Functional Medicine is an investigative approach to healthcare that is rapidly growing as it is helping people get to the root cause of their condition.
Research over the past decade has pinned the gut micro-biome as crucial for overall health. Many chronic conditions have been linked to the health of our digestive tracts including autoimmune conditions, Type 2 diabetes, autism, ADHD and even heart disease.
Other common contributing factors are:
- Diet and food intolerances
- Immune imbalance
- Hidden infections
- Lack of exercise and movement
- Lack of sleep and poor stress management
- Mold toxicity
- Blood sugar dysregulation
- Metabolism dysregulation
- Oxidative stress
- Nutrient deficiencies