Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine

Aliya Asad M.D. is an IFM certified practitioner. You can find her credentials on “Find a Practicioner” at

Burden of Illness:

  • Obesity and Diabetes
  • Depression, ADHD, Autism
  • Allergies, Asthma, Sinus infections
  • Digestive disorders like reflux, IBS,ulcerative/crohn’s disease
  • Back pain, PMS, migraines
  • Autoimmune Diseases (24 million peopleaffected)

Lifestyle and environment are the major
factors altering gene expression that
results in disturbed metabolism.

What do Humans Need to Thrive?

  • Foods (protein, fats, carbohydrates, fiber)
  • Vitamins, minerals, essential nutrients
  • Light, water, air
  • Movement, rhythm
  • Love, community, connection
  • Meaning, purpose