YOUR JOURNEY TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS STARTS WITH YOU.

Health Facts

IMBALANCES IN STRESS, GUT MICROBIOME AND NUTRIENTS LEAD TO INFLAMMATION AND CHRONIC DISEASE.

51%

51% of people are stressed by their health.
Gallup

90%

90% of serotonin is produced in our gut.
Caltech

75%

75% of Americans are not meeting their daily Magnesium needs. Healthline

70%

70% of our immune system is regulated by our gut microbiome. Hopkins Medicine

Who is Dr. Paris?

Dr. Paris was one of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine pioneering physicians and has had the pleasure of working directly with Dr. Mark Hyman for over three years.   Seeing patients as part of diabetes and asthma clinical trials, teaching Functioning for Life shared medical appointments, medical students and residents and caring for patients from all over the world was a typical day.

Education

Bachelor DegreeTexas A&M University

 Medical Degree: University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency Training: Mercy Methodist Family Medicine – University of California, Davis

Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

American Board of Integrative Medicine

Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner

American Board of Medical Acupuncture

Frequency Specific Micro-current Certified Practitioner

Specialty

Mold exposure, Fibromyalgia, Fatigue, Hormonal balance, Hypothyroidism

Digestive disorders, Food sensitivities,

Skin conditions, asthma,

Insulin resistance, Diabetes, Hypertension, Hair loss, Psoriasis

Philosophy

Disease prevention and optimizing physical and mental performance through clinical expertise, testing and treatment.   Evaluating the ‘why’ of illness and symptoms and creating a customized plan.

Who is Functional Medicine For?

Soccer mom & dad

Wants to do it all and yet still feel in control and feel great

Executives

Those who want to optimize their brain, body and life

MOLD Exposure and mCAS 

Those interested in Dr. Neil Nathan’s protocol

Athletes

All ages who  want to boost physical performance

Optimizers

Those who want to be the best they can be in all aspects of their lives

‘Not feeling so great’

Those who want to to feel like they used to….before

Hot mess syndrome

Those who have seen many docs and do not want to add any more medications or are not getting to the ‘why’

Tweens

Your kiddos who have ailments you would like to get to the root cause of instead of bandaid-ing with a medication or supplement

Health Enthusiast

Those who value their health as their most valuable asset and view it as an investment

What We Do

 

What is Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine addresses the root cause of a person’s dysfunction and imbalance by an experienced clinician evaluating a person’s full life  history. Understanding what predisposed you and what factors accumulated resulting in your current symptoms. By addressing the root cause it is addressing you as a whole person.  Lifestyle, perceptions, environment and genetics are all intertwined. Clinical expertise, lab results, history and a collaborative partnership with you allows for healing and improved health.

What is Integrative Medicine?

Integrative medicine can be used as an umbrella.  Acupuncture, chiropractics, osteopathic manipulation, massage, herbal therapies, homeopathy, health coaching, mindfulness, nutrition,  naturopathy, frequency specific micro-current and Functional medicine and others fall under this umbrella. Functional medicine addresses the root cause alleviating symptoms but more importantly allows your body to heal.  Using other integrative modalities listed in conjunction with Functional medicine can be very beneficial enhancing the healing process.

What is Optimal Wellness?

Achieving optimal health is a process of realistic goal setting and self-discovery focusing on emotional and physical well being. Per the World Health Organization, health is defined as a “state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Optimal well-being requires balance in the trio: mental, physical and spiritual.

Why Dr. Paris?

Dr. Paris was born in Paris, TX.  She attended Texas A&M University (won Ms Texas A&M Bodybuilding 1993) and University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her Family Medicine residency through Mercy Methodist – University of California, Davis.

Dr. Paris has over 20 years of experience in medicine and worked in many clinical settings – Indian Health Services in California, The Art of Medicine, PLLC in Washington and Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine in Ohio.

Over 20 years of Medical experience

Personally overcame illness through Functional medicine

Board certified Family Medicine, Integrative Medicine and Certified through Institute for Functional Medicine

One of the pioneering physicians at the first academic hospital based Functional Medicine Institution in the world

Educated Cleveland clinic clinicians (physicians, residents, mid-levels, and medical students)

Personalizes treatment and can be as aggressive as a patient would like or take it at any pace the patient prefers

Institute for Functional Medicine Course Facilitator

Any symptom or diagnosis deserves the opportunity for improvement - until you try, you won’t know!

