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Functional Medicine

Get to the source of your health challenges

Conventional and natural medicines  working together for the best possible outcome for you

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

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.

WHY USE FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE IN AUSTRALIA?

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.

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Treat your chronic condition with Functional Medicine

Nutrient Deficiencies and Overloads
Hormonal Challenges
Environmental Exposures
Genetic Predispositions
Cardio-metabolic Disorders
Functional Medicine petri dish

AUSCFM'S FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPROACH TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

At your first appointment, time is invested to gain a thorough understanding of your medical history, lifestyle, symptoms and genetic predispositions to autoimmune diseases.

Comprehensive labs and testing are recommended to provide a more accurate understanding of what is happening to you internally.​

Recommendations are made in regards to your treatment, including alterations to your lifestyle, diet, supplementation and more, to provide an effective path to healing.​

Functional Medicine Journal

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.

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ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AT AUSCFM

In order to better understand your condition and offer the best treatment, we may perform the following tests and procedures:

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