Functional medicine is known as life style medicine or natural medicine. This is a method of treating people with conventional way. This practice claim, it try to identify the root cause of disease by viewing the body as an one system rather than isolating organs. Thus treatment focus is on the whole system, not just a symptoms. Although, it was viewed as pseudoscience and unproven medicine, some medical studies started to support practice of functional medicine with evicence.
I have became interested with Functional medicine, when I was able to reverse medical symptoms to my clients. Now, I am able to practice in functional medicine together with Nutritionist available on site. Our major band of treatment comes from Metagenic, Practitioner only products.
Functional medicine seems to be useful for people with anxiety, stress, inflammation, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, anaemia, depression, allergy, auto-immune disorder, hormonal imbalance, high blood pressure and more.
Why Functional Medicine
Recent technology advancement and competetive life Sharpe raise people with complex, chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, mental illness, and autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis.
Medicine focused more to acute illness and symptom management, yet lack in changing equilibrium of overall health.
What is different with recent medical pratice
Functional medicine uses patient-centered care approach. It focuses on preventive and promotive health measures that address the individual’s unique needs.
Functional medicine integrates best medical practices together with focuses on prevention through nutrition, diet, and exercise; use of the latest laboratory testing and other diagnostic techniques; and prescribed combinations of drugs and/or botanical medicines, supplements, therapeutic diets, detoxification programs, or stress-management techniques.
Functional medicine try to bring total body function back by understanding individual’s internal (mind, body, and spirit) and external (physical and social environment) factors that affect all aspect of individual health.