Unique Magnesium Found to Reverse Brain Aging

By Tucson Functional Medicine on August 29, 2022 0 Comments

In a peer-reviewed human study, a magnesium compound has been shown to reverse markers of brain aging by as much as 14 years! Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) findings show that the unique magnesium-L-threonate concentrates in the brain to rebuild neuronal connections and youthful brain plasticity. Scientists have shown that magnesium plays an essential role in supporting brain plasticity. … Continue Reading


Three Reasons to Cut Out Gluten

By Tucson Functional Medicine on August 21, 2022 0 Comments

Gluten has been the topic of hot debate by a growing number of healthcare providers. The literature is overflowing with the detrimental impact gluten has on the intestinal wall. When you eat gluten, your body produces a molecule called zonulin. The increase in zonulin is linked to increased intestinal permeability, aka leaky gut. Leaky gut can create a … Continue Reading


8 Toxic Seed Oils– What to Know

By Tucson Functional Medicine on August 15, 2022 0 Comments

The eight industrial toxic seed oils are Canola, Corn, Cottonseed, Soy, Sunflower, Safflower, Grapeseed, and Rice bran. Industrial seed oils are the highly processed oils extracted from soybeans, corn, rapeseed (canola), cottonseed, sunflower, and safflower seeds. After the seeds are gathered, they are heated to extremely high temperatures to oxidize the fatty acids. This creates byproducts that are harmful … Continue Reading


Are Diabetics Being Cheated?

By Tucson Functional Medicine on August 1, 2022 0 Comments

A recent patient was concerned that despite watching her diet and taking her diabetes medication, her hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) keeps increasing. Remember, HbA1c is a lab test showing the average blood sugar (glucose) level over the previous three months. It shows how well you are controlling your diabetes. An elevated HbA1c greater than 5.7% indicates … Continue Reading