Functional Medicine is the 21st century approach to evaluating and treating patients. It is based upon treating individuals for imbalances that can occur due to inflammation, hormones, detoxification, digestion, toxicity, or emotions, rather than treating them for isolated diseases. It is not about labels, but rather identifying the underlying causes of the dysfunction and not […]
Why Functional Medicine
WHY FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE? Functional Medicine is healthcare of the 21st century! Hello, my name is Dr. Michael Veselak, and today we’re going to talk about functional medicine and why it is important to utilize functional medicine in treating these chronic, degenerative conditions such as neuropathy, fibromyalgia and even Alzheimer’s. To give you a little bit […]
Functional Medicine vs. Traditional Medicine
Functional Medicine is a cutting edge approach that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. Its main objective is to find the underlying cause and restore function to the body. Traditional Medicine is excellent at addressing the acute care needs but falls way short with chronic health issues. The whole body approach is […]
Osteoporosis: A Functional Medicine Perspective
Osteoporosis and Osteopenia are very common especially in women over the age of 60. There are a lot of reasons for osteoporosis and often times there is a genetic component. Sometimes you can do everything right and the process continues despite all your efforts. The basic reason for bone loss is an uncoordinated bone remodeling […]
The Bucket Theory: Cellular Health and Detoxification
During my online and in office consultations with patients that have chronic health issues, I will review their lab and genetic testing and discuss the bucket theory and its impact on cellular health, inflammation and detoxification. The bucket theory simply stated is that we were all born with a certain size bucket. Our genetics in […]
What is Functional Medicine?
Dr. Michael Veselak explains his solutions to healing chronic symptoms by getting to the root cause of chronic health issues.