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WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

Functional medicine is an integrative, science-based approach to achieving optimal health. It analizes genetic, enviornmental and lifestyle factors. It incorporates obtaining a detailed life history along with standard and specialized laboratory testing to determine your individual health needs. This comprehensive evaluation along with the objective laboratory data allows the doctor to identify the root causes of your health challenges and allows her to address them by developing a care plan designed especially for you. It's a "test" don't "guess" approach. The specialized labs test for nutritional deficiences, food allergies and sensitivities, toxins from heavy metals, parasites and gut microbiome health. This approach uses nutrition and natural remedies to create a balance in the body and re-establish your health. Then and only then, can healing take place. With Functional Medicine you have an active role in the outcome of your health as well. Through follow-up visits and advanced education you will obtain the knowledge and wisdom to apply these principles throughout your lifetime. By getting to the heart of your health challenges, you will gain your life back! "If you feed a man a fish, he can eat for a day. If you teach a man how to fish, he can eat for a lifetime!" The goal of Functional Medicine is to find and address the root cause, to inspire you and give you the tools to transform your health. It provides real solutions without devastating side effects!