Category: Functional Medicine

mold toxicity

Top 10 Signs You Might Have Mold Toxicity and What to Do About It

Mold toxicity, also known as mold illness, is a significant yet frequently undiagnosed condition that can profoundly affect your health, especially in the humid state of North Carolina, where mold is commonplace. 

seasonal allergies

Your Guide to Navigating Spring Allergies in North Carolina

We see many patients at Brookview Wellness struggling with spring allergies, so let’s explore why they affect us so profoundly and explore ways to mitigate their impact through natural remedies and lifestyle adjustments.

heart health

Gut Instincts: How Your Gut Health Influences Your Heart Health 

One of the interconnections often ignored is the connection between your gut and heart health. This relationship underscores the importance of nurturing our gut microbiome for not just digestive well-being but also for maintaining a healthy heart.

Codependency

How Codependent Behavior is Keeping You Sick

Codependency is a behavioral condition in a relationship where one person enables another’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or underachievement. It’s more than just a relationship problem – it’s a condition that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship.

Seasonal depression

Your Lack of Vitamin D is Making You S.A.D

As the days grow shorter and the sunlight becomes scarce, many of us may start to feel the winter blues, clinically known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). While there are various ways to combat this condition, one of the most effective yet often overlooked methods is through proper vitamin supplementation, particularly Vitamin D + K.

meditation

Meditation for Wellness

When you’re rushing between meetings and taking care of daily business, finding a moment of tranquility can seem like a luxury. However, the practice of meditation offers more than just a brief respite from the chaos. 

Regular meditative practice can have a profound effect on your mental and physical well-being. In this article, we’ll explore the myriad benefits of meditation, offer tips for effective practice, and delve into the incredible physiological changes accompanying a regular meditation routine.

female sexual dysfunction

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Exposing the Silent Struggle

Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) is a pervasive issue that often goes unnoticed due to societal taboos and lack of awareness. This silent struggle affects countless women, impacting their quality of life and well-being. Let’s shed light on FSD, exploring its causes, symptoms, and the holistic solutions that Functional Medicine provides.

burnout

The Burnout Epidemic: Signs, Symptoms & Solutions

Burnout is rapidly becoming a significant issue for many of us succumbing to the pressures of the “hustle life.” As a society, we are too busy, easily distracted, and pushed to our mental and physical limits.  Whether you’re juggling a demanding career, managing a busy household, or both, the stressors of modern life can take…
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Summer fun for adults

Prioritizing Fun: Connect, Play & Have a Blast as an Adult this Summer

Dr. Brooke often encourages her patients to explore ways to prioritize joyful experiences in their lives as part of their health plans. Incorporating playfulness into your days is enjoyable and vital for your mental and physical well-being.

headache management

What is Causing Your Headaches?

Functional Medicine, Massage Therapy & Chiropractic Care for Headache Management Headaches are a very common symptom among our patients at Brookview Wellness. There are many types of headaches, so understanding the causes is very important when you are trying to solve the problem. All headaches are not created equal, so let’s dive into possible causes…
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