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  • What is Functional Medicine?
    Functional medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on the root cause of disease, rather than simply treating symptoms. It takes an integrative and individualized approach to healthcare, with the goal of restoring balance within the body.
  • How is functional medicine different from traditional medicine?
    Traditional medicine generally looks at the body as a collection of separate systems, each with its own set of diseases. Functional medicine, on the other hand, views the body as one interconnected system. It also takes into account each person’s unique circumstances, including lifestyle, diet, environment, and genetics
  • What are some common condition that functional medicine can treat?
    Functional medicine can be used to treat a wide variety of chronic conditions, such as allergies, autoimmune diseases, digestive disorders, and hormonal imbalances
  • What are the benefits of functional medicine?
    Functional medicine can help identify and treat the root cause of disease, rather than simply chasing symptoms. This can lead to improved overall health and well - being. Additionally, because functional medicine takes an individualized approach, it can be tailored to each person’s unique needs and circumstances.
  • Are there any downsides to functional medicine?
    Functional medicine is not without its critics. Some argue that it is not evidence-based and that its treatments are not always backed by scientific research. Additionally, because functional medicine involves a more holistic and individualized approach, it can be more time-intensive than traditional medicine.
  • How does functional medicine work?
    Functional medicine uses a variety of techniques to help restore balance within the body. At Desire To Live now we use modalities that involve our pillars of health such as nutrition, detoxification, fitness, balancing hormones, and mentorship.
  • Can I combine functional medicine with other forms of treatment?
    Yes, many people find that they can integrate functional medicine with conventional treatments such as medication or surgery in order to maximize their overall health and well-being. However, always speak with your healthcare provider before making any changes to your current treatment regimen.
  • How much does functional medicine cost?
    The investment varies on the complexity of your condition. Many seek functional medicine because they are suffering from a chronic condition while others simply want to improve overall health and well-being. Desire To Live Now does not accept insurance.
  • Are you programs virtual?
    Yes. Most of the wellness programs offered by Desire to Live Now are virtual meaning that appointments may be online or by telephone. The only exception would be for hormone pellet (implant)services.
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