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Considerations for Neuropathic Pain

In this video, Lisa Portera-Perry, DC, IFMCP, shares important mediators to consider for patients with neuropathic pain. Factors like blood sugar can make a difference in the ongoing experience and progression of nerve-related pain.

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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

When diagnosing and treating PMDD, IFM educator Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC, IFMCP, looks at several factors that may contribute to the severity of symptoms.

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One Clinician’s Take on Factors That Contribute to Depression Symptoms

Helping patients with depression can help with many other aspects of health. In this video, Kristi Hughes, ND, IFMCP, shares the initial questions she asks, as well as her frontline intervention: nutrition.

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Reducing Chronic Disease Risk at Menopause Using Nutrition

The hormone fluctuations of perimenopause and menopause come with increased health risks for many patients. What is the role of nutrition in health promotion for these patients?

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Adjunct Therapies for Depression: More Treatment Options

When several different prescriptions for depression fail or the patient does not adhere to the prescribed treatment, the clinical encounter can seem as hopeless as the patient feels. Depression is a multi-factorial condition with a large number of potential antecedents and triggers. How can clinicians get to the root cause for an individual patient? What complementary therapies might enhance the patient’s standard of care?

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How LivingMatrix Can Help Improve Your Practice

LivingMatrix, a cloud-based, clinician-designed Functional Medicine platform, allows you to evaluate patients, create personalized, actionable care plans, and track health outcomes over time.

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IFM Governing Board of Directors Appoints Michael R. Bond, MA, MBA

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) announced today that Michael R. Bond, MA, MBA, has been elected to join IFM’s Board of Directors.

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Decreasing Migraine Frequency With Nutrition

Migraine and tension-type headaches are the most prevalent headache disorders, and migraine, specifically, is associated with other physical and psychiatric comorbidities like anxiety and depression. There are several nutritional factors that can help migraine sufferers in your clinical practice.

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Testosterone Treatments: Beyond Replacement

Testosterone supplementation is commonly used to treat testosterone deficiency. Exploring and addressing underlying causes and lifestyle interventions may also lead to desired results without the potential pitfalls.

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Toxins and Toxicants as Drivers of Disease

In this audio recording, Dan Lukaczer, ND, IFMCP, interviews Joseph Pizzorno, ND, on toxins and how passive exposure to toxins and toxicants affects many chronic diseases.

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Clinical Spotlight: An Interview With 2019 Linus Pauling Award Recipient Dr. Michael Stone

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, sits down with the 2019 Linus Pauling Award recipient P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP, to discuss Dr. Stone’s contributions to Functional Medicine, his research, and his foundations.

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Treating the Underlying Causes of Chronic Migraine

Chronic migraine is noted as the most common type of daily headache. A Functional Medicine perspective explores the root cause of chronic migraine and potential treatment strategies to improve a patient’s quality of life.

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