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The Journey to Functional Medicine for Root Cause Healing

If you're recovering from an injury or acute illness, or if you suffer from a chronic illness, you may benefit from functional medicine. This type of medical treatment focuses on the well-being of the entire person. Functional Medicine Physicians look for the cause of the problem rather than just treating the symptoms and Vida Integrated Health offers many benefits for this functional approach.
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Finding Answers Beyond Conventional Medicine: The Journey to Functional Medicine for Root Cause Healing.

 

Many patients seek out Functional Medicine after conventional medicine has left their questions unanswered. They seek not just symptom relief, but a deeper understanding and resolution of their underlying health issues. This approach resonates particularly with those who have been told their lab results are normal, yet continue to feel unwell. Functional medicine steps in to bridge this gap, offering a more holistic and patient-centric approach to uncover the root causes of illness.

Functional Medicine focuses on the well-being of the entire person. Doctors look for the cause of the problem rather than just treating the symptoms. Vida Integrated Health offers many benefits for the functional approach.

Preventative Care

Functional medicine includes tests showing potential issues before they become severe. We offer annual exams, such as blood work, to determine whether you’re at risk for various conditions. The results can help doctors develop a personalized treatment plan for each patient. 

Raised blood sugar could show the potential for diabetes, while high cholesterol levels can indicate concern for heart disease or a stroke. By having these tests regularly, we can develop a treatment plan for the patient to prevent more advanced disease or decrease the risk.

Chronic Illness Treatment

Functional medicine doctors can treat chronic illnesses even if there isn’t a cure. A prime example is the many autoimmune diseases that can only be controlled, often by diet. Nutritionists can help you develop a diet plan that will reduce inflammation and improve the function of the immune system.

Another example is diabetes, which can lead to kidney failure and circulation problems. Doctors can use nutrition to keep blood sugar levels within normal levels, often preventing disease progression. 

Skin issues are often considered chronic and include eczema, psoriasis, and more severe cases of acne. Functional treatments can help people make lifestyle changes that will decrease the flare-ups of these and many other conditions. 

Mental Health Care

When using functional medicine to treat patients, doctors focus on the whole person. They consider mental health issues as well as physical ailments. Functional treatments can help conditions such as anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Diet and nutritional changes can improve symptoms as well as other treatments like Acupuncture. Depression or other mental health issues can be caused by chronic pain. Chiropractic care can often provide natural pain relief, improving the patient’s mental health. 

Many times, hormonal imbalances can lead to depression or anxiety. With functional treatment, we go beyond treating the condition to figuring out the cause behind it and providing the correct treatment. These treatments include diet changes, stress management, supplements, and detoxification. Here at Vida Integrated Health, we offer multiple treatment options without having to coordinate appointments and travel to another location.

Enjoy the Benefits of Functional Medicine Treatments in Your Life

You may benefit from functional medicine if you want to feel better and enjoy a healthier life. Our team will recommend specific tests to help us understand the underlying cause of your health issues. We’ll work with you to develop a treatment plan using holistic and natural methods along with more traditional care options. Vida Integrated Health provides a functional approach to health care for our patients. Our goal is to help you have a longer and fuller life. Contact us for an appointment to schedule a consultation and learn more about our therapies and services. 

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