Allergy Testing

Allergy Testing 

Food Allergies

People are frequently allergic to many things they eat or drink, often without realizing it. Allergic responses vary in severity. Reactions range from simple fatigue or skin rashes to life-threatening respiratory problems. Food allergies can also interfere with daily functioning.

Eating the same food can cause different reactions at different times depending on a variety of physical and psychological factors. The most common food allergies are: milk, wheat, corn, tomatoes, soy, chocolate, beef, and peanuts.

If you experience any physical or mental reactions after eating, consider being tested for food allergies. These sensitivities are highly individual, and range from small reactions to large ones. They can be felt right after eating, or even two to three days later.

Calmglow can help you identify and eliminate these foods from your diet. Once your allergies are identified, Calmglow will help wean you from these foods over 2-4 months. After that time, the food allergy is typically eliminated, and these foods can be carefully reintroduced to your diet.


 

Environmental Allergies

One in four Americans suffers from allergies. Some of the most common symptoms include: sneezing, watery or itchy eyes, runny or congested nose, asthma, eczema or hives, headaches, muscle and joint pain, and hyperactivity. Don’t let these allergies cut into the quality of your life! There could be a simple solution for you.

There is an alternative to partially-effective medications and time-consuming trips for allergy shots. People of all ages can find fast, lasting relief with under-the-tongue allergy drops that can be taken in the comfort of home.

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Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Emotional health, much like mental health, is directly affected by your lifestyle choices. In other words, your lifestyle habits can make a direct impact on your emotional health.

Making room in your schedule for activities like meeting with a friend, going for a walk and getting some fresh air, cooking a meal, or simply lighting a candle and reading a book can be very positive for your emotional health. You might be surprised at the positive effects these habits can have on your mental health. By being more cognizant of your daily routine and habits, you could relieve stress, anxiety, and live more joyfully.

Mental Health

Mental Health

Do you suffer from confusion, poor memory, or the inability to comprehend?

You may be surprised by how much your mental health is affected by your diet and lifestyle choices. Make it a point to go for a walk, sing, dance, take a class, or simply open the windows for natural light and a little fresh air every single day. Calmglow can help you determine the best plan of action to combat these symptoms, including lifestyle habits and diet choices.

What is a Functional Medicine Life Coach?

FMCA(Functional Medicine Coaching Academy) Life Coaches are health professionals with a wide variety of back grounds (ie, health technologists, therapists, care takers etc.) who have all been taught the fundamentals of Functional Medicine and Positive Psychology .They have completed a year-long course and have been certified  through the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. Coaches work side-by-side with FM (Functional Medicine) practitioners in order to give you a deeper, more comprehensive level of health care.

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Digestive System

Digestive System

The human physiological function—that is, all of the physical functions of the body—is directly affected by diet. Food must be properly digested in order for nutrients to be absorbed. When your digestive system is not functioning properly, the results can be nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss, weight gain, bloating, chest congestion, asthma, shortness of breath, and more. 

Everyone has different nutrient needs based on genetics, age, and even location. In addition, the foods consumed by a person are heavily influence by culture, upbringing, health perceptions, and habits. A diet analysis allows us to determine the amounts of protein, fat, and carbohydrates you are ingesting, and in turn help us evaluate vitamins, minerals, and nutrient intake. This information is vital to personalizing a nutrition program that is individual to each patient’s specific needs.

Adequate amounts of various nutrients and enzymes is pertinent to a healthy digestive system. A lack of any necessary nutrients can have negative effects on your body. After assessing your diet, Calmglow will offer support to help your digestive system function properly, thus freeing you from the side effects of an improperly functioning digestive system.


Food Allergies

People are frequently allergic to many things they eat or drink, often without realizing it. Allergic responses vary in severity. Reactions range from simple fatigue or skin rashes to life-threatening respiratory problems. Food allergies can also interfere with daily functioning.

Eating the same food can cause different reactions at different times depending on a variety of physical and psychological factors. The most common food allergies are: milk, wheat, corn, tomatoes, soy, chocolate, beef, and peanuts.

If you experience any physical or mental reactions after eating, consider being tested for food allergies. These sensitivities are highly individual, and range from small reactions to large ones. They can be felt right after eating, or even two to three days later.

