Who Benefits From Functional Medicine?

Today many people have health problems that don't fit into simple categories. These issues of complex health problems involve inflammatory responses, immune, nervous, digestive, energy, and/or cardiovascular systems. Many of these individuals are best helped by a functional approach. Typical patients include people with: Chronic fatigue syndrome, auto-immune illness, fibromyalgia, fatigue of unknown origin, and digestive complaints. Often these people have been to many physicians without results.

Functional medicine is also for people who are interested in true preventive health care. People who want to take an active role in their own well-being and in the well-being of their family. These people seek out functional medicine practitioners to act as guides for their continued good health.