Understanding your lab results – DO NOT make this mistake…

Have you ever received lab results that looked worse after you worked really hard hoping they would improve?

Before you let the worse result crush your effort, make sure you are not making this mistake…

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

APOE gene – Relationship to Alzheimer’s, Melanoma, and COVID severity

Brand new research suggests that a person’s APOE genetics contribute to case severity in COVID-19 infection.

***I misspoke in the video and said APOE2 increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease. That is incorrect. APOE2 is protective against Alzheimer’s but does increase risk of stroke and other cerebrovascular pathologies.***
-Reference: Li, Zonghua, et al. “APOE2: protective mechanism and therapeutic implications for Alzheimer’s disease.” Molecular neurodegeneration 15.1 (2020): 1-19.

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Sprained Ankle Treatment – Natural strategies for quick recovery

Is R.I.C.E. the best strategy for a sprained ankle? The answer is NO.

What is the best strategy to recover quickly? Are there any natural anti-inflammatories that are useful?

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Understanding Leaky Gut – What can cause it? What diseases can it cause?

If you’ve ever read a health blog, it probably talked about the gut and it’s importance to overall health?

Why is the gut important? What is going on in “leaky gut”? What can you do about it?

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Meal Timing and Mental Health – implications for depression and anxiety

Are you a nurse, doctor, hospital staff, or factory worker that works overnight shifts?

If so, you have a 25-40% increased risk of developing depression or anxiety.

Brand new research reveals one simple tweak to your lifestyle can result in a significant reduction in your risk of mental health issues.

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Supplements – Can you have too much of a good thing? – Fish oil example

Can you have too much a good thing?

This is a great question, especially in regards to vitamins and other supplements.

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Pain relief – Natural alternatives to NSAID medications such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and Aleve

NSAID medications come with many potential side effects, including damaging your gut and/or your kidneys.

Research reveals that there are many natural alternatives that provide equivalent pain relief without the side effects.

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Sitting, Low Back Pain, and Lower Cross Syndrome

Sitting, to your spine, is like sugar to your teeth.

A sedentary desk job is a major cause of muscular imbalances that drive injury and low back pain.

You likely can’t quit your job, so what can you do to minimize your chances of your chronic sitting causing pain and imbalance?

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Back Pain Prevention and Rehab – Core Concepts

80% of people will suffer from back pain in their life. Back pain is a major driver of disability and lost quality of life.

How can you prevent back pain from making you it’s victim?

How can you rehabilitate your back if you do develop pain?

Thumbnail Photo by Li Sun: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-doing-yoga-2294363/

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.

Cholesterol – How high is too high? What is the evidence? How you been lied to?

Cholesterol lowering medications are the best selling drugs of all time. But they are based on 35 years of misinformation and marketing lies.

Is there such a thing as cholesterol that is too high? Yes.

But the level that is truly high as compared to what your medical doctor tells you, will surprise you…

John Bartemus, DC
Functional Medicine Charlotte

704-895-2240
http://www.FunctionalMedicineCharlotte.com

Disclaimer: *Please note that the information shared on this YouTube Channel is informational and educational and is not to be interpreted as medical advice. Before implementing any information from this channel, please consult first with your primary care provider.