Research and Efficacy
Please visit Resources. Functional medicine is precise, evidence-based personalized medicine tailored specifically to you, your lifestyle, and your biometrics. It provides the necessary information for making sound and well informed health decisions. Functional medicine is beyond randomized clinical trials. East Asian medicine, including acupuncture, is a both a medical art and science that has been practiced for over 3,000 years. Modern research has revealed that acupuncture affects sympathetic nervous system activity in a regulatory manner and is effective in regulating various physiological functions. The World Health Organization has identified over 40 conditions successfully treated by acupuncture in Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials.