Is your IBS affecting your thyroid?

I notice that a high percentage of my thyroid patients also complain of digestive stress: gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, reflux and gut pain.  One patient who I have been working with and is becoming educated about the importance of gut health for proper thyroid function told her endocrinologist that she believed her IBS was connected […]

Sleep and the Winter Season

At Functional Health and Acupuncture Institute in Cherry Hill, NJ our mission is to help you recover from chronic pain and illness.  While there is a lot we can do to guide you and help you function better, all efforts will fall short of their potential if one critical factor is missing: adequate sleep.  This […]

Vitamin D: How Much is Enough?

The verdict is out. We are simply not getting enough Vitamin D. Vitamin D is crucial in every disease from inhibiting cancer and heart diseases to mental disease, recurrent infections, tooth loss, osteoporosis, narcolepsy and auto-immune disease. Unfortunately the reference range of Quest and Lab Corp is commonly 30 to 100 nanomols per liter (nmol/l), […]

3 Tips For Raising Kids Without Sugar

At Functional Health and Acupuncture Institute in Cherry Hill, NJ we strive to help you and your family live healthier lives. Getting rid of sugar is one of the most important things you can do for you and your family, yet parents often think it is impossible to raise kids without relying on sugary comfort […]

Gluten Matters: Getting the Right Testing

At the Functional Health and Acupuncture Institute in Cherry Hill, NJ, Educating you about understanding the root causes of disease is one of our missions.  These days you always hear about the dangers of gluten, and you see all kinds of gluten-free foods in the stores.  Yet the causative role of gluten in disease is […]