Ice or Heat? What is the best answer?

When should you use ice? When should you use heat? What are their respective benefits? Answering that question answers the first two.

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.

Your Brain, Your Personality, and Your Immune Function

Your brain, personality, and immunity are connected. The scientific field of study that integrates these three topics is called PsychoNeuroImmunology.

How might a learning disability impact your risk of autoimmune disease?

Could your handedness be setting you up for an inflammatory disorder?

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.

Parkinson’s Disease and Functional Neurology – Is there help beyond Levodopa?

If you have Parkinson’s Disease and your disease management starts and ends with a prescription, you are being failed by your doctors. There are many nutritional, lifestyle, and functional neurological strategies that you can leverage to optimize your quality of life and drastically slow disease progression.

Let’s talk about some…

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 the impact of pH, electric charge, and hydration on Human Health and Disease

Most people are aware of the importance of tracking blood pressure, pulse, and oxygen saturation in regards to human health, but did you know that your body pH is just as important as a vital biomarker?

If you are too acidic or too alkaline for too long, you will develop serious health challenges. Why?

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.

Bacterial Pneumonia healing requires these fatty acid derivatives

Is inflammation good or bad?

Think before you answer. I know what your quick response is likely to be, but think about it before answering…

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.

Immunity 201 – understanding T cells and their role in inflammation

Inflammation can be triggered by many different causes. The immune response associated with the inflammation varies based on the cause.

Here is a primer using a graphic from my best-selling book, The Autoimmune Answer.

Find my book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BF44JJ5/

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.

Green Tea is a powerful iron chelator

Do you suffer from iron overload diseases such as thalassemia intermedia or Hereditary Hemochromatosis?

If so, lowering (chelating) iron is key to preserving lifespan and quality of life.

Recent research reveals green tea is a powerful iron chelator.

Thumbnail credit: Photo by Miriam Alonso from Pexels

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.

Heart Attack Risk – Are you safe if your EKG, Echo, and Stress Test are normal?

Does passing the standard cardiology diagnostic testing mean that your cardiovascular system is healthy and you are at low risk for a heart attack or stroke?

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.

Probiotics – Why do I feel worse when I take them? Do I have “Leaky Gut”?

If a supplement works, or doesn’t work, that is a clue.

If probiotics make you feel worse, this may be your problem…

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.

Anxiety Relief – Why aren’t the medications helping? Could autoimmune anxiety be your problem?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is diagnosed without any diagnostic or laboratory testing. Based on symptoms, you are given anti-anxiety medication and/or recommended psychotherapy.

What if those things don’t help? What if your anxiety is being caused by autoimmunity? Or blood sugar dysfunction? Or nutrient deficiencies?

When will your doctor look deeper?

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.