Toxic Burden: It Happens

Ryan Hall, MS, CNS, CYT We hear a lot about environmental toxins and the negative consequences of them, of which there are many. The unfortunate reality is that we live in an increasingly toxic world. Every year there are roughly 2000 novel chemicals introduced into...
Functional and Ancestral Nutrition

Functional and Ancestral Nutrition

Functional Nutrition emphasizes the importance of high-quality foods and phytonutrient diversity to address clinical imbalances and move individuals toward the highest expression of health. An advanced nutrition assessment and a thorough Functional Medicine based...
Lifestyle Medicine: The 8 Elements

Lifestyle Medicine: The 8 Elements

As our environments and lifestyle habits have drifted away from the space and habits that shaped our genetics and subsequent physiology, they have become a contributing source to our dis-ease. We work with our patients to strategically change lifestyle habits and...

Gut Health: How Health and Disease Start in the Gut

Below you will find a link to our recent presentation at Rivanna Cryotherapy Recovery Center where we discussed some fundamentals of gut health, how dysfunction can manifest in the gut and provided some recommendations for basic therapeutic approaches to addressing...

Glyphosate: Its history and consequences of use

What brought me to this path of study originally was a deep concern for the Earth and our food systems. The most prevalently used herbicide/pesticide, glyphosate, could be playing a critical role in our environments degradation and the debilitating of human health. I...
My Guide for Caregivers When Your Loved One is in the Hospital: Part I

My Guide for Caregivers When Your Loved One is in the Hospital: Part I

Hospitals are strange places. We come to them seeking healing, yet routinely uncover only more barriers to wellness. Yes, hospitals are not ideal. For this reason, I want to address and provide some practical recommendations for CAREGIVERS when it comes to supporting...
Sleep Part III: What to do

Sleep Part III: What to do

We’ve explored what can affect our sleep quality and duration, and what the consequences are. Now let’s talk about some strategies for mitigating the negative consequences, and ensuring deep restful sleep. Make it a priority!!! One of the most important...
Sleep: Part II- The Consequences

Sleep: Part II- The Consequences

We all know that sleep is important, but are you aware of the consequences of not getting enough? Increased Hunger Decreased Satiety Increased Blood Pressure Decreased Insulin Sensitivity, Increased Blood Sugar Hormonal Dysregulation Increases in Inflammation...