Late May Update

Hello, everyone! I hope you’ve all been having a wonderful May. For the last few years, I’ve been working short-term, travel, assignments as a Family Nurse Practitioner in rural Montana, while I continue to study functional medicine and nutrition, and...
Functional Medicine – Part 2

Functional Medicine – Part 2

Conventional medicine is frustrating for patients and clinicians. I worked in conventional medicine for a long time and was frustrated with the brief visits and writing prescriptions to mask symptoms without investigating and addressing the underlying causes. Patients...
Functional Medicine – Part 1

Functional Medicine – Part 1

You’re interested in working with a functional medicine clinician, but you’re wondering what it entails. Well, it depends. There are a variety of functional medicine practice methods. Some clinicians work with clients in person; others work virtually. Some clinicians...
Medicine is Evolving

Medicine is Evolving

A few years ago I was working in a walk-in clinic, and a woman, I’ll call Sara, came in for concerns regarding vulvodynia (chronic, unexplained pain of the vagina). Vulvodynia was not within the usual scope of practice in the walk-in clinic where we focused...