Patients who are educated get the most out of their doctor visits. Find out what tests you can request from your primary doctor. Don’t forget, you can always give the results to a functional medicine practitioner if you want to know who to address your biochemistry from a root cause approach versus just symptom management.
See the videos below for more information from Dr. Wellhausen!
This is a fantastic video that we posted a while ago that is worth talking about.
Now with a simple saliva collection, you can utilize the power of gene testing to take your healthcare to another level. Not only can you find out what types of medications you might be sensitive to and what diseases you have predispositions to, but you can also use this information to personalize your diet and lifestyle to proactively support positive gene expression. Working with a functional medicine practitioner is highly recommended!
Smoothies are a great addition to your daily regimen when you are trying to make a healthy transition from eating SAD (standard American diet) to eating WELL (according to Dr. Wellhausen’s well wheel principle’s). Here’s a little video on what we like to make in the office and at home. Don’t forget to include in your own smoothie as many home grown vegetables as possible!