Each and every human body is different and has a distinct biochemistry. There is a dynamic balance between an individual’s internal and external factors. The surprising fact is that even after knowing this we go for some common medicines without proper tests and doctors’ consultation. Today, let’s talk about functional medicine. Here, rather focusing only on symptoms of the disease, the focus remains entirely on body’s systems and their primary functions. The objective is to get into the cause of the problem and aim for fitness goals. This medicine not only helps you physically but also assists you emotionally and spiritually.
It helps you live longer, healthier and disease free life. In functional medicine, the individual has to play an active role. An active participation is required in his diet and lifestyle. Here, the focus is on innovative research methods to find out the root cause of the problem and get that treated accordingly. Dr. Mark Hyman, a well renowned physician says,
“owing to imbalances in the 7 core fundamental systems namely hormones, nutrition, immune function, detoxification, digestion, energy metabolism and mind & body, 90% of the illness arises”
The major benefits of this functional medicine are –
When a patient comes for treatment under the functional approach, usually it is carried in three different ways –
Cardiovascular disease is one of the major health problems, affecting most of us.
Under the functional medicine, heart, blood vessel, body fat, blood pressure is checked and then the lifestyle program is suggested on the basis of that. Sleep disorders like insomnia, snoring, restless leg syndrome, and obstructive sleep apnea, sleep talking, sleep walking & sleep eating etc are monitored and can be treated successfully under this approach
Functional medicine is also helpful in several cases, where conventional medicine fails. So, in this fast paced life, approach any best clinic and explore the surprising positive impacts of functional medicine.