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Functional Medicine Approach to Primary Care

All of the Sound Clinic practitioners are trained in traditional medicine. The primary care team offers various components usually associated with traditional medicine including Annual Physical Exams, management of blood pressure, diabetes, weight and cholesterol. They also perform several procedures including IUD placement, skin biopsies, and joint injections. Yet, we stand apart from other practices with our knowledge in functional and integrative medicine. The following are 4 topics frequently discussed during visits to best understand patient symptoms and develop individualized health care plans.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)

Your body’s hormones control most of your basic bodily functions. They serve as an internal communication system between cells throughout the body.

Thyroid

Your thyroid, one of the largest endocrine glands, greatly influences almost every cell in your body. Aside from regulating your metabolism and weight

Adrenals

The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys and produce a variety of hormones, including adrenaline (epinephrine), cortisol and aldosterone.

Gut Health

“When in doubt, treat the gut” has become a mantra of modern Functional Medicine. Gut dysbiosis is a term used to describe the presence of unwelcome..