Functional Medicine

Elimination Diet! What’s That?

Could food be causing your illness?

Many individuals struggle with unexplained health issues, such as rashes, irritable bowel syndrome, and autoimmune diseases, that often go undiagnosed despite initial medical tests.

Dr. Simmons explains how and why an elimination diet works.

Eliminating inflammatory foods from our diet for several weeks and slowly reintroducing them back can help us identify foods that we should permanently remove from our diet in order to help us be at our optimal health.

You Have The Power To Transform Your Life!

The power rests in your hands!

Integrative and functional medicine are rapidly gaining popularity and for good reason. These practices empower patients to take control of their own health and well-being through incremental changes in their lifestyle. Unlike traditional medicine, where the power to heal is in the hands of pharmaceutical companies, integrative and functional medicine focus on optimizing the patient’s health through natural methods.

Dr. Travis discusses how using a functional and integrative medicine approach with your doctor, you have the power to transform your life through incremental changes.

Sleeping Pills Are NOT The Answer!

Have trouble sleeping?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have trouble sleeping you might have tried sleeping pills.

In this video, Dr. Travis Simmons discusses why sleeping pills like Ambien or Lunesta are not always the best solution.

For some people sleeping pills can be great but they can still pose a risk as they can be highly addictive and alter your brain activity while you’re sleeping.

Education On Hemorrhoids!

Understanding Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids – a topic that not many of us like to talk about, but the truth is that they are more common than we think.

Dr. Travis Simmons educates that internal and external hemorrhoids are very common. He talks about what causes them, how they can be treated and when you should see a doctor.

Education On Sleep Apnea!

What is sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common condition where a person stops breathing during sleep, impacting their health in the long run, including the risk of heart disease, stroke, and dementia. Normal people stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer, about three times an hour, but if it’s more than that, it meets the criteria for sleep apnea.

Dr. Travis Simmons educates on the importance of being screened for sleep apnea. This condition can cause many other long-term effects if not properly diagnosed and treated such as issues with energy, mood, increased risk for heart disease, stroke and dementia.

What To Do About Abnormal Liver Enzymes!

Do you have elevated liver enzymes?

Abnormal liver enzymes are a common issue and can have various causes, including fatty liver disease which is part of metabolic syndrome.

Dr. Travis Simmons educates about cutting out processed foods, getting good sleep, and exercising regularly to help reverse elevated liver enzymes.

Science Based Facts About Managing Hormones!

Balancing hormones naturally.

Hormone levels are a common concern for both men and women, and there is a lot of misinformation out there about hormones. But here’s a science-based fact that might help: there’s an all-natural solution for balancing hormones that has far-reaching health benefits, and that solution is sleep.

Dr. Travis Simmons educates on the importance of sleep in managing hormones for both men and women.

Therapy For All!

Undo the Stigma

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common issues treated by therapists, and counseling can serve as the foundation for any treatment for these conditions. It’s time to undo the stigma surrounding mental health issues and seeking therapy.

Dr. Travis Simmons educates on the importance of addressing mental health as well as ways in which patients can find a good therapist or counselor.