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Functional medicine is a personalized approach to health and wellness that uses the body’s own biochemical processes to promote well-being. This is an integrative, scientific approach to healthcare that uses natural resources to improve your immune system, be proactive against disease and promote better health.
Instead of focusing on treating the symptoms, functional medicine aims to treat the underlying cause of chronic disease. This is done through patient-centered care, where the primary focus of treatment is the patient’s well-being.
Health is personal, and so treatment should be too.
We use biochemical individuality to assess the needs of each patient independently. This allows us to check any personal variations in metabolic function that develop due to genetic or environmental causes.
Functional medicine focuses on the patient’s quality of life. We understand that health cannot be measured through the absence of a disease, but instead evaluate your health through your overall well-being. We can do this through focusing on positive vitality in each of our patients. This is a holistic perspective towards health, one that acknowledges the orchestrated connection of a body as one singular unit. When you approach your health holistically, it becomes possible to weigh the connection between our fundamental physiological processes and environmental factors.
The goal of functional medicine is to offer an alternative treatment route for most chronic diseases. With the proper medical support, many chronic diseases are preventable or reversible. Functional medicine addresses internal and external factors that influence our well-being to find the underlying cause of chronic disease. These factors include:
Functional medicine focuses on finding balance.
Functional medicine aims to balance internal and external factors that are at work in your body. This is done through a systematic approach to well-being that features eight main components:
This methodology uses an integrative approach, combining the medical knowledge from a variety of disciplines to provide the most relevant treatment for your personal health needs. No one symptom will be masked or treated at the cost of another. Instead, functional medicine focuses on providing whole-body wellness that encourages your entire body to act in unison.