How to Fix Hot Flashes Without Using Hormones

Think your hot flashes are bad? Meet Celine. When she came into my office I had no idea how bad hot flashes could really get. Celine woke up feeling hot. She took a shower and felt hotter. She had a coffee and felt hotter. Ate breakfast and felt hotter. Brushed her teeth and felt hotter.…

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How I Improved My Sleep in One Night

Sleep “hygiene” is a term we use to describe the necessary factors for promoting good sleep. You’ve heard of oral hygiene—the necessary factors to promote good oral health, like brushing and flossing regularly. Well, there’s sleep hygiene too. Good Night, Light! One of the easiest tools I have found to improve quality of sleep across…

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The Wahls Protocol – How I Beat Multiple Sclerosis with Dr. Terry Wahls, MD

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. Terry Wahls talks about how she used Functional Medicine and Paleo principles to cure her MS. Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in a traumatic…

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Four Types Of Insomnia — Which Group Are You In?

It almost goes without saying that in order to help treat fatigue, you need to make sure you’re getting a good night’s rest. There are multiple reasons why people do not sleep well. Low Blood Sugar Insomnia Sometimes the blood sugar dips down too low at night, and this triggers you to wake up. A…

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Another Reason to Blame Your Mother…

Did you ever stop and think about how energy is actually made in your body? And, if there’s a flaw within that system the result would be a lack of energy, or chronic fatigue. Energy gets made by a step-by-step process whereby the foods we eat (carbs, proteins, fats) go through a series of chemical…

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3 Common Functional Medicine Rip-Offs

Rip-Off One: You’re told you need to do a battery of tests before your first visit. This is one of the biggest scams, and is NOT considered REAL Functional Medicine. When you’re told you need to do a panel of tests before your first visit…or the doctor needs you to do all kinds of tests…

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Return to Food – The Life Changing Anti-Diet with Sherry Strong

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Sherry Strong discusses her life changing ‘anti-diet’ and provides some great tips on healthy eating. Sherry also discusses why organic foods are the cheaper option and learning to trust our food instincts. Sherry is a food philosopher, chef and nutritionist. She is the…

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What You Do (Everyday) That Makes Your Fatigue Worse

Did you know that what you’re doing every day is probably making your fatigue worse? What you eat and drink has a huge impact on your energy levels. So does stress, sleep, exercise, and something I like to call vitamin R—rest, relaxation, and recreation. There are many things that are NOT in your control, but…

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Want To Take Control Of Your Pain? Discover the 5 Foods That Triggered Jessica’s Chronic Pain

Imagine having dull, achy, and sharp pains in your belly…practically every day…for TEN YEARS! And the pain is getting worse and worse. Pain so bad that it drains all your energy. You hate going to work because you always feel uncomfortable sitting at your desk. This was Jessica’s life. Her doctor’s tested everything. Ultrasounds…CT scans…MRIs……

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What Your Body is Telling You with Erin Chamerlik

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Erin Chamerlik takes a fun, educational look at some of the signs and symptoms that the body can give us, and a few of their root causes. Erin is a holistic nutrition educator and wellness coach. She is passionate about health and…

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