Dr Mark Hyman calls it Ultrawellness, (http://drhyman.com/blog/2010/04/28/an-introduction-to-ultrawellness/) and it is all about a new and wonderful trend in medicine that is determined to get to grips with the real factors involved in chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Through early detection the trajectory to chronic disease is modified, often with enormous all round benefits. As Patrick Holford says in his book, “The 10 secrets of Health Ageing” ‘ The best way to live a long and happy life is to avoid preventable disease’ and looking after your joints and inflammation, metabolism, your personal sugar/ insulin story and ensuring correct nutrition, exercise, supplementation and stress management- you are on the best path you can be on. There is a secret though. You have to choose this and commit to doing all you can to be as healthy as you can be. When you find out WHY you want to be healthy, what it means in your life now and in the future, you’ll have the key to a better you.
To locate a practitioner of functional medicine in your area see the “Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner” link at the Institute of Functional Medicine’s website
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