ketone trackersBlogDr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
June 18, 2021

Tracking Ketosis

If you're going keto, you may find it overwhelming to keep track of your progress. Here are my favorite keto trackers to help you with that!
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June 11, 2021

Your Magnesium Guide (Including 4 Common Supplement Types and Their Benefits)

Supplementing with magnesium can create optimal health and may contribute to disease prevention. Here's what you need to know.
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June 5, 2021

Should You Own a Dog? Here Are 5 Health Benefits Associated With Having a Dog

Want to improve your health in an unexpectedly furry way? It's time to learn about the health benefits of owning a furry companion.
Types of ProbioticsBlogDr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
June 4, 2021

Types of Probiotics

I'd like to talk about the different types of probiotics out there on the market, what they do, and how help improve your gut microbiome.
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May 24, 2021

Upper Back Foam Rolling

Suffer from upper back pain? Here are some great ways to relieve tension in your upper back using only a foam roller.
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May 18, 2021

COVID-19 Long-Haulers: The Long Term Effects of the Coronavirus

Even after weeks and months, some are still experiencing the symptoms associated with the COVID-19 virus. Here's what you need to know.
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May 10, 2021

Mindset Around Elimination Diets

Today, I want to talk about elimination diets, their purpose, and the mindset people have when the term "elimination diet" comes up.
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May 4, 2021

New to Exercise? Learn 5 Types of Exercise and The Benefits to Your Health

Here are five of my favorite types of exercise, the benefits they bring, and how to implement them in your daily life!
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April 6, 2021

3 Natural Ways to Improve Symptoms From Painful Osteoarthritis

While there isn’t a specific cure for osteoarthritis, there are natural ways that you can manage the pain to improve your symptoms.
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March 19, 2021

The Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Today, I want to talk about the most common nutrient deficiencies that I see in my practice including Vitamin D and mineral deficiencies.
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March 16, 2021

Turmeric: Is It Really a Superfood?

Turmeric, a golden bright yellow spice that comes from a root, is commonly dubbed a “superfood.” Find out why in this blog post!
Body Composition AnalysisDr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
March 9, 2021

Body Composition Analysis

Doing an advanced body composition analysis can let you know what's going on with your body fat, lean muscle mass and your water weight.
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March 1, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Your Thyroid

It's time to investigate the small but mighty thyroid, how it works, what causes it to malfunction, and how to treat its disorders.
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March 1, 2021

Pain 101: How We Treat Pain

Today we're going to talk about the functional medicine workup that we would do for someone that presents pain as a primary concern.
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February 22, 2021

Pain 101: The Four Types Of Pain

In this functional health minute, we're going to discuss the four types of pain and how autoimmune disease may trigger each one.
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February 12, 2021

Blueberry Walnut Keto Smoothie

This antioxidant rich Blueberry Keto Smoothie will hit the spot! It's nutrient dense and extremely delicious. Enjoy!
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February 9, 2021

How to Make the Ketogenic Diet Work for You

Made the switch to keto but aren't sure if it's working? Here's what you need to look out for to ensure that the keto diet is working for you.
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February 8, 2021

Pain 101: How Do We Perceive Pain?

Today, I'd like to talk a little bit about pain, how pain signaling works, and the different types of pain fibers that exist in our bodies.
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February 2, 2021

Easy Foundations to Start Strong on the Ketogenic Diet

You've probably heard of the keto diet and probably have some questions about how you can benefit from it. Let's discuss!
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January 25, 2021

Chocolate Truffle Fudge

This recipe is a modification of my mother-in-law’s famous chocolate truffle recipe. I also included an easy way to make this Keto-friendly!
Health & Fitness
December 17, 2020

Best Functional Medicine Blogs of 2020!

We covered a lot in 2020! Here's a list of the top 5 Functional Medicine blogs this past year. Which was your favorite?
Health & FitnessRecipes
December 16, 2020

Keto Peppermint Cocoa Smoothie

This seasonally inspired Keto Peppermint Cocoa Smoothie tastes just like the holidays! It's also compliant for those on a keto diet!
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
December 7, 2020

Common Mistakes When Starting A Paleo Diet

Tune in as Kate Simpson, Arizona Wellness Medicine's Health Coach, shares three common mistakes people often make when transitioning to the paleo diet.
Health & FitnessRecipes
November 23, 2020

Healthy Chocolate Berry Smoothie

This Chocolate Berry Smoothie is an anti-inflammatory, phytonutrient powerhouse! It's great for supporting a healthy gut microbiome.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
November 23, 2020

Navigating The Grocery Store: Simplifying Your Grocery Shopping

Kate Simpson, our health coach, shares some tips on how to simplify your grocery shopping experience while following a Paleo Diet.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
November 12, 2020

