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

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)”. […]

Holistic Approaches to Good Thyroid Health Webinar

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

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 […]

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 […]

Podcast: How can athletes optimize their performance naturally?

Podcast: How can athletes optimize their performance naturally?

How can athletes optimize their performance naturally? Are you an athlete trying to optimize your performance? Dr. Ernesto Medina, DC and Currahee Crossfit and Nutrition Coach Merissa Maiorano, discuss what it takes for athletes to optimize their health naturally for better performance. The preceding details give a brief overview of main points discussed in their […]

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 […]

Why your thyroid medications are not working

Why your thyroid medications are not working

Why your thyroid medications are not working People are still suffering from thyroid symptoms even after taking prescribed medications. But why? The root cause is overlooked. Most mainstream doctors do not address their patient’s underlying thyroid problems. Mainstream doctors only test for 1 or 2 thyroid markers—out of the 6-8 necessary—that are required to understand […]

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