“I am so tired” is a complaint I hear every day in my medical practice. It seems as if everybody is suffering with some degree of fatigue. Are you unable to complete tasks, make it to the gym on a regular basis, or find time for your family and spouse? Maybe your symptoms are a bit more vague, like feeling weary, cloudy thinking (brain fog) and poor attention. Could it be that your work has slipped a little, or a planned project or trip just seems to be more trouble than it is worth? What is going on? Read more about how you can Beat Fatigue.
Health Optimization and Anti-Aging
Current science is showing us that we can influence the way in which our cells, and by default, how our organ systems age and function. The providers at CFM believe that we can maintain a youthful mind, body and appearance well into our later years. Read more about Health Optimization and Anti-Aging.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The future of understanding immunity, chronic disease and possibly cancer rests firmly in the gut. But what is strange about the gut as an organ of disease, is that it doesn’t only present with common signs of gut dysfunction, such as pain with eating, gas or bloating. Read more about Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Excessive stress is one of the most salient contributors to poor health today, and are unquestionably associated with increased rates of cardiovascular disease, cancer, autoimmune disease, diabetes, and death. We are experts at the use of Heart Rate Variability, a technology that will be used to demonstrate your degree of stress. Read more about Stress Reduction.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement for Women
By matching the appropriate testing to your hormonal needs, we can optimize the effectiveness and the safety of your hormonal choices. Don’t put yourself at risk by using hormones without knowing their levels, metabolism, and clearance. Read more about Bioidentical Hormone Replacement for Women.
Testosterone Replacement for Men
At CFM we believe that with proper diet, exercise, nutrition and hormonal balances, men can maintain excellent health through their entire lives. Frequently, the need for testosterone replacement comes into the picture. Read more about Testosterone Replacement for Men.
If you are a serious athlete, and have never worked with a functional medicine physician to optimize your performance, you are holding yourself back from a new PB, a late-period goal, or a 5.12 rock climbing “send”. Rigorous training puts a great strain on the body and its nutritional systems. You could potentially be causing more harm, and a greater restriction on your athletic successes, than you know. Read more about Athletic Optimization.
Sexuality is an essential part of our lives and culture. But too often patients find that they don’t have a venue to discuss this essential part of our living, and aging. Two things are necessary to help a patient evaluate his or her sexuality. The first is a safe, honest, and private place in which to speak. Read more about Sexuality.
Pelvic Pain Management
As a gynecological surgeon, Dr. Resnick found that a vast majority of his pelvic pain patients responded not to surgery, but to a broader approach to pain management that incorporated evaluating the patient’s immunology, gut function, hormonal balances, nutritional and metabolic deficiencies, and musculoskeletal components. Read more about Pelvic Pain Management.
At Chattanooga Functional Medicine we believe that weight management is an essential component to health, sexuality, longevity and appearance. Is there a reason that all weight-loss diets, successful at the onset, generally return the individual to the starting weight at a year? Read more about Weight Loss
Immunity and Autoimmune Disorders
Did your autoimmune condition just “fall out of the sky”, a function of poor luck, timing and genetics? Most Western therapies assume this, and utilize drug therapies to only treat the symptoms of the disease. Read more about Immunity and Autoimmune Disorders.
One of the most brilliant physicians in recent history is never mentioned in Medical School, and unfortunately neither are her medical contributions. She was a doctor, a teacher, a prolific writer- and she also happened to be the private physician of President John F. Kennedy. Her name was Janet Travell MD, and she dedicated her life to the study of myofascial pain, the pain that results from the muscles and the fascia. Read more about Trigger-Point Therapy.
Hannah has a passion for educating her clients about the importance of eating a wholesome, nutrient dense diet. Her primary focus with clients is fostering a transition from a SAD diet (Standard American Diet) to a diet of Real Foods. She believes that proper nutrition is the foundation for a healthy and vibrant life, and she is dedicated to helping you make well informed food choices so that you can feel your best and enjoy what's on your plate!
Hannah is a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. When she is out of the office you will find her experimenting in the kitchen, working in her garden, and skating with the Chattanooga Roller Girls.
Call the office to schedule an Initial Nutrition Consultation today!