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Functional Medicine is biology–based approach. It focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease.
Hormonal imbalances can occur in men, women and children. As your body’s chemical messengers, hormones play an important role in regulating normal bodily functions. They are produced in the endocrine glands before being transported to different parts of the body, essentially instructing your organs and tissues what to do. When you have too much or too little of a certain hormone, hormonal imbalance occurs. As hormones are crucial in key bodily processes such as metabolism and reproduction, any imbalances should not be overlooked.
Stress is caused by a person’s physical and emotional reaction to life events. Heavy workloads and the modern lifestyle create excessive chronic stress in people today. As we discussed in a previous blog article on functional medicine, the human body is a holistic organism, in which all systems and functions are complex and interrelated components.
Over 300 million people suffer from depression globally according to the World Health Organization. This common mental disorder impacts almost every aspect of a person’s life, reducing their ability to function while inducing fatigue and a feeling of worthlessness.