A Functional Medicine Approach to Endocrine & Hormone Imbalances

A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPROACH TO ENDOCRINE HEALTH & HORMONE IMBALANCES Many of our patients come to us after years of seeing multiple doctors for symptoms they are told (or made to feel) are in their head, or just “normal aging.” We are here to confirm for you that fatigue, mood swings, poor sleep, peri and [...]

Seminar – Women’s Health & Hormones

HAVE YOU EVER... Felt like your mood, periods, menopause, fatigue, brain fog, weight fluctuations, sex drive and/or digestion was out of your control? Missed a period or multiple periods for unexplained reasons? Tried to get pregnant and were unsuccessful? Suffered with cramps, bloating, acne, heavy bleeding, clotting before or during your period? Wondered if birth control was [...]


A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION Why Is Lab Testing So Important? At LifeWorks Integrative Health we are determined to get to the root cause of your symptoms because you deserve to live a life free of pain, suffering, and disease. This means we need to actually understand what is happening in your body. Laboratory [...]

Why Food Matters

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.

Balancing Hormones Naturally


Despite many common beliefs, you can have periods that are easy to manage during reproductive years and hardly notice the shift towards menopause. You don’t have to wait to fix your fertility, painful periods, mood swings, hot flashes, and poor sleep. There is a lot you can do right now to support your hormones,

Your Female Cycle Explained

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.

Seeking a Doctor for Hormonal Imbalance

If you are suffering a hormonal imbalance, it can be difficult to recognize that you may have a problem. A number of women may be aware that they feel off but they may have a difficult time putting their finger on the actual problem. Experiencing hormonal issues can cause a number of problems for a person in several aspects of a their lives.

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Autoimmune disease are complex diseases with a variety of possible causes or triggers. First, we will address the role of the thyroid in the body, what are autoimmune thyroid conditions, and how do they develop, and what treatment issues need to be addressed.

Second, we will look specifically at the role of gluten in autoimmune thyroid conditionsand why being gluten free is a significant part of treatment for autoimmune thyroid disorders like Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.