What is functional medicine?
Functional medicine is a natural way to treat of modern society’s chronic illnesses. Doctors trained in functional medicine utilize expanded in-depth blood lab tests to help identify root causes of various health conditions. This offers new advances in treatments for specific disease processes by covering the biochemical and metabolic imbalances which contribute to them. This therapy is the bridge that spans the gap that is present in todays treatment of chronic and autoimmune disease. We are excited to offer functional medicine right here in St. George Utah.
How can functional medicine help?
It starts by having an in-depth consultation with the doctor to find out what systems of your body are not functioning properly and could be contributing to your problems. The next key part is to send you out for an in-depth blood lab analysis. This helps the doctor get a baseline of how your body is functioning on a metabolic level. This helps the Doctor pieced together information from your consultation and how it relates to your body’s metabolic function in the blood lab tests. With the full picture of how your body is functioning and feeling, a proper plan and strategy can be made to naturally keep your body functioning at a higher level.
What kind of issues can functional medicine help?
This type of treatment has been able to help people with chronic fatigue, brain fog, irritability, thyroid imbalances, intestinal issues, adrenal fatigue, sugar utilization and pre-diabetic and the list goes on. The possibility of repairing “leaky gut” or low thyroid function with no harsh chemicals and medicines but only using nutrition and supplementation has thousands of people looking into functional medicine.
Get functional medicine help right here in St. George
Are you an athlete who pushes your body and may possibly be struggling with adrenal fatigue? are you a mother dealing with low energy and hormone imbalance? functional medicine could help you. If you have leaky gut or low thyroid function and have been trying the medical route for years and still having issues then why not try a scientifically-based natural approach to getting your body to function better?
Call our office in St. george for more information