Healing Your Entire Body
All too often we cross paths with individuals who feel the healthcare they've received up to this point lacked a provider truly listening to them or ever offering detail-oriented and manageable suggestions on how they may improve their health without immediate introduction of pharmaceuticals. Much of the time, the conditions they're medicated for respond very well to plant medicine, nutrition, and lifestyle management.
At it's core, the premise of naturopathic or functional medicine is to listen, to have a keen eye, an open heart, to be extremely thorough in assessing all the contributing factors to illness, to promote preventative care, to educate the patient on all their options, and to offer the most effective treatment with the fewest side effects. It is individualized primary care focused on determining the root cause of dis-ease rather than simply treating the symptoms. Functional medicine utilizes nutrition and lifestyle medicine where possible and pharmaceuticals when necessary.
Functional medicine looks at the WHOLE person and their set of symptoms, and not just a collection of lab tests. It helps assess
Though most of my new patients are attempting conception, pregnant already, experiencing lactation difficulties, or are sweet new babes, I do treat the whole family and would love to meet yours soon!
To your optimum health,
Dr. Elizabeth Busetto