Your body has an amazing ability to heal! Functional Medicine taps into this healing potential by restoring function to the body’s seven major systems. By supporting the body’s systems, disease symptoms may correct themselves. This holistic systems based approach allows us to work with virtually any health challenge.
Pillars of Health (7 major systems)
Commonly known as the “hormonal system” this system of organs & glands allows the body to communicate with itself.
The regulation of blood sugar. The glycemic management system is the body’s means of using or storing energy
Bio terrain/ pH
The body’s way of balancing acids and bases within the organs, tissues and blood.
The inflammatory system is in charge of the healing and repair of damaged tissues.
The immune system defends the body from invaders like bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
The heart, arteries and veins carry nutrition and oxygen to the organs and carry away carbon dioxide.
Proper digestion is required for absorbing and assimilating nutrients from food. It also plays a key role in the immune system’s function.
The brain communicates with each of the many trillions of cells in the body via the nervous system.