Theresa Hernandez

About Theresa Hernandez

Theresa Hernandez, APN/CNP is a functional medicine Nurse Practitioner that emphasizes a healthy gut for a healthy life. She has a deep devotion to pediatric patients and young families who are looking for guidance with food allergies, autoimmune complaints and issues with detoxification. Getting each patient to recognize their health potential is always her priority.

The effects of stress on your health

So many of my patients, friends, and family members are just so overwhelmed these days.  I wonder, are we actually experiencing more stress? Or are we simply becoming more aware of it? Stress, and its repercussions, play a major role in our day to day health.  Learning how to become mindful of our actions, and [...]

Why is gut health so important?

It’s been estimated that approximately 70% of Americans have some sort of digestive related symptom or disease. The digestive tract also affects health throughout the body. Our gastrointestinal tract is a highly sensitive system of organs. Even though most of us would only recognize typical IBS symptoms, many people don't realize an imbalance in the [...]