Environmental and Lifestyle Matter
Your body as the ability to heal itself when it is given the correct environment to succeed. Our Acupuncturist and Functional Medicine practitioners will guide you through the assessment. This allows you to find the root cause of symptoms together, based on your health history and current lifestyle. Environmental factors such as where you live, the amount of stress in your life, your diet choices and how much you move all play a roll in whole body internal health. With out a balance life symptoms can arise, which traditional health care has a difficult time treating without harsh prescription medication.
Complex conditions we treat
If you are reading this you probably suspect you have symptoms related to an autoimmune disease or your M.D. has diagnosed you with an autoimmune disease. You may also know that these symptoms and diseases are relatively new to our western society and western medicine has found success in treating symptoms by suppressing the immune system through pharmaceuticals. In advances cases, these interventions literally saves lives.
Our practitioners who specialize in treating Autoimmune disease symptoms, work with your western medicine doctors, who monitor prescription medications, as we work to identify the root of the cause of these diseases. We work with you to restore balance and build the strength necessary for your body to stop fighting itself. By identifying environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to your bodies stress, your body will gain the ability to heal itself through Acupuncture and Functional Medicine treatments.
Gastrointestinal and Digestive Symptoms
It is estimated that about 62 million Americans experience digestion problems on an ongoing basis. This is due to harmful repercussions of the standard American diet, coupled with the high level of stress the average American experience in our daily lives.
Maintaining healthy digestion is an essential component in our quest for optimal health. If digestion is weak, it will lead to a myriad of unwanted symptoms that decrease your quality of life. These can often be warning signs of autoimmune disease. Which is why it is essential to find the cause of symptoms as you work with our practitioners.
Digestion problems can range from minor annoyances such as:
- gas and bloating
- irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- acid reflux
… to life-threatening illnesses such as:
- ulcerative colitis
- crohn’s disease
- various cancers that target digestive organs
Heart disease is termed the silent killer, as symptoms do not present until it is to late. However, if you have body awareness, the symptoms are quite easy to spot if you know what to look for.
- Short of Breath
- Light headed
These symptoms indicate the the cardiovascular system, made of the heart, arteries, veins and capillaries that circulate blood through the body, is out of balance. This is caused by lack of cardiovascular movement, poor diet and genetics.
Working with Acupuncture, Functional Medicine and Physical Therapy can easily resolve symptoms and prevent Heart Disease.
If your doctor has diagnosed you with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or coronary artery disease it is not too late. However action must be taken in addition to your prescription medications, to stop the advancements of the disease. Working with our acupuncturists, functional medicine and physical therapy for cardiovascular endurance is essential to decrease further advancement of disease.