In Functional Medicine, our goal is always to look for the root cause of a disease. When it comes to asthma, immune system dysregulation is often to blame. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I’ll explain four common asthma triggers and talk about how to balance your immune system.
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Adrenal Fatigue & HPA Axis
Does adrenal fatigue really exist? Is it an accurate representation of stress-related pathology? Do the adrenal glands really become drained and unable to produce cortisol? Today I’ll discuss the current scientific evidence behind what happens to us when we experience chronic stress and propose that a much more accurate term for this would be HPA axis dysfunction.
Everyone knows that exercise plays an important role in health. However, fatigue is a common symptom of those recovering from “adrenal fatigue,” also known as HPA axis dysfunction. So how do you exercise when you feel exhausted? Read on to learn about the concept of metabolic reserve and how it can help you to build back up to your previous energy levels.
Is stressing about your diet and exercise routine ruining your fertility and causing PCOS symptoms? Learn how to change your lifestyle and get your hormonal health back on track.
Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms that patients report to health care practitioners. In fact, one recent study found that nearly 40 percent of U.S. employees experienced significant fatigue in the previous two week period. (1) This shouldn’t come as a surprise, given the diet and lifestyle that most people living in the industrialized world follow. The average American gets almost 70 percent of calories from flour, sugar, industrialized plant oils, alcohol, and… Read More
For years doctors and dentists have believed that malocclusion (teeth that don’t line up correctly) cause pain in the TMJ. However, newer research has shown while structural abnormalities may be part of the picture, this disorder is also associated with biological, behavioral and cognitive factors.