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The Happy Hormone Cottage

Functional Medicine

What is Functional Medicine?

The Institute for Functional Medicine defines functional medicine as “addressing the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century.

By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.”

Consult with Our Functional Medicine Practitioners in Centerville , OH

Dr Kathryn Nelson-Murphy, DNP, DNH, FNP-BC, genetic testing certified and certified in Brain Health through the Daniel Amen Clinic, is now offering private functional medicine consultations.
These consultations go beyond the standard hormone consultation and explore:

  • Energy issues
  • Metabolism
  • Cardiovascular issues
  • Gut issues
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Lab work-Analysis and interpretation

   Function Medicine Fee Schedule

A 30 minute consultation is $100 and $200 for 60 minutes. We also offer 15 minute follow-up appointments for $50. Functional medicine appointments can be scheduled by emailing

About Our Practitioners

Dr. Kathryn Nelson-Murphy, DNP, DNH, FNP-BC

Dr. Nelson has an extensive background in education, prevention, and wellness. Having worked in the health care arena for nearly 40 years, she has had the privilege to help innumerable people improve their health and well being. She possesses expertise in bio-identical hormone replacement, thyroid management, adrenal fatigue, cardio-vascular prevention, and primary care. Dr. Nelson believes strongly in education and partnering with patients to achieve their health care goals. Many of the diseases that affect us, such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and chronic stress, can be avoided with proper nutrition, physical activity, nutritional supplements, and restoring the body to proper balance. With not only clinical expertise, but also a background in education, Dr. Nelson believes it is imperative for the patient to understand what is happening to their bodies, be educated in health management, and partner with the medical provider to reach their goals.

Dr. Nelson has presented health care topics at local, state, and national venues. She has also served as adjunct faculty for Indiana Wesleyan University and has been a preceptor and educator for many local universities.

Our Pharmacy

Jeff purchased the Piqua Compounding Pharmacy (now part of the IHC & Pharmacy in Centerville since July 2018) in 2006. The pharmacy is best known for specializing in HBT (Hormone Balancing Therapy) for both men and women and has thousands of success stories. Over the past three years, Jeff has invested over $300,000 in renovations to the lab including new automation software and bar code scanning to improve both accuracy and efficiency.

In 2012, the pharmacy was the first compounding lab in the world to utilize the Resodyn acoustic mixer in the preparation of compounds. Notably, this mixer improves the accuracy 30-50 times over traditional compounding methods as well as significantly speeding up the compounding process. Our state-of-the-art compounding facility and staff rivals any compounding pharmacy in the Country. Additionally, Suzanne Sommer’s frequently mentions us in her books as the compounding pharmacy of choice in Ohio.

Jeff began his BioMale Center (now known as IHC for Men) in the spring of 2015 to help men feel their best and ultimately prevent disease. Jeff focuses on reducing cardiac risk through lifestyle changes, proper supplementation, and reducing inflammation. Generally, we recommend Testosterone as needed, after reviewing innovative lab panels.

Contact Us for Your Consultation Today!

Clients are seen at our Integrative Hormone Center (IHC) located at 8101 Miller Farm Lane, Centerville, OH. Men interested in pursuing treatment through our IHC for Men Center can make an appointment with Jeff Hogrefe, RPh, AFAARM, and should contact Kimi at 937-694-4750 or 937-888-8378. Visit www.IHCforMen.com for more information on our men’s health program.



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