Hormone Help Part 3: Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA and Cortisol

Hormone Help Part 3: Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA and Cortisol

Progesterone While estrogen is the most well known female hormone, Progesterone should be considered “a girl’s best friend.” This hormone is responsible for helping us feel the way we prefer to feel. It supports a good mood, good sleep, weight…

Hormone Help Part 2: Estrogen

Hormone Help Part 2: Estrogen

In Part 1 of our Hormone Help series, we reviewed what hormones and neurotransmitters (NTs) are and how important it is to consider them together when dealing with any hormone related or mood/mental health issues. As we continue go deep…

Hormone Help Part 2: Estrogen

Hormone Help Part 1: How Hormones and Neurotransmitters Make or Break Your Health

Hormones and neurotransmitters are the foundation of your health. These two body systems along with the immune system work nonstop to keep your biological rhythms balanced. When hormones or neurotransmitters are out of balance, too much or not enough, your…

How Can an Occupational Therapist Enhance a Patient’s Life?

Natural Medicine An occupational therapist is a health professional that aids individuals struggling with living a full and independent life, whether due to sickness, disability or other skill challenges. In many cases, an occupational therapist helps patients develop the skills…

The facts behind B vitamins

Natural Medicine Overland Park, KS You have probably heard the buzz about B vitamins and the supplement advertisements that claim B vitamins provide the body energy. Through all of the advertisements it can be tricky to dig through what is…

The impact of chemicals on health

Alternative Medicine Overland Park, KS Chemical exposure occurs on a daily basis. Harmful substances can enter the body through eating, drinking, absorption of the skin, and even breathing. While some chemical exposures are considered safe, being aware of how chemicals…

Functional Medicine and Autoimmune Disease

If you suffer from one of the many types of autoimmune diseases, you likely have heard that there is no cure for your disease and you will need to take aggressive medications for the rest of your life to manage…

Meditation and Mindfulness

Natural Medicine Overland Park, KS Meditation and mindfulness, you’ve heard the terms before, but what does it really mean and does it really help? Meditation is a simple and easy practice that provides inner peace and calmness. It can be…

Do You Have a Leaky Brain? How the Gut-Brain Connection Impacts Your Health

What Is The Gut-Brain Connection? The gut-brain connection is the system within your body that facilitates a two way communication between the GI tract and the brain. The gut or GI tract has its own nervous system called the enteric…

Head Injuries: Why Rest and Recover Might Not Be Enough

Concussion and treatment for them continues in the news as the long term side effects have shown up in retired NFL players. Other sports such as soccer, ice hockey, rugby, boxing, wrestling, cheerleading, and volleyball also have high risk for…

Hope For Autism: A Functional Medicine Approach to Autism

The Autism epidemic in America continues to rise. The effects of it are far reaching through all communities. The data reports 1 in 59 children currently have autism which is a 15% increase from previous data sets from 2014. As…

IV Nutritional Therapy Overland Park, KS

The Instant Up Level: IV Nutrition Therapy vs Oral Supplements

What Is IV Nutrition Therapy? IV nutrition is the most effective and efficient way to give your cells, tissue, and blood exactly what they need to thrive. The use of intravenous vitamins follows the same universal  truth of medicine that…