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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 […]

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 […]

Hormonal imbalances & crippling menstrual cramps

Hormonal imbalances & crippling menstrual cramps

Hormonal imbalances & crippling menstrual cramps A lot of people suffer chronically with health and wellness issues, including those that are hormonal and menstrual related. Many women suffer from crippling menstrual cramps each month and assume it is normal. Dr. Ernesto Medina presents the following case study of a 27-year-old female with hormonal imbalances and […]

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