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What is functional medicine? Simply stated, functional medicine is a healthcare philosophy that believes that well-being should be based on the individual patient. Everybody is different, and a symptom in one person may indicate a different problem than with other patients. Only by a full understanding of the individual can an effective treatment program be developed. Take headaches for example. When people have headaches, society has successfully brainwashed them into believing that they mus

Foot Pain

One of the most debilitating things that can happen to us is to develop a problem that seriously impacts our quality of life on a daily basis. Every day we walk, drive, stand in lines, and go up and down stairs at home, at work, in shops. Imagine if all of these activities, which we take for granted, and should have every right to take for granted, were painful or even impossible to achieve. Imagine not being able to drive or walk. Severe pain in our feet can certainly prevent us from fulfilling

Food Sensitivities

How Would I Know if I Have a Food Sensitivity? It is very common for people with food-related sensitivities to experience symptoms and assume that they are common place or relatively normal. This is because many of the symptoms are truly common place. At Premier Medical we believe you should be able to live life without these symptoms. The following is a quick breakdown of symptoms that you would want to make note of when considering whether you may or may not have a sensitivity when eatin

Fibro

Fibromyalgia is a multi-faceted pain disorder that affects an estimated 5 million adults. Fibromyalgia is more common among people that are middle aged and is more likely to occur in women than men. If you have experienced severe physical or emotional trauma due to automobile accident, prior history of chronic illness or injury you are at a higher risk for developing fibromyalgia. People affected by various types of arthritis, lupus and other pain disorders are also more likely to suffer from fi

Disc Injury

Previously we have talked about problems associated with herniated discs. This is a severe condition requiring drastic action to help the patient to resume a good quality of life. Apart from herniated disc problems, we can also suffer from other less severe, but nevertheless troubling, disc problems. These are generally referred to as degenerative discs and are usually caused by age, poor lifestyle choices, bad posture and other factors. As we age certain aspects of our body change. This incl

Digestive Health

Most people don’t like to talk about this, but having a gastrointestinal problem is actually very common. Everyone suffers from digestive problems from time to time. An upset stomach, heartburn, constipation, gas or even diarrhea are all very common digestive problems and can either go away fast or be signs of poor digestive health. There’s no need to suffer in silence! Call Premier Medical today to set up your free consultation! Everyone has digestive problems from time to time—an ups

Diabetes

Medication-Free Diabetes Management Regulating diabetes doesn’t always require insulin. There are alternatives that you can speak with your Qualified Healthcare Provider about to decide if an alternative treatment is the right option for you. As a reminder, never adjust or modify current control regimens without supervision of a Qualified Provider. Am I a Good Candidate for a Medication-Free Diabetes Management Plan? Taking an active interest in your Diabetes Management is the first ste