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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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...

flu

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...

meal prep

Meal Prepping 101

Meal prepping is key to creating nutritious and healthy food without sacrificing time, nutrients or money. Our lives are busy and finding time to shop, prep, and cook can be exhausting. Effective meal prepping depends on how organized you are and how it fits with your lifestyle and eating habits. Do...

IV

Reach Optimal Health Faster with IV Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main benefits of IV Therapy? IV Therapy can boost energy, enhance immune function, detox the body, prevent illnesses, combat chronic conditions, and more! Health conditions that may improve with IV Therapy include acute or chronic asthma, acute or chronic muscle spasms, anxiety, bronch...