By condition

Conditions we treat

Many people contact us to ask: “Have you got any experience with such and such a condition or diagnosis?” It is a completely understandable question, because this is how we are all accustomed to defining ill-health, i.e. in terms of specific identifiable diseases, or “diagnoses”.

However, from a functional perspective, whilst it is helpful to have a diagnosis to frame the kind of symptoms one may present with, it does not matter that much whether you have condition A or B. This is because we are not so concerned with the downstream manifestation of disease (e.g. headaches or skin complaints), rather we are looking for the upstream causes. These causes may range from a permeable gut lining, to inflammation, to hormonal dysregulation, exposure to toxins, and much more.

The loss of balance within the body’s sophisticated self-regulatory functions may result in seemingly disparate conditions: the connection between psoriasis and migraines may seem unlikely in a conventional sense, but functionally speaking, in certain individuals, may stem from very similar causes.

Lynda Mallinson and Dr Daniela Mo are conventionally trained healthcare professionals as well as functional medicine practitioners. Therefore, they understand and routinely practice both the “diagnosis” model as well as the “root cause” model. It is the application of this broader knowledge that provides the key to successful outcomes.

Patients with a wide variety of conditions can benefit from a functional medicine approach. These include, but are not limited to:

Skin disorders

Acne
Eczema
Psoriasis
Atopic Dermatitis

Bone Health

Osteopenia
Osteoporosis

Additionally

Additionally, the Functional Medicine approach is ideal for:

General Health screening and Prevention
Support before, during and after surgery
Support before, during and after cancer treatment
Women and men getting ready to start a family
Weight loss

Digestive disorders

Acid Reflux / Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD or GORD)
Chronic constipation / diarrhoea
Diverticular Disease
Gastro-intestinal disorders
Gluten sensitivity
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Oesophagitis and Stomach Ulcers
Intestinal permeability / Leaky gut
Gallbladder disease

Allergies

Food allergies /intolerances

Infections

Lyme Disease
Recurring Urinary Tract Infections
Sinusitis
Yeast infections

Neurological and psychiatric conditions

Anxiety, Depression & Mood disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Autism

Insomnia

Environmental toxicity

Heavy metal toxicity

Auto-immune disorders (any)

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
Sjogren’s Disease
Coeliac’s Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Hormonal problems

Endometriosis
Low Libido (Low Sex Drive)
Menopausal Disorders
Period disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Prostate health
Subfertility
Adrenal Imbalance
Thyroid disorders

Cardio-metabolic conditions

Diabetes Mellitus and “Pre-Diabetes”
Hypercholesterolaemia or Dyslipidaemia (High cholesterol)
Hypertension (High blood pressure)
Metabolic syndrome
Obesity

Chronic Pain & Fatigue Disorders

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic headaches
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Migraines
Stress related fatigue
Neuralgia

Optimising general health and screening

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