Functional Medicine

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How Lack Of Sleep Can Affect Gut Health

: Not getting enough sleep can negatively affect the body in many ways--including causing digestive and gut issues. An expert shares what to know.

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Is It A Food Allergy, Food Sensitivity, Food Intolerance Or Celiac Disease?

: What's the difference between lactose intolerance and food allergies? Or celiac disease and gluten sensitivity? Here, a doctor shares what to know.

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What To Know Before Taking A Probiotic Supplement

: Probiotic supplements are a huge category in health and wellness, and many people are self-prescribing them. Here's what doctors have to say about it....

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Stressed? 10 Ways To Lower Your Cortisol Levels

: Cortisol, aka the stress hormone, affects your mental and physical health in a number of ways. Here is advice to stay calm amid the uncertainty of the...

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Are Personalized Vitamins Worth the Price?

: A daily pack of vitamins personalized to your health needs? Sounds like a cool concept, but are customized supplements worth it? A functional medicine...

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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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When Your Kid Wants To Go Vegan

: A Henry Ford expert explains how to support your child in the decision to go vegan while also meeting nutrient requirements for growth and development...

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Is Activated Charcoal Safe? 6 Facts About This Health Trend

: Activated charcoal is popping up in everything from toothpaste to skin care to smoothies, with people looking for a healthy way to detox, whiten teeth...

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Inflammation And Your Diet: What’s The Connection?

: Seemingly every day, a new study suggests chronic inflammation is the root cause of disease. Here, a registered dietitian nutritionist explains how yo...

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