Your Gut Microbiome & Health

Your Gut Microbiome & Health

Not a day goes by without a paper about our gut microbiome, the 100 trillion bacteria that inhabit our gut and the rest of our body. Increasing research suggests that the colonies of bacteria and other microbes in our gut may play a very important role in health and...
Functional, integrative and lifestyle medicine?

Functional, integrative and lifestyle medicine?

If you’re confused, you’re not alone! These concepts are all relatively new and overlap a lot, so sometimes the lines blur, but here are the differences: Let’s start with integrative medicine because it’s more of an umbrella term. In short, it’s a complementary...
Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. It is a cancer most often found after the fifth decade of life. It can present earlier when you have a family history of familial polyps or hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer. As such,...