Functional Medicine Practitioner

Melissa Homner


Professional statement

I'm Melissa Homner, a completely recovered MS warrior, passionate advocate for individuals who are experiencing complicated health issues and have started to give up hope of recovery. Founder and CEO of Sagebrush Wellness, a team of brilliant Functional Medicine Health Coaches, trauma and spiritual coaches.

Meet Coach Christy. Having overcome her own Meniere's autoimmune disease in 2012, she has since helped over 100 individuals locally and internationally to find their own path to wellness. Her specialty is to listen and read between the lines to discover root cause and to implement change in small ways that can have large impact.

Every member of our team has faced an autoimmune disease and WON! Our foundational belief is that when we maximize what is helpful, minimize what is harmful and prioritize an environment of healing, we create the possibility and probability of the body to recover!

We have been able to help our clients to:
*Sustainably reverse Type II diabetes
*Eliminate the need for cholesterol-reducing medication
*Stop debilitating menopausal symptoms
*Reverse hypertension
*Alleviate life-long constipation, headaches, or eczema
*Sustainably reverse irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Crohn’s
*Sustainably reverse chronic autoimmune activation
*Stop acid reflux permanently
*End chronic low energy, joint pains, tremors, or congestion
*Eliminate the need for antidepressant or anti-anxiety medications
*Lose weight and keeping it off long-term

We are dedicated practitioners who have completed rigorous training in advanced functional medicine sciences and validated application through serving hundreds of clients.
We have completed intensive study of chronic disease etiology, functional physiology, and evidence-based intervention, along with hands-on clinical practice. We are uniquely qualified to provide individually targeted strategies that address the multifaceted nature of today’s complex health challenges.
The result: root-cause resolution, empowered clients.

We are specifically trained to support clients with these issues:
**Adrenal Fatigue and Thyroid/Hypothyroid and Hyperthyroid
**Anxiety, Depression and Mood Imbalances
**Asthma, Allergy and Immune Intolerance
**Bone Health, Disease and Dysfunction
**Cancer, before, during and after med treatment
**Cardiovascular Health, Disease and Dysfunction
**Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis
**Headache and Migraine
**Hormone Balance
**Metabolic Dysfunction
**Fertility, Female hormone imbalance
**Toxicity, Detoxification, and Heavy Metals
**Breast implant toxicity, before, during and after surgery care/detox/recovery

We have completed In depth training in nutrients and supplements. All disease processes are interconnected. We are well versed in seeing and mapping these interconnected pieces, simplifying the complex, and creating simple effective steps to allow the client to move from ill to well.

Our goal:
As functional medicine health coaches, our goal is to confidently assess complex disease patterns, inspire our clients to understand what is going on in their bodies and support them as they make lasting change, facilitate deep recovery, and support them as they experience astonishing results.

We use proven-effective support remedies and tools that address symptoms while targeting the root causes of chronic disease in the unique individual. Often, we are able to use this approach to help our clients “head off” more entrenched disease by catching imbalance in the body early and facilitating interventions that bring the body back towards wellness by optimizing the body’s own drive to be well.

Chronic disease has reached epidemic proportions and is crippling the global population and its health care systems. We are dedicated practitioners and provide the best solutions we can within today’s conventional standard of care, a standard which largely aims to alleviate symptoms and treat disease vs. preventing or reversing disease once it is present.

However, lifestyle- and environment-mediated disease, requires a new standard of care if the client is to get well and stay well long-term. This new standard requires the integration of allopathic medicine to assess and, when appropriate, alleviate immediate symptoms, with evidence-based care through the functional medicine lens to address the root causes and provide sustainable short-term and long-term relief from these debilitating conditions.
Each of our coaches have faced their own battle with autoimmune disease and won!

Tests we offer and help our clients understand.
-Food sensitivity testing
-Blood labs (specialty panels available if needed)
-Stool testing
-Hormone testing
-Organics acid testing

  • Integrative Nutritional Health Coach Certificate
  • American Association of Drugless Practioners
  • The Essential Oil Institute


  • The School of Applied Functional Medicine - Functional Medicine Practioner and Health Coach
  • Functional Nutrition Lab Digestive Intensive Graduate - Functional NutritionDigestive Graduate
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition - Integrative Nutritional Health Coach

$250.00 per appointment

Category : Coaching
Subcategory : Health/Wellness



Wellness Optimization Checkup

Appointment Length

1 hour 0 minutes

Service Description

Where are you health-wise? Where do you want to go? Do you have any symptoms you would like us to look into? Or do you simply want a comprehensive functional medicine check-up to make sure your body is functioning at its most optimum level?

We spend an hour during the session with you, but we actually start 3 days prior to the appointment. We go through all of the information you submit and use our functional medicine lens to find out what is going on.

Is your gut health optimal? Are you actually getting all the nutrients you need? What vitamins and minerals do you need right now? What is your iron level? The more information you submit, the more comprehensive your results will be.

If you are an athlete or work out regularly, your body might need more or fewer supplements.
If you don’t have proper gut health, you might not be absorbing the nutrients you need (even if you are taking expensive supplements!)

After our session, you will receive a comprehensive session summary. This robust document contains recommendations, research, and combines your information in a way that you can actually use and understand. Whether you use this for yourself or send it to your health care team, either way you will have a better understanding of how your body is performing and what it might be needing!

Service Requirements

The health history and bloodwork results are required 3 days prior to your scheduled appointment. To fill out these documents, go to:

This information gives us the most comprehensive view of your health. Please be as detailed as possible!


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