Functional Medicine

Why Functional Medicine?

The aim of Functional Medicine, is to address the root cause of a disorder or disease. In order to take the necessary steps to correct these dysfunctions our Practitioner will identify the triggers, pathogenic influences and toxicities that lead to the imbalances in body.

The consultation process will investigate your health history, your lifestyle habits and potential environmental exposures from which a customised dietary plan together with any detox and supplemental support will be advised, thereby supporting you on your journey to better health and well-being.

Our approach to Functional Medicine is to define the condition you have by using the best Functional Medicine laboratories in the world to determine the triggers, blockages, deficiencies or imbalances contributing to the condition.

The laboratory tests that are used include a variety of specimens from saliva, blood or urine for example, which will determine various biomarkers in the body of metabolism and function.

Your Benefits

The benefits of the functional medicine approach are that you will receive natural remedies that are targeted at the true root cause of your imbalances in which will help to holistically address the disorder you are suffering from.

Our functional medicine practitioner is specialised in:
• Prenatal Care
• Infertility
• Weight Loss
• Hormonal Imbalance
• Cancer Treatments

Your Consultation

During the consultation our practitioner will first ask questions to find out about your health history, your symptoms and dysfunctions, with the aim to get a comprehensive picture of your condition.

After that he will suggest a number a clinical tests that will help clarify your condition specifically.

He will create a specific nutritional plan for you to follow. During your treatment process there will be a series of follow-up sessions to analyse your condition and to further support you on your journey to holistic health. The amount of these sessions fully depends on your individual condition.

Supplements

If needed for your individual condition our practitioner will recommend supplements or oils to support your healing process.These supplements are obtained form the best suppliers ensuring optimal utilization within the body.

Specializations:
Hormonal Balance
Digestion
Allergies

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Cupping

Cupping therapy is an ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice that involves suctioning or vacuuming sections of the body. The cups are heated by swabbing rubbing alcohol on the bottom and then lighting the cup. It can also be done by placing an inverted cup over a flame to aid in suctioning.

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Facial Acupuncture

Praised for hundreds of years in Asia for its anti-age benefits, facial acupuncture brings about a revolution in our quest for beauty. Facial acupuncture has various health benefits for us just like the other acupuncture Hong Kong treatments that Balance Health and wellness center offers. It can reduce wrinkles, lift sagging skin, eliminate fine lines and improve skin colour and texture. Many have found it to be effective even after one treatment.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Balance Health’s registered Chinese medicine doctors combine the ancient wisdom of Chinese Medicine with a holistic view of your physical and emotional needs. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the fundamental objective is to restore and maintain the natural balance in your body.

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Nutritional Coaching

Food is energy. It can make us vibrant and help us to climb our daily mountains or it can plumet us slowly and surely. Once our energy is dysregulated, our body-mind-spirit are affected. However, through Functional Nutrition, we have the power to influence easily and rapidly what we are made of and how we can function at an optimal level.

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Practitioners

Kenneth J. Chu
Email appt@balancehealth.com.hk
Phone +852 2530 3315
Kenneth J. Chu is a naturopathic doctor in Hong Kong and board member of the Integrated Association of Naturopaths HK IANHK. Ken practices a holistic healing approach, using a mix of clinical nutrition, homeopathy, and herbal medicine to address the root cause of a patient’s concern. He is specialized in pediatrics, gastroenterology, and sports medicine.
After his Bachelor in Biological Science, Ken graduated in 2006 from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto. Ken did further education in advanced clinical nutrition and expanded his homeopathy knowledge with the likes of the Ullmans, Jonathan Shore, and the Rajan Sankaran and the Bombay Group of Homeopathy in India.
Catherine Hermant
Email appt@balancehealth.com.hk
Phone +852 2530 3315
Catherine is a Kinesiologist, Nutrition Coach and Detox specialist and has been practicing energy and body therapies with her clients for more than 15 years.
She combines Energetic Kinesiology techniques with the latest Functional Nutritional science to provide her clients the best and long-lasting results.

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