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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…

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Connecting Hypermobility to Chronic Illness

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Hypermobility

Last week we talked about some of the benefits of hypermobility, and we discussed how some elite gymnasts, swimmers, other athletes and high performing executives use the benefits of hypermobility to their advantage.   There are also some drawbacks and risk factors that come along with hypermobility.   I have seen this in many of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 in chronic disease. This week we’ll talk about two ways that poor gut health affects inflammation and causes chronic disease. After that, we’ll talk about…

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Coach’s Corner: Enjoying Green Tea

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series Coach's Corner

Dr. Hartman has listed green tea as a powerful therapeutic food in many posts on this blog. It seems to be good for (almost) whatever ails you!   Does his recommended therapeutic dose of 4-6 cups of green tea a day feel like a bridge too far? If you are looking for ways to add…

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Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

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.

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CIRS Treatment Protocol

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

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

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Recommended Reading

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

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Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

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.

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Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

In part 2 of a series on Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness (or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome), Dr. Hartman reviews the systematic criteria used to diagnose CIRS.

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Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness

Part 1 of a series on Mold-Related Biotoxin Illness (or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome), Dr. Hartman looks at the history, health problems and illnesses posed by mold toxicity in Water Damaged Buildings (our homes).

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A 6–10 Week Detox Plan

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Detox

In Part IV. Dr. Hartman outlines a 6–10 week detoxification plan.