What is Functional Medicine
Functional Medicine is Patient Centered Healing at its Finest! Functional Medicine takes a deeper dive into a patients symptoms and looks to find the root cause of it. Instead of just quickly trying to quickly medicate the health problem away, only to have it appear again and again, Functional Medicine learns what is causing the body’s dysfunction and develops a plan to restore the body’s primary physiological processes back in to order. The goal is a patients life long optimal health.
A Two-Fold Approach To Healing
To correctly address chronic health problems, Functional Medicine uses to scientifically grounded principles.
- 1.) Add what is currently lacking in the body to encourage its physiology back to a state of optimal functioning.
- 2.) Remove anything that is currently impeding the body from moving toward its optimal state of physiology
To put it plainly your body want to naturally be healthy. However our body may be missing the items needed to function at its best. Functional Medicine first identifies the factors responsible for the malfunctioning. Then it deals with those factors in a way that is optimal for each patients particular situation.
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