individualized medical care that recognizes the interactions between genetic and environmental factors and between the body's interconnected systems.
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How to use functional medicine in a sentence
Dan Stock, a functional medicine practitioner from outside Indianapolis, rocketed to pseudoscientific stardom in August with a rant he delivered against masks and vaccines at a meeting of a local school board.Fringe Doc Wants to Open COVID Center. Hope the Patients Are Horses. | William Bredderman | December 20, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Health and wellness professionals, ranging in titles from physicians to naturopathic physicians, functional medicine health coaches to holistic nutritionists, come together on a single platform.The founder who decided to to stop fundraising and instead hold onto her equity | Rachel King | January 24, 2021 | Fortune
To be sure, functional medicine or related fields like Lifestyle Medicine may not have all the answers.
Mark Hyman, MD, best-selling author, and current chair of the Institute of functional medicine, sees it as anything but quackery.
Critics of functional medicine claim that they too are interested in curing, not palliating disease.