The human body is often compared to an instrument. When you’re healthy, it’s a well-tuned one. And when you’re sick, it needs a little fine-tuning.
At MaxWell Clinic, we focus on your overall body composition, or the percentages of fat and non-fat (like muscle) in your body. To do so, we use a method called bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) on all our new patients. In this article, we’ll dive into what BIA is and what it can tell us about your health.
We’ve witnessed huge strides in medicine over the last century, from the discovery of antibiotics to the potential for 3-D printed organs. Many once deadly infectious diseases have been eradicated, and life expectancy is higher than ever. But we’re not necessarily healthier.
Your genes do not have to control your destiny. On the contrary, YOU actually have a massive influence on the number and quality of your days. Watch the video below for a heart-to-heart discussion with Dr. Haase on vibrant health and longevity.
Watching what you eat is important. But what matters more than a number on a scale or your carb count is how you’re feeling – and a big part of feeling your best is avoiding the foods that make you feel bad.
As someone with health concerns, you’re likely frustrated with our healthcare system. Your appointments last just 10 minutes, even when your symptoms have worsened. You might be told your problems are age-related or are “all in your head.” You’re referred to yet another specialist for every new symptom.
Could it be that dementia has had no meaningful treatment advances in the last 15 years because we are asking the wrong questions? Systems Medicine pioneer David Haase, MD integrates science, philosophy, data, and inspiring experiences from his innovative medical practice to reveal new possibilities for creating health, optimizing human performance, and reversing dementia.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, headaches, lack of focus, or chronic pain? If you answered yes, you might be surprised to learn that one therapy has the potential to address all of these issues. It’s called neurofeedback – a gentle, non-invasive brain therapy designed to optimize your neurological potential so you can meet life head-on.
Over the last 20 years, I have practiced and studied alongside a brilliant, caring, and visionary group of clinicians and scientists assembled at the Institute for Functional Medicine. This organization birthed the term “Functional Medicine” over 30 years ago to describe a heuristic of applied systems-biology medicine and root-cause-analysis in clinical care. It is a beautiful way to practice.
There is a pretty big chance that you have heard about inflammation and with good reason! It is being studied for its connections to many different chronic diseases. There is a big part you can play in preventing inflammation in your body.