Functional Medicine is a holistic approach to health and wellness. In short:
- It aims to address the underlying or root cause of symptoms or disease.
- It is patient-centered.
- It honors a systems based approach, which involves the understanding that one physiological system affects others. There is dynamic network of inter-communication at work!
(If you are interested in learning more about functional medicine, you can visit the Institute of Functional Medicine’s webpage: www.functionalmedicine.org)