Functional MedicineFunctional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses today’s healthcare needs.

Functional Medicine:

  • Whole person approach
  • Identifies underlying cause
  • Customized treatment plans
  • Based on patient’s needs
  • Chronic care
  • Return body to state of homeostasis or balance

Traditional Medicine:

  • Disease specific approach
  • Identifies symptoms
  • “Cookie cutter” treatment plans
  • Based on symptoms or disease
  • Acute care
  • Cover up symptoms but do not return the body to a state of balance

Functional Medicine has demonstrated promising results when dealing with the following conditions:

  • Acne
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Headaches
  • Heart Disease
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Hypertension
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Obesity
  • Psoriasis/Eczema
  • Stress
  • Thyroid dysfunction