What is functional medicine?

Functional medicine is a fundamentally different approach to diagnosis and treatment which concerns itself with two basic questions, 1) what does that patient have too much of, that needs to be reduced, and 2) what does the patient have not enough of, which needs to be replenished, or rebalanced. Rather than diagnosing a disease by a collection of end organ problems and symptoms as is done in the conventional medicine model, functional medicine concerns it...