Excessive exposures to everyday toxins coupled with impaired detox capability due to poor diet and lifestyle are a double whammy that can contribute to impaired metabolism and chronic disease. Many symptoms can give us clues as to how toxins might be affecting us. It’s inevitable that we’re exposed to toxins in our everyday environment, since…
With a functional medicine practitioner hat on, we would see the connection differently: that inflammation is an underlying driver of both conditions (and actually a host of other conditions) and that the clinician’s role must be to identify those sources of inflammation and address them at the root.
Episode 8: When the Immune System is Activated, the Brain Chemistry Changes: Functional Psychiatry with Bob Hedaya, MD
According to Dr. Bob Hedaya, it’s malpractice NOT to use functional medicine when practicing psychiatry. ALL of the nodes on the Functional Medicine Matrix