Analogies and Metaphors

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An essential part of winning a patient's buy-in for their treatment plan is helping them to understand why they are ill and how the changes they make will help to correct the underlying causes. Word Version of this page

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a. We must search for the upstream causes of downstream symptoms and disease.
b. Functional medicine tries to get to the underlying cause of the dysfunction as opposed to just suppressing symptoms. It