Root Cause Analysis and Treatment
Functional Medicine is a systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness.
A CONDITION CAN BE THE RESULT OF MORE THAN ONE CAUSE
DEPRESSION, a condition, can be caused by many causes, including inflammation.
Inflammation, a cause, may lead to a number of conditions, including DEPRESSION.
The precise manifestation of each cause depends on the individual’s genes, environment, and lifestyle, and only treatments that address the right cause will have lasting benefit beyond symptom suppression.