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The Fat Hormone and Belly Fat

By Dr. Brady on May 22, 2017

Leptin, a recently discovered hormone, regulates body weight by suppressing food intake and/or increasing energy expenditure.


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Topics: Functional Medicine

Medical Cannabis on NBC

By Dr. Brady on May 11, 2017

In case you missed the news last night, our very own Dr. Heywood was interviewed by NBC6 news Miami.

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Topics: Medical Marijuana, medical cannabis

The Blood Test That Predicts Cardiovascular Death

By Dr. Brady on April 17, 2017

Even when everything else on your annual physical is "normal" this predictive blood marker for heart health is a must-have to predict your risk of premature death.

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Topics: Functional Medicine

6 Lifestyle Changes to Minimize Chronic Pain

By Dr. Brady on March 7, 2017

Chronic pain is ongoing, but oftentimes it is manageable  (if not curable). How you manage pain on a day-to-day basis can make a huge impact on your overall sense of well-being. Physical pain can impact your mental, emotional, spiritual and social health, causing a snowball effect.

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Topics: Healthy Living

Florida Marijuana Dispensaries

By Dr. Brady on February 12, 2017

Florida is among the latest states to legalize the use and utilization of marijuana. Since the legalization, the market has continued to grow and attract thousands of users, doctors, farmers, researchers and even activists. 

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Topics: Medical Marijuana, dispensary

Headache treatment in Miami

By Dr. Brady on February 8, 2017

There is no such thing as a "normal" headache!
A headache is your body's way of letting you know that there is something wrong. There are many types of headaches. The first step in knowing what to do about your headache is to understand the various types:

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Topics: Chiropractic, NUCCA

7 Reasons to visit your local Miami chiropractor

By Dr. Brady on January 30, 2017

Many people think that chiropractors only treat patients who have been in a car accident or who have had some kind of sports injury.

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Topics: Chiropractic, NUCCA

Easing muscle spasms with medical marijuana

By Dr. Brady on January 23, 2017

Medical cannabis has been approved in the State of Florida recently for a host of different conditions, however since 2014 it has been legal for compassionate use under the "Compassionate Medical Cannabias Act of 2014". To determine if you qualify in Florida, please read our article here.

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Topics: Functional Medicine, Medical Marijuana

Obtaining your medical records

By Dr. Brady on January 15, 2017

Medical records are mandatory to demonstrate pre-qualification for medical marijuana in the state of Florida. Most important is that your medical records list an eligible diagnosis. If you arrive to your appointment without your medical records, we can obtain these for you by having you fill out a form, however the responsibilty is on you to ensure that you have an eligible condition.

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Topics: Medical Marijuana