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Keri Anania, Owner + PA-C

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IV Therapy

Many hydration spas boast IV therapies that deliver a variety of nutrients to the bloodstream. But do they really have anything to brag about? 
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What’s The Deal With Gluten? 

Back in July 2023, researchers in New Zealand published a groundbreaking study, proving that gluten causes brain inflammation. And this inflammation happens to everyone! Not just those with gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease.
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Night Owl? We have big problems then…

Starting around 10pm every night, our body begins to heal and reset. During the day, our body is busy focusing on all the things to keep us going and performing. It's at night while we are sleeping that our body gets a break to repair.
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Are you really sick? Or just Vitamin C deficient? 

We as humans cannot make our own Vitamin C. It is critical we supplement it, and the correct form, as our bodies need it for over 300 processes daily!
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Foundations of Healing

When you compare functional medicine and conventional medicine, one of the most notable differences is that functional medicine requires the patient to be an active, working participant in their care. More often than not, a patient's willingness to put in the work and take ownership of their daily choices will be the key to their success (or failure).
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Parasite

Parasites, yuck! 

Fun fact--a single parasite lays 20-25,000 eggs PER DAY! Okay so maybe that isn't such a "fun" thing... Even more concerning is that we ALL have parasites. Yes, all of us. Including you! (Unless you've done extensive treatment for them anyway.)
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Is Functional Medicine Covered by Insurance?

”Do you accept insurance?” This is a question we get asked all the time at Nebraska Functional Medicine. And we get it! It is a decision that must be taken seriously and should fit your individual needs. I'm going to go through why we do not accept insurance in hopes it makes more sense to you.
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Concussions… More Than Just a Head Knock

I'm sure all of us can think of someone who's had a concussion, or several. Most people will say, "Oh they were mild. No big deal." But are they really no big deal? The reality is most concussions go undiagnosed. Or ignored. Even a simple head knock or mild concussion causes big issues.
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You’re Pregnant! Now what? 

You got the positive test, yay! But what do you do now? First, find an OB or midwife that supports your values and honors your wishes as a pregnant momma. A provider that truly listens to you and walks alongside you during your pregnancy is invaluable. From there, it's all about taking care of you AND baby!
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Preconception Planning

For many people, they decide they want to have a baby, so they start an OTC prenatal and get to trying. Sometimes that works. For many, it can take months or even years to successfully conceive. Because the truth is, if you want to conceive more easily and optimally, along with optimize the health of your future child, you really should start planning a year in advance.
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