Common Mental Health Pretenders
that respond to nutrition & lifestyle strategies
Impairment or imbalance in detox pathways
Vitamin & mineral deficiencies that serve as co-factors in metabolic pathways
Hormonal imbalances (sex, adrenal, thyroid, pancreas, pituitary)
Heavy metal toxicity
Genetic predispositions that respond well to targeted nutrition therapy
Professions That Would Benefit From A Functional Wellness Approach
Communities & Locations We Serve in Virginia
Underwood Functional Wellness offers convenient telehealth services to clients throughout Virginia. If you are located in another state, please contact us to see if we can work with you.
Onsite support is available in the following Virginia counties:
WHY I DO THIS
Underwood Functional Wellness, LLC
Tamara Underwood, MS, CFMP
Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine
I started my healthcare career as an EMT and after college, worked several years in the clinical laboratory.
Like many who work in the helping professions, shiftwork, staffing issues, and adrenaline surges led to burnout and eventually depression, fatigue and unrelenting migraines.
Conventional medicine offered a plethora of medications which, out of desperation, I did try for migraine management, but I was really seeking resolution.
Through my own persistence, I discovered
This started my fascination with what other depletions and burdens impact mental wellness so I returned to school and completed my graduate degree in Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine.
As a former EMT and coming from a family of Veterans, I feel a kinship with my first responders!