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Dry skin, hair, and brittle nails. And No testing

June 6, 2019 | No Comments | Greg Dawson

Hi Tracy, I have a couple of clients right now who have very dry skin, hair and brittle nails. Neither one has the budget for specialized testing. Both came to me for weight-loss. We have introduced a fish oil  and a biotin supplement. What specific tips can you give me for  understanding the interconnectedness and […]

What Can YOU Learn From Dr. Kelly’s Case?

May 31, 2019 | No Comments | Greg Dawson

  Good day to you! Today we continue the series of videos celebrating a few of our newly AFMC-certified practitioners – and key clinical pearls we can all take from their excellent case study assessments. Congratulations to Dr. Jean Kelly for her excellent work with a woman in her 20’s who was struggling with obesity, PCOS, severe […]

Getting to the Root of Itchy, Inflamed Skin, Chronic IBS, Eczema, and More!

May 23, 2019 | 3 Comments | SAFM Team

Congratulations to SAFM student and newly AFMC-certfiied practitioner, Diane!  We are celebrating her success with a client suffering from persistent inflamed and itchy skin, chronic bloating/constipation, eczema, joint pain, persistent weight gain, and more.  A veritable buffet of functional medicine interconnectedness!  Remember:  the skin outside the body is usually a reflection of balance (or lack […]

Kidney Myths and Truths for Practitioners

May 15, 2019 | 8 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 are regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. The information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. [Wanting to take your […]

Gray Hair Turning Back to Natural Color?

May 12, 2019 | No Comments | Greg Dawson

This is another sample entry from our Q&A Treasure Chest, a rich database of detailed case Q&A that our SAFM Semester students enjoy unlimited access to throughout their studies.  Unlimited access is included as part of our Core 101 Semester program. A question from a Practitioner Hi Tracy, Over the last few years I’ve noticed […]

Medication Cautions for Practitioners

April 23, 2019 | No Comments | SAFM 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 are regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. The information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. Are you confident in […]

Uncovering Restless Leg Syndrome Root Causes

April 4, 2019 | No Comments | Greg Dawson

 Thanks for joining us!  Check out the video first and then dive into the rich detail below. This week’s Clinical Tip shares 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 […]

Sunburn, Salmon, and Skin Healing

March 29, 2019 | 6 Comments | SAFM Team

Enjoy the video!  It’s a deep cut from our archives but still a powerful clinical pearl. As we enter the warmer months here in the US, many of our patients and clients will be looking for help avoiding sunburn while still savoring the beautiful weather.  As we all know, it’s obviously important to enjoy the […]

Rich Interconnectedness Between Alcohol and Sleep!

March 28, 2019 | No Comments | Greg Dawson

Have you ever wondered why some patients’ sleep is affected strongly by alcohol, while others isn’t? The interconnectedness between alcohol and poor sleep is a rich, important topic. Check out this clinical tip video for some “devil in the detail” that might surprise you! A couple of drinks helps with falling asleep but leaves you […]

Showing Your True Colors?

March 23, 2019 | 18 Comments | SAFM Team

I was visiting my Mom, my brother Rob, and his lovely wife Bonny in Memphis, TN this past weekend. Lots of fun.  Deeelicious food.  And a chance to see how spring is busting out in another part of the country. Usually epiphanies about life touch us in unexpected places.  Touchstone moments that can be easily lost […]