Functional Medicine

Ancient Medicine Produces Modern Miracles: Acupuncture for Infertility

For the 4.5 million couples experiencing infertility every year, treatment could also be could be what the doctor ordered (or didn’t order). treatment will reducing stress, increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs and balancing the endocrine system which can all increase fertility. But what exactly is acupunture? Though it’s extremely popular and mainstream in Maryland where I grew up,  ma ...[Read More]

Functional Skincare: it’s not just about a pretty face!

by Dr. Kelly Cobb At Nouriche, we combine both wellness and aesthetics under one roof.  We take a multidisciplinary, functional medicine approach.  It’s important to recognize that the skin is a very large organ that can reveal very important details about what’s going on inside the body.  It’s why I became interested in skincare in the first place! For example,  if a young woman comes to us for l ...[Read More]

Baby Steps to Get Active and Lose Weight This Fall

Have you been wanting to lose a few pounds (or a lot) and get in shape? Now might be just the right time to join our physician monitored weight loss program! Call 266-9985 to get your first appointment! But even if you are not ready to take the leap just yet, Fall can be the perfect time to make small changes to your diet and begin getting active. With so many fruits and veggies available, it̵ ...[Read More]

Pump up the Beat: Music and Excercise

Music can be many things to many people.  It can set moods, change them or allow us to express our current moods in a creative and artistic way.  At Nouriche, we’ve long been advocates of music and its effect on healing our patients.  It’s also a great way to get moving which is fantastic for our weight loss patients. What about music and exercise?  It seems everywhere you go in Lafayette, people ...[Read More]

Be Your Own Advocate- Feeling Better at Any Age

by Dr. Kelly Cobb If you are looking to feel your best both mentally and physically, it’s best to plan small changes. Making drastic changes will be hard to adhere to over the long haul.  Most folks have already heard the ingredients for a healthy life and have good intentions but lack follow though and just give up on all of it. . Who has the time to “get it all in?”  Pick one thing for a week or ...[Read More]

Healthy Gut Matters

Probiotic and prebiotic foods and supplements enhance the growth of healthy microorganisms in your body. The idea of using bacteria to improve human health has been around for over a hundred years, but only recently became widely known to the public.  Though they are most often used in the treatment of gastroenterological conditions, they have also been shown to help boost your immune system and i ...[Read More]

Yeast –glorious yeast!!

A few years ago, a few of my patients came to me insisting they had chronic yeast syndrome. As I had no way to accurately test for this or prove it, I dismissed it. But now that I more fully understand gut function and flora, it seems almost everyone is likely dealing with this problem. How would you know if you have a yeast issue? A good sign that your Candida population is out of control is feel ...[Read More]


Most of the skincare problems we treat in our office are very complex. Everyone’s skin is different and must be treated as such. However, when dealing with acne, there are many contributors that are often overlooked. I’ve compiled a list of a few small things we can do to prevent acne. Pillowcases– Sometimes we overlook our pillowcases and forget to wash them often. Pillowcases c ...[Read More]

Big Night Bloat

Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and heartburn are all very disturbing symptoms that would ruin anybody’s plans for a night out on the town. .. maybe it all started with anxiety about the event which led to some poor food choices, a few extra cocktails, eating hurriedly, lack of sleep and so forth. Don’t get me wrong…if you have fever, nausea, vomiting  and abdominal  pain–consider a trip to the ...[Read More]

Just Keep Passing the Sugar

In our ever-expanding understanding of human health, we have come to the realization that our health is never as simple as it may seem. There is an interconnectedness between the different biological systems in the body. Our understanding of these relationships requires a systems approach to health- whereby the impact of each human biological system is evaluated in relationship to each other, not ...[Read More]