FMI Success Story - Cardiovascular Disease

Success Story: Cardiovascular Disease

What can functional medicine offer in addition to a traditional approach to cardiovascular disease? First, it’s important to note that the best approach is a team-based approach in disease diagnosis and treatment. Adding functional medicine or a root cause analysis to traditional medicine in disease...

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Ladies, Let’s Take Charge of Your Heart Health!

Let’s dive into the topic of women’s heart health! Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women? However, women are impacted differently and face unique challenges when it comes to maintaining their heart health. Here is another question – do you know your in...

nourish-immune-system-blog

Could you take on COVID-19 with ease?

In parts one and two of our taking on COVID-19 series, one of our providers, Mikayla Todd, talked a lot about what harms and weakens our immune system. Or as she called it, “our virus-fighting machine”. Now let’s talk about what we can do to calm and nourish the immune system to give our bodies the ...

How Stress Affects Sleep

How Stress Affects Sleep

“Why is my sleep so interrupted lately?” Many once sound sleepers are now having trouble getting to and staying asleep.  When we are stressed out, our bodies produce more of our stress hormone cortisol.  In essence, cortisol is released from our adrenal glands when our sympathetic nervous system is ...

COVID-19 Prevention

All Things COVID-19: Minimizing Risk, Ensuring Safety and What to Expect

There are behaviors and lifestyle modifications that can help minimize your risk and keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although our goal is to help prevent you from becoming ill, we also we want you to be prepared and know what to potentially expect. How to Minimize Your Risk: Behaviors: ...

Corona Virus

Coronavirus 101

Our job at FMI is to ensure our patients are educated in how to protect themselves and their families from contracting and spreading this virus. There have been NO cases in Idaho, but we want to ensure we are on the front lines of this. In the unfortunate instance that this virus DOES come to our st...

Health Coaching

How Health Coaches Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle in the New Year and Beyond

As we embark on a new year, most of us strive to change our lives through healthy eating, exercise, stress management, meaningful relationships and quality sleep. However, maintaining these changes can be overwhelming. A health coach partners with you to achieve positive change by setting and monito...

gut health

Exploring Gut Health & Root Cause Medicine with Amber Warren, PA-C

Amber Warren, PA-C, one of our Adult Functional Medicine providers and part owner of Functional Medicine of Idaho, spoke with Arn Allemand of the Living Greater Podcast. She discusses how Functional Medicine of Idaho is revolutionizing the healthcare game by offering functional medicine from concept...

Healthy kids

Keeping Kids Healthy This Cold & Flu Season

Folks, cold and flu season is upon us. The reality is, as ALL of you know or should know, that these are viral illness that need to resolve themselves. Antibiotics do absolutely nothing. Don’t bank on the vaccine either. That is a “hit-or-miss” proposition. I know they make you or ...

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Prepping For Flu Season

Flu season is fast approaching, and we wanted to share our functional approach to staying healthy into this fall and winter. As practitioners who look at the whole picture of a person’s health, we believe that diet, lifestyle and supplement protocols can be utilized to create the first line of...