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COVID-19: A Whole-Body Disease.

COVID-19: A Whole-Body Disease.

Tips for reducing risk and coping with the future unknowns. Pete Williams - Founder of Functional Medicine Associates Autumn is a time of change, even more so in these uncertain times of COVID-19 - now known as a disease not just of the lungs but a disease that...

Functional Medicine – Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Functional Medicine?  Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual. What does a Functional Medicine Practitioner do? A functional medicine practitioner views each...

Functional Medicine on Sleep Deprivation

Functional Medicine on Sleep Deprivation

Functional Medicine: Sleep Deprivation Ok, I know it sounds a little left field but in the near future this will be normal practise in corporate wellness programmes. So, before your HR directors have a beat street breakdown, let me indulge you with my experiences of...

What’s pain got to do with it?

What’s pain got to do with it?

Our resident pain expert Deirdre Nazareth shares her knowledge and insight on the subject of pain. With an MSc in Pain Neuroscience from King’s College London Deirdre hopes to shed some light on why we experience pain the way we do and how understanding pain a little...

A Marathon induced depression

A Marathon induced depression

This is an abridged version of an article that was originally published in FSN Magazine in November 2017… This is the case of a formerly robust 32-year-old female investment banker, whose health declined after completing her fifth marathon. The case study was...

The Concise Guide to Executive Health in 2020

The Concise Guide to Executive Health in 2020

We recently produced a guide in two parts for executive health as we move into a new decade. However, we know a lot of executives are busy so we thought it would be worth highlighting the points raised in a concise read too. 1) You will need to supplement your diet:...

The “Top 10” guide to Executive Health in 2020 – Part 2

The “Top 10” guide to Executive Health in 2020 – Part 2

Introduction and Background: At Functional Medicine Associates it is our job to stay at the forefront of science. We have had over 20 years of working with Executives and Organisations on corporate wellness programmes. This work has given us the opportunity to apply...

The “ Top 10 ” guide to Executive Health for 2020

The “ Top 10 ” guide to Executive Health for 2020

Part 1 Introduction and Background: As executives we exist in a high pressure, fast-paced, “executive world”; a world that we have created ourselves, a world in which we are being constantly overstimulated. Our genes, our body, have not adapted to cope with the...

Help with the Hangover

Help with the Hangover

Advice that saves business hours and bodies From Functional Medicine Associates With the “Christmas drinks” season rapidly approaching, it’s a great time of year to wind down and re-connect with friends, family and the tribe at work. There is real value to these...

Functional Medicine Associates and Alzheimer’s Disease

Functional Medicine Associates and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Memory has infinite power. It defines who we are. It gives us our individuality and sense of self. It can change who we are and our reality. Memories of the past help us make sense of our present and consider the future. It is defined by our...

Functional Medicine on SIBO

Functional Medicine on SIBO

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) Everything you need to know Do you feel uncomfortable within hours of eating a meal? Does your stomach get so bloated that you feel you have to unbutton your trousers? Do you regularly wake up with a flat stomach and by the...

Functional Medicine on Gut Flora

Functional Medicine on Gut Flora

Why Do We Need To Increase Microbial Diversity Science suggests that increasing microbial diversity may well be good for health. Why is this? I think of it like this – Imagine good microbial diversity as a rainforest which has a very diverse ecosystem. Our...

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