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  You’ve decided to pursue functional medicine. Woohoo!! As a functional medicine success story – turned health coach myself, I can assure you, this is one of the best decisions you will ever make! But because I’ve been there myself, I know you might be feeling a strange mix of emotions right now: Hopeful… but…

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  You just finished your first appointment with a new patient. It went a little long (2 hours, yikes!) but you’re feeling good. The patient was agreeable and open to any suggestions you made – which was a good thing, because you had a LOT of suggestions. The next week you’re surprised to see their…

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In 2006, my son was two weeks from his third birthday when I learned the dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals/chemicals, how leaky his gut was, the gut-brain axis, the opportunistic gut pathogens, the vitamin and mineral deficiencies and the high inflammatory foods I had to remove. How in the world can a nearly 3-year-old…

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Autism has so much vengeance to it; it has so much force. I went to battle with it because that’s my personality. I’ll take a bull by the horns and I’ll wrestle it down to the ground. That’s what I tried to do with Autism, and it about killed me. I learned that if I…

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Functional Medicine’s philosophy is to go upstream and understand the initiators of chronic inflammation. These initiators, dietary, emotional, hidden sources of inflammation (gut pathogens, mold, heavy metal toxicity) create the symptoms we refer to as Autism. AUTISM REMISSION I deliberately used the word “remission”. The word “recovery” is thrown around like candy in the autism…

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