She wanted to live a happier and healthier lifestyle, by losing weight naturally. Read below to learn how she is fulfilling her new life. What does she eat? She meal preps […]

Functional Neurology Approach to Chronic Anxiety and Depression

Functional Neurology Approach to Chronic Anxiety and Depression

Functional Neurology Approach to Chronic Anxiety and Depression Suffering from chronic anxiety and depression symptoms? Is it to the point you can hardly function normally? Functional Neurology may be the solution to help reduce your symptoms. Anxiety and depression can keep you from attending classes, or finishing exams. It may also keep you from attending […]

Functional Neurology Approach for Post-Concussion Symptoms

Functional Neurology Approach for Post-Concussion Symptoms

Functional Neurology Approach for Post-Concussion Symptoms Did you know you don’t have to lose consciousness or hit your head to have a concussion?  A simple whiplash injury—common in motor vehicle accidents—can be enough to trigger post-concussive symptoms. Common post-concussion symptoms: Blurred vision Dizziness Fatigue Headaches Nausea or vomiting Trouble focusing or reading Shortened attention span […]

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