Category «Functional Medicine»

Do you want to get well?

Functional Medicine is often the answer to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases for the following reasons:The sharp increase in the number of people suffering from complex, chronic diseases such as:diabetes/insulin resistanceheart diseasecancermental illness/dementia, cognitive declineautoimmune disorders, e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroiditisConventional medicine is oriented toward acute care, treatment of trauma that is focused …

Why I Love To Practice Functional Medicine

All my life I have aspired to a higher calling. First, it was to traditional medicine, and I answered that call by becoming a pediatrician. After more than a decade of work as a practicing pediatrician, I became greatly disturbed by the lack of understanding of the underlying causes of the suffering of so many children.  …

Fall Foliage Hikes… Don’t Miss Out!

Autumn Leaves

With the arrival of autumn, everyone is talking about the changing colors and the fall festivities. When we think of fall, we think of hiking, biking, and many other outside activities. It all sounds so exciting and enjoyable, but then you remember the soreness that follows, or back pain that accompanies it.Don’t let those thoughts …

Functional Medicine is the New Medicine

Our society is experience a dramatic increase in the number of people who suffer from complex, chronic diseases. Traditional medicine has not been able to address this crisis in the health care of our human family. Functional medicine is the answer to this crisis. As a functional medicine physician, I fully embrace this systems-oriented approach …