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Guest Post: Tim Tonella

Tim Tonella, like most professionals living in major metropolitan areas, didn’t start a family until his 40s. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average age of first-time parents has been increasing steadily over the … Continue reading

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Another Positive (read: #Gutsy) Experience at WellnessFX

No, you’re not the only one #Gutsy Girl. When certain recommendations are made for your health (whether it’s new medications or supplements or a new workout plan), it’s important to know the underlying reasoning. Understanding the various ways our organs … Continue reading

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Biomarker Series: The Kidneys

We can’t live without our kidneys. Luckily, we are born with two, and if one goes on an extended vacation the other can step up and do the job, but without both, we’re toast. The kidneys are responsible for filtering … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Understanding Chronic Inflammation

“But doctor, I don’t understand. I still feel sick.” I hear this all the time in my office. A new patient comes in with complete blood work, a recent physical, medication and/or a supplement regimen, yet they still feel sick. … Continue reading

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“Heart Attacks Can Happen At An Early Age”

CNN recently featured an article about a 47-year-old family man who died of a heart attack while skiing with friends. He was not overweight, was an active individual, and had been previously informed by his doctor that his cholesterol was … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Your Symptoms Are Not The Problem

When I was in medical school, I spent my summers working for a stonemason. By the end of each summer I had thick, grizzly calluses on my hands. The cause was clear: continual irritation to the area led the body … Continue reading

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Guest Post: What is Wellness FX, and Why Should I Care?

Andy Petranek is the founder of CrossFit Los Angeles. He has been inspiring people to lives of health and fitness for over 20 years. His passion for life and sport has led him in many directions – from classical music … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Optimize Your Doctor Visit

Carrie Rinderknecht is a certified holistic health counselor and owner of Blue Sage Wellness. She offers individual and group programs to those interested in receiving holistic support and believe in the body’s natural ability to heal. To learn more, visit … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Tim Ferriss – WellnessFX featured

Tim Ferriss visited our offices the other day along with the camera crew covering a “Day in the Life of Tim Ferriss.” His draw is featured in the first few minutes (along with our co-founder Brent Vaughan). Tim Ferriss notes … Continue reading

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Can the Healthcare Industry Become More Social?

Social media has become part of all of our daily lives – just look at the number of smartphones issued, tweets sent and lives lived out on Facebook. Americans spend nearly 25% of their time online on average. We live in … Continue reading

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