If you read health news at all, chances are good that you have heard of this new thing called “functional medicine.” It seems that people either embrace or criticize it, but from what I have been able to discern, many of functional medicine’s detractors don’t fully understand what it is.

As a passionate believer in the principles of functional medicine and as a health care practitioner who has been trained in this method, I would like to explain, to those of you who are interested, what functional medicine really is. The next time someone tells you that you should seek it out (or that you shouldn’t), you’ll have the basis on which to form your own opinion.

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