Why I Don't Recommend Cascara and Senna for Detoxing

Extreme Fatigue – Amazing Evidence Says Functional Medicine Can Permanently Help

Unrelenting fatigue, even extreme fatigue, seems to affect us all at times.  I bet you don’t find it difficult to think of the last bout you had.  But let me ask you something.  Is your fatigue becoming less common or more common?  More common right.  Okay, since we agree on that, do you see your fatigue getting better in the near future or worse?  We both know the answer is worse.  But before you write me off for taking negative tone to the start our conversation, stick around.  I have a a lot of positive to share.

I see fatigue as one of the most frustrating symptoms a person can have.  It is linked to everything and nothing all at the same time.  Talk about confusion.  Fatigue is associated with literally almost every medical condition you can think of.  However, most people dealing with fatigue, don’t have a medical condition.  If you ask your doctor to look deeper into the cause of your fatigue, they don’t find anything and say it’s nothing to worry about.  Still, no answers concerning your fatigue.  Where does it end?

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Even Borderline Vitamin Deficiency Can Sabotage Your Motivation

The thief of your motivation and energy may be a simple vitamin deficiency.  Yet, is it fair to suggest that it is simple?  After all, it hardly seems logical to label something as simple when it is significant enough to change your entire day.  Think about it.  Are you going to be the best version of you with low motivation and energy.  Of course not!  Without you realizing it, a vitamin deficiency could be the primary reason you dread starting each day.

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Brain Fog: Is the Real Issue in Your Gut?

It might seem logical to think of brain fog as a brain issue.  However, is this really the case?  Brain fog affects us all at times, but where do you turn when you feel like you are living in a fog.  If your new normal is not being mentally quick on your feet, forgetting where you placed things or why you went into a room, it might be time to take a deeper look at the cause of brain fog.

The unfortunate truth is that brain fog is a complaint that is ignored or pushed to the side too often.  As frustrated patients often report to me, they were told that it was simply a sign of aging.  Some say that have been told that it was linked to depression.  Others say they are left with no answers or hope and to return for another visit if it gets worse.  This later is called watchful waiting.  I don’t know about you, but that does not invoke a sense of comfort to watch and see if something gets worse.

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5 Fatigue Myths You Don't Want to Believe, but Do

Top 3 Ways to Increase Motivation by Expert Doctors

Are you looking for ways to increase motivation?  If so, then you are a member of a much larger group than you probably realize.  Many people suffer from low motivation.  Often when I discuss this topic with patients, the response is that their motivation is not what it should be.  “I have to drag myself out of bed in the morning.”  “I have trouble getting the things that I need done every day completed.”  These are typical comments.

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