Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine: The 21st century answer to disease prevention and management

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Functional Medicine | 0 comments

Functional Medicine: The 21st century answer to disease prevention and management

Functional Medicine noun 1. medical practice or treatments that focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs, usually involving systems of holistic or alternative medicine. Hippocrates had it right when he said, “It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than what disease a person has.”  Functional medicine looks at the whole person and seeks to understand the root cause of the symptoms a person is experiencing.  Functional medicine practitioners are more interested in answering “why” the symptoms exist than naming the condition. This takes the current...

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