Eric Gahan, ATC, CSCS

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Back in January I wrote about food intolerance a.k.a. food sensitivities.  It has now been over six months of following the guidelines of my food intolerances and I wanted to give a report on what I have found. In this six months I have also found a reliable and accurate method (PinnerTest USA) for all of us to have food intolerance testing done.  No healthcare provider needed!  I will give you my… Read More

Candida and food intolerances can be a very difficult condition to over come in your personal health.  Making it even more complicated is determining what is the best modality for exercise to aid in the elimination and recovery from these conditions. Many symptoms of Candida and Food Intolerances include: Intestinal discomfort A feeling of a foggy brain and inability to concentrate General muscle aches and pains Stiff and sore joints Poor sleep… Read More

One of the most common questions I received from my recent blog series was pertaining to Candida and what my course of diagnosis and treatment was going to be. A quick review tells us that: Candida, which is a yeast like fungus, is commonly found in your intestines, however, in a healthy individual, its growth is usually limited by your immune system and by other good microflora. This yeast like fungus is… Read More

As I left the doctors office with my results I did feel a little overwhelmed.  The fact that I need to make a few changes in my routine can always be a challenge.  The biggest thing I have learned from living life, is that change can be a good thing.  Change means progress, change means learning, change means a fresh approach on some old habits! So I took a few days to… Read More

In my last post Burn and the Bloat: Part 1, I outlined some the the reasons for my venture into functional medicine.  Please be sure to go back and visit Part 1 if you are new to this blog series. Well, the results are in from my testing and it was surprising on some aspects, but not so surprising on others.  A few things were discovered from finding a new healthcare provider… Read More

Putting out the burn and deflating the bloat! In this part one of a series of blog posts I am going to outline some of my personal stomach and gastrointestinal tract (GI) issues.  The course of treatment and the results they are having in my life from day to day, week to week, month to month.  This series of blog posts is to demonstrate a more functional method of treating some conditions… Read More