The Foundation of Functional Medicine
Both conventional medicine and functional medicine doctors rely on laboratory test results to better understand what is going on inside the body. There are limits, of course, to what these tests reveal. Functional medicine digs deeper.
Laboratory testing is an essential part of the evaluation process at Princeton Integrative Health and is used to help establish treatment plans. It begins with the same foundational health assessment that conventional doctors use: Blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, BMI—they are all vital indicators of the state of your physical self. Additional tests are often recommended, which help get to the root cause of a patient’s medical condition.
These are some of the functional medicine tests used at Princeton Integrative Health to evaluate a patient’s health: