Sue Moore

Sue Moore

It’s an honor to be selected as February’s Member of the Month. As with any recognition, it’s the support of a team and family that make the efforts possible. I am especially grateful to Nancy Rossmiller for introducing me to this program and to the Thriven Team for...
Robin Seimens

Robin Seimens

Then: This is now: December 29, 2017 At age 54, my life was drastically changed by an AVM Brain Bleed. This led to a lifesaving craniotomy, 30+ days in the hospital, complete loss of the use of my entire left side. I had become bedridden and incontinent. I had to...
Bamma Taylor

Bamma Taylor

After so many years of caring for so many people, having an active business life, a great marriage and family life, I realized I had put myself and my health at the bottom of the list. I worked tirelessly and loved all I was involved in, but my weight and stress had...
Tricia Sommer

Tricia Sommer

I started my health journey at Thriven Functional Medicine, about four months ago (July 2020). At that point I felt crummy all of the time. I no longer enjoyed doing the things my family and I loved to do together- hiking, biking, rafting, cross-country skiing, etc. I...
Bill & Ellie West

Bill & Ellie West

Our wellness journey began in April of this year (2002). This was the beginning of not only our health but it also gave us both more clarity as to what this year will look like. In retrospect, this was really a small investment considering it helped us grow. We put...
Meet Melissa

Meet Melissa

Melissa Pyette RDH, MS Health Coach Melissa came to Thriven as a patient and became so interested in functional medicine that she enrolled in the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, graduating with a health coach certification in January of 2019. Because she is also...
Fear

Fear

Right now, a lot of us are feeling fear, and there are plenty of reasons to feel fearful.  It can be mild, like background noise – maybe just feels like a little anxiety. Or it can be extreme, where we feel paralyzed by terror. You may feel anything in between,...
Healthy Mouth, Healthy You

Healthy Mouth, Healthy You

Healthy Mouth, Healthy You Your mouth is a major pathway that introduces well-being or toxicity into your body. Everything you put in the mouth enters your body, therefore it is one of the first areas to be impacted by poor lifestyle choices. But, we tend to think of...
Sleep Medicine from a Dentist

Sleep Medicine from a Dentist

Dr. Schuyler VanDyke had been treating sleep patients at her dental clinic for about four years when she discovered that, like many of her patients, she had sleep apnea. “I was having a lot of symptoms that were a little different,” Dr. VanDyke said. She was tired...
Who Needs More Sleep? We Do!

Who Needs More Sleep? We Do!

Are you getting enough sleep? If not, you are have a lot of company in a world filled with people who are tired most of the time. Although most people get less than six to seven hours a night, the World Health Organization and National Sleep Foundation recommend eight...