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Functional Medicine

Discover the Power of Functional Medicine: A Holistic Approach to Health and Wellness

Functional medicine views your body as an interconnected system, recognizing that you are unique and need individualized care. Rather than simply prescribing medications to alleviate symptoms, our functional medicine practitioners delve deep to understand the underlying imbalances and dysfunctions contributing to your illnesses and wellness.

By addressing these root causes, functional medicine aims to restore balance and promote your body’s ability to heal itself.

Here’s how functional medicine differs from traditional medicine:

  1. Personalized Approach: No two individuals are alike. By considering your own genetic makeup, lifestyle, environment and unique health history, our practitioners will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to the specific needs of YOU – the individual.
  2. Focus on Prevention: While traditional medicine often reacts to illness after symptoms show up, functional medicine places a strong emphasis on preventive care. We can optimize your nutrition, lifestyle habits and stress management techniques to prevent disease before it occurs, promoting your long-term health and wellness.
  3. Holistic Perspective: Functional medicine takes a holistic approach to health, considering the interconnectedness of your body’s systems. Rather than treating your symptoms in isolation, our practitioners address the underlying imbalances that contribute to your health concerns, fostering true healing from within.
  4. Integration of Conventional and Alternative Therapies: Functional medicine integrates the best of both conventional and alternative therapies, drawing from evidence-based practices to provide comprehensive care. This allows us to tailor treatment plans to your individual and unique needs, maximizing effectiveness and minimizing side effects.
  5. Patient Empowerment: In functional medicine, YOU are an active participant in your own healthcare journey. By empowering you with the knowledge and tools you need to make informed decisions about your health, our practitioners foster a collaborative relationship based on mutual respect and trust.

For those who want to take their health to the next level, we offer group programs for reversing common conditions like hypertension, diabetes and heart disease. These advanced classes provide all the tools you need to achieve optimum health and vitality.

Do You Need Functional Medicine?

Here are some common signs that you may need functional medicine:

  1. Chronic Fatigue: Persistent fatigue that doesn’t improve with rest or sleep may indicate underlying issues such as hormonal imbalances, adrenal dysfunction or nutrient deficiencies.
  2. Digestive Problems: Symptoms like bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may point to gut dysbiosis, food sensitivities or digestive enzyme deficiencies.
  3. Mood Disorders: Depression, anxiety, mood swings and irritability could be linked to imbalances in neurotransmitters, hormonal fluctuations or nutrient deficiencies.
  4. Weight Management: Difficulty losing weight or unexplained weight gain despite efforts to diet and exercise may be related to metabolic imbalances, thyroid dysfunction or insulin resistance.
  5. Chronic Pain: Persistent pain in joints, muscles or other areas of the body that doesn’t respond well to conventional treatments may indicate inflammation, autoimmune conditions or underlying structural issues.
  6. Hormonal Imbalances: Irregular menstrual cycles, PMS symptoms, menopausal issues or symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men, such as low libido or erectile dysfunction, may require a deeper investigation into your hormonal health.
  7. Brain Fog and Cognitive Decline: Difficulty concentrating, memory problems and cognitive decline could be related to inflammation, nutrient deficiencies or neurotransmitter imbalances.
  8. Skin Issues: Persistent skin problems like acne, eczema, psoriasis or rosacea may be indicative of underlying imbalances in the gut, hormones or immune system.
  9. Allergies and Sensitivities: Chronic allergies, sensitivities to foods, environmental allergens or chemical sensitivities may signal underlying immune dysregulation or gut issues.
  10. Sleep Disturbances: Difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up feeling unrested may be related to imbalances in circadian rhythms, stress hormones or neurotransmitters.
  11. Low Energy and Motivation: Persistent feelings of low energy, lethargy or lack of motivation may be related to adrenal fatigue, thyroid dysfunction or nutrient deficiencies.
  12. Frequent Infections: Recurrent infections, such as colds, flu or urinary tract infections, may indicate an underlying immune system dysfunction or impaired gut health.

These symptoms may vary in severity and duration from person to person, but when they become chronic or significantly impact your daily life, it may be time for you to explore functional medicine to uncover and address the root causes underlying these health issues.

For More Personalized Care, Add Our Concierge Medicine Program

For a low monthly fee, you can add our Concierge Medicine program – designed for those who want more personalized care and greater access to their provider.

As a Member, you’ll receive everything in our Functional Medicine and Precision Brain Health programs PLUS exclusive access to your provider and care not covered by your insurance. Included in our low, flat monthly rate:

  • Unlimited visits with your provider
  • 24-hour access to your provider by phone, text, video conference and email
  • More personalized, preventive care
  • Additional screenings and diagnostics not typically covered by insurance

Concierge Medicine offers treatment plans that are carefully tailored to your unique health profile and can lead to better disease prevention and earlier diagnosis.

Your insurance will be billed for what is covered in your plan, but you’ll have no other out-of-pocket costs besides the low monthly membership of $300.

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