Functional medicine focuses on establishing the root cause of the symptoms. In this case, the symptoms function as clues for establishing the underlying issues that are generating the symptoms.
Who will benefit from functional medicine?
The goal of functional medicine is to heal the body and to reverse the disease by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual. Good health is a combination of physical, emotional, mental and social wellness and the goal of the functional medicine approach is to fix the underlying cause of disease, instead of just improving the symptoms. Functional medicine also aim to prevent the relapse of the disease so that patients are able to achieve wellness and longevity.
our holistic approach
Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual. This approach aims to improve health and wellness through the body, mind and soul. Good health is a combination of physical, emotional, mental and social wellness and the goal of the functional medicine approach is to fix the underlying cause of disease, instead of just improving the symptoms.
01. Initial Consultation
Help us to get to know more about you! Describe your symptoms or conditions along with your medical history, family history, lifestyle, diet and your treatment objectives.
02. comprehensive testing
We will collect blood and urine samples for a comprehensive test.
03. Remedy formulation
After receiving your test results, we will drop you a call to schedule an appointment to have a thorough discussion on your lab results and to develop a personalized treatment approach just for you.
Dedicated to an alternative approach to better health.
We engage in a partnership with our patients to return their body to a state of optimal function. Current science is showing us that a number of modifiable factors are contributing to our health risks daily. We are learning that when biological systems are out of balance, lacking essential hormones, nutrients or chemical, the body falls out of function hence and leading to numerous diseases and symptoms.
Balancing hormone levels in our body using products similar to our own hormones. This approach allows the glands to rest and giving it a change to repair and rejuvenate.
Pharmaceutical grade of nutrition that is able to diffuse into cells in order to improve biochemical activities in our body.
Converting and reversing the effects of our sedentary lifestyle such as caring for our diet, having more sun exposure as well as the right amount and quality of sleep.
How does the Functional Medicine Approach Work?
A functional medicine doctor is not just your doctor but a coach and friend as well.Functional medicine doctors really listen to patients and want to understand the underlying causes contributing to the disease. In some cases, vague symptoms such as lethargy, cold / sweaty palms or bloated abdomen may be overlooked yet functional medicine doctors seek to understand the root causes of these symptoms. All symptoms are genuine signals from the body and these symptoms are ways the body is trying to communicate with the host.
Have you ever wondered how did these symptoms happen? Can diseases be reversed? What can you do to heal yourself? Why my siblings who have the same genetic do not get the same illness? Orthodox medicine may not have answers to these queries and functional medicine aim to focus on the root of disease and to make you feel whole again.
here are some answers for you
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Functional Medicine is a whole-body approach to healthcare and it aims to improve health and wellness through the body, mind and soul. Good health is a combination of physical, emotional, mental and social wellness hence the goal of the functional medicine approach is to fix the underlying cause of disease, instead of just improving the symptoms.
- Anyone with already a label / medical condition given, who wishes to resort to non-pharmacological treatment for better disease control, or even reversal.
- Symptoms not acknowledged / solved by doctors.
- Early disease detection / disease prevention.
- Unsatisfactory conventional treatment results.
- Health optimization.
- Youth maintenance.
- To heal the body
- To reverse the disease
- To prevent relapse of the disease
- To help patients achieve wellness and longevity
Whether you are suffering from constipation, falling sick frequently, experiencing fatigue and discomfort, or you simply want to optimize your health – Functional medicine practitioners will be able to provide good advice or recommend supplements that will improve the condition. There are options such as using natural therapy, consuming supplements or lifestyle coaching commonly used by functional medicine practitioners.
A functional medicine doctor is a doctor, a coach and a friend. Functional medicine doctors really listen to patient and aim to discover the root cause of the symptoms.
Yes, prevention is better than cure. It is recommended that we constantly ensure that our body is functioning at optimal condition to have better quality of life.
Sometimes, our body may not show any threatening symptoms but underlying issues may be present prior to the symptoms appearing. It is important to address these issues early in order to control and to prevent it. Some of the most common conditions among our society nowadays are fatigue, anxiety, depression, weight gain, diabetes, hormonal and digestive problems. These conditions can be managed and reversed by consulting a functional medicine doctor to obtain control over your body.
The doctor then proceeds with blood tests that explain how the body is functioning rather than the “end point abnormality”
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During your first appointment, our doctors will review your symptoms and request for your medical history, family medical history and information about your current environment and lifestyle. Then, doctors will provide an initial assessment about your condition and collect blood and urine samples for a more comprehensive testing to clarify your condition.
Next, our doctors will discuss and recommend nutritional or dietary approaches for healing and rejuvenation purpose along with lifestyle recommendations if necessary. These personalized recommendations are tailored uniquely for your condition and circumstances.
Lab tests may take up to 1 week and our doctors will then discuss test results with you to strategize the best remedy or approach possible for your situation. Kindly be aware that each visit to our doctor may last 1 hour to 1.5 hours for the initial visits and may decrease during subsequent visits depending on the complexity of your condition.
It is recommended that our patients first prior to visits that require our doctors taking blood and urine samples. For ladies, we recommend that you arrange your appointments between the 18th – 24th day of your period cycle when your hormonal levels are at peak for more accurate results.
Doctors will suggest nutraceuticals (pharmaceutical grade of nutritional supplements), bio-identical hormones (hormonal supplements that have the exact same molecular structure as our bodily hormones).
These are prescribed to optimize body functions, hence the term functional medicine.
Choosing a holistic therapy & integrated approach for healthcare. Are you ready?
We strongly encourage our clients to make appointments prior to walking into our clinic. Our consultations can be conducted both virtual and physical, tailored to suit your convenience.