The Center for Functional Health Blog

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Is Your Gut Imbalance Affecting Your Skin?

Is Your Gut Imbalance Affecting Your Skin?

Healthy, glowing, wrinkle and blemish-free skin is something we take for granted when we’re young, but as we age, retaining that youthful glow becomes more challenging. This is partly the result of the natural aging process, and partly due to accumulated exposure to...

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How to Give Your Metabolism a Healthy Boost

How to Give Your Metabolism a Healthy Boost

If weight loss and a healthier lifestyle are at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions, you’re not alone. Many people start out the New Year vowing to drop some pounds – but not all succeed. This may be due to an under-functioning metabolism - the rate at...

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Heartburn and GERD: Get Right to the Cause and Feel Better

Heartburn and GERD: Get Right to the Cause and Feel Better

Heartburn and GERD can be extremely frustrating to deal with. Both are painful and debilitating, and always carry some anxiety since the symptoms can resemble a cardiac event. To further complicate matters, many traditional “cures” carry their own serious risks to...

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Healthy Brain Has Never Been More Important

Healthy Brain Has Never Been More Important

As the world emerges from what was for many a prolonged period of inactivity and stress, it’s not just our bodies that have become soft - our brains are inevitably affected too. Just as Dr. James Levine coined the term “sitting is the new smoking” to describe the...

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8 Simple Habits to Improve Your Digestion

8 Simple Habits to Improve Your Digestion

“After your meal, sit a while, and then walk a mile.” - Dr. Bernard JensenGood digestion. When it’s all working smoothly, we tend to take it for granted, but when things get out of balance it can quickly become all we think about. Heartburn, bloating, nausea, and...

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