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Epstein-Barr

The Functional Medicine Approach to Epstein-Barr Virus

The Functional Medicine Approach to Epstein-Barr Virus Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a common virus that can cause infectious mononucleosis, also known as “mono” or the “kissing disease.” While many people recover fully from EBV, some continue to experience lingering symptoms, leading to chronic health issues. At Angel Longevity Medical Center, Dr. Anju Mathur offers a functional medicine approach to managing EBV, focusing on treating the root causes and enhancing the body’s natural healing processes. What is Epstein-Barr Virus? Epstein-Barr virus is a member

Parkinsons Disease

Parkinson’s Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Complications

Parkinson’s Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Complications Parkinson’s Disease is a challenging condition that affects movement, balance, and coordination, often starting with a barely noticeable tremor in one hand. This progressive disorder can lead to various complications, including difficulty thinking, swallowing, and sleeping. It is the second most common brain disorder in the United States that affects movement. Most people with PD are 60 years or older, but about 5 to 10 percent are diagnosed before they turn 50. While around 500,000 Americans

Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex and debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Individuals suffering from this condition experience extreme fatigue that worsens with physical or mental activity and does not improve with rest. At Angel Longevity Medical Center, we offer comprehensive chronic fatigue treatment aimed at improving the quality of life for those affected by this condition.  Do you know the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for chronic fatigue syndrome? What

The deadly tick: Understanding Lyme Disease and Effective Treatment Options

Understanding Lyme Disease and Effective Treatment Options As tick season rolls around, it’s natural to be vigilant about checking your pets for these tiny pests. However, it’s equally important to be aware of the risks ticks pose to you and your family. Ticks can carry Lyme disease, a serious infection that affects thousands of people each year. The CDC estimates that about 476,000 people in the US are diagnosed and treated for Lyme disease every year. While early detection is key, ticks often

Unlocking Wellness: Functional Medicine and the Holistic Approach to Health

Unlocking Wellness: Functional Medicine and the Holistic Approach to Health Modern healthcare often focuses on treating symptoms rather than addressing root causes. The concept of holistic health instead concentrates on comprehensive well-being. At the forefront of this movement stands Dr. Anju, a visionary in functional medicine, advocating for a paradigm shift toward holistic care. “Holistic health is about embracing the interconnectedness of all aspects of our being – physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. It’s about recognizing that true wellness extends beyond the absence of

Functional Medicine and Optimal Well-Being

Embracing Living a Healthy Lifestyle: Functional Medicine and Optimal Well-Being   We are constantly dealing with stress, sedentary lifestyles, and processed foods today. Due to all of these factors, the importance of living a healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. While conventional medicine plays a crucial role in treating illnesses, functional medicine offers a holistic approach that focuses on preventing disease and optimizing overall well-being. In this article, we’ll explore the principles of living a healthy lifestyle and how functional medicine can guide individuals on their

Functional Medicine: Understanding Osteoarthritis

Functional Medicine: Understanding Osteoarthritis Stats show that Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis worldwide. In the United States alone, over 32 million people have OA! Functional medicine is a fresh perspective to meet the challenge of health conditions like osteoarthritis head-on. Picture this: you’re dealing with osteoarthritis, and it’s not fun. But fear not! Functional medicine steps in with a game-changing approach. It’s not just about treating the symptoms; it’s about tackling osteoarthritis from all angles to help you

High Dose Vitamin C Benefits

In functional medicine, where holistic approaches to health are embraced, the spotlight often falls on the remarkable potential of vitamins and minerals to support wellness. Among these, vitamin C stands out as a powerhouse nutrient with a myriad of health benefits. In recent years, the use of high dose vitamin C, particularly through intravenous (IV) treatments, has gained traction for its therapeutic value in promoting overall well-being. Vitamin C: Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin found in

Gut Health – More than just a Buzzword

Do you know your gut generally signifies the entire passage between your mouth and anus? This encompasses your esophagus and stomach as well. But a lot of people use the word ‘gut’ to refer to just the intestine. The human gut is a complex intricate system that is responsible for more than you may realize. For example, it would interest you to know that 95% of your Serotonin, a neurotransmitter commonly associated with happiness and emotional behavior, is located within

Functional Medicine and how it compares to Conventional Medicine

There’s a growing recognition of the limitations of conventional medicine in addressing the complexities of chronic illness and optimizing overall wellness. Enter Functional Medicine—a holistic approach that aims to uncover the root causes of health issues and promote optimal well-being. At Angel Longevity Medical Center, we embrace Functional Medicine as a powerful tool for personalized care and comprehensive wellness. Let’s explore the benefits of Functional Medicine and how it differs from conventional medicine. Understanding Functional Medicine Functional Medicine is a patient-centered approach

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