ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a behavioural and learning disorder. ADHD is known to impair the routine activities of the affected children and adults. Here is a brief discussion about the functional overview of ADHD aimed at understanding how it develops.
Typically, children and adults with ADHD are treated with medications that target the neurotransmitters in the brain. Ritalin and Adderall are the most commonly used drugs for the management of ADHD. These medications basically help by suppressing the symptoms of ADHD without effectively addressing the root cause of the illness.
Oh. No. SHINGLES! Individuals who have experienced shingles know how incredibly painful this condition can be. The common symptoms of this condition such as rashes, nerve pain, and hives can interfere with the routine activities of patients preventing them from living life normally.
Therefore, there is a need to understand the root cause of this condition and seek a functional medicine approach to relieve the symptoms and speed up recovery.
We’ve all heard it at some point in our lives, “You should cut out dairy.” The question is why? Why do most functional medicine practitioners recommend a “no” dairy diet?
Isn’t dairy good for you?
I’m guessing you remember the days where the headlines plastered everywhere saying that adults should drink at least 3 cups of milk daily to get enough calcium (+ other nutrients) to protect our bones and overall health? It’s an approved nutritional guide after all… Let’s find out.
We all love to occasionally have a glass of wine, beer, cider or cocktail. Although, if you’re a health-conscious individual I guess you’ve wondered what type of impact drinking alcohol has to your overall health. So how much alcohol is too much, how does alcohol affect my system and what are the healthiest alcohol drinks to enjoy? Let’s dive into these questions!
Have you noticed that opening a jar has become increasingly difficult because of pain in your hands, or climbing stairs or walking longer distances results in painful knees? The most common thought which comes to mind is “arthritis”. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis which can both cause similar pains and aches throughout the body.
Stress is an integral part of our life and everyone experiences stress from time to time. It can create an adverse impact on your physical, mental and spiritual health, and affect your personal relationships, career, and social life.
Improving your stress resilience could play a critical role in reducing the impact of stress on your health.
Worldwide, an estimated 19.3 million new cancer cases and almost 10.0 million cancer deaths occurred in 2020. These percentages simply keep going up! The global cancer burden is expected to be 28.4 million cases in 2040, a 47% rise from 2020. I don’t know about you… but these numbers and ever increasing percentages are something that can’t be ignored. The more disease goes rampant the more vigilant we should be with our prevention measures.
You’ve likely seen the ads and heard people talking about collagen. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the top trending ingredients these days. It’s everywhere – on your Instagram newsfeed, inbox, sponsored advertisements… But what’s the buzz all about? Collagen is often promoted as a gut healing supplement, and I have to admit– it’s done wonders for me and my family! We’ve been trying different collagen products for about 2 years, and found many big differences.
Vitamin D deficiency is a global public health issue. It is estimated that nearly 3 billion people suffer from vitamin D deficiency across the world, while 50% of the population has vitamin D insufficiency. Around 75-80% of Americans are deficient in this important vitamin! With the discovery of vitamin D receptors in tissues other than the gut and bone—especially the brain, breast, prostate, and lymphocytes—and the recent research suggesting that higher vitamin D levels provide protection from various diseases.
The concept of humans being electromagnetic has gained prominence in the last few decades. And this concept has given rise to a number of treatments and diagnostic procedures that can bring about remarkable innovation in the field of medicine.
Let us learn what it means to be electromagnetic for humans and how PEMF therapy can use the electromagnetic nature of our body to restore health.