Functional medicine is devoted to discovering the underlying causes of chronic medical conditions.
Viewing your body as an integrated system, functional medicine uses a systems-oriented approach to a patient-centered care.
Functional medicine can be used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions including:
While conventional medicine focuses on suppressing the symptoms of a medical condition, Functional Medicine is discovers and addresses its underlying causes.
Unlike conventional medicine, Functional Medicine addresses the patient as a whole - not as an isolated set of systems and symptoms.
Functional Medicine looks at both external (environmental) and internal (lifestyle) factors to determine the best course of patient care.