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Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine

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Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine - Bion Healthcare

In conventional medicine, the focus is on compartmentalizing the body into individual systems, and diagnosing and treating the symptoms of an individual system. The Functional medicine approach views the body as one integrated system, and seeks to identify and address the root cause of disease. It treats the whole system, not just the symptoms.

How to Eat Less Plastic

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How to eat less plastic

Studies have found that the average person consumes about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, roughly the weight of a credit card. This translates to approximately 104,000 tiny pieces of plastic for a total of 1/2 lb. of plastic or roughly 52 credit cards each year!

Seasonal Affective Disorder – SAD

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) | Bion Healthcare

It’s getting to be that time of year again when each day the daylight hours become a little shorter and the temperature begins to drop. For some this is a welcome relief from the summer heat, but for others, specifically those who suffer Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the change in seasons begins a long, difficult, and tiresome journey.

What is Leaky Gut?

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What is Leaky Gut? | Bion Healthcare

You may have heard of Leaky Gut Syndrome and wondered what it is and if you have it? Leaky Gut, also known as increased intestinal permeability, is a condition that causes gaps in the intestinal walls to loosen. This condition may allow substances such as bacteria, and undigested food particles and toxins to exit your intestinal walls and enter your bloodstream.

What is Functional Medicine?

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Functional Medicine at Bion Healthcare

Functional Medicine is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness. It requires a detailed understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors, and leverages that data to direct personalized treatment plans that lead to improved...

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Bion Healthcare offers a personalized approach to healthcare. No trip to the doctor’s office required. With virtual access to our medical providers and treatments to you, Bion Healthcare is functional health and wellness care on your terms.