Why Should I Detox?

Why Should I Detox?   Everybody loves to talk about “getting healthy” or making a lifestyle change. This may be cliche, but actions most definitely speak louder than words. Most of us know about the basics: Eat healthy foods &...

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Create Healthy Gut Flora

  PreBiotics and ProBiotics, Which is Which and What To Do? The truth of functional medicine and its approach is that we do a lot of work asking about, treating and learning about your digestive system.  Food is the foundation of what...

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Acne and Long Term Mask Wearing

  One of the unfortunate outcomes of the wide spreading wearing of masks throughout the day has been the negative effect on our skin.  The constant contact of the mask materials on our face, both to the front and sides, has resulted in a...

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The Health Benefits of Green Tea

A solid nutritional approach is always the best way to strengthen your immune system.  Traditional medicine has no pill, procedure or surgery which boosts the immune system.  However, green tea has been widely studied and shown to work as an...

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Obesity and the Rise of Processed Food in the 20th Century

  Between 1970 and today, the number of calories produced by the food industry in the United States has increased dramatically.  While that increase is a credit to improved production and distribution of food generally, it has also...

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Aging, Vitamin D and Muscle Loss

  Muscle weakness is a very common complaint for patients who are suffering from a vitamin D deficiency.  We most of think about the effect on our bones of insufficient Vitamin D, but muscles take a hit as well when that supplement is...

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Inflammation and MPO

Myeloperoxidase (MPO) is an enzyme stored in immune system cells known as neutrophils and macrophages.  MPO is released into your bloodstream in the setting of an inflammatory process. This fact that MPO is involved in the inflammatory process...

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Abdominal Breathing

  Abdominal breathing is a form of deep breathing and meditation. Rather than breathing in a way that makes your shoulders rise, the purpose of abdominal breathing is to pull the air down into the lungs by using the diaphragm. This action...

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Are you a couch potato? STOP in 2020

Several studies show sedentary behavior leads to low-grade inflammation Chronic low-grade inflammation contributes to your risk of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2D). Obesity is also considered a chronic inflammatory disease, as adipose...

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Could Your Gut health be affecting your skin?

Could your gut health be causing acne? Could it be making your acne worse? There was a little-known study published in 1930, yes 1930, linking anxiety and depression to GI tract function and microbes. The study was largely ignored until recently as...

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What is the MTFHR gene?

Contrary to how it looks, It is not a curse word. The MTFHR gene provides information needed for making the enzyme called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTFHR). This enzyme is required for processing amino acids The mutation of this gene results...

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Bring Back That Loving Feeling

This time of year we all start to think about romance and LOVE!  Unfortunately, as we mature, our relationships and our sex life can become a little more complicated.  However, that does NOT have to be the case.  When you are evaluating...

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Ketogenic Diet And Your Health

A ketogenic diet is well known for being a low carbohydrate diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy.   The idea is to starve your body of carbohydrates and sugar in order to tap into your fat stores for...

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Probiotic for Weight Loss! We've Got It!!

A Probiotic for Weight Loss?  Yes!  It’s TRUE!! The research is ironclad; use of probiotics can improve your health!  Probiotics are live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, alter the microbiota of...

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What the Heck is wrong with my NECK?

Most of us that invest in anti-aging products and procedures for our face probably haven’t looked at our neck in quite a while. A guaranteed age give-away is the appearance of the neck and décolletage area. When you compare the skin on the face to...

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Why is a detox important?

We tend to abuse our body in the normal course of life. We subject it to unhealthy junk food and drinks that put a lot of stress on the internal organs. On top of it sedentary lifestyle coupled with lack of exercise and a hectic daily life creates...

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Why are my hormones so WHACK?

We see patients on a daily basis who report feeling tired, anxious, unable to sleep, no energy, and lack of libido. When this happens we automatically want to look at your hormones. We do detailed labs and we usually find your hormones are JACKED...

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Hair Restoration using Platelet Rich Plasma, Microneedling and LightWave Therapy

At ReNew Integrated Medical Spa, we have been performing PRP, microneedling and LightWave combination therapy as a proactive therapeutic option for male and female patients experiencing hair loss. PRP is an exciting non-surgical therapeutic...

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We Melt Fat and We Lift Faces!

We are soooo happy to be able to help people look and feel there very best.  Sometimes the process takes more time than we would like.  With that being said, when results DO come through, even though its 6-12 weeks down the road, we get...

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Are your bathroom habits an indicator of your overall health?

I find myself far too often asking my patients about their bowel habits.  Why is this so important?  Just as we must eat and drink proper nutrients and avoid toxins, our bodies must be able to eliminate and detoxify efficiently. Let’s talk...

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