Functional Medicine – Many providers use this term to describe the systems-based approach to health. The Institute for Functional Medicine is an organization dedicated to promoting this approach by sponsoring conferences and training-modules for providers.
Anti-Aging Medicine – The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine may sound superficial, like Botox injections and chemical peels… but a division of this society focuses on promoting healthy-aging by optimizing wellness using the same principles promoted by the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Metabolic Medicine – The Metabolic Medical Institute teaches providers about wellness, prevention and management of disease with evidence-based metabolic, functional and nutritional approaches.
Personalized/ Precision Medicine – This approach to health looks at the individual’s unique health response that is a product of his current environment, past experiences and genetic predispositions.
Preventative Medicine – This approach to health is truly preventative medicine, as the goal is optimal health. By identifying root causes of imbalances, family trends toward illness can often be eliminated.