functional medicine

Genes and Environmental Risks Are the Real Cause of Disease – Health Article

A quote from the Gene Environment Interaction Fact Sheet [1] from the Centers for Disease Control states that virtually all human… “…diseases result from the interaction of genetic susceptibility factors and modifiable environmental factors, broadly defined to include infectious, chemical, physical, nutritional, and behavioral factors. This is perhaps the most important fact in understanding the role of genetics and environment in the development of disease. Many people tend to classify the cause of disease as either genetic or environmental. Indeed,…

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4 Lab Tests to Assess Your TRUE Cardiovascular Risk – Health Article

This 3-part series will delve deeper into your true health – starting with your heart health. Your current blood tests may not be enough to give an accurate picture of your true health- especially when it comes to cardiovascular health and your risks for a cardiac event or chronic disease. Cardiovascular disease is STILL the leading cause of death in men and women.  Unfortunately many adults undergo their yearly health exam with labs revealing a “normal” lipid panel.  They leave…

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