The Functional Medicine Approach
Functional medicine is a systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease.
Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness
As the graphic illustrates, a diagnosis can be the result of more than one cause. For example, depression can be caused by many different factors, including inflammation. Likewise, a cause such as inflammation may lead to a number of different diagnoses, including depression. The precise manifestation of each cause depends on the individual’s genes, environment, and lifestyle, and only treatments that address the right cause will have lasting benefit beyond symptom suppression.
Functional Medicine Health Coaches use Functional Medicine principles & positive psychology coaching techniques to support clients achieve their optimal health, one micro goal at a time.
What will a Functional Medicine Health Coaching session look like?
We will explore your Health vision and together, we will co-create personalised plans which will support you in achieving this. We will set achievable micro-goals around various health areas including:
Functional Medicine Nutrition & Food Plans
Exercise & Movement strategies
Sleep & Relaxation routines
Stress Management strategies
Relationship Management strategies