For this week’s Functional Health Minute, I’d like to spend a few minutes talking about gut symptoms. About 80% of the immune system is located inside the gut. If we don’t get right what’s going on in there, we’re going to struggle with lots of symptoms! So how do we test for these symptoms? Let me explain.
Today I invited Patrick Sullivan, CEO of JigSaw Health to my office so we could talk about the importance of magnesium and a magnesium study they recently completed and published in the Journal of American College of Nutrition. Magnesium is involved in over 300 different metabolic reactions in the body and thousands of enzymatic reactions so it’s pretty darn important! Learn more about their research, also referred to as the Scottsdale Magnesium Study, and the importance of magnesium in this video!
Functional medicine is here to really figure out what all of your autoimmune triggers are, so that we can start reversing each of those things that turned on the autoimmune disease in the first place. Learn more about Functional Medicine’s role in treating Autoimmune Disease here!
Maya Nahra, RD and I recently sat down to discuss the dynamics of health coaching habit changing. Watch the discussion here!