Author: 4 Pillars Functional Medicine

What's In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

As I've educated myself about different ways to practice medicine, certain thing become more clear. The foremost problem I find in conventional medicine is it's reliance on being disease/diagnosis-centric. The sole focus of our medical industrial complex, which includes academic institutions and medical teaching, our insurance-based healthcare delivery...


Start A Mindfulness Practice Today

Mindfulness meditation, is an ancient practice beginning over 2,500 years ago. It was expanded upon by the Buddha and this practice of self-awareness in Buddhism is known as insight meditation or vipassana. While mindfulness meditation has always been and remains a core component of Buddhism, it has also been part of...

What's On Your Plate?

What’s On Your Plate?

Nutrition is one of the 4 pillars to achieving optimal health and wellness. I want to expand upon that by looking both at what I mean by good nutrition, as well as some practical things we can do to implement positive changes. Of note, I will use diet and nutrition interchangeably. Unfortunately,...