Patient-Centered Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine is biology–based approach. It focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease.

Following the guidelines set forth by the American Academy of Functional Medicine, Yang Institute’s  practitioners help patients solutions that are different than conventional medicine, including:

Practice Holistic and Patient-Centered Medicine

Functional medicine recognizes the body as a holistic organism, in which all systems and functions are complex, interrelated components. Every cell in the body affects every other cell, every organ affects every other organ.


Just like integrative medicine practiced at Yang Institute, functional medicine looks at each individual as a whole person and takes into account all aspects of the individual’s life in the cure, including genetic predisposition, early life experiences, environmental factors, spiritual and emotional state, and socio-economic circumstances.

Functional medicine considers emotional distress, nutritional deficits, and lifestyle choices critical to one’s health and wellness.

A deeper understanding of each patient’s unique health status makes functional medicine the opposite of a “one size fits all” approach.

Promote Health and Vital Force of Life

Health is not merely the absence of disease but a fully functioning, vital, optimized, harmonious flow of all systems and organs in body, mind, and spirit.

The body’s self-healing, self-regulating capability provides it intelligence to maintain functional. With the right support and care, the body will return to optimal function with minimal needs of pharmaceutical and surgical interventions.


Focus on Health Promotion and Illness Prevention

Understanding that one ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, Yang Institute practices functional medicine that emphasizes health promotion and illness prevention.

Yang Institute provides services that treat not only illnesses but also prevents further deterioration. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, for instance, help maintain the energetic balance of our body;  QEEG guided Neurofeedback training keeps our brain sharp and vibrant. Advanced Nutrient Therapy is a natural method for correcting biochemical imbalances to heal and, in addition, prevent brain and mental dysfunction.

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Start Your Journey of Health and Wellness at Yang Institute

The Yang Institute has a multi-disciplined team of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, naturopathic physicians, neuro-therapists, acupuncturists, and Chinese medicine doctors.

Yang Institute integrates functional medicine with other integrative medicine approaches including Transcranial Stimulation Therapy, Neurofeedback, Advanced Nutrient Therapy, psychotherapy, neuro-emotional technique, and acupuncture to help patients to regain mental, behavioral, and functional health and wellness.

“Guided by the principles of truthfulness and compassion, we strive to provide individualized treatments that activate the healing systems. We take pride in being a trusted partner of our patients on their journey to a healthy, happy life”, said Dr. Jingduan Yang.