Functional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach. Functional Medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional Medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, Functional Medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.
Dr. Vanessa works with a variety of different cases such as; Lyme Disease, Digestive Dysfunctions, Hormone Imbalances, Neurotransmitter Imbalances, Yeast & Bacterial Overgrowth, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue and much more!
Functional Medicine New Patient Initial Includes:
60 minutes with certified functional medicine physician.
In-depth medical, diet & lifestyle intake reviewed before your visit.
Holistic Analysis and review of your comprehensive blood work (Blood work is ordered through us and must be done at least 5 days before appointment to allow adequate time for review & analysis).
An actionable, personalized health plan - including detailed analysis of your blood work, specific supplement recommendations, nutrition guidelines, resources and appropriate referrals, additional advanced functional medicine testing recommendations.
Professional support as you start on your health journey.
Follow-up visits are usually 30-60 minutes, depending on the complexity and your needs.
Time and space to answer your questions.
Detailed interpretation and review of all lab work or advanced functional medicine testing.
Updates and customization to your personalized health plan.