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]
“I was depressed, felt tired all the time, and hadn’t worked out in months. I hated my job and was about to quit. Now, my relationship is thriving, I love my job"
"I no longer have thyroid disease. My energy is great and I’m exercising again. My relationship is better than ever. My career is absolutely thriving and I’m in my dream life."
I was failing in my career and had just called off my engagement. After this work with Dr. Lindsay, everything changed. I am able to focus and enjoy my life in a way that I have not be able to in many many years!”
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.
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I have discussed a lot about the modern disease epidemic in my previous articles. In the majority of my articles, I have made the case that our current lifestyle has been the major contributor to this crisis. Although I do believe this to be true, I have come to understand that there may be more to the story than I initially thought. One of the most important concepts I have learned in functional medicine is that to
Knowing our mind has infinite potential is the key to achieving optimum human potential. The achieving of maximum human potential is about becoming consciously aware of the paradigms that are holding you back from getting the results that you want. We can figure this out by taking a hard look at the habits and behaviors