Functional Medicine for Chronic Conditions – A Holistic Approach to Managing Chronic Illness

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Chronic conditions are some of the most challenging we deal with as doctors and as patients. I know because I’m both. I’m a Functional Medicine doctor who lives with multiple autoimmune conditions, including arthritis and Hashimoto’s autoimmune thyroid disease.  The reason these cases are so challenging is that chronic conditions can become incredibly disruptive to ...

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Beyond Caloric Intake – Understanding Nutrient Density for Vibrant Health

Western culture is so focused on calories. If you consume a low number of calories, you are healthy, and if you consume a high number, ...

From Diagnosis to Recovery – How Functional Medicine Addresses the Root Causes of Illness

How can Functional Medicine treatment work when nothing else has? The foundational principles of Functional Medicine are what sets it apart in terms of methodology ...

Cooking for Wellness: Functional Medicine-Approved Recipes for a Healthier You

Often diets and health programmes lead people to focus too much on what they can’t eat and can’t enjoy. We love to promote the joy ...

Does what you eat influence your health?

The short answer is yes. What this means in practice is a bit more complex. You see, eating 5 fruits and vegetables a day doesn’t ...

Why group programmes can be great for your health

Functional Medicine focuses on the individual. What is happening in their whole body, not just one area? What ripple effect will certain treatments have on ...

The power of community programmes in health treatment

Conventionally, we’re used to receiving support for our health individually. Conversations happen secretly behind closed doors. While privacy is of the utmost importance in the ...

Can Functional Medicine help with weight loss?

Functional Medicine has a unique approach to weight loss, because instead of prescribing a treatment or regime on mass, it follows the philosophy of looking ...
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What’s the difference between Functional Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine?

When looking for an alternative to conventional medicine, the norm for the treatment of health conditions, Functional Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine are two of the ...

Gardening for Health

Here at Functional Nexus, we are big believers in gardening to improve health and well-being. The benefits include – We are incredibly proud of our ...
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