There’s no doubt about it, there’s an epidemic of unhealthiness sweeping the world. With fast food on every corner and entertainment available from our beds and armchairs, the world is on a steady downward spiral towards obesity and other medical problems that come with it, such as diabetes and problems with joints and your muscles.
With how the world is turning, more and more people are classified as unhealthy and need a guiding hand into a healthier lifestyle. Even if you’re fit as a fiddle, without proper immune system defense you could come down with illnesses quickly and easily, which could spiral into worse and worse problems later on in life.
Luckily with functional medicine, you can find small ways to reclaim your body and your health, making it easier to live your life. Functional medical practitioners are dedicated professionals who will help you figure out whats going on with your body, and how to best overcome the issues.
They can help you figure out how to naturally and efficiently cut down on the bad and replace with the good to help you become a healthier, happier you.
What Functional Medical Practitioners Do
Functional medical practitioners do not view the body as separate organs with little to no relation to each other, they view the body as a whole, and realize that by helping you with one area you can in turn help benefit the whole body, meaning your body is healthier and happier.
They are able to help you figure out things you can cut from your lifestyle and diet that are causing you more harm than good, and how to stay away from harmful foods and habits that are actually making it harder for your body to stay healthy on its own, in turn making you unhealthier as a whole.
Instead of focusing solely on the treatment and temporary fix for the problem you are facing, functional medicine tries to figure out WHY the problem happened in the first place by looking at your overall health, medical history, and even your family’s medical history to try to figure out what might have predisposed you to the issue, then they try to find a remedy that is a mix of holistic medicine and western modern medicine that can help you fix the underlying cause of the issue and how to prevent your body from having that problem again in the future.
While this type of help may not be that helpful if you need surgery or have broken something, with complex medical issues such as diabetes and other problems, functional medicine can offer the help you need to get to a better stage and lessen the symptoms you are facing.
So if you are suffering from an issue that you want to get help for, and are willing to open your mind to the possibility of alternative medicine, feel free to visit our website or give us a call today and we can discuss how our San Antonio functional medicine wellness centre can help you.