In the realm of healthcare, a revolutionary approach is making waves – functional medicine. If you've ever wondered how it works and what sets it apart, you're in for a treat. Let's start with the basics. Functional medicine is all about addressing the underlying causes of health issues, rather than just treating the symptoms. Imagine you have a mysterious leak in your house. Instead of just mopping up the water, you'd want to find the source of the leak and fix it, right? That's the core principle of functional medicine.
As someone with health concerns, you’re likely frustrated with our healthcare system. Your appointments last just 10 minutes, even when your symptoms have worsened. You might be told your problems are age-related or are “all in your head.” You’re referred to yet another specialist for every new symptom.
There is a pretty big chance that you have heard about inflammation and with good reason! It is being studied for its connections to many different chronic diseases. There is a big part you can play in preventing inflammation in your body.