The principle of Functional Medicine honors the healing power of the body. In order to heal properly certain foundations need to be in place. These include nutrient dense food, hydration, proper digestion, assimilation of nutrients and the elimination of toxins and waste. There are also lifestyle factors such as sleep and stress management.
Symptoms are messages that something is imbalanced. We use Lab Testing results together with symptoms and what we know about the person to help us discover clues as to what might be imbalanced in the body.
All of this information is considered in making recommendations for resuming and supporting proper function to the body.
I will make specific recommendations for Lab Testing and explain where and how to obtain them.