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Prilosec, It's Not So Nice!

For our gut to function properly, we need stomach acid. The use of the PPI's and other antacids is detrimental to optimal health.

Feb 10th, 2019
Crazy Doctors!

Sometimes we doctors say the darndest things to our clients (patients).

Feb 6th, 2019
Regenerative Medicine is Here!

We are so proud to announce that we can now provide you with regenerative medicine therapy.  Our clinic is utilizing stem cells from Liveyon.  We use umbilical cord stem cells. What is this good for?

Jan 18th, 2018
Multiple Sclerosis – Functional Medicine

Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune issue. We have seen some tremendous changes in our folks who have multiple sclerosis and have gone through our programs. Watch this video of Dr. Hyman talking about MS.

May 9th, 2017
Want Some Help with High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

Medications are not the only way to help manage, or reverse an elevated blood pressure. Hypertension can be reversed and one can safely under supervision have the blood pressure medications tapered safely. Learn how you can see this in your own health.

May 8th, 2017
Conquer My Pain Program

GOT PAIN? Want Help? Do you ever ask yourself what would your life be like to be free of that nagging pain? How would you like to get off of those narcotics, anti-depressants, or anti-siezure meds used for pain?

Mar 23rd, 2017
Emotional States and Pain

Our health and emotional states are so closely aligned. Click here to view about pain and emotions

Mar 20th, 2017
Laser Therapy Services

We are proud to now be offering laser therapy (photobiomodulation therapy) for pain issues in our clinic.

Mar 13th, 2017
5 Ever So Simple Secrets to Reversing Diabetes

Dear Friend, If you have diabetes and you have said to yourself, “if I could just loose some weight, get my sugars down, and stop my diabetes medications” then this might be the most important report you read all year. Here’s why…

Mar 8th, 2017
The 5 Keys To Defeating Diabetes

Diabetes Special Report | Mountain Health Functional Medicine Diabetes Special Report: The 5 Keys To You know what the biggest commonality is with every diabetic patient we see in the beginning?

Mar 8th, 2017
Neuropathy Myths Revealed

If you’ve ever wanted to just get instant relief from the pain associated with peripheral neuropathy then this may be the most important message you’ll ever read… Because I am going to show you how to get instant relief from pain that will allow you to re

Mar 3rd, 2017
Life Without Pain!

How would you like to have a life without pain?  Narcotics is not the answer. Do you know that Americans consume 80% of the narcotics in the world, but we only have 5% of the population!!

Feb 15th, 2017
We Are Celebrating!

his past week-end of 10-12 February 2017, Freedom Practice Coaching held their annual winter quarterly. At the quarterly there were 6 categories of honoring clinics around the country. Our clinic, Mountain Health Functional Medicine was honored to be nom

Feb 14th, 2017
Choose Health, Choose Life

This topic comes up in so many conversations throughout the week, “Why am I not getting better?  Why is my health not improving?” Ask ten friends, “Are you happy with your health care?’

Dec 16th, 2016
Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Acupuncture outperforms medications for the treatment of diarrhea due to irritable bowel syndrome. Termed IBS-D, this type of irritable bowel syndrome presents with chronic diarrhea as one of the primary symptoms.

Dec 15th, 2016
Flu Shot Season

I have never been a fan of the routine flu shot for everyone.

Dec 15th, 2016
How Do Doctors Get Paid?

How do doctors get paid? 
Imagine going to your favorite restaurant. You are greeted at the door by the hostess, who seats you and takes your drink order. You order through your favorite waiter, Andrew, who recommends the special of the day: prime rib w

Dec 5th, 2016
Functional Medicine and Cancer Care

Do you have a family history of cancer? Are you undergoing cancer therapy (radiation, surgery, and/or chemotherapy) and want less side effects, better results, and more energy?

Oct 3rd, 2016
For Those with AUTOIMMUNE Issues

Folks, if you have an autoimmune issue, you really need to watch the video you can get at the following link. It will change your life.

Sep 18th, 2016
Stress and Functional Medicine

Watch this interview on Montana Matters, which aired this week on Channel 2 News (KTVQ TV) in Billings, Mt. Learn how functional medicine deals with this.