Constructing The Ideal Paleo Plate

Transitioning to paleo? Remember, the formula for constructing the ideal paleo plate includes protein, vegetable, fat, and flavor!
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
November 4, 2020

The Slow Transition to Paleo

Learn how to build a foundation leading up to your 30-day paleo reset so you have the best chance of being successful!
Health & FitnessRecipes
October 6, 2020

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe

Tis the season for everything pumpkin. That's what inspired to me to come up with this SUPER YUMMY Pumpkin Pie Smoothie post work-out. Enjoy!
Health & Fitness
September 24, 2020

Autoimmunity, Pain, and More – 5 Conditions Low Dose Naltrexone Can Help Treat

Low dose Naltrexone can benefit a number of unexpected conditions. Let's discuss what some of them are...
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
September 17, 2020

Case Study: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Here's an interesting case of Hashimoto's thyroiditis of a 36-year-old woman who came to see me many years ago now.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
September 10, 2020

Detox With Your Doctor

It's really important to periodically restore the body's ability to cleanse itself and eliminate toxins. Here's how you can accomplish that.
Health & Fitness
September 7, 2020

How Your Immune System Works – A Basic Primer

With all of the information swarming around recently regarding immunity, it seemed like a primer on the immune system might be helpful!
Health & FitnessRecipes
September 1, 2020

Chewy Paleo Granola

This recipe for Chewy Paleo Granola has versatile base of nuts, seeds, and fruits that offers you the opportunity to add in whatever you like!
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
August 14, 2020

Case Study: High Cholesterol

In today's Functional Health Minute, I'm going to go over a case study of reversing high cholesterol with diet changes.
Health & Fitness
August 5, 2020

Key Nutritional Supplements to Help Your Immune System Fight Viral Infections

Here are some supplements to help your body ability fend off or prevent viral illness if exposed and what to take in the event you do feel ill.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
July 29, 2020

6 Acupressure Points for Immune Support

Dr. Fred Russek, who specializes in medical acupuncture, demonstrates 6 acupressure points that you can apply to yourself anytime and anywhere!
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June 30, 2020

Chocolate Mint Smoothie with Coconut Whip

This Healthy Chocolate Mint Smoothie with Coconut Whip is the perfect refreshment after a long workout or as a special treat on a warm summer day. Enjoy! Chocolate Mint Smoothie…
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June 11, 2020

Case Report: The Functional Medicine Approach to Type 2 Diabetes

I wanted to take the time to present a case of type 2 diabetes and how I went about treating it using the Functional Medicine approach.
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May 21, 2020

How To Properly Use Gloves for PPE

After you're done wearing your gloves, there's a proper way to dispose of them. Do you know how? If not, be sure to watch this demonstration!
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May 14, 2020

How Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affects the Digestive System

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term that describes autoimmune diseases of the gut. But what causes these diseases?
Remote Vital Sign MonitoringDr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
May 7, 2020

Remote Vital Sign Monitoring

We are now offering remote vital sign monitoring! This system helps alert us to subtle changes in your physiology so we can start treatment faster.
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May 6, 2020

How to Properly Wear a Mask

There are a lot of places that have been asking people to wear masks. That's why I wanted to take a quick minute to shoot a video on how to…
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May 1, 2020

Testing for Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins may be the hidden cause of your suppressed immune system. Fortunately, there are some tests we can perform to test for these metabolites.
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April 27, 2020

Environmental Toxins Testing

Identifying if environmental toxins are autoimmune triggers can help you take back control of your health. Here's how environmental toxin testing can help.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update 4-6-2020

I want to talk about what lifestyle factors to consider and other items of consideration in order to improve your immune system.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Precautions and Prevention Update 3-21-2020

I wanted to summarize a list of prevention and precautionary protocols you can follow in order to help protect yourself and loved ones against COVID-19.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Supplement Update 3-21-2020

As new information becomes available regarding COVID-19, we increase our understanding and can hone in on recommendations suited for maintaining optimal health.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
March 21, 2020

How Arizona Wellness Medicine is Helping to Prevent Community Spread 3-21-2020

Because our main goal is of course to provide excellent patient care and service to you, we've implemented several new policies.
Dr. Em's Functional Health MinutesHealth & FitnessVideo Audio
March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics Update 3-21-2020

Here is what we know about COVID-19 as of Saturday, March 21st.
Health & Fitness
March 18, 2020

Common Causes of Thyroid Disease. Do You Have an Autoimmune Disease of the Thyroid?

Your thyroid is a powerhouse, the unsung hero of your endocrine system. So when it goes wrong, the results can be profound!