What is Functional Medicine, and what is its relevance in modern healthcare?

HealthSpan vs Lifespan Ever pondered about the difference in lifespan vs health span? Although average life expectancy has increased dramatically in the last 100 years, this has not been accompanied by an  equivalent increase in healthy life expectancy (Source). Age-associated disease such as cardiovascular (i.e. stroke, heart attacks), type 2 diabetes, neurodegenerative (i.e. Alzheimer’s, Dementia,…

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The ultimate guide to going keto

Its health benefits and pitfalls, and how best to time it for maximum health effect A dive into what research says on its effects on hormones, ageing and weight loss The ketogenic diet (KD) has gained immense popularity during the last decade, primarily because of its successful short-term effect on weight loss, but also its…

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Infrared saunas- are they worth the hype?

With a long tradition of use in countries like Finland, sauna use has in the recent years become somewhat more mainstream due to its many purported health benefits. As a newer addition, infrared saunas have popped up in many health spas and clinics. But are infrared saunas all they are hyped up to be? First,…

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