Energy and nutrients from food are the raw materials for hormone production. Without enough raw materials your body will prioritize making “survival hormones” (a.k.a stress hormones) like cortisol which is a key factor in hormone imbalances. A practical example of this is cholesterol which is the precursor of almost every major hormone in the body.
IV Nutrition Therapy is something that we’ve been wanting to implement within LifeWorks Integrative Health for the last 10, 11 years. Now it’s become more of a demand, and necessity than it has ever before because of how inflamed and how toxic many of the patients coming in are. We say that because the GI tract is extremely inflamed to the point that the oral administration of nutrients and things that we’ve done in the past and had good success on,
A very common question is, “Do IVs hurt?” We can confidently tell you that IV Nutrition Therapy does not hurt. The most painful part of getting an IV is really just getting the needle stuck into the vein, which for any of you that have had a blood draw that’s essentially what it feels like.
IV Nutrition Therapies are pretty cutting edge, in the sense of what we’re providing from a nutraceutical standpoint. People ask, “Is it safe? My doctor hasn’t ever heard of this.” The answer is they’re extremely safe. Infusions are done by trained professionals. We’ve all been to certification courses and spent countless hours trying to understand the most safe,
How long does an IV infusion take? Well, it depends. IV infusions can take anywhere from five minutes if we’re just doing a simple push with a Mini Myers cocktail of some sort, or just some simple B vitamins. So, we would put that in a syringe and just push it in over a five,
Do you know there are actually four phases to a women’s 28-day cycle? Many women are only aware of the ovulation and menstrual phase or basically, when you can get pregnant and when you bleed. Well, ladies… there is more happening than only those two phases and you need to know about it.
There are many reasons to be aware of these phases and track your cycle beyond just fertility.
LifeWorks Integrative Health is your resource for premier root cause-based medicine, also known as functional medicine. Functional medicine represents a return to the roots of the modern scientific-based approach to health and wellness, where the practitioner continues asking why the disease is occurring rather than only what medication or treatment can affect the symptoms.
Diabetes: Cause and Cure on the End of Your Fork
There are not many situations where the cause and the cure are wrapped in the same package, but when it comes to diabetes, the foods we consume are both the cause of diabetes and the cure for it. Yet the diabetes statistics continue to soar.
Hypochlorhydria, or low stomach acid, is arguably the most common GI condition in the US. It may seem small and inconsequential. It may seem silly to even put a name to it. But, it hides. It lurks, and it worsens. It is far too often ignored and disregarded. But it is the source, the cause,
GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS: SYMPTOMS AND NATURAL SOLUTIONS
It is estimated that approximately 700,000 gallbladders are removed each year. It is now rivaling hysterectomies in the number of procedures performed each year. The surgical removal of the gallbladder is a cholecystectomy. The frequency of this surgery is up from 500,000, on average, the years prior to the laparoscopic technique being introduced in the 1990’s.