The rise of COVID-19 has propelled virtual communications into the spotlight. This is especially true for medical practices that are on the front line of combatting the pandemic. Both sick and well patients who need medical assistance can take advantage of Telemedicine Consultations from in2GREAT Functional Medicine. Telemedicine support for functional medicine in Kansas City is the latest innovation we offer to help area residents protect and improve their personal health.
Winter is here and that means cold and flu season. Add that to our ongoing struggle with COVID-19. Each season presents its own health challenges and winter typically has more than its share. Keep healthy this winter and holiday season with seasonal health advice from your in2GREAT functional medicine doctor in Kansas City.
Winter Health Risks
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What Tests Do Functional Medicine Doctors Do?
Functional medicine seeks to get to the root cause of complex medical problems. In order to do this, a Kansas City functional medicine doctor at in2GREAT will perform laboratory testing. Your current symptoms and complete medical history, obtained during your initial consultation, help our in2GREAT team determine what tests may be needed.
We come into contact with environmental toxins every day. Not only that, but our body’s processes create byproducts that are toxic as well. You might think that the only way to get rid of these toxins is to “do a detox”.
Did you know that your body already has detox systems of its own?
Hashimoto’s Disease is a condition in which your body’s immune system attacks your thyroid gland as if it were a harmful intruder. This malfunction is a direct attack on your endocrine system, which produces many hormones that control bodily functions. In2GREAT Functional and Integrative Health is your Hashimoto’s Disease doctor in Kansas City when you need a functional medicine approach.
In this day of heightened awareness concerning viruses and communicable disease, efforts to strengthen your immune system are always welcome. In2GREAT Functional and Integrative Health in Kansas City suggests these four top ways to strengthen your immune system for better health and a better life.
Focus on Food
Giving your body more if what it needs is always a prescription for better health,
Let’s chat about detoxing. You might have preconceived beliefs that “detoxing” doesn’t really work. You might think it’s overrated or just a fad. This article will address the issues with detoxing and tell you the functional medicine approach to detoxing to optimize your health.
Detox used to mean many things, which may be part of the reason there is some confusion.
Whole person healthcare can bring vibrancy and energy to your life. This is the goal of functional medicine. If you are tired of wasting time at different doctor’s offices without getting a solid diagnosis or real relief, perhaps it’s time to try a functional medicine approach to your health issues. But how do you find a functional medicine doctor in Kansas City?
The gallbladder is a forgotten organ in many people’s minds. Most people have no idea what it actually does, or even care for that matter. Gallbladder removal surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed in the US, many of which could be avoided by properly nourishing this vital organ. We DO need our gallbladder,
Fats have gotten a bad rap over the past couple of decades. Marketing pushes the idea that all fat is bad for us or that “fat will make us fat”. This is a myth! This low-fat fad (with no backed research) started in the 1960s and became even more popular by the 1980s when it was promoted by doctors,