The Hoffman Center Blog

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

Podcast: Demystifying Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 13, 2023
Demystifying Mast Cell Activation Syndrome with Nathalie Niddam

Could you imagine a condition that affects virtually every organ, eludes the standard diagnostic criteria, and causes multi-system inflammation? Meet the perplexing world of mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS). MCAS is an elusive condition that affects many, yet remains largely misunderstood. MCAS is a syndrome that triggers multi-system inflammation, and due to its diverse range of symptoms, it often eludes typical diagnostic processes.

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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Part I

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | April 14, 2023
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Part I

Many people suffer from what is termed dysautonomia. This is an umbrella term used to describe any disease or malfunctioning of the autonomic nervous system. Our nervous systems are comprised of different parts: The autonomic nervous system is the part of the system that’s responsible for master regulation of organ function and thus the control … Read more

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Gas Stove Controversy

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 30, 2023
Gas Stove Controversy

A recent controversy has emerged over the use of the gas stoves.  Gas stoves are present in roughly 1/3 of United States homes and it has been observed that there may be an increased risk of asthma in children and other respiratory health risks linked to indoor air pollution from these appliances. A study published … Read more

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Electrosmog: The Expert Guide to the Effects of EMFs on the Body

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | December 7, 2022
Effects of EMFs on the Body

The damage electromagnetic fields (EMFs) can inflict on the human body is very real, and health organizations are only slowly realizing the extent of the problem

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Practical Tips on Exercise and Diet

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | December 1, 2022
Practical Tips for exercise and diet

Exercise Hire a personal trainer to start you off with your new lifestyle. Find exercises that you enjoy, wherever possible. Workout on a daily basis. Remember, it’s a choice of lifestyle not a temporary solution to an immediate health issue. Hydrate before you work out, with salt, water, and electrolytes. Drink half your body weight … Read more

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Solving Chronic Health Problems, Adrenal Fatigue & Mitochondria

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | November 3, 2022
Solving Chronic Health Problems

In this talk with ​​Rachel Jennings N.D of Heal Yourself Institute, we discuss how to solve chronic health problems, adrenal fatigue, and mitochondria.

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How Chronic Illness Requires Multi-Layers of Healing

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | June 16, 2022
How Chronic Illness Requires Multi-Layers of Healing

In this talk with Judy Cho, Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, we talk about how to get to the root cause of illness, omega-6’s, histamine, Lyme disease, and much more.

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Addressing Mold Illness in the Complex Patient

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | March 4, 2022
Addressing Mold Illness

This transcript was automatically generated, please excuse any errors. Dr. Hoffman Well welcome everybody. Today I’m going to be talking about complex patients and in the setting of mold illness, but I want you to know that this isn’t going to be about how to diagnose mold illness, sirs, and the steps A, B, C, … Read more

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A Holistic Approach to Complex and Chronic Illness

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 20, 2022
Holistic Approach to Chronic Illness

In this podcast with Dr. Trevor Campbell, I discuss how a holistic approach using social, psycho-spiritual, and family dynamics can be used to treat complex and chronic disease.

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Covid-19 Update To All Patients of The Hoffman Centre

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 19, 2022
Covid-19 Update

It’s now known that some of the chemicals found in face masks may be causing unexpected symptoms. Learn how to find a high quality face mask in this blog.

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