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The Institute for Functional Medicine teaches practitioners how to assess the patient’s status relating to modifiability lifestyle factors and fundamental clinical imbalances through careful history taking, physical examination, and laboratory testing. As Functional Medicine Practitioners we look at body systems and address clinical imbalances.
Evaluation of immune function, finding causes of chronic inflammation like chronic/hidden infections, post-infection syndromes, allergies, nutrient deficiencies, toxins and more.
Find the root causes/triggers of your autoimmune disease. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Grave’s disease, Celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s, and more.
Diarrhea, Constipation, GERD/Acid Reflux, Imbalances in Gut Microbiome (bacteria, yeast, parasites), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (such as Celiac disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis), Maldigestion/Malabsorption, Bloating and Gas, SIBO/IMO, Gut Motility, Food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances.
Get to the bottom of the causes of your fatigue, including hormone imbalance, nutrient deficiencies, toxins, chronic infections, autoimmune disease, mitochondrial dysfunction and more.
Get in the best possible medical shape possible prior to your surgery and recover faster, including what supplements to start and stop prior to surgery, and natural ways to improve post-op pain management.
Thorough evaluation and treatment of nutrient deficiencies, including dietary recommendations, improvement of digestion and absorption of nutrients from food and proper targeted nutrient replacement.
Conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, muscle aches and pains, headaches/migraines, abdominal and pelvic pain, neuropathic (nerve) pain, fibromyalgia, Ehrlos Danlos, pain related to autoimmune disease and other inflammatory conditions.
Managing risk factors for diseases using personalized medicine that incorporates your own genetics and family history. This includes factors such as your ability to metabolize certain medications and hormones properly, detoxify effectively, and methylate well. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease, cancers, and many other diseases can be reduced.