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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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The problem with blanket recommendations

We've all experienced it. A friend or social media influencer is so sure that you NEED to do what they did to feel better. They felt the same way you feel, had the same problems that you have, and struggled the same way you struggle. If a program or product worked for them, then it should definitely work for you, right?  
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OrthoMune… an NFM Favorite!

One of the supplements that our office wouldn't be without is OrthoMune by OrthoMolecular.  We have taken it consistently since early 2020 with great results both as prevention and treatment of illnesses.  Our patients report the same successes, too! 
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Got inflammation? SPM can help!

One of the most common conditions we see at our office is a patient with chronic inflammation. Yet even when they are compliant with supplements, dietary changes, and lifestyle adjustments, inflammation can still be a problem. Resolving inflammation is something that takes time and is not a linear process. It's our job to dig deeper and uncover the underlying reason for the inflammation in the first place.
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Cheaper supplements are not always better

I like a good deal as much as anyone, but when it comes to supplements, cheaper isn't always better. In fact, many so-called "bargain" supplements are not bargains at all. 
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Do I need to take vitamins or supplements?

This is a common question we hear. And the very short answer is this--no matter how healthy you eat or what diet you follow, it is really difficult to get all the nutrients your body needs from food alone, all the time. So, yes. You do need supplements depending on your personal needs. 
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Vitamin D

Possibly one of the most underrated nutrients in the body is vitamin D. About 70% of Americans are deficient in it. Also known as calciferol, vitamin D comes in two major forms: vitamin D2- which is mostly from plant foods in the diet, and vitamin D3- which comes from animal foods in the diet, supplementation, and ultraviolet rays.
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B Vitamins are NOT Created Equal 

You've likely heard about the importance of B vitamins. Very simply put, they are essential for the body to function properly. They help create new blood cells, convert food into energy (metabolism), and maintain healthy brain cells, skin cells, and other tissues.
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Gluta-What??? (Glutathione Explained)

The G word. Maybe your provider recommended glutathione or you have read about its benefits online. Regardless, glutathione (pronounced glue-tah-thigh-own) is worth familiarizing yourself with.
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