functional medicine

Ep. 9: Dr. Tamika Henry on developing personal well-being and creating a healthier lifestyle

Look, your body is the framework for success. In order to succeed in your life, jobs, relationships, you need to make sure your well being is developed. Dr. Tamika Henry is a functional medicine physician who is going to be teaching you how to embrace a healthier lifestyle though food, working out, and mindfulness practices. Start living and maxing our your life TODAY with these tips.

What is functional medicine? Check out Dr. Tamika Henry’s website for more information on what a functional medicine practitioner can do for you.


Timestamp Topics & Questions

01:55 – What is the role of a functional medicine physician? What sort of things do they treat?

03:11 – Most physicians treat the symptom but not the root cause. How Dr. Tamika Henry has to play detective in her practice.

04:00 – Mariam asks “What are the top 3 issues affecting Americans?”

05:39 – What is causing all of these issues and illnesses? Dr. Henry has the answer.

08:36 – Mariam’s own journey into functional medicine and how it started changing her health and mood.

10:13 – What foods might be causing inflammation in the body?

14:23 – What is inflammation? And what does look like in the body?

19:30 – “Your inner world will represent your outer world.” Dr. Tamika talks about how mindset and health can affect more than just your inner workings. It can start showing up on the physical side too!

20:48 – Dr. Tamika Henry’s own journey with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and how she overcame it.

25:05 – Mariam asks “Why is the gut important? What is going wrong with our guts?”

29:01 – “Stealth” infections that are in the gut and how Dr. Henry treats them

34:50 – What are some of the herbal remedies used by Dr. Henry in treating gut issues?

38:00 – Mariam asks Dr. Henry what kind of weight issues do patients come in for and what can be done about the stigmas surrounding weight issues.

43:47 – How social media damaging to our health. How to build and keep a supporting community.

49:00 – Dr. Henry’s TOP 3 wellness tips to start your day!


Links & Resources

Dr. Tamika Henry’s Website and Instagram

The Bijou Show Instagram and Facebook

Dr Mark Hyman’s new book I’m giving away: Food: What the Heck Should I Cook?