Integrative Approaches to Optimizing Health

 

 

Functional Medicine is individualized, science-based medicine that focuses on finding the root cause of your symptoms. These symptoms have been shown to be directly related to, and influenced by, diet and lifestyle. Recent and overwhelming evidence shows that addressing the root cause of illness can help individuals normalize function and reverse disease. 

 

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Evaluations usually include standard and advanced blood-work, as well as cutting-edge genetics, food sensitivities, gastrointestinal imbalances, hormone and neurotransmitter assessments. Treatment plans will focus on treating the causes of your symptoms through repairing the gut flora and digestive function, replenishing nutrient deficiencies, supporting detoxification processes, rebalancing hormones, balancing immune function and controlling inflammation. All of these areas can be addressed with good nutrition, stress management, sleep hygiene and exercise programs. The patient may also need nutritional supplements, botanical medicines, and prescription medicines. We work with you primary physician to manage your prescription medications as needed.

 

Common Illnesses Treated

Areas that can be addressed through the Functional Medicine approach include, but are not limited to:

  • Weight management

  • Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

  • Thyroid Disease

  • Female and Male Hormone Imbalances

  • Adrenal Gland Dysfunction

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Mood Disorders

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Including Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia

  • Prediabetes and Diabetes

  • Autoimmune Diseases

  • Chronic Infections

  • Heavy Metal Toxicity