The past 20 years has seen an epidemic- actually an explosion- of every chronic disease. Chronic pain, chronic fatigue, cancer, strokes, obesity, diabetes, thyroid problems, endometriosis, infertility, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, autism, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, dementia, asthma- literally every chronic disease- has exploded. How could this have happened? (
"Despite advances in medicine occurring on a daily basis, physicians are slow to change their practices. Many different interventions have been studied... (however) physicians rely on a core knowledge base acquired in medical school and through subsequent experiential learning. Much of what is practiced and taught in medicine is based on plausible theory, but in some cases there is no direct evidence to support it. Some practices are grandfathered in with no questioning as to the validity of what is taught or practised."
JABFP 1999; 12(02): 1202-07.
Do You Have Diabesity?
You Probably Do...
(Even if You are Skinny)
The last decade of research has turned our knowledge about obesity and diabetes on it's head. Learn the 7 great lies of obesity and diabetes. You are more at risk then you might think! (
How is Functional Medicine different from from Conventional Medicine?
"I need a miracle!"
A real example of the power of Functional Medicine (
What's Your Total Symptoms Score?
The higher your Total Symptoms Score- the more likely Functional Medicine can help you...
John M Bowman, MD
My Functional Medicine office
in Colorado has been closed.
I am now seeing patients for Regenerative Orthopedics- including adipose derived stem cell therapy- at the clinic below:
Optimal Spine & Health
2361 S Azusa West Covina, CA 91792
My Las Vegas office should be opening shortly for Functional Medicine and Regenerative Orthopedics.
First you have to come in and tell me your story. Most patients have never really taken the time to fully recall- much less tell- their own personal health story from beginning to end. Our initial appointment includes a "Comprehensive History and Physical Exam" (taking at least 1 hour) which is usually well covered by insurance plans. We will then spend time reviewing your case, and discuss personal workup and treatment options for you.
Fight Off Colds and Flu:
Who has time to get sick? Take these simple steps to keep from getting colds/flu and/or recover quickly if you do...