Sep 7th, 2016
Cooking Class with Chef Sheila Polemka

Last night was heaven. 10 of us from Mountain Health Functional Medicine were entertained and fed by Billings’s own Chef Sheila Polemka. She taught great recipes for kale chips, mushroom and squash soup, cauliflower with capers, and a fantastic chicken...

Aug 30th, 2016
Exercise Class Lead by Karsyn Hornby

Last night, Karsyn Hornby lead our first exercise class at Mountain Health Functional Medicine. She talked about the “why” of exercise, citing the first big benefit is cardiovascular health and the second benefit is related to help with stress reduction.

Aug 23rd, 2016
Transforming Lives Through Empowering Healthcare!

Press Release – Transforming Lives through Empowering Healthcare! “We are transforming lives! We are seeing changes in marriages! We are seeing excitement in the folks who come to our center!” says Roy Hall MD, the owner of Mountain Health Functional ...

Jun 29th, 2016
Summer Season Start’s Today! Are You Feeling Great?

t’s Memorial Week-end, and I am so stoked about this up coming summer. Going to be a great time! Camping, fishing, dinners on the back patio with my fantastic wife. Let me ask you something. Are you ready for summer? Are you feeling great, having lots...

May 27th, 2016
Reverse Your Diabetes!

How is your diabetes doing? Or how are you doing with your diabetes? Stange questions. How about, “How would you like to reverse your diabetes?” How would like to ditch your diabetes medicines? We have folks in our clinic where we help them with new lif

May 21st, 2016
Wine & Hormones in Missoula, MT

Wine & Hormones at the Montana Winery in Missoula, MT on Thursday, 26 May at 7PM Come join me for a seminar on Bio-Identical Hormones. Do you – Experience a low libido? Sex drive is not where you would like it? Feel run down all the time, having no get u

May 13th, 2016
Bio-Identical Hormones Now Available in Billings, MT!

I am so stoked to offer Bio-Identical Hormones in Billings, MT. These are life-changing for so many men and women. Say “good-bye” to fatigue, brain fog, sleepless nights. Did you know that the bio-identical hormones add protection from Alzheimers...

May 6th, 2016
Escape Fire, a private viewing…

Join us this Sunday, 10 April 2016 at 3 PM at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery for a private viewing of Escape Fire. This was a award winning film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival exposing the horrors of American healthcare. Anthony Kaufman of The Village

Apr 6th, 2016
Stress, Hormones, and Health

Our next dinner presentation of Stress, Hormones, and Health will be at the Petroleum Club in Billings, on 13 April 2016. Seating is limited, so you will need to contact the office for reservations – 406-969-6310. In the session, you will learn Biggest

Mar 31st, 2016
Let’s Ride Motorcycles!

Who are we? What give us passion? What are our memories? We cannot, we must not forsake that which makes us human. I dare you to watch this –

Nov 10th, 2015
Link Between Obesity and Antibiotic Use

Researchers are now discovering a link between obesity and the previous use of antibiotics. It is known that most infections in common every day life do not require thee use of antibiotics. Many infections are simply viral infections where the antibiotic

Oct 7th, 2015
Sleep? Who Gets Enough Sleep?

We are all tired. Not enough time to sleep and not enough good sleep. At last, employers are recognizing the sleep deprivation we all face. Read on for more! Wellness programs offer a good night’s sleep | Business Insurance Employers are waking up t

Sep 1st, 2015
Four Weeks to a New Life

What can occur in four weeks? The time from one full moon to the next? A lot can change with your health. And it really is not so hard to do. Read on about changing what you eat over the next month. Be ready for the 4th of July, or so. Again, l

Jun 8th, 2015
Medical School Got It All Wrong

Time to relearn what I struggled to learn may years ago. Science has now made some very important findings about the brain and the immune system, along with the gut, interact. Pieces of the puzzle are now beginning to fall into place. We can begin to

Jun 8th, 2015
Better Diabetes Care Begins at Home

There is so much one can do on his/her own to help manage diabtes successfully. More is needed for good health besides the medicines used to treat diabetes. Read on, let me know your thoughts. Millions of people all over the world are slacking

Jun 1st, 2015
Genetics is the Gun …

Genetics is the gun, the environment is the trigger. Just because you have certain genes inherited from the family tree, this does not make it certain “X” will happen to you. The expression of our genetic makeup can be influenced by many factors.

