Dr. Bing You of weMED Clinics is certified in Cellular Therapy and Functional Medicine by The Institute of Functional Medicine and The Association of Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies. Dr. Bing You M.D. (China), D.A.A.P.M., M.S., L.Ac. Functional Medicine restores health by addressing the root causes of disease. Request A Consultation Looking to Functional Medicine in Houston, TX? Call us today 713-572-3888 What is Functional Medicine? According to the American Institute of Functional Medicine, it is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the [...]
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FACT: Roughly 25% adults suffer from frequent knee pain and limited knee function while most knee pain is caused by osteoarthritis over the age of 50. 1. Knee Structure and Osteoarthritis The knee’s basic structure is formed by the lower end of the femur and the upper end of tibia, and is stabilized by the enforcement from the huge patella ligament on the front side of the joint, the anterior cruciate ligament, and also by the posterior ligament in the joint and the lateral and medial collateral ligaments on the outside of the joint. Knee osteoarthritis is caused by chronic [...]
Your knees are stabilized by anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), lateral collateral ligament (LCL), medial collateral ligament (MCL) and the huge patella ligament. There are two major cartilage pads between the tibia and femur, they are called meniscus. Aging or injury causes our cartilage to become worn out and end up becoming bone on bone, this situation is called knee osteoarthritis. More than 20% of men and women over 55 suffer from osteoarthritis. 1. Knee replacement is recommended to Ms. Jenny. We took Jenny’s bilateral knee x-ray on December 10, 2018. [...]
Everyone experiences pain from time to time. Pain is the most common symptom of thousands of injuries, diseases, disorders, and conditions that you may encounter in your lifetime. Treatments for conditions and diseases can also cause it. Pain can last for a short period of time and then disappear when you heal (acute pain). It can also last months or years (chronic pain). Pain management specialists use medications, procedures, exercises, and therapy to help you control your pain. We recommend one approach or a combination of approaches to reduce or relieve pain. Pain classifications There are two kinds of [...]
An enlarged prostate is a condition that most commonly affects men over the age of 50, but it can begin in their 30s. This condition, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, is not cancerous but can have symptoms similar to prostate cancer. BPH is thought to be caused by natural cell growth and hormone changes caused by testosterone and dihydrotestosterone.The prostate is an important organ in the male reproductive system because it aids in the production of fluid for sperm. Around the age of 25, the prostate begins a natural growth period that lasts the rest of a [...]
Insomnia and sleep disorders can be extremely frustrating and physically taxing conditions, leaving those who suffer from them exhausted, unfocused, and irritable. Insomnia symptoms usually appear during a stressful period, but they can persist even after the stressor has passed. Insomnia symptoms include difficulty falling asleep, waking up during the night, waking up too early, not feeling well-rested after a night's sleep, daytime fatigue, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and difficulty staying awake during the day. Insomnia can contribute to distress, increased rates of accidents or errors, and ongoing mood symptoms. Insomnia Types: Insomnia is classified into three types [...]
What Exactly Is Hypothyroidism? When the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones, this is known as hypothyroidism. Hashimoto's disease is the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Some people are born with it, which is known as congenital hypothyroidism. This condition frequently goes unnoticed in its early stages, but it can lead to: gaining weight Infertility Joint discomfort Cardiovascular disease Hypothyroidism causes There are numerous reasons why thyroid gland cells cannot produce enough thyroid hormone. From most common to least common, here are the major causes. Surgical removal of a portion or the entire thyroid gland. Some [...]
Diabetes Reversed by Functional Medicine Are you scared of diabetes, because you are having tingling and/or burning sensation in your feet, decreased vision, decreased kidney function, have had a heart attack and are taking too many medications? 1. Medications are Necessary and Helpful However, the Eyes, Kidneys, Heart and Nerve Damage can still occur, leading many people towards amputation, blindness, or kidney failure; unless diabetes is reversed and medications are reduced. 2. Type II Diabetes Reversed by Functional Medicine. weMED Functional Medicine Program has helped many patients reverse diabetes, most of them enjoyed freedom from diabetic complications. 3. Type [...]