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Liver Disease and Detox

How to Optimize Your Liver Function You may have heard before the terms “sluggish” or “congested” liver. These terms have been used for a long time in the naturopathic medicine and, of course, the functional medicine acknowledges suboptimal liver function too. Within the conventional medicine paradigm you may have encountered the term “non-alcoholic fatty liver

How to Interpret Thyroid Labs

Thyroid lab interpretation can be hard to figure out, but it is definitely possible! In my humble opinion, it is not just science, but also an art that comes with more and more experience and helps to figure out if your thyroid gland is slacking and why. As a rule, I check all thyroid hormone

Important Blood Tests

Healthy is the new wealthy! With the insurance premiums skyrocketing and deductibles that are getting higher and higher, preventing illness is even more important than before. Being healthy is becoming more fashionable and we, as consumers, vote with our dollars when we buy organic produce and decrease the number of processed foods we buy. Most

Summer Electrolyte Water

When it is very hot outside, we drink lots of water! And if you are like me, using Reverse Osmosis filtered water, you, probably, do not get sufficient minerals that RO water is lacking. It is hot outside and we are losing even more electrolytes (as well as toxins) with sweating a lot! So, just

Adrenal Fatigue

Or HPA-Axis Dysfunction? The fancy abbreviation of HPA means Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Dysfunction. Cortisol is a stress hormone that is needed for the optimal functioning of your body. It is important to maintain a level of cortisol in a balanced state, which will improve your mental AND physical health, as well as reduce inflammation and have