New evidence demonstrates that the functional medicine model of care is associated with improvements in health-related quality of life.
One patient turns to functional medicine for relief from a cough he’d had for 25 years. After six weeks of dietary changes and detoxification methods, he reports dramatic, sustainable improvement.
With chronic disease affecting one in two Americans, functional medicine is a practice that aims to reduce this national epidemic. Take a closer look at the education of a functional medicine provider.
From research to shared medical appointments, a lot is happening at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine. Learn more in this Q&A with Medical Director Elizabeth Bradley, MD.
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Since the Center for Functional Medicine opened in Fall 2014, there has been a great demand for appointments. To address this need, the center launched a series of disease-specific shared appointments that have been well-received by patients.
The science behind how functional medicine works is empiric and case based, but not well documented in peer-reviewed literature. Leading rheumatologist and researcher Dr. Elaine Husni has been named Chair of Translational Functional Medicine Research to help change that.
In Functional Medicine food is used as a frontline treatment to fight chronic disease. Mark Hyman, MD, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine discusses dosage and the application of food to balance the processes of the body.
Center Director Mark Hyman, MD, talks about expanding the functional medicine model, value-based care and the science of creating health.
A series of events and meetings throughout his training led Nate Bergman, DO, MBA, to specialize in functional medicine. Now with Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, Dr. Bergman has a special interest in how this practice can impact cognitive health.
How well do functional medicine treatments help asthma patients? Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine is conducting research alongside experts from the Respiratory Institute to find out. This is one of a handful of studies underway at Cleveland Clinic to gather evidence-based data on functional medicine treatments.