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Services 2018-05-16T10:19:13+00:00

Dr. Hennigar is a trained functional medicine practitioner and naturopathic doctor. She uses her knowledge and the experience she gained working through her own health issues to coach clients on their path to living their best life.

Read on to find out more about how she can help you streamline your life and optimize your health.

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Functional Medicine

Lifestyle, environment and genetics contribute to your health. We just haven’t genetically evolved fast enough to adapt to modern life. Surgery and medications keep us alive, but our quality of life is slowly being eroded by chronic disease. Today it is estimated that 50% of Americans have a chronic illness. A further 25% have two or more chronic diseases.

Functional medicine treats you as an individual by addressing the lifestyle you lead, the environment you live in and the genes that impact your health. Data collected when analyzing your test results and health history allow for targeted, personalized treatment plans. Root causes of your health conditions are identified and addressed so that symptoms are resolved, rather than suppressed.

With functional medicine, every symptom is a piece of your case puzzle. Believe me when I say that I want to hear about everything that is going on with your health. What you know about your health is a wealth of information and opportunity for us to truly help you reach your health goals.

Functional Medicine

Health oriented

Patient centered

Biochemical individuality

Holistic

Cost Effective

Looks at underlying causes of disease

Preventative approach

Conventional Medicine

Disease oriented

Doctor centered

Everyone is treated the same

Specialized

Expensive

Diagnosis based on symptoms

Early detection of disease

Functional Medicine Focuses

Digestive problems and gastrointestinal health issues

Therapeutic nutritional approaches

Stress management and sleep problems

Autoimmune diseases

Fatigue, low energy and poor sleep

Hormone imbalances including adrenal, thyroid and sex hormones

Cognitive and neurological disorders

Anxiety

Period cramps, fibroids, endometriosis and other women’s health conditions

Chronic vaginal infections like bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections

Fertility for both males and females

Unexplained health issues

Testing Dr. Hennigar Works With

Regular Blood Work -B12, Ferritin, Cholesterol etc.

Genova – Organix Acids Testing

Precision Analytical – DUTCH Hormone Testing

Cyrex Labs – Advanced Food Sensitivity and Autoimmune Screening

Stool Testing – various

SIBO Testing

Genetic Testing

Lyme and Co-Infection Testing

Nutritional Testing – various

Functional Medicine Readiness

  • Engagement: You’ve got to be ready. Ready to put yourself first, to reach for your goals and to shake up your health for the better. I’ve been there myself and as much as it can feel daunting, this is a key part of your success. Get real about why your want your health to improve, be it to play with your grandkids, climb a mountain, enjoy life or whatever you truly wish for. Be brave and know you deserve your own definition of health freedom and that it’s okay to hope for it and put yourself behind achieving it.

  • Evaluation: In your initial consult, you’ll be asked detailed questions about your perspective on your health, your health history and your goals. Tests will be ordered and relevant physical exams will carried out. The results of your evaluation will be used to create a comprehensive understanding of your health which I will explain to you in detail in your Case Review.

  • Enactment: Personalized functional medicine plans require investment from you and I to create a plan that will help you find your health freedom. The combination of powerful testing and thorough evaluation yields a treatment plan designed to get results. It will require exciting changes for which I am here to support you every step of the way.

  • Evolution: Medicine, like most things, is neither black nor white. Response to treatment is usually positive. Sometimes course corrections are needed. Your treatment plan will evolve based on how your respond to it and where we are in improving your health. Functional medicine looks to address as many layers at once as is reasonable. Functional medicine may be the key that finally unlocks your health and freedom. Are you ready?

WORKING WITH DR. HENNIGAR

Coaching

I empower brave women to overhaul their status quo and create the authentic next act of their life.

We all have a side of us that wants to remodel, shake things up, and burn the old to create the new. There is a pressure that builds up behind big decisions; like lava under the surface of the earth. If you’ve made a big change in your life, you’ll know this feeling. It’s inspiring, terrifying and undeniable. Maybe you daydream about changing your life in a huge way, but it seems daunting. Maybe you’ve taken the first steps to change but aren’t sure what to do next. Maybe you’ve made some changes but are noticing old patterns popping up again like burnout, taking on too much and falling into the busy trap.

The first thing I wanted to be was a volcanologist. Now, almost three decades later, I am still in love with powerful change in life and work. The irony is that we have more ability to create our own destiny than ever and we are paralyzed by it. We are bombarded by influencers pulling us in opposite directions. Ultimately, the experiences we’ve had in our lives affect the way we view ourselves and make decisions, without us even realizing it. So many of us get stuck thinking that we can’t change our lives or pursue our dreams. This is where I come in.

In my role as a functional medicine practitioner, I see the stress and ill health that living an inauthentic life creates. I’ve lived it too. I was overworking myself in a business that didn’t align with my goals. Despite knowing what I know, my health was slowly declining and I was suffering. Suffering truly is optional in this life. The changes are totally worth it and coaching gets you there faster. Now I am dedicated to helping my clients streamline, declutter, and focus their lives and businesses to achieve contentment, ease, and health.

When I work with clients, we go deep and set the stage for reworking how you think about yourself and your future. We get in touch with what is most important and move into action steps immediately. When we feel better, we do better. Optimal health of mind and body is the first freedom and the key to positive impact on our communities for generations to come.

Can you feel that pressure to change something? Feel free to reach out to me to chat and carve out some space to unpack what is on your mind. You never know where the journey will take you until you start.

WORKING WITH DR. HENNIGAR

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