Functional medicine is a holistic approach to patient care. While traditional medicine has a focus on a specific disease diagnosis as the end state, functional medicine looks to find the underlying causes for those disease symptoms. For example, a conventional doctor may stop after writing a prescription of an anti-depressant after diagnosing depression, their job is done. The functional medicine doctor will look for the underlying causes of the depression by taking extra time listening to patient histories, ordering specialty metabolic and nutritional lab work, and looking at the complex interactions among genetic, environmental, nutritional, metabolic, diets and lifestyle factors that influence long term health and chronic diseases. – See more at: http://www.drhirani.com/about/functional-medicine/#sthash.4i1d1a3X.dpuf
Do you have chronic fatigue, joint aches, headaches, digestive issues, and/or weight gain? Do all your blood tests come back “normal” but you are still suffering. There is an answer. Functional medicine.
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The headline comes from Dr. Mercola’s site and he is praising the technique (ART) that we practice in our clinic. The technique is finally getting the recognition it deserves! The article explains autonomic response testing (ART) and the science behind it. This is not new age or voodoo, this is a scientifically based diagnostic tool for helping practioners to determine the proper course of care for their patients. Continue reading “Breakthrough Diagnosis Tool Uncovers What’s REALLY Causing Your Health Problems”