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Give Your Fatigued Patients Their Energy Back

One-fifth of primary care visits involve fatigue as a symptom. For your patients with fatigue, knowing the cause is immensely helpful in directing the appropriate treatment, and for many people, the issue can be traced to mitochondrial function.

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A White House Physician’s Journey Into Functional Medicine

LeadHealth Medical Director Robert G. Darling, MD, shares his Functional Medicine journey. Read More
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Solutions to Address Compliance Issues

The more doctors face increasing administrative demands, the more the onus is placed on patients to self-manage the sometimes intensive treatments needed to address chronic diseases. It should not be too surprising then that patient compliance for such interventions is pretty low.

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Talking To Patients About Toxins

What simple interventions work to encourage biotransformation and reduce the side effects of chronic toxin exposure? Why is cysteine so important for detoxification? IFM Director of Medical Education Dan Lukaczer, ND, interviews Joseph Pizzorno, ND, on the health effects of long-term toxin exposure and what clinicians can do to help patients with toxin-related illnesses. Read More