Are You Overlooking This Hidden Source of Joint Pain, Gut Woes and Thyroid Problems?

By Tucson Functional Medicine on October 31, 2022 0 Comments

– Dr. Joe Mercola Plant lectins act as a built-in defense mechanism that ensures survival by triggering an adverse reaction in predators; in humans, they attach to your cell membranes, often wreaking havoc on your health. Many lectins can cause inflammation, damage your nerves and kill your cells, while some increase your blood viscosity, interfere … Continue Reading


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

By Tucson Functional Medicine on October 24, 2022 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. Colorado University research shows that working out just five minutes daily via a practice described as “strength training for your breathing … Continue Reading


Insomnia Solution

By Tucson Functional Medicine on October 17, 2022 0 Comments

If you have insomnia, you understand the seriousness of simply not getting a good night’s sleep. Your whole world around you appears to crumble when you can’t get a good 6-8 hours of quality deep REM sleep. As a result, your work life and your family life all suffer. Today’s article will discuss a few … Continue Reading


Carrots: The Natural Aspirin?

By Tucson Functional Medicine on October 10, 2022 0 Comments

Studies show that carrots are a rich source of natural salicylates. You know that aspirin is salicylic acid, commonly used for inflammation. The study showed that vegetarians have serum concentrations of salicylic acid as high as those of people ingesting 75 mg of aspirin a day, the amount in half of baby aspirin. Reference: Blaylock … Continue Reading


Crohn’s- A Functional Medicine Approach (Case Review)

By Tucson Functional Medicine on October 3, 2022 0 Comments

A 21-year-old male patient reported being in reasonably good health until three years ago, when he developed abdominal pain and nausea. The symptoms were initially intermittent and mild enough that he did not seek medical attention until six months later when the symptoms became severe. Finally, he described the acute onset of severe mid-line abdominal … Continue Reading