As nutritional awareness is increasing, many people are turning to nutritional supplements in an attempt to improve health and achieve internal balance. Our office offers a customized approach to help our patients determine what supplement program is appropriate for their individual needs.
It’s increasingly evident that human diseases are most often related to lifestyle. It should be in theory preventable. Changes in habits in western countries no doubt constitute stress to the human body. The stress of modern life; reduced physical activity; consumption of manipulated and processed food as well as chemicals including pharmaceuticals all contribute to our decreased resistance to disease.
Laboratory analysis → nutritional management
Functional Medicine looks at the reasons WHY a certain condition may be occurring physiologically. Some of the functional nutrition testing that are offered include:
- Comprehensive blood testing
- Adrenal stress index testing
- Food sensitivity/allergy testing
- Gastrointestinal testing
- Thyroid/Hashimoto’s testing
- Intestinal permeability/leaky gut testing
- Hormone testing
- Heavy metal toxicity testing