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Our team is happy to share news and information that will help you live a healthier life. Follow this page for valuable updates from the Naples Center for Functional Medicine team and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

VIDEO: Slowing the Aging Process

Featuring Eduardo Maristany, MD of Naples Center for Functional Medicine & Diane Hayden, PhD of Essential Naples Magazine Aging is a natural occurrence, but functional medicine provides holistic treatments for anti-aging that can improve energy, sleep, and slow down the onset of weight gain and disease. In this video [...]

VIDEO: Optimizing Testosterone Levels & Anti-Aging Therapies

Featuring Diane Hayden, PhD of Essential Naples Magazine Some of the focuses of functional medicine include patients’ exposure to toxins, as well as lack of nutrients and hormones that they may not be getting from genetics or diet. In this video podcast, Diane Hayden, PhD, interviews Dr. Eduardo [...]

Sleep: What to Do When You Can’t

By Carol L. Roberts, MD, ABIHM Sleep disturbances are a normal part of a normal life. We all have bad nights once in a while. But when sleep becomes an elusive goal most nights, when we lie in bed staring at the ceiling half the night, when we wake too [...]

Fountain of youth draws closer with promising treatment called NAD+

Many adults spend a lot of time and money trying to look younger – topical creams, makeup, hairstyles, clothing and even surgical treatments. They may work, but inside, your body is still aging. You may feel groggy or lack energy. You may experience chronic pain or inflammation. You may [...]

Research offers new optimism for Alzheimer’s patients

Dale Bredesen, MD One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. In fact, neurodegenerative disorders kill more Americans than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. That’s why pioneering research from experts like Dr. Dale Bredesen is so [...]

Spring cleaning: Your body needs a refresh, too

Spring cleaning is an annual tradition in households across America. We spend hours, even entire weekends, dusting and de-cluttering, sweeping and scrubbing. The result is a pristine home that shines inside and out. Now, if we only spent the same amount of energy taking care of our bodies... Just [...]

Oxygen: The Greatest Nutrient

By Carol L. Roberts, MD, ABIHM This article was featured in the Spring Edition of Essential Naples magazine. HBOT FREE GUIDE When we talk about slowing down the aging process, we usually start with lifestyle - exercise and good nutrition. There is one nutrient that no one thinks of as [...]

Heart-Healthy Eating with the Cardiometabolic Food Plan

Jump to Recipes February is American Heart Health Month. When looking for heart-healthy recommendations like eating for heart health and exercising for heart-health, our functional medicine practitioners investigate a patient’s unique needs, offer education and guide individuals through customized wellness plans to adapt their lifestyle for heart health. Heart [...]

Naples Center for Functional Medicine now offers FastVitaminIV therapy service

Naples Center for Functional Medicine has expanded its IV therapy services to include FastVitaminIV. The proprietary blend contains 19 health-promoting vitamins, minerals and amino acids. What are IV therapies? Quick-acting and more effective than oral supplements, IV therapy infuses nutrients directly into the bloodstream. This allows a patient’s body [...]

Zucchini-Parmesan Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 medium unpeeled zucchinis, grated with a box grater (about 3 cups) 1 small shallot, minced (about 1/4 cup) 2 large eggs, lightly beaten using a fork 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped, fresh thyme 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 [...]

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