What is Functional Medicine, Anyway?

Dr. Mark Hyman, one of the pioneers of the Functional Medicine movement, said it best: “Functional Medicine is the opposite of dysfunctional medicine.” What a concept, right? In all seriousness, and also quoted from Dr. Hyman, “Functional Medicine is the science of creating health and when you create health, disease goes away as a side-effect.” Functional Medicine uses “systems thinking” to rethink disease based on root causes [...]

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