“Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual.” – [Institute for Functional Medicine].
Basically, think of 5 different people with the same symptoms: for example, 5 individuals with depression or 5 individuals with schizophrenia. Each individual could have a different root cause for their depression or schizophrenia. One could have a toxic overload, another could have a leaky gut, another could have a lot of genes predisposed to the illness and an unaddressed infection is the cause, etc.Conversely, you could have 5 people with leaky gut and each could have very different symptoms. One could have depression, another could have thyroid problems, another could [...Read More]