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Functional Medicine

What is Functional Medicine?

Functional Medicine asks how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual. By acknowledging each patient’s genetic make-up and addressing key environmental and lifestyle factors, Functional Medicine treatment targets the specific manifestations of disease in each individual. We understand that a diagnosis of disease can likely be the result of more than once cause and that one specific cause or symptom can lead to different diseases.

The Functional Medicine model is an individualized, patient-centered, science based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the underlying cause of disease and to promote optimal wellness.

Why work with us?

Rhett Women’s Center offers the Functional Medicine Model of because of our common passion to give patients the tools to restore health. We understand the complex web of chronic disease and that many seemingly separate symptoms are indeed connected. Working through those symptoms can take time and perseverance. We use a systems-based model taught by the Institute for Functional Medicine. We offer extended appointment times, because you need it, want it, and deserve it. We want to work with you to find the root cause of your symptoms and disease, not just use a prescription for temporary improvement. We want to help you heal and teach you how to reverse your disease with better lifestyle choices. We want you to get well and feel empowered to stay well. Our goal is to deliver a healthcare experience that is focused on your individual needs and goals in order to reach your optimal level of health. Get ready to LIVE each day, not just merely survive it!

Want to learn more? Follow the steps below to get started!

Step 1

Take a free online health assessment.

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Step 2

Book a free “Are We A Good Fit” phone call.

To discuss the results of your Free Online Health Assessment and see if Rhett Women’s Center Functional Medicine is right for you, call us at 843-375-2210. If you already know Functional Medicine is right for you, feel free to skip to Step 3.


Step 3

Schedule and conduct your initial Functional Medicine Consultation.

Once we have determined that we are a good fit for one another, or if you already know Functional Medicine is right for you, schedule your initial consultation by calling 843-375-2210 or request an appointment for an initial Functional Medicine Consult. You will then receive an email including the Functional Medicine intake. These forms collect your comprehensive health history. While extensive, they are important as the information you provide allows us to understand your story, address your current health concerns, and develop a plan to restore your health.

During your Functional Medicine Consultation, we will:

  • review your intake forms together
  • develop a timeline of your entire health history which will give us a better understanding of your current state of health
  • determine your health-related goals
  • discuss any diagnostic lab testing including specialty lab testing that may need to be done
  • develop an individualized functional medicine treatment plan

Step 4

Choose the Personalized Functional Medicine Package that is right for you AND start taking steps towards optimal health.

In working through the functional medicine model, each patient is different and presents with different needs and goals. Our intention is to meet you right where you are on your journey to good health. After your Initial Functional Medicine consultation, we will present you with package options specific to your needs that will give you the best opportunity to meet your goals. These package options may include health coaching, review of specialty and standard lab testing, follow-up assessments, and/or nutritional counseling/weight loss programs.

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