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Key Reads for Progressive Practitioners

September 2, 2020 | 2 Comments | Greg Dawson

Do you have a list of books you recommend Practitioners read to enhance their knowledge and confidence? Always looking to improve my library and extend my learning.  Thanks! Yes, of course!  Here are some of my favorites: The Healthy Deviant by Pilar Gerasimo. Finally!  A book that deeply explores a truth we teach at SAFM every […]

SAFM Top 30 Clinical Pearls for Practitioners

August 26, 2020 | 2 Comments | Greg Dawson

This is a list I don’t want you to miss! It’s the SAFM Top 30 Clinical Pearls for Practitioners, a potent list of foundational, functional medicine truths that is constantly evolving. I suggest you print it out and have it handy – on your office wall or your desktop – for ready reference when you […]

Top Patterns of Disease: What Functional Practitioners Are Missing Most

August 19, 2020 | 164 Comments | Greg Dawson

Hi! Although you may already be a savvy practitioner, I am certain you will learn something new in this video about Top Patterns of Disease: What Functional Practitioners Are Missing Most. You’ll walk away with pages of notes and practical pearls you can use in your practice right away. Here are some of the things […]

Kidney Stones – Remedy and Recurrence

August 11, 2020 | 6 Comments | Marketing Team

(Another 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.) A question from a Practitioner: I have a client with obesity and challenges with blood sugar control. She has bursitis, […]

AFMC Certified Practitioner Celebration Series – MTHFR

July 25, 2020 | 2 Comments | Greg Dawson

  Good day to you! Today we continue to share videos celebrating a few of our newly AFMC-certified practitioners – and key clinical pearls we can all take from their excellent case study assessments. This one features a woman in her late 60’s who was looking for support to stop the progress of cardiovascular disease […]

Deep Dive on Cardiovascular Myths and Truths for Practitioners

July 15, 2020 | 194 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! Are you confident in your knowledge of Cardiovascular Myths & Truths, as seen through the functional medicine lens? Although you may already be a savvy practitioner, I am certain you will learn something new in this video. You’ll walk away with pages of notes and practical pearls you can use in your practice right […]

From 3 Drugs to None. Hypertension: Gone!‏

July 8, 2020 | 12 Comments | SAFM Team

I am celebrating yet another client (Jane) getting rid of her hypertension – from Three medications to None. Woohoo! What did we do?  Step-by-step, primarily 6 things, over about six months in total… Decreased her sodium intake?  Nope. But Jane did need more potassium.  In her cells.  She was eating enough potassium via fruits and vegetables, […]

Deep Dive on Beyond the Science: Practitioner Pitfalls and Best Practices

June 17, 2020 | 176 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! Are you confident in your knowledge of going Beyond the Science, as seen through the functional medicine lens? Although you may already be a savvy practitioner, I am certain you will learn something new in this video. You’ll walk away with pages of notes and practical pearls you can use in your practice right […]

Are You a Nocebo?

June 17, 2020 | No Comments | SAFM Team

Long regarded as a nuisance hurdle in pharmaceutical drug testing, the placebo effect is actually a powerful tool that can be harnessed and amplified. In the same way, a nocebo effect (that is, the expectation of a negative result) can turn uncertainty or fear and into dis-ease. In many ways, the Body follows the Mind. A […]

Deep Dive on Powerful Asthma Pearls for Practitioners

May 20, 2020 | 132 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! Are you confident in your knowledge of asthma, as seen through the functional medicine lens? Although you may already be a savvy practitioner, I am certain you will learn something new in this video. You’ll walk away with pages of notes and practical pearls you can use in your practice right away. Here are […]