Research has shown that chronic inflammatory diseases have root causes that may include gut dysbiosis or leaky gut; practitioners need to treat these underlying conditions in order to address the chronic inflammation. Susan Blum, MD, MPH explains how these gut-related perturbations contribute to inflammation and shares a management approach called the 5R program, detailing how each step is vital in supporting a healthy gut.
Susan Blum, MD, MPH has been treating, healing, and preventing chronic diseases for nearly two decades. Dr. Blum is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her passion and dedication for identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illness through the groundbreaking whole body approach known as Functional Medicine is helping to transform our healthcare system.
As the founder and director of Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York, Dr. Blum’s crusade for personalized medicine is paramount for treatment and prevention. Dr. Blum’s mission for Blum Center for Health is to facilitate a personalized healing experience by creating a partnership with her patients while providing cutting-edge Functional Medicine and teaching self-care skills for changing health habits.