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We will help you put an end to chasing symptoms and help you to find the hidden clues in your “normal” labs. All while we partner with you to create a plan to take back your health.

About the Practice

Learn more about our holistic, natural approach to health that empowers individuals through helping them to find and understand the missing pieces to their health puzzle

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We help those with autoimmunity navigate beyond the common diet and lifestyle changes by helping them find the clues to why the immune system is out of harmony.

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Digestive Health

Digestive issues are one of the #1 complaints we get. We walk you through identifying underlying pathogens and triggers and help you get the testing you need to stop guessing and chasing supplement protocols. Learn more here

Functional Health

All of our services embrace a functional, holistic, and natural approach to health. Functional Medicine is the latest buzzword which uses Nutrition, Toxins, Sleep, Activity, and Stress to restore balance. Learn more here


We take a holistic approach to genetics by delving into epigenetics and connecting the dots of your symptoms, labs, and genes.

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Hormones & Adrenal Health

We can help you put an end to that back and forth of hormone imbalances and put a stop to the common practice of ‘another supplement for that’.

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Women's Health

We help women identify why they are experiencing symptoms and help them navigate the path back to balance through natural methods of healing.

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Featured Programs & Resources

Free downloads & symptom checkers to help you on your journey to wellness

4-Season Detox Program

This program is for those who are seeking an ALL-NATURAL way to detox withOUT shakes or supplements.  We teach you how to harness the power of your body's detoxification pathways so you can regain your vibrant self!  

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Candida Screening

Wonder if candida is playing a role in your symptoms?  Use our free, instant access (no email required!) screening questionnaire to see if Candida may be an underlying road block to resolving your health.

Functional Health Score

Have you been told your labs are normal while you feel chronically run down? Our symptoms are often dismissed in main-stream approaches. This quick multi-symptom questionnaire will help you see how much of an impact your symptoms are having on your health.  Instant results, no email needed!

A Quick message from Salena

After being devoted to understanding all that I could to navigate reversing autoimmunity in one of my children, I know that many people are simply not heard by their conventional health-care providers.  Worse, sometimes we bounce from specialist to specialist without ever really being given an answer or a plan of recovery.  That may be your story – or you may be searching for a life of profound health and energy, where your body is supported from the inside out, rather than being stuck with medications to treat symptoms, endlessly.

Welcome to this site, my hope is you will find information that empowers you for a successful journey to restoring health and wellness.  


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Check out our educational tab that is filled with downloads, links to in-depth courses, and our favorite books on Functional Medicine, Nutrigenomics, and Natural Healing 

Have questions about how we can help?

Book a complimentary strategy session where we can get to know more about your health scenario while you can ask us questions to see if our practice is a right fit for your health goals

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Headquarters at:

1329 N. University Drive
Suite F1
Nacogdoches, TX 75961

Phone: 936.463.0272

Serving East Texas in: Longview, TX and Lufkin, TX as well as Denver, Colorado | Florida | Indianapolis, Indiana | Montana | Akron, Ohio

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