My interest I holistic medicine came from my personal experience. I was having some health issues in my late twenties that could not be explained by the medical doctors I was seeing at the time. After years of exploration into the natural health world, I finally learned that I had Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune thyroid condition. The symptoms range from fatigue, depression, dry skin, digestive disturbances, cold intolerance and weight loss resistance. [more]

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What is Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine is investigative approach to treating chronic illness. It focuses on addressing the underlying cause of illness rather than suppressing symptoms with medication. Addressing the underlying cause of disease leads to more profound and long-lasting results. It is safe with minimal side effects. There is a greater emphasis diet, lifestyle and supplements than there is in conventional medicine.

Functional medicine is evidenced-based. We use the latest and most effective diagnostic tools, nutrition protocols, supplements, herbal medicine and lifestyle changes to restore optimal function. Functional medicine will recognize that there is a time and a place for drugs and conventional medicine. However, lifestyle factors will always be the most important component to every intervention in functional medicine.

Functional medicine practitioners let the patient play an integral part in their treatment. The practitioner and the patient work together over the course of several months to ensure long lasting results. The patent will never feel rushed or disregarded. There is an understanding that there is individuality among patients rather than a one size fits all approach.

"The best approach to healing is one the patient believes in"


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