Hello, my name is Zhanna, I am a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with continuous experience in Functional Medicine approach. You may call me at 480-550-9551 to schedule an appointment or book online here. Functional Medicine is not just a practice but a life
3 Years Before Being Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Eating SAD (Standard American Diet of “healthy” low-fat whole-grain bagels, cereals, and cheese). After Treatment with Nature-Throid and AIP Diet (8 Years Later) Recently, I have been looking through my pictures and, by accident, saw a
Magnesium is one of my most favorite minerals that I suggest to almost every patient! Everyone is different and definitely it is worth checking Magnesium, RBC (Red Blood Cell) level that is offered by Sonora Quest or LabCorp to see better the picture. But
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Have you ever heard: “Eat breakfast yourself, share lunch with your friend, and give your dinner to your enemy?” 🙂 Why does everyone talk about the importance of a healthy breakfast? It’s simple: make a
What is Leptin and Leptin Resistance Leptin is a hormone that is made by the fat cells in your fatty abdominal tissue. Leptin sends signals to the hypothalamus, an area of the brain and changes acts to alter food intake and control energy expenditure
Knowledge is light! But too much light could be damaging to our eyes! The more I know, the less I sleep. We hear from TV and read on the Internet that the pollution is high, that it is ubiquitous no matter where we live.
Our digestive tract is inhabited by trillions of good and bad bacteria. Fermented foods contain both prebiotic fibers that feed our good (and sometimes not so good) bacteria and probiotics – the good kind of bacteria. Fermented foods promote the growth of beneficial bacteria