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How a Functional Approach to Medicine could change your life for the better

For years, Western Medicine has been the go-to approach for medical needs. And there’s no doubt that advances in technology have made it more accurate and reliable than ever before.

But what if there was another way? What if there was an approach to medicine that took into account the whole person – body, mind, and spirit – rather than just treating the symptoms?

This is where functional medicine comes in.

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Functional medicine is a new (and growing) field that looks at the body as a whole system, rather than a collection of parts. This means taking into account things like diet, lifestyle, and stress levels – all of which can impact our overall health.

So why should you consider functional medicine? Here are three reasons:

1. It’s individualized.

Each person is unique, so it only makes sense that their approach to healthcare should be as well. That’s what functional medicine strives for – an understanding of each person as an individual and tailor-made treatment plans to match.

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2. It’s preventative.

Rather than waiting for something to go wrong, functional medicine focuses on keeping the body in balance and preventing disease before it has a chance to take root. This means more focus on lifestyle choices and less reliance on medication.

3. It’s integrative.

Functional medicine takes into account the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. This means that treatment plans are not only focused on the physical symptoms but also on the emotional and mental aspects of health.

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If you’re looking for a more holistic, individualized approach to your health, functional medicine could be for you.

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Dr. Mansi Shah
Functional Wellness Network

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