Calmglow can help you identify and eliminate these foods from your diet. Once your allergies are identified, Calmglow will help wean you from these foods over 2-4 months. After that time, the food allergy is typically eliminated, and these foods can be carefully reintroduced to your diet.


Environmental Allergies

One in four Americans suffers from allergies. Some of the most common symptoms include: sneezing, watery or itchy eyes, runny or congested nose, asthma, eczema or hives, headaches, muscle and joint pain, and hyperactivity. Don’t let these allergies cut into the quality of your life! There could be a simple solution for you.

There is an alternative to partially-effective medications and time-consuming trips for allergy shots. People of all ages can find fast, lasting relief with under-the-tongue allergy drops that can be taken in the comfort of home.

 

Endocrine System and Neurotransmitters

Endocrine System and Neurotransmitters (Communication)

If you suffer from autoimmune disorder, neurological disease, diabetes, thyroid issues, adrenal disorders, osteoporosis, or any similar diagnoses, Calmglow can offer you a different solution.

Functional medicine takes a much different approach to the nervous system than mainstream medicine. Looking at the nervous system and all of its parts, functional medicine views it all as intertwined and connected. When looking at the nervous system this way, we are able to evaluate how to best treat the system as a whole, in order for you to live the most vibrant, healthy life.

Bioidentical Hormones

The natural aging process produces subtle changes in adult hormone levels that can have profound effects on health. Women and men who choose conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are often given prescriptions for pharmaceutical grade, synthetic estradiol or testosterone.

One alternative to conventional HRT is the use of natural Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). Natural hormones are derived from the hormone-like compounds in soybeans and yams. The molecular structure of these compounds is “identical” to human estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone. Using BHRT is a more natural approach to your health, thus allowing you to feel and live better.

Saliva Hormone Testing

Detoxification

Detoxification (Biotransformation)

When toxins accumulate in the body, things start to go awry. If you suffer from ear pain, loss of peripheral vision, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, brain fog, joint pain, twitching, or any such symptoms, you might have some toxins that have built up in your body. 

Biotransformation is the conversion of toxic substances to non-toxic substances. While this process takes place primarily in two sites—the liver and the intestinal mucosal wall—many systems of the body are involved. The body has some very intricate processes to deal with all the substances to which we are exposed — from our food to environmental chemicals, hormones, and pesticides.

In your customized detox program, we will reduce the burden on the digestive system and liver, while supporting our body with the proper vitamins and minerals through a nutrient-rich diet and supplements. This often starts with determining if your body’s detoxification pathways are able to undergo the burden of a detoxification program, followed by reducing the amount and types of foods eaten. We also encourage good hydration for an effective detoxification.

What our
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Always get clarity and understanding…

Dianne has always help me understand the complicated issues of hypothyroidism, understanding the symptoms and long term effects. She has helped with my dietary needs and overall well being. Highly recommend if you are still feeling the symptoms even if your on traditional medications.

—- MC

The best part of talking with new patients…

I have worked with Dianne Hinton at Calmglow for 4 years. I receive calls from new patients every day. I think the best part of talking with new patients is that I give them the knowledge and hope in knowing that I–like all of Dianne’s staff–was her patient before her employee. I think that says a lot about Dianne as a practitioner. She is very compassionate and caring towards each individual patient.

— Cindy Toste

Diane Hinton saved my life!

After over a year of traditional doctors misdiagnosing and mistreating my illness, Diane immediately got it right. She identified the root cause of my illness, and I went from being chronically ill to healed and healthy in less than a year. Diane listens to and cares for her patients like no one I’ve ever known. I highly recommend her for diagnosing the true health issues, rather than just treating your symptoms.

— Sarah Hayes

My husband and I just love Calmglow …

Just what is Functional Medicine?  Simply put…. I call it getting to the “cause” of a health issue. Rashes, High Pressure, Arthritis, Obesity, Insomnia, and Fatigue are a few of the issues she’s helped us with.  But what I really like best is; she doesn’t say “here, take this pill” and it’ll “treat the symptoms”.  She treats the “cause” of those symptoms so they truly go away without requiring “pills”.  Our bodies are healing, and the we feel we’re the healthiest we’ve been in a long time! What we’ve discovered about the manner in which our bodies “had been” functioning previously, from the in depth tests she recommends, was pretty astounding. We’ve learned so much since starting to see her as our practitioner, I would never choose to go back to an Allopathic doctor!