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M. Elizabeth Swenor, D.O.

Contributor since January 15, 2017 10 Posts
Margaret Swenor, M.D.

M. Elizabeth Swenor, D.O., has been practicing functional medicine for more than 15 years and leads the Functional Medicine program at the Henry Ford Center for Integrative Medicine. Her goal is to empower her patients with the knowledge and tools they need to achieve optimal health and wellness. Dr. Swenor strongly believes that all patients can improve their overall health by reducing whole body stress and inflammation by correcting metabolic imbalances through good nutrition. Board certified in family medicine, she has also received advanced certification in metabolic and nutritional medicine from the Metabolic Medical Institute and is also certified in anti-aging, regenerative and functional medicine by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

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: Dr. M. Elizabeth Swenor, a Henry Ford functional medicine doctor, explains why supplements may not be safe and what you can do to protect yourself.

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A Woman’s Guide To Wellness At Every Age

: Essential wellness advice every woman needs to know to stay healthy at each age and stage of life, from health screenings to sexual and reproductive h...

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Want To Age Gracefully? Adopt These Habits Now

: The idea that “good genes” are key to aging gracefully is simply not true. There’s a lot you can do to look and feel great as you ag...

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Video: What Is Gut Health?

: Ever wonder what the term gut health means? This video explains how healthy bacteria in your digestive system (aka your gut) leads to better overall h...

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