Functional Medicine considers the needs of a patient by recognizing all the complex factors that might cause a given condition. Factors that have an affect on a person's health include genetics, the enviornment in which they live and the lifestyle that they choose. The focus is to find the underlying cause of a disease rather than treat the symptoms of a disease.
what are the roots of this condition?
Whether a person is totally healthy or sick depends on definite causes. The idea of handling a medical condition in a functional way is to ask: How are we getting this result? What are all the factors that are causing this result?