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Functional Medicine Specialist

StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine

Ketamine Infusion Clinic & Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Specialists located in Skokie, IL & Cincinnati, Crestview Hills, KY

If chronic illness is taking away your enjoyment of life, you can benefit from the functional medicine services available at StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine. At the offices in Skokie, Illinois; Crestview Hills, Kentucky; and the West Loop and River North areas of Chicago, the board-certified physicians explore all aspects of your health to pinpoint the underlying cause of your illness. They can help you change your lifestyle and your diet to optimize and support your long-term health. StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine serves patients in the greater Chicagoland and greater Cincinnati areas. Call StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine or book a consultation online today.

Functional Medicine Q & A

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What is functional medicine?

Functional medicine takes a whole-body approach to health care. 

The team at StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine combines contemporary Western medicine with a consideration of your body as a whole, including your diet, preexisting health conditions, and the impact of the environment on your health.

They work with you to truly understand all of the ways in which biochemistry and imbalances can affect how your body works. Instead of prescribing medications to mask your symptoms, they work with you to uncover the root cause of your symptoms.

Functional medicine can help you make adjustments to many aspects of your life that are impeding your health. The goal is for you to reach your full potential, find long-lasting relief of your symptoms, and enjoy a much higher quality of life.

What can I expect during a functional medicine evaluation?

During your initial functional medicine evaluation, your StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine provider spends quality time with you to discuss all aspects of your medical history, your existing health, and the medications you’re taking.

They also discuss the environments in your life, where you live and work, and pay special attention to your:

  • Genetics
  • Sleep hygiene
  • General lifestyle
  • Stress management
  • Nutritional status

You can expect to undergo a physical exam, bloodwork, and other diagnostic testing based on your individual health needs. Once your provider pinpoints the underlying cause of your symptoms, they can customize an integrative, functional plan for your treatment.

How does functional medicine help treat chronic illnesses?

The StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine team won’t just hand you a prescription for drugs to treat your condition. Instead, your provider works closely with you to design a treatment plan suited to your needs.

As part of your treatment, your physician might recommend:

  • Detoxification
  • Dietary changes
  • Lifestyle modifications
  • Nutritional supplementation

Your treatment also focuses on supporting your body’s healing with the understanding that it has everything it needs to be healthy again. The StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine team continues working with you for as long as it takes for you to regain control and achieve optimum health.

Learn how functional medicine can improve your quality of life by calling StrIVeMD Wellness & Ketamine or booking a consultation online today.