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Functional Medicine

Why Are You Tired All The Time?

  It’s a question many people ask themselves. Either we struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep, or wake up feeling haggard in the mornings. Most people turn to pharmaceutical solutions only to encounter more problems down the road due to side effects and unforeseen issues. If sleep is a natural process of the body, there…

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When Has Your Health Stood In Your Way?

Our relationship to health is mistreated and lacking. Think about it. Many people struggle with chronic symptoms of fatigue, insomnia, any fluctuation in weight, pain and more. Yet as we seek help from the conventional medical community, we walk into sterile environments and wait in uncomfortable chairs. We fill out impersonal forms and then sit…

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Undiagnosed Chronic Conditions Cause Fatigue and Tiredness

  How many times have you said to yourself, “I’m tired and I don’t know why?” Even after visiting your doctor and running blood work and physical tests, you leave without answers. Fatigue and a lack of energy is a symptom that causes even more problems, including stress, anxiety, brain fog, mood swings, reduced mental focus and…

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The Benefits of Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is a practical approach to health care. As a functional medicine practitioner, we believe that it is important to find out what is causing the problem first. This way the issue can be treated from the ground up. Here are a few benefits of this approach:   Works Well with Chronic Health Conditions It…

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Recognizing Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes has an impact on millions of Americans and is one of the only diseases that people are sent home to manage day by day. It’s important to realize that diabetes can affect every decision in someone’s life. Stand with us in November – National Diabetes Awareness Month – as we raise awareness about diabetes the…

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Why Choose Therapeutic Massage Cupping Therapy

Therapeutic massage cupping therapy has been in use for over 3,000 years.  It is a form of alternative medicine. Ancient cultures believed in holistic medicine and produced many forms of it. There are many benefits of therapeutic massage cupping therapy.  It helps treat pain, deep scar tissues in the muscles, muscle knots, and swelling. Why choose…

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Using Functional Medicine to Treat Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome–it’s a topic that is hotly debated in the medical community.  Conventional physicians don’t fully embrace the concept because of the lack of hard scientific evidence and therefore don’t really consider it a real diagnosis. But it’s hard to argue with the overwhelming anecdotal evidence of countless people suffering with ailments who find relief through functional medicine. So what…

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Acupuncture: How it Works and Conditions it Treats

At Lake Pointe we’re dedicated to providing our patients with customized, holistic care that helps them feel their very best. In addition to offering holistic health services such as chiropractic care, massage, diet and nutritional planning, we also treat our patients with acupuncture. If you’ve been curious about how acupuncture works and what conditions it…

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Focus on Functional Medicine

So, how many physicians have you visited for your health conditions? Perhaps to many to actually count. There are just so many specialist you can make appointments with, such as an internist, rheumatologist, endocrinologist, cardiologist, the list goes on and on… What about trying something else? How about considering functional medicine? Because every individual is truly…

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What is Functional Medicine and How Can it Help You?

The twenty-first century has seen a rise in patients who suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and autoimmune illnesses, and they aren’t being fully treated with traditional Western medicine which tends to help ease some of the symptoms of chronic illnesses without addressing the root problems. This is where functional medicine comes into play. According to functionalmedicine.org, “Functional medicine…

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