Category «Functional Medicine»

Group Visits at Healing Unleashed

Healing Unleashed is excited about the opportunities that group visits can bring to all of our patients who are very committed to their health but sometimes just need a gentle nudge to get started and stay on track.   There is a long history in medicine of using group visits to improve positive health outcomes …

Meditation with Dr B

Heart Center Meditation I will teach you a heart center meditation that I first learned from one of my spiritual teachers, Dr. Brugh Joy. We start with what is called a moudra, something that moves energy in the body. The heart moudra involves placing the right hand over the heart center chakra, then left hand …

Are Your Adrenals Stressed?

Understanding The Effects of Stress We are wondrously created with fully integrated biological systems.  Let’s try to understand these systems.  That’s what functional medicine is all about.  There are many feedback mechanisms that control our endocrine system. Sitting on top of our kidneys are 2 small glands, the adrenal glands that control our responses to …

Important COVID-19 Recommendations

Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) Recommendations The IFM has recommended a variety of natural supplements that may have an impact on the immune response to CORVID 19 infection.  These are well-researched recommendations, and I feel comfortable in making this list available to you. If you or family members are sick with early symptoms of this …

Common Sense Approach to the Coronavirus

All of you are aware of the recent outbreak and spread of Coronavirus or COVID-19. It is easy to fall into fear and anxiety because of the rapid news reports. Fear will not serve any of us so we at Healing Unleashed want to reassure you that there are definite steps you can take to …

Why Am I So Tired?

I haven’t exactly done statistics on this in my functional medicine practice, but I suspect that fatigue is probably one of the most common complaints of our new patients.  Sometimes their fatigue is so extreme that it is affecting work and family life.  The fatigue is often both physical and mental.  As a functional medicine …

Living True to Your Purpose

You may not realize that finding and living from your true life purpose is another aspect of wellness, health and vitality.  Whenever we are out of alignment with who we are at the core of our being, there is distress in our life – mind, body and spirit.  And this distress can cause excessive stress …

Snoring and Sleep Apnea…Common Bed Fellows

How many commercials have you heard about various devices to keep you from snoring?  Some of them are quite whimsical.  But, this is really not a “laughing matter.”  Let’s explore some ideas about why we snore, how to correct it, and the problem with undiagnosed sleep apnea. What causes snoring? Snoring is the loud noise …