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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)

New Online Dates Announced!

The premier course in Functional Medicine, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP), provides practitioners with Functional Medicine training—and IFM has now made it available both in-person and online.

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Chronic Illnesses, Menopause, and the Role of Nutrition

The hormone fluctuations of perimenopause and menopause come with increased health risks for many patients. What is the role of nutrition in health promotion for these patients? Read More
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Learn More About Treating PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may affect up to a fifth of women, yet it often goes untreated. Functional Medicine offers tools to diagnose and help these patients. Read More
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A Functional Medicine Approach to PMS

“What we want to do from a functional standpoint is address the actual underlying hormonal imbalances and triggers. Is it high stress hormones? That’s one of the number one contributors to PMS, and it is lack of things like sleep, lack of adequate nutrients like B vitamins and magnesium, which are critically important in hormonal balancing pathways.” - Margaret Christensen, MD Read More
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Exclusive Q&A with Dr. Joel Evans on His Experience With Functional Medicine

We recently had a chance to talk with longtime Functional Medicine educator Joel Evans, MD, a board-certified OB/GYN and international lecturer who will be presenting an introduction to hormones at this year’s Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP). In this Q&A with Dr. Evans, we talk about his path to practicing Functional Medicine and about the dedicated, whole-person care he provides to his patients. Read More