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Functional Medicine

At The Medicine Tree, we're dedicated to uncovering the root causes of your health concerns and providing personalized solutions to help you thrive. Through cutting-edge functional medicine practices, we address a wide range of issues, specializing in women's gynecology, fertility, chronic unexplained illness, digestive issues, migraines, and more.

 

"In the kaleidoscope of health, no two patterns are identical. Each individual possesses a distinct combination of genetic predispositions, lifestyle factors, and environmental influences that shape their well-being. Attempting to apply a one-size-fits-all approach to healthcare overlooks the nuanced intricacies of each person's journey, highlighting the limitations of medication-centric solutions in addressing the root causes of illness."

Keri Schroeder MNT, nutritional therapy

Understanding Functional Medicine:
A Holistic Approach to Health

Functional medicine is a patient-centered approach to healthcare that addresses the underlying causes of disease and focuses on promoting optimal wellness. Unlike traditional Western medicine, which often treats symptoms with medications or procedures, functional medicine aims to uncover the root causes of health issues and restore balance to the body's systems.

Why Functional Medicine Matters

For many individuals who have not found relief through traditional Western medicine or are struggling with unexplained chronic issues, functional medicine offers a fresh perspective and a path to healing. Here's why it's so important:

1. Personalized Approach:

Functional medicine recognizes that each person is unique, with their own genetic makeup, lifestyle, and environmental influences. By taking a personalized approach to care, practitioners can tailor treatments to address the specific needs of each individual.

 
2. Focus on Prevention:

Functional medicine emphasizes the importance of preventing disease before it occurs. By addressing underlying imbalances and promoting healthy lifestyle habits, functional medicine can help individuals optimize their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic conditions.

3. Root Cause Resolution:

Rather than simply masking symptoms, functional medicine seeks to identify and address the root causes of health issues. By addressing these underlying imbalances, functional medicine can lead to long-lasting improvements in health and well-being.

4. Comprehensive Care:

Functional medicine takes a holistic view of health, considering the interconnectedness of the body's systems. Practitioners may utilize a range of tools and modalities, including specialized lab testing, nutritional interventions, lifestyle counseling, and mind-body therapies, to address all aspects of health and wellness.

5. Empowerment and Education:

Functional medicine empowers individuals to take an active role in their own health and well-being. By educating patients about the underlying causes of their health issues and providing them with the tools they need to make positive lifestyle changes, functional medicine helps individuals take control of their health and achieve their wellness goals.

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Your Path to Personalized Healing: Our Functional Medicine Approach

Booking Process:

Embark on Your Wellness Journey: Here's How:
  • Register for Initial Case Review:

    • Ready to take control of your health? Dive into our comprehensive health questionnaire to kickstart your journey. Once completed, you'll unlock access to schedule your Initial Case Review and begin your personalized path to wellness.

  • Initial Case Review (30-45 Minutes): $300

    • Get ready to gain clarity on the underlying mechanisms and root causes of your health issues.  In this dynamic video consultation, we'll explore every facet of your health journey. From your goals and aspirations to the intricate details of your health history, together, we'll craft a roadmap tailored exclusively to you. In almost every case, the root cause of a patient’s condition is multi-faceted. Everything in the body is interconnected and interdependent. True wellness cannot be achieved by addressing isolated symptoms; we must look at the whole picture to ensure complete, long-lasting health. 

      • We'll discuss your health issues and identify areas of dysfunction.

      • Review troubled body systems and contributing factors like diet, lifestyle, and medications.

      • Establish a baseline using an objective assessment form, which will be used to track your progress.

      • Outline your personal health goals.

      • You'll receive a comprehensive report that includes recommended tests and treatment options.

    • Our initial patient work-up thoroughly examines every system of your body to ensure a truly holistic understanding of your health. By investigating every aspect, we leave no stone unturned and avoid missing vital indicators that could be contributing to or entirely responsible for your primary health concerns. Simply put, you can't find what you're not looking for.

    • While each case is unique, we typically suggest the following labs to help uncover the underlying root causes of your health issues:

      • Gi Map Comprehensive stool analysis​

      • Spectracell Micronutrient Panel

      • HTMA Hair analysis

      • Full Thyroid Panel

      • Genetic Panel

      • Dutch Hormone Panels

      • Genova NutraEval

      • Infinite Allergy Labs, Food and Environmental

  • Order Recommended Labs:

    • Take your journey to the next level with targeted insights. Following our in-depth discussion, we'll suggest personalized lab tests tailored to your unique requirements. These tests unlock a pathway to empowered well-being, leading to groundbreaking revelations. Once all results are in, we'll swiftly schedule your Review of Findings Appointment, propelling you forward on your quest for optimal health. We will let you know your labs are in and schedule you for your next appointment.​​

  • Review of Findings Appointment (60 Minutes): $500

    • Unveil the blueprint for your radiant health! Join us for a thrilling review of your lab results. Together, we'll unravel the mysteries of your unique biology and map out a personalized plan teeming with possibilities for vibrant living.

      • We’ll go over your lab results in detail.

      • Confirm and refine your health goals based on the findings.

    • Clinical Plan: Development of your personalized health plan.​​

      • Includes dietary recommendations, supplements, hydration strategies, and lifestyle modifications (stress management, sleep, exercise).

      • You’ll receive a written report outlining your plan.

  • Check In Appointments (15-30 Minutes): $60-$150

    • Dive deeper into the adventure of wellness with our Follow-Up Appointments. Whether you're celebrating milestones, overcoming challenges, or charting new territory, our journey together is boundless, fueled by your unwavering commitment to thrive.

    • These appointments aren't necessary but are there to provide additional support should you need any.

Embracing Functional Medicine is not a quick fix or an easy journey, but it stands as the most transformative and enduring approach to health and wellness. To embark on this path, you must be prepared for the personal, financial, emotional, and spiritual commitments it requires. If you feel ready to begin, be assured that significant changes await you. The effort you invest in yourself now will yield lifelong rewards, making your life exponentially better in every possible way. With the plan of services we've outlined, you are equipped to take this transformative journey, knowing that all the hard work you put into yourself now will pay off for the rest of your life. 

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