How Inflammation Leads to Autoimmune Disease

Inflammation is our body’s way of protecting itself in order to remove harmful toxins, irritants, or pathogens. Inflammation is thought to be a contributing factor in many diseases including, but not limited to, arthritis, heart disease, autoimmune conditions, GI disorders, and more.   The typical Western diet is characterized by a high intake of saturated […]

How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

by Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health Bloomingdale Did you know that stress, eating inflammatory foods, and being dehydrated can all affect your blood pressure? Luckily functional and integrative medicine have powerful tools and recommendations to help with regulating blood pressure. Read on to find some of our favorite ways of helping our clients maintain […]

Inflammation and Illness

Inflammation and Illness: Is Your Diet to Blame? Inflammation is our body’s way of protecting itself in order to remove harmful toxins, irritants, or pathogens. Inflammation is thought to be a contributing factor in many diseases including, but not limited to, arthritis, heart disease, autoimmune conditions, GI disorders, and more. The typical Western diet is […]