New Year’s Challenge: Lose Weight By Getting Rid Of Chronic Inflammation

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Remove common inflammatory foods from your diet for at least 2-6 weeks so you’ll know how they are affecting you. These foods are: gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, corn, added sugar, artificial colors/sweeteners, all grains, caffeine, and alcohol. These foods can compromise your immune system and create hidden inflammation.

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Functional Medicine: Find the CAUSE of Your Symptoms

Functional medicine is a holistic approach to patient care. While traditional medicine has a focus on a specific disease diagnosis as the end state, functional medicine looks to find the underlying causes for those disease symptoms. For example, a conventional doctor may stop after writing a prescription of an anti-depressant after diagnosing depression, their job is done. The functional medicine doctor will look for the underlying causes of the depression by taking extra time listening to patient histories, ordering specialty metabolic and nutritional lab work, and looking at the complex interactions among genetic, environmental, nutritional, metabolic, diets and lifestyle factors that influence long term health and chronic diseases. – See more at: http://www.drhirani.com/about/functional-medicine/#sthash.4i1d1a3X.dpuf

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Do you have chronic fatigue, joint aches, headaches, digestive issues, and/or weight gain? Do all your blood tests come back “normal” but you are still suffering. There is an answer. Functional medicine.

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