Why Not Everyone Need Avoid Gluten?

Why Not Everyone Need Avoid Gluten?

The simple answer here is that not everyone has to avoid gluten. Gluten is however an inflammatory food and so some people have an issue with eating it or at least eating too much of it. The key may be in finding where your threshold lies. There is also the issue of...
Autoimmunity & Anxiety

Autoimmunity & Anxiety

One of the main concerns I see from people with autoimmunity is anxiety, but the reasons behind their anxiety can vary. This is an example of why it’s important to get to the root cause of the issue as functional medicine does. Let’s take a look at some of...
The Autoimmune Spectrum.

The Autoimmune Spectrum.

Autoimmunity isn’t a case of you have disease or you don’t, it’s a spectrum. There are different stages. Do you know where you lie on the spectrum? More importantly did you know that you can move both ways along the spectrum, forwards or backwards....
My Lab Tests Are Normal.

My Lab Tests Are Normal.

It’s amazing that this sort of thing still exists in medicine today, as though one lab test is the answer to everything. Your lab tests being ‘normal’… Does not mean that you are not struggling with symptoms. Does not mean that you are in good...