Functional Medicine in Tustin, CA

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What Is Functional Medicine?

At OC Medical Tustin, we don't just treat the symptoms. Instead, we take a holistic approach by offering functional medicine to patients in and around Tustin, CA. Functional medicine is patient-centered care that determines the root cause of disease and chronic conditions so a customized treatment plan can be created for you. By focusing on your diet, sleep habits, physical activity levels, environmental factors, stressors, and family medical history, Dr. Arturo Portales can address the underlying cause of your illness or disease to provide you with optimal outcomes. To find out more about functional medicine or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Portales, call us today.

What Can I Expect from Functional Medicine?

When you come in for your consultation, Dr. Portales will ask you a series of questions about your lifestyle, nutritional intake, possible exposure to toxins, genetics, and medical history to get a thorough look at your health and the underlying factors that may be causing your illness. He may also conduct a physical exam and order blood work. Your treatment plan might include diet changes, nutritional supplements, detoxification, stress management techniques, and additional lifestyle modifications. Some of the conditions Dr. Portales addresses with functional medicine include:

  • Adrenal fatigue
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive diseases
  • Heart diseases
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Mental health conditions

What Are the Benefits of Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine at OC Medical Tustin offers a comprehensive approach to healthcare, focusing on individualized treatment and holistic well-being. By understanding the unique genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that influence health, functional medicine provides a personalized path to optimal health. Some of the key benefits of this medical approach include:

  • Personalized Care: Tailored treatments based on individual health profiles.
  • Holistic Approach: Addresses physical, emotional, and mental aspects of health.
  • Preventative Strategy: Focuses on prevention, not just treatment of diseases.
  • Chronic Disease Management: Effective in managing long-term health conditions.
  • Improved Lifestyle: Emphasizes healthy lifestyle changes for lasting health benefits.

Who Is a Candidate for Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine could be useful for almost anyone. However, most of the time it is used to treat patients who are facing a chronic condition. Examples of conditions that are often treated with functional medicine include:

  • Adrenal disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Digestive disorders
  • Allergies
  • Women's health disorders
  • Thyroid disorders

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Understand the Cause of Your Illness

If you have been living with a long-term (chronic) disease or illness and have found traditional medicine isn't giving you the relief you're after, consider functional medicine. Dr. Arturo Portales will take a whole-body approach to treat your ailment by examining your individual lifestyle habits, genetics, and any other additional circumstances that may be impacting your health. Call OC Medical Tustin in Tustin, CA to schedule a one-on-one consultation now.

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How is functional medicine different from traditional medicine?

Traditional medicine focuses on treating the symptoms you are experiencing, often with prescription medications. Functional medicine is a whole-body approach to health care that looks for the root cause of a medical condition instead of just treating the symptoms. With functional medicine, treatment typically relies on a more holistic means by placing an emphasis on diet and lifestyle modifications.

How do I know if functional medicine is right for me?

If you are still trying to decide whether or not to schedule an appointment for functional medicine at OC Medical Tustin, here are a few things to consider. Functional medicine may be an ideal option for you if you prefer not to take prescription medications and want a more natural form of treatment instead. Additionally, if you have tried the traditional medicine approach and have a chronic health condition that doesn't seem to be improving, it might be best to see what functional medicine can do for you.

Can I combine functional medicine with other forms of treatment?

Dr. Arturo Portales provides both general medicine and functional medicine at OC Medical Tustin. When you meet one-on-one with him for your consultation, he may propose a combination of both treatment styles depending on your unique concerns and needs. Sometimes, both forms of treatment may be recommended to target disease or illness and produce the best outcomes for your health.

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