Category: Crohn’s Disease

What Is A Medical Food by Lawson Aschenbach

What is Medical Food? That’s a great question! Medical foods are those that are specially formulated and intended for the dietary management of a disease that has distinctive nutritional needs that cannot be met by normal diet alone (Wikipedia). These products save lives every day. They are particularly instrumental for

Managing Stress With Policies And Procedures by Lawson Aschenbach

“Mr. Policies and Procedures” My wife coined the phrase for me some years ago, as I was always creating systems for daily life. From morning supplementation and nighttime wind-down routines to filing documents, I have a procedure for almost everything. Crazy? Maybe. Funny. Well, sadly, yes.  But, in the end,

Mindfulness And Supplementation by Lawson Aschenbach

Patience is a virtue!  Especially when it comes to health and wellness.  These days, people are constantly self-diagnosing and self-prescribing as they raid the supplement aisle of their favorite grocery store.  “I need to take B12!” “Fish Oil? Didn’t Facebook say I need to take Fish Oil?” “Oh, and what

The Art of Caffeine Consumption and Cycling by Lawson Aschenbach

O caffeine, my caffeine. No matter the vessel—coffee, tea, or even chocolate—millions of people crave your energy boost. There is no shortage of potential benefits to caffeine, and I’ve personally experienced the following: Increased energy Better focus Improved athletic performance But I’ll let you in on a little secret. Did

Morning Functional Medicine Protocol for Crohn’s Disease by Lawson Aschenbach

Since I released my story to the world, I’ve been getting a lot of great questions about my protocol to overcome Crohn’s disease.  Let me start by saying not everyone’s protocol will be the same, but I feel that a lot of the foundational aspects of my protocol can work

Life After Crohn’s: How Racer Lawson Aschenbach Relies on Personalized Lifestyle Medicine (Part 2)

Seven-time professional sports car racing champion Lawson Aschenbach relies on personalized lifestyle medicine to manage his Crohn’s disease and keep up with a busy racing schedule. We asked Lawson for tips and tricks he’s devised for maintaining a healthy routine in today’s hectic world. In our previous conversation, you shared

Racing Past Crohn’s: How Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Changed My Life

Mental clarity, fitness, and good health are vital in racing, so a debilitating illness can threaten a professional racecar driver’s career as well as his health. We sat down with seven-time professional sports car racing champion Lawson Aschenbach to learn how he used personalized lifestyle medicine to help manage his