You may be asking yourself, What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is an approach that involves looking at the underlying cause vs. suppressing the symptom. Watch the following video to learn more about the benefits.
Employers have been conditioned to think that once a plan member is diagnosed with a chronic disease, the best they (and the member) can hope for is to “manage” their disease to reduce its symptoms and slow its progression.
This is an outdated concept. Before anyone is condemned to a disease management program, they should be given the chance to reverse the condition by finding its root causes. LeadHealth uses an approach called Functional Medicine to do this.
We are often asked what is the difference between Functional Medicine and Conventional Medicine? Quite simply, Functional Medicine is the future of conventional medicine. It is the application of new levels of precision medicine to address chronic diseases. In 10-15 years, this technology will be widely applied across the healthcare system, but for companies that don’t want to wait that long, we are making it available in targeted ways now.
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