Supplements

Navigating Optimal Health: Unveiling the Power of Micronutrients and Smart Supplementation In the pursuit of well-being, the spotlight often falls on the importance of micronutrients and the potential benefits of smart supplementation. As a clinician dedicated to personalized care, I want to delve into the realm of micronutrients, supplements, and the...

Brain Health  Last month I had the opportunity to do a corporate lunch and learn for Nest Health Connections and one of their clients. Brain health is something I am so passionate about! As you may or may not know, I am on faculty and practice clinically at the University of...

Adrenal Supplements and Adaptogens When it comes to health, there is never a one size fits all approach and adrenal supplements and adaptogens, it is no different. While all stages of adrenal dysfunction can benefit from the vitamins and minerals we will talk about, adaptogens are a different story, as some...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome | PCOSPolycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a genetic, hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder all in one. PCOS affects 1 in 10 women and is one of the leading causes of infertility. Early identification and management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can reduce the risk of diabetes and...

Premenstrual Syndrome | PMS This week we will cover everything related to Premenstrual Syndrome or PMS and what the Functional Medicine approach is to treatment. I'll give you a hint: it is not birth control. Last week we covered the basics of the menstrual cycle and luteal phase dysfunction so if...

An Integrative Approach to Migraine Throughout my time at the University of Colorado Headache Clinic, I have always been interested in an integrative approach to migraine care. I frequently offer patients recommendations on nutraceutical supplements, nutrition and lifestyle interventions in addition to prescribing the latest medications and performing procedures. At the...

Seasonal Allergies: A Holistic Approach It's that time of year, allergy season. If you are in the Denver metro area (or probably anywhere in the northern hemisphere), then you have seen the cars covered in yellow pollen and have been seeing the beautiful blossoms of the trees and plants in these...

A Holistic Approach to Skin Cancer Prevention Skin Cancer Prevention and Protection From the Inside Out Is skin cancer prevention really a thing beyond avoiding the sun? I certainly think so. In Functional Medicine, we view diet and lifestyle as the pillars of creating wellness, and when it comes to disease prevention,...

What Supplements can help with Sleep? Supplements can be a great short term solution to getting good sleep but most are best used for short periods while working on sleep hygiene that will ultimately be more beneficial in the long run (more on sleep hygiene here!). There are circumstances where sleep...