Stage 1 Adrenal Exhaustion

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STAGE 1 Adrenal Exhaustion   The following will explain Stage 1 Adrenal Exhaustion. It will let you know which supplements you should be taking based on those results and recommend both diet and lifestyle considerations that will improve your overall health.  However, for specific recommendations and dosages, you should speak with a practitioner.   If you follow the recommended supplement … Read More

Adrenal Exhaustion Stage 2

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STAGE 2 Adrenal Exhaustion The following will explain Stage 2 Adrenal Exhaustion. It will let you know which supplements you should be taking based on those results and recommend diet and lifestyle considerations that will improve your overall health.  However, for specific recommendations and dosages, you should speak with a practitioner. If you follow the recommended supplement protocol as well … Read More

Adrenal Exhaustion Stage 3

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STAGE 3 Adrenal Exhaustion The following will explain Stage 3 Adrenal Exhaustion. It will let you know which supplements you should be taking based on those results and recommend diet and lifestyle considerations that will improve your overall health.  However, for specific recommendations and dosages, you should speak with a practitioner. If you follow the recommended supplement protocol as well … Read More

Glycemic Control to Heal Chronic Fatigue

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How to Gain Glycemic Control   We have frequently been told that eating more complex carbohydrates than protein is healthy. However, it has been proven that an excess of carbohydrates to protein results in excess levels of insulin causing glycemic control issues. Excess levels of insulin cause adrenal stress, including hypoglycemia. In order to normalize blood sugar, the adrenals have … Read More

What You Need for Awesome Health

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Is your schedule packed with holiday gatherings? Do evenings with family, friends, and coworkers dominate your December? Have you made a list (and checked it twice) to make sure that these events fall anywhere other than the week of your period? If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone! Find out what you need for awesome health every day of the … Read More

How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” background_color=”#ffffff” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” use_custom_gutter=”off” padding_mobile=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” make_equal=”off” parallax_1=”off” parallax_method_1=”off” column_padding_mobile=”on”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Have you been told that you have high blood pressure? Often one of the few vitals taken consistently at the doctor’s office, this simple measurement has a significant impact on our … Read More

Functional Medicine Proven Effective by the Mayo Clinic

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My mentor, Dr. Kalish, published his joint research study conducted in conjunction with the Mayo Clinic in May 2016.  This is the first step in proving that both Functional Medicine and the Kalish Method are effective.  There has been great progress in resolving gastrointestinal pathogens, stress markers (hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal: HPA Axis) and also stress symptoms (depression, fatigue, anger, tension, confusion). Functional … Read More

The Secret to Treating Depression

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Depression is a worldwide epidemic. In America, over 16 million adults struggle with this condition. Antidepressants are the third most common medication taken in our nation, with a laundry list of side-effects that many are unaware of. They also have an increased suicide risk! Thankfully, functional medicine has uncovered a better solution with absolutely no risk and no side-effects! What … Read More

Investigate Your Health

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What does it mean to investigate your health? We have all heard the stories, maybe from a close friend or a co-worker. It’s usually someone young who on the outside appears to be in good health.  All of a sudden they experience symptoms like insomnia, bloating, or maybe loss of their sex drive. They call their family doctor, schedule a … Read More

Stretch to Win Interview

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Here is an interview with Chris Frederick, one of the founders of Stretch to Win. Below, he interviews me about functional medicine and functional diagnostic nutrition. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video src=”https://youtu.be/0A1SUaK3ChI” image_src=”//i.ytimg.com/vi/0A1SUaK3ChI/hqdefault.jpg” admin_label=”Video”][/et_pb_video][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section] Rich JacobsRich Jacobs is a Board Certified Integrative and Functional Nutrition Practitioner who specializes in resolving gut, insomnia, low libido, fatigue and … Read More