We help you obtain
- A health promoting diet with optimal digestion, absorption, and utilization of nutrients
- Balanced blood sugar and adrenal health
- Optimum vitamin, mineral and essential fatty acid levels
- Optimal hydration
- Healthy and balanced body systems
- cardiovascular, etc.
- Balanced hormone and neurotransmitter levels
- Stress management
We focus on determining the underlying cause of your health concerns. Under the current healthcare system, health professionals are forced to provide symptom relief rather than being able to focus on the source of the problem. It is not their choice, given a pharmaceutical/insurance based model that allows very limited time being allocated to the health of each patient.
We believe if you have a specific disease or condition, it is due to something affecting the body’s physiology from operating correctly. It is usually not the lack of a drug or some specific vitamin that is the culprit, but environmental risk factors coupled with lifestyle choices. Consider cardiovascular risk. Research states that genetics account for only about 20%. The question remains, what makes one person’s lifestyle choices more susceptible to dysfunction than another person’s?
To answer that, one must consider biochemical effects throughout the body since we operate as a whole rather than as a collection of isolated systems. In conventional medicine, a cardiologist would concentrate on the heart; a gastroenterologist, the gut; a endocrinologist, hormones, and so on. We look at the biochemistry that ties them all together. For example, does an individual have a problem utilizing a vitamin correctly, say folate, which effects systems such as detoxification, oxygenation, neurotransmitter manufacturer, etc? Or if someone has thyroid issues, could it be affecting their immune system, adrenals, gut, brain, hormones, etc. leading to symptoms that seem unrelated to the thyroid? Or visa verse, are problems in any of these systems affecting the functionality of their thyroid?
Our practice is based on the latest scientific advances. That is why we feel comprehensive diagnostic testing (analyzed from a functional perspective) coupled with detailed data gathering is so important since you can only find what you actually look for.