Category: General

Do You Really Have IBS, Or Could It Be Something Else?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or “IBS” is an increasingly common condition. The integrative and functional medicine approach, which seeks to identify and address the root causes of diseases, is very well suited to dealing with IBS and IBS-like symptoms. This post covers my top 5 treatable conditions that can mimic IBS. According to the American College …

About My Practice+Blog

I’m Dr. Sharon Goldberg, a board-certified Internal Medicine doctor practicing Integrative and Functional Medicine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Thank you for checking out my blog. These articles reflect the pragmatic and proactive way I approach patient care. This approach evolved over my 20+ years in medical practice, including 10+ years as medical educator at …

Lifestyle Medicine to Reduce High Blood Pressure

Lifestyle factors in high blood pressure   In my previous life as an acute care Internal Medicine physician, I saw many cases of uncontrolled hypertension or “high blood pressure” admitted to the hospital. After taking a careful history, many of these episodes had clear explanations. Identifying the trigger often made the difference between that person …