Dr. Jessica Hehmeyer’s life work is empowering individuals to create and sustain radical breakthroughs in health and vitality through educating patients, clients, and audiences on the targeted and science-based natural interventions of Functional Medicine. In her one-on-one counseling, she identifies the root cause of symptoms and conditions, employing food, botanicals, and lifestyle as medicine to tap into the body’s tremendous ability to heal. As a speaker, she provides audiences with meaningful information and facilitates conversations that allow individuals to take immediate action to forward their commitment to health.
In addition to her clinical, academic, and research-based knowledge, Dr. Hehmeyer understands the challenges people face when transforming decades-old habits. To this end, she walks individuals and audiences through a process to address the four fundamental aspects of producing and sustaining results: inspiration, information, strategy, and practice.
Individuals and groups often seek her care and expertise for hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes and pre-diabetes, sustained weight optimization, irritable bowel syndrome, general digestive distress, migraines, and autoimmune disorders.
Dr. Hehmeyer received her doctorate in chiropractic medicine from National University of Health Sciences, Master of Science in human nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States, and Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Los Angeles. She is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP), a licensed dietitian nutritionist (LDN), and a certified nutrition specialist (CNS), and she has learned from various physicians at the forefront of Functional Medicine, including Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, and Dr. Datis Kharrazian. Prior to attending graduate school, she established herself as an expert in the fitness industry as a certified yoga instructor and master level certified SuperSlow high intensity strength trainer. Dr. Hehmeyer was a founder and managing partner of the first high intensity personal strength training facility in Chicago, CityWide SuperSlow (CWSS). She continues to “practice what she preaches.” In her spare time, you will find her doing yoga with her husband, hitting the weights at CWSS, or preparing a beautiful, healthy meal for loved ones.