1. How Functional Medicine Benefits Those With An Autoimmune Disorder

    In western medicine, there is this notion that if you have an autoimmune disorder the only option is to treat it with pharmaceuticals while trying to manage the symptoms. The heaviness of chronic pain and discomfort may only slightly get better, while “cure” or “remission” are words to be av…Read More

  2. Functional Medicine and Autoimmune Disease

    In our last post, we took a glance at what functional medicine is, and learned in its most distilled form, it is viewing the patient as dynamic and seeks to treat the root cause of the symptoms. For example, if a patient is suffering from type 2 diabetes, you would first address their eating habits …Read More

  3. What is Functional Medicine?

    The western approach to medicine has been widely scrutinized because it’s based more around the insurance system and not so much around effectively treating patients. Doctors have limited time with their patients, while symptoms are often overlooked, and pharmaceuticals vastly overused. While west…Read More

  4. The Best Perk of Acupuncture and Musings on Functional Medicine

    Traditional Chinese medicine, which encompasses both acupuncture and herbal medicine, is an ancient healing modality that treats the whole person without neglecting or bandaging symptoms often found in western medicine. Acupuncture is a mindful practice that asks you to become more in tune with your…Read More

  5. 100 Patients a Day in Argentina!

      Dr. Weon Lee is back from his two-week Medical Mission to Argentina in which he helped over 100 Guarani Indians EVERY DAY find better health.                Welcome back Dr. Lee!…Read More

  6. How Acupuncture Can Treat Common Running Injuries

    After a temperate winter, spring is here and our bodies are beginning to thaw out from a season of hearty and heavy food and indoor fitness. If you’re taking your inaugural steps from running indoors on a treadmill to hitting the pavement outdoors, this transition can cause both acute and chronic …Read More