Functional Medicine treats the person not the disease.
Conventional Medicine treats the disease.
Foundational Functional Medicine:
Asking the “how and why” of illness and restoring health by addressing the root causes of “dis-ease”. This includes looking at the foundational aspects of health: Mind, Body, Spirit.
“Nearly 90% of health is socially determined, which is directly related to, what we eat, how we move, our environment we live in and how we manage stress.”
– American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Principles of Functional Medicine
Functional medicine is a science-based field of healthcare that is grounded in the following principles:
Patient-centered medicine emphasizes “patient care” rather than “disease care”.
Describes the importance of individual variations in metabolic function that derive from genetic and environmental differences among individuals.
Find a dynamic balance of internal and external factors.
Health as a positive vitality
not merely the absence of disease.
of physiological factors – an abundance of research now supports the view that the human body functions as an orchestrated network of interconnected systems, rather than individual systems functioning autonomously and without effect on each other.
Promotion of organ reserve
Promotion of organ reserve as the means to enhance longevity and health span.
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