Functional Medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional Medicine practitioners spend more time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions between environmental, lifestyle, and genetic factors which influence health. We consider multiple factors, including: Environmental inputs: The air you breathe and the water you drink, your diet and the quality of the food available to you, your level of physical activity, and toxic exposures or traumas you have experienced. Mind-body connections: Psychological, spiritual, and social factors all can have a profound influence on your health. Considering these areas helps us to see your health in the context of you as a whole person, not just your physical symptoms. Genetic makeup: Although individual genes may make you more susceptible to certain diseases, your DNA is not an unchanging blueprint for your life. Emerging research shows that your genes may be influenced by everything in your environment, as well as your experiences, attitudes, and beliefs. By understanding the genetic, lifestyle, and environmental factors unique to each person, we are able to identify which bodily processes may be affected.
Comprehensive Approach: We focus on the whole person, considering the intricate interplay of body systems to identify and address the underlying factors contributing to your health concerns.
Personalized Treatment Plans: We create tailored treatment plans based on your unique needs, incorporating lifestyle modifications, targeted nutrition, and other evidence-based interventions.
Advanced Diagnostic Testing: Through advanced testing, we gain valuable insights into your health to develop an in-depth understanding of your individual needs.
Empowerment and Partnership: We empower you to take an active role in your own health journey, providing education, guidance, and ongoing support.
Sustainable Health Improvements: Our goal is to help you achieve sustainable and long-lasting health improvements, enabling you to live your life to the fullest.
Any of these bodily processes can become imbalanced or disrupted, which can cause or accelerate symptoms and disease.
The good news is most imbalances can be addressed to restore or substantially improve one's health.
As a patient, you become an active partner with the provider in your care. Such a partnership allows you to be in charge of improving your own health and changing the outcome of disease.
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