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Is the “Cortisol Steal” concept leading you astray? Tell it like it Really Is!

October 26, 2017 | 2 Comments | SAFM Team

This is a common practitioner mistake!  Sometimes a miss in fundamental understanding.  And many times just a misspeak that might confuse (or even demoralize) your patients and clients. (Alas, I used to do this too.) I walked into my friend, Dr. Jeff Gladd’s, office this past Thursday and (literally) saw “the writing on the wall”. […]

The Most Powerful Pearls in Everyday Labwork

October 18, 2017 | 155 Comments | SAFM Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this webinar and THESE POWERFUL IDEAS with you.  Labwork can be a key puzzle-piece in helping you to use functional medicine science to identify root causes of your patients’ challenges.  As we often say at SAFM, if you’re truly unsure, then Test, Don’t Guess.   However, labwork is only […]

Low Thyroid Function and Estrogen Dominance

October 13, 2017 | 8 Comments | SAFM Team

Here’s a powerful tip that will help you to support many women who seek help via a functional medicine perspective:  Be on the lookout for symptoms of low thyroid function in those who have estrogen dominance.  We talk often in our classes about the epidemic of undiagnosed hypothyroidism.  This epidemic stems from many causes…reliance on an […]

Adrenal and Thyroid Revisited: Pearls You Need to Know

October 2, 2017 | 76 Comments | SAFM Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this webinar and THESE POWERFUL IDEAS with you. No matter what they do, your clients struggle with low energy, perhaps weight gain, fatigue, feeling cold, and maybe elevated LDL cholesterol? They are likely among the millions who suffer from poor thyroid function, usually in partnership with adrenal gland […]

Thiamine, Magnesium and Alcohol

August 8, 2017 | 6 Comments | SAFM Team

A Quick Clinical Tip of the day! Thiamine, Magnesium, and Alcohol. We all have clients who over-consume alcohol. They don’t identify as alcoholics and don’t exhibit overtly dysfunctional or addictive behavior. However, regular alcohol intake (usually daily) can cause serious nutrient depletion in some people, *even if they aren’t consuming much at a time*. In […]

All about Gut Health Interconnectedness and it’s Effects on the Rest of the Body

June 26, 2017 | 57 Comments | SAFM Team

Join Tracy LIVE on Facebook Feb. 8! Be sure to take advantage of this free training opportunity: Gut Health Interconnectedness. Some of the stealthy ways the gut affects the rest of the body may surprise you! She will cover a few functional medicine basics but also some unexpected connections such as: Insidious Gut connections to Fibromyalgia, Chronic […]

Why They Keep Coming Back: Education, but in a Certain Way!

June 25, 2017 | 2 Comments | SAFM Team

In my experience, there are three things that our patients and clients most want from us over the long haul.  Sure, they want to feel better.  And sooner rather than later!  But the *way* in which we support them – and the value we keep giving them *after* they start feeling better – is critical as […]

Toxicity Truths – Powerful Functional Medicine Insight

June 10, 2017 | 49 Comments | SAFM Team

It’s definitely one of the most common, true root causes of disease:  Toxicity. In today’s modern “better living through chemistry” world, we may be exposed to more toxic threats on a daily basis than early man had to deal with over a year – or even a lifetime.   Toxicity is an important functional medicine […]

Glyphosate Toxicity: Why You Should Worry

June 3, 2017 | 12 Comments | Shannon Vanasse

What’s the impact of not being regularly in touch with your potential new patient/clients? Likely big, missed opportunities. What about being in touch with saccharine “everyday”, generic wellness guidance that people can get anywhere? Almost as bad! It’s a mistake I see many practitioners of all types make on a regular basis.  If you want […]

True Root Causes of Dis-Ease: Functional Medicine Fundamentals

May 9, 2017 | 17 Comments | SAFM Team

I am so glad you are here! Welcome to this Powerful, Pearl-packed, Four-webinar, Free Training Series on functional medicine fundamentals.  In terms of clinical knowledge, you need to know that wildly (vs. mildly) satisfying your patients and clients requires an initial focus on two key priorities: Rapid Relief   (to galvanize their belief that they […]