Functional Medicine approaches can improve a variety of health concerns by getting to the root diagnosis so that you can stop chasing symptoms and actually heal.
A late 50’s aged man came to me with many neurological health concerns. What he most wanted help with was weight loss.
- Dizzy spells that a neurologist had diagnosed as vestibular migraines.
- Chronic back pain
- Nerve pain in right leg that the neurologist couldn’t explain
- Throat spasms
- Brain fog
- Low mood
Testing: Cyrex Array 3, 4 and 5
Results: Autoimmune type reaction to enzyme produced in his brain in response to gluten (like celiac disease of the brain) likely causing Gluten Ataxia which results in brain inflammation from gluten exposure.
Treatment: Nutrient dense anti-inflammatory gluten free diet, supplements and foods to boost brain health.
Outcome: No more dizzy spells, weight loss, improved mood, drastic reduction in overall pain levels, improved mood, reports that treatment gave him his life back.
All case studies have been altered to allow for protection of privacy of the patient.