Dr. Michael Ruscio, DNM, DC

DNM, DC

Dr. Ruscio is your leading functional and integrative doctor specializing in gut related disorders such as SIBO, leaky gut, Celiac, IBS and in thyroid disorders such as hypothyroid and hyperthyroid. For more information on how to become a patient, please click here. Serving the Austin, TX area and distance patients via Zoom.

Michael Ruscio

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Blood test for health: Functional ranges versus lab ranges

Blood test for health: Functional ranges versus lab ranges

Did your blood test for a health problem say you’re perfectly healthy even though you suffer from fatigue, brain fog, hair loss, digestive issues, joint pain, or other symptoms that make you miserable? Does your doctor give you a prescription for antidepressants or tell you to seek therapy because your problems “don’t exist.” Many doctors

How to prevent a stroke

How to prevent a stroke

Strokes are scary, seemingly leaping out of nowhere. They are the third leading cause of death in the United States and for those who survive, they are the leading cause of disability in adults. But strokes don’t have to be mysterious. In fact, research shows 90 percent of strokes are caused by dietary and lifestyle

Heart disease is a sugar disease

Heart disease is a sugar disease

If you have been following conventional advice, then you’ve been told to avoid fats to prevent heart disease. Turns out if you want to maintain a healthy vascular system and prevent heart disease, sugar is the target you want to seek out and eliminate. Research has found people who get at least 25 percent of

How to protect yourself from brain injury

How to protect yourself from brain injury

Brain injury prevention goes beyond whether you wear a helmet. Two people with the same injury can have two wildly different reactions—one mild, one debilitating—based on the health of their brain prior to injury. Although we can’t necessarily control whether a brain injury happens from a fall, a car accident, or a blow to the

Are you working out too much?

Are you working out too much?

Past studies have found exercising vigorously almost every day causes some people to be less physically active overall compared to those who exercise less.

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