By Dr. Ben Galyardt “He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope has everything.” What is your definition of health? Is it just the absence of disease in your body like many in the entrenched insurance-based model think? Or is it something more? In the Functional Medicine model, health means we have…

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There are a lot of misconceptions about ADD (also known as ADHD). This can make it hard to know what’s true and how best to support your child. Let’s separate myth from fact. Myth #1: ADD Isn’t A Real Medical Condition. Fact: The National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and…

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During the last few months you’ve been tired, exhausted really. Perhaps you’ve even been on an emotional rollercoaster or have had difficulty getting motivated to do anything at all … So you went to the doctor and the diagnosis was thyroid dysfunction. That was the starting point of major mistakes being made to treat your…

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A new research study from the University of Ohio shows that the quality of good and bad bacteria in the gut can have a profound effect on mood, attention and focus in children. Diet and its effect on the gut are an important part of “Whole Body” approach we take at the Functional Medicine Center…

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Take a moment to read this article featuring Dr. Galyardt and his experience as an applied kinesiology practitioner. Applied Kinesiology: Effective, Affordable Alternative Medicine What if your body could simply tell you what’s wrong? What if when you had back pain, for example, rather than getting a series of x-rays and tests, being groggy from…

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Please take a moment to read one of our patient’s amazing story about her daughter finding some relief from Type 1 diabetes after working with us! From the blog: Be Balanced 52 It is highly unusual that Kendal is still not on insulin, 10 months after diagnosis. A lot of people ask me about this…

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Technically speaking– yes! No, it is not imaginary, it is your brain restricting the range of motion. The vast majority of frozen shoulder/restricted shoulders can be fixed quickly when we can convince the brain to finally let go of the thought that there is a trauma still going on in the joint. The brain does…

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How to Go Gluten Free We’re going to explore some basics tips for getting started on your gluten-free lifestyle. Know What Gluten Is Gluten is a type of protein in wheat, rye and barley. It is the protein that gives bread its bread like texture. Oats and oat bran are naturally gluten free, however, they…

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1. WHAT IS AMIT? Advanced Muscle Integration Technique is a system treatment of common joint and muscle conditions experienced by active people. AMIT is a revolutionary paradigm in sports medicine. 2. HOW? Seventeen different disciplines are integrated within the alternative healing arts. 3. WHAT ARE THE RESULTS? Complete pain free function. This system not only…

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At the end of our days, the simple, joyous moments accumulate into one beautiful symphony of life. Such a symphony makes for a life well lived. But if chronic pain and illness are a part of your daily world, those beautiful moments may be passing you by. And you’re not the only one missing those…

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