Functional Medicine: A Whole Body Approach to Autoimmune Disease

by Leona West

Functional medicine is a form of Western alternative medicine that views the body as one whole, integrated system.

Unlike conventional Western medicine, which divides the body up into multiple systems, functional medicine looks for the root cause of a collection of symptoms.

Oftentimes, multiple symptoms of disease can arise in several places at once. This is especially true of chronic diseases, which can take years, usually decades, to fully develop. Read More