The Hoffman Center Blog

Blogs and articles by Dr. Bruce Hoffman and the Hoffman Centre for Integrative and Functional Medicine.

How a Multi-Level Approach to Medicine Can Augment a Cancer Patient’s Treatment

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 21, 2020
How a Multi-Level Approach to Medicine Can Augment a Cancer Patient’s Treatment

Contrary to mainstream rhetoric, the treatment and prevention of cancer in patients is much more layered than a simple diagnosis and chemo, for example. Things such as past trauma, mold exposure, allergies, and metal toxicity exposure can truly impact how one recovers and even how one reacts to chemo.

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A Discussion About Mold and Mold Exposure with Dr. Bruce Hoffman

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 14, 2020
A Discussion About Mold and Mold Exposure with Dr. Bruce Hoffman

We discuss how mold and mold exposure can be a trigger for Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). We discuss ways to investigate and determine if you have been exposed to mold and what you should do if you suspect mold exposure is affecting your overall health.

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A Discussion About Lyme Disease with Dr. Bruce Hoffman

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 7, 2020
A Discussion About Lyme Disease with Dr. Bruce Hoffman

The diagnosis and care of a patient with Lyme Disease is multifaceted and can be approached from more than one angle. It likely goes without saying that mainstream medicine is taking a much different approach than those in the functional and integrative space.

In this video, I discuss the importance of looking at the larger history of said patient and how lab testing plays a role in proper diagnosis of Lyme Disease.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, Part 1

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 4, 2020
Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

In anticipation of the upcoming Crohn’s and Colitis Summit, I want to share more about inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis.

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Podcast: Understanding Symptoms and Treating the Whole Person

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | August 29, 2020
Looking at Lyme

In this podcast with Sarah Cormode I highlight the importance of taking an in-depth patient history to understand and document symptoms.

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Mold Remediation: How to Identify and Remove Mold from Your Home

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | July 21, 2020
Mold Remediation

Learn what mold remediation is, what tests you need to identify mold growth, how to hire a good mold inspector, and how to remove mold from your home.

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Diagnosis of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome – A Global Consensus 2

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | May 26, 2020
Diagnosis of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome - A Global Consensus

Please take a look at this newly published peer-reviewed article by Dr. Lawrence Afrin of which I was a co-author, on the revised criteria for the diagnosis of mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS)

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COVID-19 Testing: What You Need To Know

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | May 19, 2020

As I learn more about COVID-19 and share that information with you, my community, I’m increasingly asked about testing. Time is moving on and it’s clear that one of the limitations regarding the management of this global pandemic has been testing, or more specifically the lack of testing. There are still so many questions about … Read more

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Lecture: 11th Annual CHNC, Mild Cognitive Impairment

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | May 8, 2020

In this lecture, Dr. Hoffman discusses how to differentiate between mild symptoms of cognitive decline versus those of advancing Alzheimer’s dementia.

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Can You Reduce Your COVID-19 Risk With Lifestyle Changes?

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | May 6, 2020

By implementing diet and lifestyle changes that support your body, you strengthen the immune system, and even reduce your COVID-19 risk of extreme symptoms.

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