Dr. Lisa Ballehr

What You Need to Know About Your Oral Microbiome

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] Over the past decade, studies have been published showing the importance of our gut microbiome. As a reminder of what your gut microbiome is, it’s made up of billions of bacteria – good bacteria and bad. Depending on if your gut microbiome is flourishing with the beneficial bacteria or the harmful bacteria, it …

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The Dangers of Chronic Inflammation and Natural Approaches to Avoid It

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] When people go to the doctors, it’s usually because they have some sort of health issue(s) they are wanting to address. Most doctors ask for your symptoms and then write a prescription for a medication that will relieve you of those symptoms. The problem with this is that they are not getting to …

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How Can Functional Medicine Help With Infertility?

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] Starting a family can be a really exciting time! You and your partner have decided that now is the perfect time to start trying, and you dive in. However, three months go by, then a year and still no baby. This can be understandably frustrating and discouraging. After months of trying, most doctors …

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What’s Causing Your Emotional Disorders? Getting to the Root Cause

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] If you ever feel like you are alone dealing with depression, anxiety or other emotional disorders, you’re not! Did you know that nearly one in five people in the United States struggle with a mental health illness?  Our society has been slow at acknowledging mental and emotional disorders as real health issues. Fortunately, …

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Fight Your Fatigue: 7 Tips on How to Overcome Chronic Fatigue

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] Are you one of the millions of Americans that suffer from chronic fatigue? As you have gotten older, you might have found yourself justifying this complete exhaustion as just a natural part of aging. Let me tell you a little secret… aging doesn’t have to include exhaustion! Our society accepts busy schedules and …

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What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis: The Functional Medicine Approach

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] If you are over 50 and find yourself having worsened and more frequent back pain, the chances that you may have osteoporosis is relatively high.   There are more than 3 million people in the United States who are affected by osteoporosis, with many more going undiagnosed. Even though it is mostly known …

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What is Brain Fog? 10 Ways to Improve Cognitive Function

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] Do you find yourself forgetting words or people’s names you’ve known for years? Or even directions to places you’ve been to a thousand times? Are there too many moments where you walk into a room and wonder to yourself, “What am I doing again?”. You may find that performing specific tasks takes more …

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Achieving Hormone Balance Through Functional Medicine

According to the U.S. Library of Medicine, hormones are literally “the body’s chemical messengers,” which travel throughout the bloodstream to tissues and organs. Hormones impact many various processes in the body from growth and development to metabolism, sexual function, reproduction and mood. Dr. Lisa Ballehr, whose practice specializes in general wellness as well as preventative …

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