Functional medicine is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach practiced by Naturopathic doctors, Doctors of Chiropractic , Medical Doctors and Doctors of Osteopathy. Doctors learn Functional Medicine through post graduate training adopting an approach to health care that addresses patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors and leverage that information to direct personalized treatment plans that lead to improved patient outcomes. Dr Luc Maes has studied functional medicine since the Institute for Functional Medicine was founded in 1991.
Functional Medicine doctors will use tests that evaluate the level of function and can provide information on your health status before standard laboratory tests.
Uncover the root cause of IBS, IBD, SIBO, acid reflux, abdominal pain, and other digestive conditions with comprehensive gut health testing.
Food sensitivity testing The IgG and IgE Antibody Panels are blood tests that measure antibodies to commonly consumed foods and environmental allergens.
The Celiac Profile is a blood test immunologic biomarkers to aid in the diagnosis of Celiac disease.
Assess your HPA axis understanding cortisol levels can help improve your ability to cope with Stress.
Test bioavailable hormone levels over 24 hours for levels of estradiol, estriol, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, DHEA, and melatonin.
Identify Nutritional Deficiencies and Insufficiencies.