What is Functional Medicine?

  • Functional Medicine is personalized health care that treats the individual, not the disease.
  • Functional Medicine is deeply science based.
  • Your body is intelligent and expresses itself through a dynamic balance of all your body systems.
  • Your body has the ability to heal and prevent nearly all the diseases of aging.
  • Health is not just the absence of disease, but a state of immense vitality.

Institute of Functional Medicine

Website: http://www.ifm.org/

Suggested Reading List

Christopher Keroack, MD:
CHANGING DIRECTIONS

David Perlmutter MD:
GRAIN BRAIN

Datis Kharrazian DC:
WHY ISN’T MY BRAIN WORKING

Terry Wahls MD:
THE WAHLS PROTOCOL

Dr. Mark Hyman, MD & Dr Mark Liponis, MD:
ULTRA-PREVENTION

Dr. Jeffrey Bland:
THE DISEASE DELUSION

Gary Taubes:
GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES

Dr. Mark Hyman, MD:
FOOD: WHAT THE HECK SHOULD I EAT?

Dr. George Watson:
NUTRITION AND YOUR MIND

Mark Lauren with Joshua Clark:
YOU ARE YOUR OWN GYM

Michael Roizen, MD & Mehmet Oz, MD:
YOU ON A DIET

Bill Phillips:
BODY FOR LIFE

Shawn Phillips:
STRENGTH FOR LIFE

Mark Verstegen:
CORE PERFORMANCE (Beginner) ESSENTIALS

Mark Verstegen:
CORE PERFORMANCE (Advanced)

Gordon Livingston, MD:
TOO SOON OLD TOO LATE SMART

Willard Harley, Jr:
HIS NEEDS, HER NEEDS

Dr. Emerson Eggrichs:
LOVE AND RESPECT

Gary Thomas:
SACRED MARRIAGE

Gary Thomas:
SACRED PARENTING

Julie Barnhill:
MOTHERHOOD The Guilt that keeps on giving

Julie Barnhill:
SHE’S GONNA BLOW Real Help for Mom’s Dealing with Anger

John Eldredge:
YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES What Every Father needs to know

Stu Weber:
FOUR PILLARS OF A MAN’S HEART

Gordon Dalbey:
HEALING THE MASCULINE SOUL

John Eldredge:
FATHERED BY GOD