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Their Vitamin D Won’t Come Up?!

May 17, 2020 | 7 Comments | SAFM Team

Here at SAFM, we frequently affirm that the old adage “you are what you eat” is far from accurate.  Actually, our nutrition is what we eat, digest, absorb, convert to final forms, and get past the cell membrane (and where relevant, into a sensitive receptor!).  Nutrients don’t act independently.  This week’s clinical tip is an […]

Wide Awake to Stay at 4am?

May 7, 2020 | 12 Comments | SAFM 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: A 57 year old female client and I have been working together for 2 months. […]

Asthma, Allergies and Joint Pain

May 4, 2020 | 24 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: I have a 51 y/o client who has been seeing a naturopathic doctor for Asthma, Allergies, and […]

Powerful Depression Pearls for Practitioners

April 20, 2020 | 162 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! According to a survey released by the American Psychiatric Association, “More than one-third of Americans say the pandemic is having a ‘serious impact’ on their mental health.” How could it not? As savvy practitioners, we know the pandemic goes way beyond the physical. We are looking for the hallmarks in our clients – keeping […]

Exploring Anxiety through the Functional Medicine Lens: A Deep Dive for Practitioners

April 8, 2020 | 122 Comments | Marketing Team

Hi! In today’s pandemic environment and beyond, it’s important that we are also focused on the potentially devastating effects of chronic anxiety.  Especially for the lionshare of our patients and clients who are not personally wrestling with infections, their underlying chronic disease dynamics are otherwise likely worsening behind the scenes of this pandemic.  Sustained uncertainty […]

Where are the impressive, tipping point cases? TEDMED 2020 Conference Reflection

April 2, 2020 | No Comments | Marketing Team

It seems like a year ago given all that has transpired since! But just four weeks ago, I was privileged to attend the TEDMED 2020 conference in Boston. Interacting with some of the most open, progressive, and creative minds in the field of healthcare. This was a diverse collection of public health leaders, clinicians, researchers, […]

What You Might Not Be Hearing

March 28, 2020 | No Comments | Marketing Team

In this moment, our world is awash in information. Electronic connections are lit up brighter than ever before! In times like these, we endlessly seek certainty, and finding little, we try to quell our anxiety with more data. More opinions. More binge-watching. News, statistics, speculation, regulatory updates, more news, fear-mongering, political finger-pointing, conspiracy theories, yet […]

Important Practitioner Priorities for the Pandemic

March 20, 2020 | 14 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 Practitioner […]

Health Creation To-Do List

February 12, 2020 | 13 Comments | Greg Dawson

This is a list I share with all of my clients.  Typically one topic at a time during our working sessions together.  I customize the order depending on each person’s needs and what they are inspired to focus on.  Through the functional medicine lens, I believe these tenets Create Health for anyone.  Everyone.  Please feel […]

AFMC Certified Practitioner Celebration Series – Kara

February 6, 2020 | 2 Comments | Greg Dawson

  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 […]