• All
  • Anti-Aging
  • Cancer
  • Coach's Corner
  • COVID-19
  • Detox
  • Fasting
  • FM Primer
  • Food Plans
  • Functional Medicine
  • Functional Primary Care
  • Gut
  • Heart Disease
  • Hormones
  • Hypermobility
  • Inflammation
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Mold / CIRS
  • Mystery Illnesses
  • Nutrition
  • Organic
  • Podcast
  • Recipe
  • Skin
  • Sleep
  • Social Media
  • Stress
  • Supplements
  • The Triangle of Health
  • Trauma
  • Uncategorized
  • Vitamin D
Health Benefits of Turmeric and Ginger

Discover the Health Benefits of Turmeric Ginger Tea | My Daughter’s Daily Elixir

Health Benefits of Turmeric Ginger Tea   A Delicious and Nutritious Daily Ritual Do you know what my daughter Abigail’s latest obsession is? It’s a little cup of tea, (or really more like multiple cups) made with turmeric and ginger, and it’s become part of her daily routine. As a parent, I couldn’t be happier…


Detox Part 5: Detoxification and Specific Conditions

Now that we’ve talked about detoxification in general, today I’d like to dig in to some of the nuances of detoxification related to specific conditions. Autoimmune Disease In people with autoimmune issues, we know that symptoms will sometimes flare during the detoxification process. I often use supplements like buffered vitamin C or activated charcoal with…


Detox Part 4: Advanced Detoxification Techniques

  Would you like to learn about some of my go-to detoxification tools that I use with my patients?   Read This First First, I want to say that the techniques in this post require that you work with a skilled practitioner. Last week’s post discussed how clean water, air, food, and nutrients can support…


Detox Part 3: A Foundational Detox Plan

Where would you start in supporting your body’s natural detoxification processes?   Today I’m going to lay out a basic detoxification plan that anyone anywhere can implement. These steps can help you to move forward with your health, improve your sleep, give you more energy, and improve hormone balance – all with simple lifestyle and…


Detox Part 2: Our Body’s Amazing Ability to Remove Toxins

Last week we talked about how the toxic load in our bodies can spill over and cause disease. This is reason enough to take time to consider our toxic burden and find ways to reduce it.   Why Does Your Body Have a Built-in Detoxification System? First, because everything our body is exposed to in…


Detox Part 1: Is Toxic Load Causing Your Health Issues?

There are over 80,000 chemicals currently recognized by the EPA, yet less than 2000 of these have actually been evaluated for safety.   Toxins have been linked to nearly every chronic illness out there, including autoimmune illnesses, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, toxins are still commonly dismissed as a cause of illness by many physicians…


Are you Pregnant or Thinking About Getting Pregnant? Is Functional Medicine Right for You?

If you’re a mom-to-be or are thinking of having children soon, you might have questions about how functional medicine can be beneficial to you in this season of life. I see many young, healthy women in my clinic who come to RIFM specifically because they want to be in peak physical health before having a…


Avoiding the Pitfalls of Fasting

When I talk with my patients about fasting, they often tell me about the unpleasant side effects that they experience. Today I’d like to talk about some of the obstacles to fasting you might face and some ways to support your body for a more pleasant fasting experience.   The Pitfalls of Fasting Some common…


Approaches to Fasting

Last week we talked about the benefits of fasting and some of the science behind it. Today we’ll answer the question: What are the different kinds of fasting out there? Is fasting simply limiting access to food? Let’s dive into that.     Water Fasting When we talk about most of the strong research for…


The Power of Fasting

Fasting has been a very popular topic in the media over the past several years, but is fasting really healthy for you? Or is it just the next health craze?   Starting today, I’m going to dive into the topic of fasting, the health benefits, and the latest the science behind it. You’ll learn how…


CIRS: A New Paradigm for Chronic Disease | Part 5: Appendix

In part 5 of a series on Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness (or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome), Dr. Hartman provides and appendix of resources referred to throughout the series.


CIRS Treatment Protocol

In Part Four, Dr. Aaron Hartman takes us step-by-step through CIRS treatment protocol, the process for biotoxin-related illnesses.


Recommended Reading

Dr. Hartman reviews popular books for helpfulness and accuracy. Begin your personal and intellectual journey this year.


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.