My Approach

Your FHASE health journey: a distinct period or stage in a series of events or a process of change or development. FHASE is an acronym that I use to explain my approach to your healing journey. 

We start by laying a Foundation to promote Healing transitioning to Stabilization and moving into your Enhancement journey. 

 

Welcome to FHaSE!

Foundation

Building

Nutrition

Lifestyle

Microbiome

Mindfulness

DISCOVERING

Healing

Treatment

Hormones

Mold

Virus

Infection

RECOVERING

Stabilization

Detoxing

Removing

Adjusting

Transforming

Modifying

BALANCING

Enhancement

Wellbe-ing

Evolution

Journey

Reinforcing

Optimization

ENRICHING

Pricing

Products available to order online:

 

15% discount

BrainTap
30% discount

Hydrogen Therapy
10-20% discount
coupon: SIMPLYFM

 

10% off the best
Functional Mushrooms
coupon: SFM

 

Supporting Proteins

Contact Dr. Paris

FAQ’s about Payment

Is Dr. Paris taking new patients?

Yes, but on a very select basis at this time.

Do you take insurance?

No. 

Do you provide super bills?

No

Are there other out of pocket expenses?

Yes. During your journey with me, you should expect additional out-of-pocket expenses not covered by the membership or medical insurance.  These include advanced labs, supplements, compounded prescriptions, tech wearables, or other medical devices and therapies.

Why do you use a membership model?

The focus should be on healing and the healing journey.  I have found that the partnership works better when the payment concern has been addressed upfront. This frees you to focus on healing and not wonder if there will be some hidden upcharge down the road.  

Can I make payments over time?

No. Full payment must be received prior to starting your healing journey.

What is your refund policy?

No refunds are given once your medical history has been reviewed. 

FAQ’s about Products

Why do you offer brain tap?

I find that Brain Tap is an essential tool in limbic recovery and mind reset.  It is a passive and easy process.

Why do you recommend hydrogen therapy?

Hydrogen therapy works. Hydrogen crosses the blood-brain barrier and cell membranes easily.  It directly addresses oxidative stress and inflammation. 

FAQ’s about my Practice

How do you practice?

What makes my service unique is my approach and personal dedication.  You are not just a number or a person in a group.  You actually meet with me, one on one. I do not have medical assistants.  All communication is received by me and responded to by me.

This is a partnership and I encourage questions and a collaborative effort.  I treat you as a person and not just the labs.  I use my clinical expertise to determine the most effective and actionable labs.  I do not order all labs to treat labs. I order labs to take a deeper dive and understand contributing to your inflammatory state.  It is imperative that labs are combined with clinical expertise for the best outcomes.  Addressing abnormal labs must include understanding the underlying imbalance causing the abnormality. This approach is key to evaluating the root cause.

I use a systematic yet intuitive approach to functional medicine truly addressing mind, body, and spirit.

I have personally been treated for mold exposure and have utilized 98% of what I recommend for my patients.  What I ask you to do I have already done and found to be effective and of value.    

Where are you licensed to practice?

I am licensed to practice medicine in all fifty states plus DC.

I do NOT take patients in:
New York
New Jersey
Nebraska

Do I have to take your supplements, even if I can't afford them?

A critical part of your healing and care is the capacity for you to adhere to the treatment plan with quality supplements as outlined in your care plan. 

How long will it take for me to get better?

Typically one to two years.  This is highly dependent on your complexity and your ability to do the homework between visits, stay accountable.

At times you may need to be referred to a specialist in certain areas.

What is your approach to mold and MCAS?

I have been trained in the Shoemaker and Neil Nathan approaches.  I have personally been treated by Dr. Nathan and fully agree with his approach.

I require all patients to read Dr. Nathan’s book Toxic and have their home evaluated for mold and VOC’s (I work closely with a few reputable and highly qualified companies). 

Do you address Lyme disease?

No.  I either refer out to Lyme literate specialist or only address under Dr. Neil Nathan’s consultation.

Are you willing to collaborate with Dr. Neil Nathan?

Absolutely! Dr. Nathan is my ongoing mentor and colleague. This is an additional out-of-pocket expense that you arrange with Dr. Nathan.

What happens if I need to be referred out?

You will continue your healing journey with me and the other practitioner (not included in the membership cost).