Functional Medicine

Personalized care that gets to the root of your health concerns.


A Comprehensive Approach to Your Health

In the landscape of healthcare, functional medicine emerges as a beacon of hope for many facing chronic health issues. Unlike conventional medicine, which often isolates and treats symptoms, functional medicine delves deeper, seeking to uncover and address the underlying causes of illness. At Alight Wellness, we embrace this patient-centered approach, recognizing that each individual’s path to health is unique.

Functional medicine’s foundation lies in understanding the intricate web of interactions in an individual’s history, physiology, and lifestyle that can lead to illness. The core principle guiding this approach is that one size does not fit all. What works for one person may not work for another, making personalized care essential. This method involves a detailed exploration of your medical history, environmental exposures, genetic factors, and lifestyle choices. Through this comprehensive evaluation, we aim to identify the root causes of your health concerns, not just mask symptoms.

At Alight Wellness, our functional medicine services include a variety of diagnostic tests that go beyond what you might find in a traditional doctor’s office. These may encompass advanced blood testing, hormone panels, gut microbiome analysis, and genetic profiling, among others. Armed with this information, we can tailor a treatment plan that may include dietary changes, nutritional supplementation, detoxification programs, stress management techniques, and exercise recommendations tailored to your specific needs.

Our commitment to functional medicine is driven by the desire to empower our patients. We aim to educate and engage you in your treatment plan, equipping you with the knowledge and tools you need to take control of your health. This collaborative approach fosters a partnership between patient and practitioner, enabling us to work together towards achieving your health goals.

Choosing functional medicine is choosing to invest in a comprehensive approach to your well-being. It’s about looking at the big picture, not just treating a list of symptoms. At Alight Wellness, we’re dedicated to guiding you through this journey, offering support, expertise, and personalized care every step of the way. Let us help you rediscover your health’s potential and embark on a path to a more vibrant, fulfilling life.

Healing Begins Here...

What We Treat

From hormonal imbalances to chronic fatigue, our approach targets a wide range of conditions.

  • Hormone Imbalances

    Combat mood swings, fatigue, and weight changes with natural hormone balancing.

  • Gut Health Disorders

    Alleviate bloating, discomfort, and digestive issues through targeted gut health strategies.

  • Anxiety / Mental Health

    Find calm and clarity amid anxiety and mood fluctuations with comprehensive support.

  • Thyroid Conditions

    Address fatigue, weight fluctuation, and cold sensitivity with focused thyroid care.

  • Fatigue

    Reclaim your energy and vitality by tackling the root causes of chronic fatigue.

  • Autoimmunity

    Reduce inflammation and autoimmune symptoms by restoring immune balance.

Frequently Asked Questions About Functional Medicine

  • How long does it take to see results with functional medicine?

    The time to see improvements can vary widely depending on the individual and their specific health conditions. Some patients notice changes within a few weeks, while for others, it might take several months of following a personalized treatment plan to see significant improvements. Patience and commitment to the process are key.

  • Is functional medicine based on scientific evidence?

    Yes, functional medicine is grounded in scientific research and evidence. It integrates traditional medical practices with innovative research and natural healing methods, creating a comprehensive approach to patient care.

  • What should I expect during my first functional medicine consultation?

    During your first consultation, you can expect a thorough review of your medical history, discussions about your diet, lifestyle, and any symptoms you’re experiencing. Diagnostic tests may be recommended to gain a deeper understanding of your health issues. The goal is to look at the full picture of your health to develop a personalized treatment plan.

  • Can functional medicine help with conditions that traditional medicine cannot?

    Functional medicine shines in its approach to chronic conditions, offering hope to many who have not found relief through traditional medicine. By focusing on the underlying causes of conditions rather than just the symptoms, functional medicine offers a different perspective and, in many cases, can provide solutions where conventional approaches may have fallen short.

  • How much do treatments cost?

    The cost of functional medicine can vary depending on the complexity of your case and the treatments required. While it might seem like a significant investment upfront, it’s important to view functional medicine as a long-term investment in your health. Unlike conventional treatments that often act as temporary bandaids, functional medicine seeks to address the root causes of your health issues, potentially preventing the development of chronic illnesses that could result in higher medical costs over time. Investing in functional medicine now can lead to substantial savings by reducing the need for expensive medications, surgeries, and treatments for preventable conditions in the future.