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Cardiovascular Disease | Part 4

Food as Medicine: Preventing Heart Disease with Diet

Food as Medicine: Preventing Heart Disease with Diet Alone Where’s the proof?   For those who have been following me for more than a few days, the statistic that 50%…

Healthy Heart text with healthy foods

Cardiovascular Disease | Part 3

Nutrients that Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

What does a personalized approach look like when working with an integrative functional medicine practitioner to prevent or treat cardiovascular disease? With the aim of reducing the risk of heart…

Femal Doctor performing checking the BP of a female patient

Cardiovascular Disease | Part 2

Screening for Heart Disease

Last week we started our discussion on cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in our country. We talked about many risk factors and the root causes of heart disease: inflammation,…

Doctor with a hear display

Cardiovascular Disease | Part 1

The Cause of Cardiovascular Disease

Over the last several years, we seem to have lost sight of the most common killer in our country. Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease accounts for almost 660,000…

Compilation of images that shows inflammation to different parts of the body


The Underlying Cause of Chronic Disease

Inflammation is a normal response of our body’s immune system … but it can sometimes run amok, leading to all kinds of problems.

Connecting Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

Cardiovascular and metabolic diseases are the number one killer in our country today. When most people think about cardiovascular disease (CVD), they don’t realize that CVD is actually a part…

Top 10 Myths About Heart Disease

There is much new research on heart health and how we can mitigate the risk for heart disease. However, I often hear dated information about heart disease, some of which…

The Cause of the Root Cause of Chronic Disease Part III: The Role of Gut Health

How does fasting positively affect your gut health and treat chronic disease? In the past couple of weeks, we’ve alluded to the idea that gut health plays a major role…

Long Haulers: New Disease or Novel Expression of and Old Concept? Post-COVID Inflammatory Syndrome and how we are coming to understand it

Social Media Resources Published: August 19, 2020 It appears that during this pandemic obesity and alcohol consumption are on the rise. Both of these are associated with an increased risk…

Obesity, Alcohol Consumption, and Risk for Severe COVID-19 Disease

It appears that during this pandemic obesity and alcohol consumption are on the rise. Both of these are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cardiovascular disease, kidney…

CIRS: A New Paradigm for Chronic Disease | Part 3

Understanding the Biotoxin Pathway & Lab Tests for Diagnosis

In part 3 of a series on Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness (or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome), Dr. Hartman unpacks the biotoxin pathway and reviews laboratory tests necessary to diagnose CIRS.

The Underlying Cause of Chronic Disease

In this post, we will explain functional medicine treatment options for inflammation, including different foods to eat, natural supplements, and lifestyle changes.

A Real Answer for Chronic Disease

Most individuals don’t recognize that fatigue, digestive issues, aches, pains, allergies, mood swings … are not just annoying symptoms but are early clues to underlying biological dysfunction that may develop into a full blow disease over time…

Your Hormones in Harmony | Part 5

Estrogen: The Younger Sister

There are over 400 critical functions in the body involving estrogen! We need estrogen and tend to feel that powerfully when it’s lacking…