5 Ways Functional Medicine Reduces Holiday Stress
Even though it’s the most wonderful time of the year, you may find that you’re one of the many people who report feeling overwhelmed during the holidays. If you’re hosting, there’s plenty to prepare to make the holidays magical for friends and family. If you’re traveling, the hassle of getting from point A to point B is enough to make you want to book a few days off just to recover from it all.
However, we have good news. Functional medicine as a holiday health treatment is an ideal solution for many people’s health problems during this time of year. Conventional medicine is beholden to a bureaucratic system that doesn’t give well-meaning health professionals the time and resources to adequately address the root cause of stress and stress-related health issues.
Functional medicine professionals offer treatments that go outside of big pharma and heal you at a cellular level so the stress of the holidays can simply melt away.
Functional Medicine & The Holidays: Make The Most Of The Season
At Spectra Wellness, we approach your health holistically. Your health is optimal when systems are in balance, and there’s nothing like the holidays to disrupt equilibrium. If you feel tired, stressed out, or out of alignment thanks to the business or too many cookies, there are several functional medicine treatments from which to choose. You can choose one treatment or a combination and experience the restorative effects of functional medicine for the holidays.
1. Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care supports communication between the brain and the rest of the body. If you have a spinal misalignment, it’s difficult for the mind and body to communicate properly. Proper alignment reduces aching joints, neck pain, shoulder pain, and back pain. Chiropractic care helps alleviate this pain, so hours of preparing food or travel stress can disappear with a few treatments.
At Spectra, we specialize in upper cervical adjustments which focus on aligning the upper vertebrae in the neck. It’s a non-invasive approach and is even safe for patients who already have injuries or arthritis.
2. Red-Bed & Anti-Aging ProPanel Therapy
If you’re looking for a cutting-edge treatment that instantly boosts your overall health, the Red-Bed therapy is a functional medicine holiday treatment you’ll likely want to integrate into your long-term health strategy. This is a gentle, non-invasive therapy exposing your body to rejuvenating lightwaves, and delivering impressive benefits:
- Detoxification support
- Arthritic pain relief
- Inflammation reduction
- Increased blood flow and cellular energy
- Relaxed muscles
- Lowered blood pressure
- Reduced fat and increased muscle recovery
- Smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, boosts collagen production
3. Hormone Replacement Therapy
Many patients come to us after the holidays feeling entirely out of balance. They’re stressed, exhausted, and sluggish from the holiday treats they couldn’t resist. From a functional medicine standpoint, the holidays are a prime time for hormones to lose balance. Left untreated, hormone imbalances lead to more severe health conditions down the line. That’s why we offer hormone replacement therapy and recommend it as a holiday functional medicine treatment.
The benefits of hormone replacement therapy include the following:
- Enhanced clarity
- Increased energy
- Increased sexual drive and vitality
- Reduced fat and increased muscle tone
- Lower cholesterol
- Better sleep
All of these benefits contribute to enhanced vitality and overall holistic health. Learn more about our hormone replacement therapy services here.
4. Weight Loss
Even the most die-hard health enthusiasts stray from maintaining a healthy and ideal weight during the holidays. At Spectra Wellness, we know that keeping a healthy weight is crucial for disease prevention and increased quality of life which is why we offer various weight loss services. We’re passionate about helping you get to a place where you feel your best both mentally and physically. Whether you’re looking for functional medicine post-holiday diet guidance or support finding your healthy weight, our functional medicine team is here to help you with personalized weight loss strategies.
5. IV Nutrition
Between the cocktail parties, cookies, and busy schedules, you need a quick way to replace lost nutrients. IV therapy as a functional medicine holiday treatment can help. IV nutrition therapy allows you to replenish, restore, refuel, and revitalize from the inside out.
Some of the benefits of IV Nutrition include the following:
- An overall increase in health and wellness
- Increased quality of vitamin cell absorption
- Boosted immune system
- Hangover recovery
- Electrolyte replenishment
Why Functional Medicine For Holiday Health?
Functional medicine & the holidays go hand-in-hand. Functional medicine is a specialized healthcare discipline specializing in personalized and holistic treatments unique to every patient. Functional medicine doctors know that no two patients are the same.
Functional medicine doctors also stand out from conventional medicine practitioners. We believe that body and mind are connected and that illness is not independent of one or the other. Our training compels us to get to know you, your history, and your quality of life so we can treat illness at the root cause.
If you’d like to learn more about how Spectra Wellness uses functional medicine for holiday treatments and beyond, call us at 813-319-0911 or book an appointment online.