Functional Medicine at Holistic Health & Chiropractic of Frankfort
Functional Medicine (FM) is gaining exposure as its effectiveness has more people turning to it as a treatment modality. This holistic medicine practice focuses on the biology of the body and the way that all of its systems work together, using the patient's symptoms as a roadmap to discover the root cause of their conditions. If you suffer from conditions such as depression, fibromyalgia, a low energy level, and an inability for your body to handle stress, functional medicine at Holistic Health & Chiropractic of Frankfort may be an effective course of treatment. These symptoms are often an indication of a larger issue with your thyroid, adrenal, and immune systems that cause many of today's chronic illnesses.
Effective Treatment for Auto Immune Disease
The main goal of treatment is to calm the bodies reaction of attacking its own tissue. The dysregulation of the immune system will likely differ between patients but there are several core beginning points, most importantly, the determination of your unique triggers. We will look at your medical and family history, lifestyle, diet and nutrition profile, and the medications that you are using and have used in the recent past. Next, we will work with you to calm the immune system and lessen the self-attack on your tissue through supplements and treatments.
Functional Medicine Provides Relief from Adrenal Fatigues
Typically, adrenal fatigues are caused by another underlying condition that causes the adrenal system to overwork itself. This cycle can cause brain fog and other memory issues, muscle and joint pain and discomfort, and dysfunction in the immune system among other serious conditions. Engaging a functional medicine approach will allow us to address your entire system and lifestyle and help you to make changes to transform your life and live more healthfully.
Are Thyroid Issues Lowering Your Quality of Life?
Functional medicine is an effective approach to provide relief from hyperthyroidism, Graves' Disease, and Toxic Multi-Nodular Goiter. We have found that the removal of gluten from our patients' diets as a first step to repairing the gut is effective. Metals are another contributing factor to these ailments and must be eliminated from the system. Supplements such as Omega-3 and Vitamin D can be utilized to improve the thyroid and immune systems.
Contact our Frankfort Chiropractor for More Information on Functional Medicine
If you suffer from a chronic medical condition such as an auto immune disorders or have thyroid or adrenal issues, call Holistic Health & Chiropractic of Frankfort today at (815) 469-7472 to schedule a consultation. We are conveniently located at 10229 West Lincoln Highway.