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Error in the Extremes: Practitioner Pitfalls in Black-and-White Thinking

October 30, 2019 | 80 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you. At SAFM we honor that scientific knowledge is always evolving. That’s why we regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. This information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. Are you confident in your […]

The Dangers of Low Cholesterol As We Age

October 24, 2019 | 11 Comments | SAFM Team

Cholesterol myths abound.  If you are a savvy practitioner, you already know that cholesterol isn’t an undesirable “evil” in the body.  It’s a critical, life-giving substance that the liver makes (much more than we would ever eat) to help the body to respond to the environment we ask it to thrive in each day.  Cholesterol […]

Using Functional Medicine to Overcome Obesity, PCOS, Joint Pain and Sleeplessness

October 16, 2019 | 1 Comment | SAFM Team

Congratulations to SAFM student and newly AFMC-certified practitioner, Thom!  We are celebrating his success with a client suffering from infertility, PCOS, extreme obesity, joint pain, and debilitating GI symptoms secondary to gastric sleeve surgery.  Another veritable buffet of functional medicine interconnectedness! After excellent support from Thom, this wildly satisfied client lost nearly 150 lbs (and […]

Downstream Drug Dysfunction: NSAIDs

October 3, 2019 | 3 Comments | SAFM Team

Some of the most potentially damaging or debilitating medications are not taken via prescription.  They are “over the counter” drugs, a category that many intelligent people assume is necessarily safe to use regularly.  Perhaps even in a daily preventive mode.  Which is, of course, not true!  If you’re going to use functional medicine know-how competently, […]

Acid Reflux Truths and Myths

October 2, 2019 | 25 Comments | rec1

This article is one I’ve shared with my own practice audience – an example of the powerful Education, Inspiration, and Empowerment you can bring your patients and clients.  This makes All the difference!  Our patients can understand What is actually at play (vs. giving them a diagnosis that is confusing or unclear) – Education How […]

Deep Dive on True Root Causes of Arthritis for Practitioners

September 23, 2019 | 87 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you. At SAFM we honor that scientific knowledge is always evolving. That’s why we regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. This information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. Are you confident in your […]

Rheumatoid and Osteo Arthritis and Much More: Where to Begin in THIS case?

September 20, 2019 | 9 Comments | SAFM Team

(This is a sample entry from our Q&A Treasure chest, a database with hundreds of entries to support students with their patient and client work.  Unlimited access is included as part of our Core 101 Semester program.) Student Question: This is a patient who is 67, Dx rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.  Renal reconstruction surgery at age 30 […]

Asthma, Allergies and Joint Pain

September 12, 2019 | 18 Comments | SAFM Team

(This is another rich, sample entry from our Q&A Treasure chest, a database with hundreds of entries to support students with their patient and client work.  Unlimited access is included as part of our Core 101 Semester program.) Student Question: Tracy, I have a 51 y/o client who has been seeing a naturopathic doctor for Asthma, Allergies, […]

What can YOU learn from Julie’s case?

September 4, 2019 | 4 Comments | SAFM Team

  Good day to you! Today we continue the series of videos celebrating a few of our AFMC-certified practitioners – and key clinical insights we can all take away from their excellent case study assessments. You will surely walk away with a string of pearls from this series.  In this video, look for key insights […]

True Root Causes of Dis-Ease for Practitioners

August 28, 2019 | 105 Comments | Greg Dawson

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you. At SAFM we honor that scientific knowledge is always evolving. That’s why we regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. This information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. [Want to take your practice […]