May 27th, 2015
There’s More to Diabetes…

Treatment of diabetes and diabetic complications does not alway require the use of prescription medications. There is so much that diet and supplements from the health food store can do without the costs and side effects of prescription medications.

May 27th, 2015
Family Health: the Mealtime

How to improve your family’s health? Start with something simple, such as eating together. This is such an important ritual that is often forgotten.

May 17th, 2015
Functional Medicine and Diabetes

If you have diabetes, there is a powerful adjunct to what you are doing for your health. Watch this short video about Functional Medicine.

May 17th, 2015
Treat Depression with Food? No SSRI’s?

Depression is a major health issue in modern life. Studies now are revealing the power of foods to treat this common illness. Imagine feeling better without the need for a SSRI. No more sexual issues, no more fatigue, no weight gain! Read more.

May 12th, 2015
Diabetic Neuropathy, Possibly a Treatment?

Diabetic neuropathy is a miserable problem many people with diabetes face every day. It consists of pain and burning from the toes and often going up into the leg. Therapy options are notoriously poor, plagued by many side effects. Read below to see

May 12th, 2015
A New Year’s Resolution to Change Your Life

Can you believe it? Christmas is past. New Year’s Eve is past. Good bye to 2014. Seems just like yesterday we were crossing over into 2000! So, this is the time for new year resolutions. Many concentrate on weight loss, getting into shape, saving more

Jan 16th, 2015
How Much is Too Much?

What is the cost of cancer care nowadays. It is rising rapidly. All too often the medical costs for a patient begin to rampantly explode. This price of the care rises so fast that the patient and family never seem to see the price. It is all in a blur.

Jan 7th, 2015
When to Play the C Card

No one asks for cancer. No one deserves cancer. Yet, there is sometimes power in throwing out the C card. People will back down, suddenly become “nicer people”. Knowing when to play the card is not always easy. Read below for information….

Dec 27th, 2014
Breast Cancer and Benefits of Acupuncture

With breast cancer, many drugs are off limits due to their possible interaction with the breast cancer and interference with the chemotherapy drugs. Now, there are other options and not all are new. One such option is acupuncture, a modality which is ove

Dec 22nd, 2014
Wine and Cancer Risk Reduction

Red Wine Might Protect Against Cancer Great news. Alcohol is a known carcinogenic. It is associated with many cancer types and is one of the more “easily” modified risk factors for cancer. Simply, don’t consume. There is now news, that red wine may be

Dec 20th, 2014
Effects of Mediation on the Cancer Cell is Now Seen

Mediation Shown to Increase Survival in Cancer Meditation is known to help quality of life in patients with cancer. Now, there is evidence at a cellular level of the benfit of mediation can have for those with cancer. Meditation, Support Groups Shown to

Dec 19th, 2014
Vitamin D Influences Longevity for Those with Cancer

Vitamin D for Longevity in Cancer? Higher levels of Vitamin D are beggining to show superior longevity for those who have a cancer. Part of this may be brought about by it’s (Vitamin D) influence in reducing inflammation. http://www.ex

Dec 17th, 2014
Role of Vitamin D in Lowering Prostate Cancer

By Reducing Inflammation, Vitamin D Can Lower Prostate Cancer Inlfammation is a prodrome to cancer. Studes now point to Vitamin D as being an agent which can lower inflammation i nthe body and thereby lower the chance of prostate cancer Vitamin D inhibi

Dec 15th, 2014
Tai Chi to Improve Survival in Cancer Patients

Inflammation is the culrit in many of our illnesses. This includes cancer, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, and alzheimers. How can we lower the inflammation in our bodies? We have many paths to do this. Diet is a big factor. R

Dec 2nd, 2014
Fantastic Song

Fantastic Song “Fighter” | Cancer Survivor Song – Ansley’s Song Ansley’s Song, Fighter. A song inspired by her her fight with Leukemia. Written by Brendon Kirkland, Shawn Lopes, Armando Colon, …

Sep 3rd, 2014