“But Functional Medicine is so expensive!”…or is it?

We hear this all the time.  In fact, it’s probably one of the most common objections/comments we hear (second to “you saved my life”, of course)  (True story, actually.)

If you’re a non-insurance doctor yourself, you’re probably tired of hearing it.  If you’re a patient who has sought Functional Medicine care, you’ve probably said it.

I wouldn’t blame either one of you.

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Mouse in a room of tigers (or, a DC in a room of MDs)

I recently went to a Functional Medicine seminar.  As is true for all such seminars, it is cross-disciplinary, meaning that any licensed healthcare practitioner can attend.  However, most of my previous experience with Functional Medicine training involved classes in which DCs (Doctors of Chiropractic) dominated the landscape, so this particular class was an anomaly for me.

I emerged from that class having gone through a subtle yet significant transformation.

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