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Conventional and natural medicines working together for the best possible outcome for you
Functional medicine has been around for a long time, it just recently took on new meaning.
Holistically-minded doctors have always treated their patients as “whole people” – looking at not only “what’s wrong with you” but also how that affects areas of your life too! You can think about this approach as getting rid of an issue at its source rather than focusing solely on symptoms.
Functional Medicine has helped countless people live healthier lifestyles by assessing their health challenges, treating the source of these challenges through therapies such as diet or lifestyle changes while also using a combination of natural and conventional remedies where appropriate.
You’re not alone in your struggle with chronic diseases.
More than 11 million Australians currently deal with these daunting ailments on top of the weighty responsibility to stay healthy, which can be difficult when there isn’t always an answer at hand.
Chronic diseases are intricately complex, and at their heart lies what we call the “mainstream healthcare problem.”
This cannot be treated or cured with a single drug. Think about chronic conditions as just one symptom among many symptoms that lurk beneath our skin.
Chronic diseases are like the tip of the iceberg: we only see the symptoms of the conditions, but lurking in our body’s depths is an extensive repertoire of problems that cause and maintain these diseases.
The complexity of chronic diseases makes them a difficult challenge for medical approaches following standard treatment protocols. Hence, there is an urgent need to find a better approach to these diseases.
We like having our finger on the pulse of the latest Functional Medicine research, take a look at some of our articles regarding the contributing factors to your health.
In order to better understand your condition and offer the best treatment, we may perform the following tests and procedures: