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Hormonal Imbalance

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Release Date: 05/28/2024

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 Hormonal imbalance is this week's topic, and our guest is Dr. Dan Murauski.

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As humans we are all made of the same set of biological systems but how those systems interact with one another is unique to each individual.  Dr Murauski believes that the goal of a patient physician relationship is to develop an understanding of the unique variables within each system and how they interact with one another in order to optimize health and create longevity.

Dr. Daniel Murauski’s path to functional medicine began with his roots in his undergraduate education in biomedical engineering.  Inspired by understanding the body as dynamic systems, he completed medical school at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete his residency in family medicine at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL.  Throughout his journey he developed a fondness for yoga and became intrigued by philosophies that promote wellness.  Dr. Murauski successfully earned his certification from the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.  During his studies with ABIHM he discovered a systems based approach to wellness in the practice of functional medicine, and ultimately found his true passion in a practice that combined his engineering background with his experience in integrative medicine. He is a member of IFM and A4M and believes strongly in the continued advancement his knowledge base.

Using a goal oriented approach, Dr. Murauski works in collaboration with his patients to find and treat the root causes of disease and reestablish wellness. His interests include GI diseases, Immune dysregulation, and hormone dysfunction.  He further provides integrative approaches to health optimization and cardiometablic disorders including diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and heart disease.  By establishing a relationship based in trust and education he strives to make his patients active partners in their journey towards wellness. Ultimately working to optimize each individuals’ unique interplay of their biological, mental and spiritual make up and to create an environment where one can heal and take control of their well-being.