Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is a form of medicine that seeks to identify and address the root of a health problem rather than simply treat the symptoms. The primary goal of functional medicine is to pursue total body wellness through holistic care. Dr. Sarah Washatka combines her background in conventional medicine along with her extensive training in both functional and holistic medicine to provide a unique approach to healthcare.

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Functional Medicine is commonly misunderstood. Most people wonder how Functional Medicine really works.

Who Benefits From Functional Medicine? | Dr. Sarah Washatka

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Functional medicine is beneficial for men, women, and children of all ages. Through the unique approach of functional medicine, Dr. Sarah Washatka seeks to address the underlying cause of a variety of health problems. By getting to the bottom of what is causing a specific disease or illness, Dr. Washatka is able to identify a plan for treatment that is beneficial to each individual patient. Functional medicine is highly successful in treating a variety of both mental and physical health concerns, including the following:

  • Mood Disorders in Children and Adults
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Chronic Pain
  • Hormone Imbalance in Men and Women
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Acute and Chronic Fatigue

These are just a few of the categories of functional medicine in which Dr. Sarah Washatka specializes.

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How Does Functional Medicine Work?

By using blood serum testing as well as many other highly advanced methods of diagnostic testing, Dr. Sarah Washatka determines the underlying cause of each patient’s health concerns. Using this thorough insight, an individual plan of care is developed. This personalized treatment plan seeks to treat the main cause of concern. However, because the primary goal of functional medicine is total body wellness, other issues will be addressed as well. Patients of Dr. Washatka will receive education on how mental and chemical stress, as well as lifestyle decisions, are playing a negative role in their overall health. These important factors must be addressed in order to obtain an optimal level of total body wellness.

What are the Advantages of Functional Medicine?

Dr. Sarah Washatka uses her background in conventional medicine coupled with her holistic approach to treat each individual patient, rather than just treating a list of symptoms. In addition to treating upsetting health concerns, working with a functional medicine doctor can also help to prevent future health crises’ from occurring.

Functional medicine is the best way to understand your unique body and the many ways that your lifestyle, as well as your environment, impact it in a negative and positive manner. By addressing your health concerns with a more holistic approach, you can ensure that you are taking care of your body in the best way possible. Simple lifestyle adjustments along with alternative medical treatments can both treat and prevent many common health concerns. Call our office and schedule an appointment with Dr. Sarah Washatka today!

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