Cognitive & Mental Health

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Functional Medicine Associates on Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Decline is of special interest to me. My grandad, who was the most awesome of fella’s, died from dementia and we watched him slowly lose his mind and faculties until he no longer remembered any of us.

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Functional Medicine Associates on How Stress Alters The Foods We Choose

What if you were told that some of your food preferences were not under your conscious control but rather were an evolutionary response to stress in the environment, a response to potential hard times like famine or winter?

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Functional Medicine Associates on How Taking Care Of Your Gums Reduces Alzheimers Risk

There is lots of talk in medicine about making our borders with the outside world safe. These bodily borders are where we get the opportunity to talk to and sample “outside” and for most of the time it can be a pretty scary world out there.

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Functional Medicine Associates on How A Marathon Induced Depression

“Scientists are beginning to link our psychology to our physiology and so it is that depression has recently been connected with gastrointestinal dysfunction. Functional medicine practitioner Pete Williams shares his intriguing case of a depressed marathon runner, in which he eloquently demonstrates functional practice”

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Functional Medicine Associates and Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory has infinite power. It defines who we are. It gives us our individuality and sense of self.

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A Marathon induced depression

This is the case of a formerly robust 32-year-old female investment banker, whose health declined after completing her fifth marathon.

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The Effects of Stress on The Body & How to Reduce Stress

Stress has been classified as the health epidemic of the 21st century. In this article we will outline the health outcomes of stress and how to reduce stress.

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5 top mental health tips from a functional medicine expert

Within this article I will outline 5 simple mental health tips for you to follow in order to boost your wellbeing.