How to Decrease Arterial Stiffness

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 22, 2021 0 Comments

How To Reduce Arterial Stiffness Atherosclerosis is a disease of the arteries, leading to accumulations of fats cells and calcium deposits (i.e., plaques). It has been shown that people with a rapid increase in the number of calcium deposits have a higher risk for stroke and heart attack than people with a decreased amount. Vitamin … Continue Reading



By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 8, 2021 0 Comments

Restless Leg Syndrome and IBS There appears to be a direct correlation between restless leg syndrome (RLS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). What is restless leg syndrome? RLS is a disorder in which a person experiences uncomfortable urges to move their legs. Symptoms typically occur during rest or inactivity, particularly in the evening and night, … Continue Reading


High-Resistance IMST is a Simple Technique to Lower Blood Pressure

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 1, 2021 0 Comments

Reducing cardiovascular risk should be the goal for anyone suffering from high blood pressure. Clinical studies have shown that doing High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST) may reduce systolic blood pressure by 16mmHg and diastolic blood pressure by 7mmHg.   Working out just five minutes daily via a practice described as “strength training for your breathing muscles” lowers blood pressure and improves … Continue Reading