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Functional Medicine Practice

I take a broad, in-depth comprehensive view of All your systems as a whole. Based on medically based scientific explanations of how each of the body systems function optimally or underlying dysfunction; assessing each system ( muscle, organ, tissue or cells ) individually. I take into consideration every system as a whole; assessing how each body system effects each individual case or condition; effected by the balances or imbalances, sufficiencies or inefficiencies  with each patient; Educating and partnering with each person to come up with a natural plan/protocol to to correct and monitor imbalances with the purpose of restoring health. 

 

  • Acknowledging the biochemical individuality of each human being, based on concepts of genetic and environmental uniqueness

  • Incorporating a patient-centered rather than a disease-centered approach to treatment

  • Seeking a dynamic balance among the internal and external factors in a patient’s body, mind, and spirit

  • Addressing the web-like interconnections of internal physiological factors

  • Identifying health as a positive vitality—not merely the absence of disease—and emphasizing those factors that encourage a vigorous physiology

  • Promoting organ reserve as a means of enhancing the health span, not just the life span, of each patient

  • Functional Medicine is a science-using profession

 

 

Comprehensive Functional Exam & Natural Medicine

You are more of a complex created human being and so wonderfully made. Your body has the incredible capacity to heal and renew every minute of each day. i.e you get every cell in your liver replaced approximately every 120 days and every cell every 7 years! The clinic’s focus is on functional natural medicine which encompasses biochemical functions that starts with addressing digestive function, "detoxification or inflammatory pathways". In my years of practice I have found that absorption and inflammation is almost always the first dysfunction to be found. We then look at physical or structural functions – that is how the ‘mechanics’ of your body are functioning such as muscles and joints. Last but not lease I am here to support you emotionally and spiritually. As you think you will feel. I also will most certainly look outside the box, outside my clinic and look at who else we need on the team to better serve you within a specific area. This sometimes means that I may connect you with other great and trusted members of our allied health group who can help you to achieve optimum results in shorter time. Once again I stress that our clinic is a Non-Conventional, Drug-Less, Complimentary Functional (Natural) Medicine Research Clinic. If you believe that you need medical treatment for a disease please consult a main stream, conventional, licensed medical doctor or go to the emergency care hospital.

 

What's Involved Within The Comprehensive Exam

Firstly I like to assess and test. So you will be asked to bring any medical reports with you. I'm all about data and lab test to get a clear multi-faceted picture. Whether it's hair follicle to test for heavy toxic metals or a Genetic Test or one of our many in house assessments, we love information. We have a lot of machines! Why? This enables us to assess the root causes of your problems earlier and quicker. Technology has advanced in medicine and there is so much more available than a thermometer, BP monitor and stethoscope or even and EKG so we like you to have access to it so we can help you regain health while recovering from any condition more efficiently.

Then I like to take a full history and this takes TIME. Then I take the findings that are then run through computerized database software to assess your history and symptomology and also to assure of any interactions with current medications. We have you fill these forms out at home before you come in for your first visit because it’s very useful to have an idea of your imbalances of your systems to facilitate us to comprehend the causes of your issues quicker.

We then integrate all of this information and formulate a easy to follow/comprehensive protocol including diet, digestive enzymes, biochemical and or herbal medicine as well as some lifestyle changes.

 

What Happens Next?

Then we watch you start feeling better and we monitor and adjust your protocol depending on your responses. We will meet then every 2- 4 weeks for around 3 visits or until we have solved your problem and after this we will see you two to four times a year to update your protocol in light of any improvements in technology and or conditions you may have.

 

What can Functional Medicine help with?

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Some of the regular problems we deal with are included below however we also deal with very complex patients with multiple issues and have great success due to our integrated team approach:

 

  • Poor Immune Health (i.e. LYME DISEASE)

  • Chronic Illness that requires an integrated functional medical approach

  • Weight Loss goals

  • Digestive Issues (i.e.frequent sour stomach, inflammation)

  • Body Pain

  • Hormonal Problems; Endometriosis, Heavy Periods, PCOs,

  • Fatigue or trouble sleeping

  • Fertility

  • Child Health

 


Tools for you:

  • Biological Terrain Assessment includes analyzing the environment of blood, urine and saliva on a specimen controlled 12-hour fast ( in office clinic)

 

 

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Michael is a Certified Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Medicine & Neuroscience, Michael has the privilege of helping educate people to get to the root cause of specific health challenges.  Michael is certified in holistic healthcare and privately licensed in pastoral biblically based counseling and privately licensed by the Professional Wellness Alliance as an educator of holistic Healthcare and Traditional Naturopathy. Michael is NOT a medical professional or medical doctor and therefore Michael CANNOT and DOES NOT  advise on the use of drugs. There is no Texas state licensing for Naturopathic Doctors and Michael doesn't and longer hold any state or public  licensing board license in any other venue. 

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