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Is Candida Causing My Health Issues? By Dr. Justin Marchegiani What is Candida? Candida can be at the root of chronic health issues, chronic fatigue, and digestive issues. It can also be a sign that there are deeper underlying problems, such as a parasitic disease (e.g.,... Read More
Detox 101: How to Enhance Your Body’s Detoxification By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Did you know your body is detoxifying all the time? It’s kind of a misnomer to say you are going to “detox” your system; it does this naturally. However, there are ways to up-regulate detoxification and... Read More
How to Treat Gut Infections: Antibiotics or Natural Herbs? By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Gut infections are common, and they can prohibit healing and cause a leaky gut. They must be treated to keep the body healthy, but are antibiotics the right choice for you? For some serious infections, antibiotics... Read More
Why You Keep Getting Sick, and What You Can Do about Those Flu Symptoms | Part 1 By Dr. Justin Marchegiani When most people start to get sick, they feel the flu symptoms start to come on, it's easy to feel paralyzed regarding what to do next. The common phrase, "Hold on tight and enjoy the ride!"... Read More
Adrenal Fatigue Treatment and Symptoms | A Brain Problem By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Adrenal fatigue is one of those catch-all terms in the functional medicine and paleo community. Let’s dig a little deeper into adrenal fatigue and adrenal-fatigue treatment. Adrenal-fatigue symptoms include the following: Dizzy when standing up fast... Read More
The Good, Bad, and the Ugly of Your Gut Bacteria  By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Did you know that the bacteria in your gut has a huge effect on your immune system? Your gut houses 70% of your immune system. Gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) reside... Read More
Why You Keep Getting Sick, and How to Boost Your Immune System | Part 2 By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Outside of  taking antibiotics for an infection or Tylenol for a fever, most people don't have many alternatives for how to boost their immune system. There are many immune-boosting supplements out there. My goal is to... Read More
Do You Have Symptoms of Anemia? Depression, Fatigue, and Leaky Gut By Dr Justin Machegiani Three general types of nutritional anemia. Iron This is hypochromic microcytic anemia. B vitamins (B12, folate, and B6) Especially in normochromic macrocytic anemia (megaloblastic) Pernicious anemia This is caused by an autoimmune disease in the stomach affecting... Read More
Paleo Apple Crisp Grain – Free Dessert By Dr. Justin Marchegiani This Paleo apple crisp recipe is amazingly simple, tastes great, and even leaves you feeling good after you eat it!  I am always a big fan of using whole-food ingredients (things you can pronounce) that provide good... Read More
Functional Thyroid Lab Testing By Dr. Justin Marchegiani I see patients all the time in my practice who tell me they have low thyroid symptoms, like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, depression, cold hands, and cold feet. If the TSH test doesn't show up... Read More
Blood Sugar and Hormone Stress By Dr. Justin Marchegiani More than one-third of the country has a condition known as metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome has some important features that are seen in nearly all cases, and these are blood-sugar imbalances and insulin resistance. When blood sugar... Read More
How to Use Resistant Starch to Improve Your Gut Health By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Introduction to Resistant Starch With resistant starch, we have two main kinds regarding our application. Type II: Unripened banana flour Type III: Cooled potato flour The banana flour is great and is what I personally use... Read More