My Health Story
Long story short: I had many health issues and resolved them using functional medicine.
Longer story: I'm Evan Brand and just like many of you reading this, I ended up with health issues. These issues are what led me on this path to help those, like me, who need to be able to function correctly.
I previously had Cryptosporidium and Giardia parasites, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, H pylori, candida overgrowth, adrenal fatigue, and dental infections.
I ended up clearing these infections and getting a dental cavitation surgery which was a huge benefit.
My years of suffering and subsequent healing grants me a deep sense of empathy and respect for those like you seeking the root causes and solutions to your nagging health symptoms.
I dealt with depression, fatigue and IBS for over a decade and sought out professional help.
I went the conventional medical route only to be disappointed and appalled at the "solutions" that were offered to me such as acid-blockers, antidepressants, and other pharmaceutical drugs designed to "manage my symptoms".
I left the white coats and found the answers myself; interviewing hundreds of practitioners, naturopaths, functional medicine doctors, etc.
I sought out the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, sometimes importing them from exotic locations to pacify my symptoms.
Once I dialed in my diet, my symptoms improved by 80%, but the lingering depression told me there were pieces missing from the puzzle.
My Nutritional Therapy practice elevated my knowledge, experience and respect for the idea of "food is medicine", but that's simply not enough in a world full of toxic chemicals.
It took a deep dive into the world of Epigenetics and Functional Medicine, along with several years of courses, trainings, workshops and mentorships with some of the world's best health care providers for me to develop the systematic, step-by-step protocols necessary to heal myself and to help others do the same.
After properly testing, identifying and treating my many root causes, I am vibrant and symptom-free.
I healed my gut by clearing several parasite infections, SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), H pylori and Candida albicans.
I restored my Circadian Rhythm and HPA Axis, healing my adrenals and stress response. I fixed the methylation and liver detoxification issues that were causing a stagnant buildup of toxins.
I implemented amino acid therapy to balance my neurotransmitters and stabilize my moods.
I ended up having 4 cavitation infections in my old wisdom teeth extraction sites which were causing massive systemic inflammation. I had those fixed.
I found out that I had a major mycotoxin load and have been on a long-term detoxification protocol to resolve the blurry vision, dizziness, and other mysterious symptoms I dealt with.
Now, I've helped over 2,000 people around the globe do the same. I run my 1-on-1 Functional Medicine clinic from my home in the forests of Kentucky via Phone and Skype consultations.
With the ability to ship advanced lab testing kits to your home, wherever you are, there are no limits to the care and symptom improvement you can receive.
I look forward to helping you become happier and healthier than you've ever been.
Bio for Media and Press
Evan Brand is a Podcast Host, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Nutritional Therapist. He is passionate about healing the chronic fatigue, obesity, and depression epidemics after solving his own IBS and depression issues. He uses at-home lab testing and customized supplement programs to find and fix the root cause of a wide range of health symptoms. His Evan Brand Podcast has over 7 million downloads and counting. He is the author of Stress Solutions, REM Rehab and The Everything Guide to Nootropics. He offers free 15-minute functional medicine phone consultations to discuss your health symptoms and goals at his site EvanBrand.com
EVAN BRAND, CFMP, NTP
Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP)
Gluten Free Society Practitioner
Certified Personal Trainer
My Right-Hand Woman
Megan Gump, CFMP, NTP - Certified Functional Medicine and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner
Megan has a particular passion for working with the following populations: Young Adults, Food allergies, Hormonal Imbalances, Lifestyle/Dietary Changes, Gut dysfunction.
Megan was born and raised in Dallas, TX but quickly moved to Steamboat Springs, CO after high school.
She has a passion for traveling and exploring the world which led her to live in Delray Beach, FL where she developed her interest in fitness and nutrition.
While completing her BS in Geology, she gained experience in the nutrition industry working for an all-natural protein shake company.
Soon after graduating, Megan moved to Austin, TX and pursued her calling in nutrition by completing the Nutritional Therapy Practitioner program from the Nutritional Therapy Association. She has the desire to truly help people be their healthiest, best version!
Megan quickly realized that to truly help clients, sometimes nutrition and diet are not enough. Megan then continued her education by completing the FMU program to become a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner to add lab testing to her toolbox.