The purpose of a truly comprehensive integrative health program is to compassionately help individuals feel well, obtain their goals, and take control of their lives. This is a fundamental principle in healing and a pathway to joy and happiness for the patient and the provider.
Dr. Marv knows how it is. A few years ago Dr. Marv was overweight, feeling tired, low on energy, and had metabolic syndrome. He was a caring doctor who did the best he could for his patients but knew that something was missing. He knew that there had to be something else to health, since he himself seemed to be missing that key ingredient.
The digestive tract makes up about 70% of our immune system, runs our metabolism, makes vitamins for us, and communicates with other cells in our bodies. Some refer to the gut as the “second brain” as it holds its own nervous system, the enteric nervous system.