It is common in medicine to identify and “flag” markers that indicate a certain metric is outside of the normal range. And typically, prescribed medications will help restore those markers back within normal ranges.
I view the individual as an integral whole, made up of physiological, structural, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects, and influenced by environmental and lifestyle factors.
Functional medicine takes a different approach. Rather than correcting just the flagged markers, the functional medicine approach works to get ALL of the values into an ideal range. Essentially, optimizing the body’s systems by focusing on a state of health rather than a state of disease.
I offer a variety of functional medicine testing:
Curious about how functional testing can help you to uncover the root cause of your symptoms? Call today for more information.