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M. Elizabeth Swenor, D.O.

Contributor since January 15, 2017 8 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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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO): What You Should Know

: A Henry Ford expert answers frequently asked questions about SIBO, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and offers insight and tips for how to he...

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Probiotics And More: How Healthy Bacteria Helps Your Gut

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A Woman’s Guide To Wellness At Every Age

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Supplement Safety: Is Your Multivitamin Really Boosting Your Health?

: 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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