Category Archives: Functional Medicine

Our doctors practice functional medicine and can order many lab tests including blood, urine, stool and saliva. This helps our functional medicine doctors identify what triggers may be causing you to experience the symptoms you currently have. With diet, lifestyle and other changes our functional medicine doctors in Columbus, Ohio have helped many patients live the life they were meant to live.

Detox with Food Condiments Low in Sodium

Columbus, Ohio: An Important Note About Food Condiments and Salt for Detox360. A condiment is something used to add a special flavor to food, such as ketchup, mustard or spices. In the Detox360 program, here is a list of “condiments and spices” that are acceptable. They are: • Most herbs and spices • Basil •… Read More »

Hand-held Blender..Great for Smoothies and Protein Shakes.

Columbus, Ohio: Hand-held Blender..Great for Smoothies and Protein Shakes. One of the best investments you can make while going on the Detox360 program, and really for any dietary or food-based reason, would be to get yourself a hand-held blender. This is because the days of mixing anything, small things especially, in a full-size blender where… Read More »

10 Tips Prior to Starting Your Liver Detox Program

Columbus, Ohio: How to Get the Most From This Program! 10 Liver Detox Tips Dear Patient, Congratulations on taking the first step toward improving your health! We want to make this journey of yours as easy as possible. As a result, we have prepared a list of tips for your consideration even before your first… Read More »

Pt 1: What is Functional Medicine

Hello, my name is Dr. Larry Van Such, and if you have been suffering with: debilitating health symptoms such as fatigue, depression or night sweats that you can’t seem to find the cause of, or symptoms associated with poor digestion, unstable blood sugar and electrolyte imbalances as well as those even associated with an autoimmune… Read More »

Pt 2: Functional Medicine. Symptoms with Normal Labs?

WHY DO I STILL HAVE SYMPTOMS WHEN MY BLOOD/LAB TESTS ARE NORMAL? One of the biggest concerns that functional medicine practitioners often hear from their new patients is that they will state they have had numerous lab tests run on them in the past for various biomarkers such as thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), glucose and… Read More »

Pt 7: Functional Medicine – Leaky Gut. Adrenals. Stress.

We’ve already talked about the effects that unstable blood sugar (dysglycemia) and poor digestive function (dysbiosis) have on your overall health and in particular your intestinal tract. Now we will talk about how your adrenal glands affect them as well. The Adrenal Glands The adrenal glands are two walnut shaped glands that sit atop the… Read More »

Pt 8: Functional Medicine (Conditions, Treatment, Education)

Patients will seek the help of a functional medicine practitioner for any number of symptoms or conditions, and we already mentioned some of these earlier such as: • Fatigue/Tiredness • Depression • Cold Hands/Feet • Insomnia • Fibromyalgia • Constipation/Diahrrea • Digestive Disorders • Autoimmune Disease • Thyroid Dysfunction • Adrenal Fatigue • Diabetes •… Read More »

Functional Medicine Columbus Ohio: Welcome

Welcome! Dear Prospective Patient, First and foremost, I want to thank you for taking the time to visit with us today. I realize it can be difficult looking for answers to your specific health condition when it is good health itself that is needed to focus all of your resources together (energy, attitude, etc.) in… Read More »