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Discover how our team at Alchemy Radiant Health uses a personalized, holistic approach with functional medicine to treat a variety of chronic conditions, including autoimmune diseases.

Functional Medicine Meets Chinese Medicine

Unleashing Synergy: The Power of Functional Medicine & Chinese Medicine in Treating Complex Conditions

In today’s fast-paced world, many people find themselves grappling with complex health conditions that seem resistant to conventional treatments. 

At Alchemy Radiant Health, we believe in addressing these challenges through a powerful combination of Functional Medicine and Chinese Medicine, offering a holistic and integrative approach to healing. This offers a unique holistic approach to addressing a range of conditions including hormonal imbalances, gut issues, brain dysfunction, and skin conditions.

Chinese medicine, with its 2,000 years of healing wisdom, provides a deep understanding of the body’s energetic balance, making use of herbal remedies to restore harmony. Functional medicine, on the other hand, focuses on identifying and addressing the root causes of diseases through extensive testing and personalized treatment plans.

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This integration allows for a comprehensive analysis of a patient’s health, and tailored treatments that alleviate symptoms and promote healing of the underlying causes. Our patients enjoy improved outcomes through natural interventions, encouraging the body’s intrinsic healing capabilities while minimizing side effects.

Focus: How We Approach Autoimmune Disease

From a Chinese Medicine Perspective

The Kidneys and Heart Autoimmunity Connection

In autoimmune conditions, the body’s immune system becomes overactive, often leading to chronic inflammation and tissue damage. The kidneys, considered the foundation of vitality (Qi), play a critical role in maintaining energy and resilience against stressors.

Nourishing the Kidneys: Strengthening kidney function can help stabilize the body’s energy levels and reduce excessive immune responses. Herbal formulas, acupuncture, and dietary changes can be employed to support kidney health.

Balancing Kidney Heat: When kidneys are overheated, it can exacerbate inflammation. Excessive heat can cause irritability and hot flashes. Cooling the kidneys through specific herbs and lifestyle modifications can help mitigate this.

Supporting Heart Health: By ensuring the heart is well-nourished and calm, we can improve emotional well-being and sleep quality. Good sleep is vital for immune regulation and reducing autoimmune flare-ups.

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From a Functional Medicine Perspective

Viewing Autoimmunity through Systems Biology

Functional medicine focuses on identifying and addressing the root causes of disease through a systems biology approach. For example:

Gut-Brain Axis: The gut and brain are intimately connected through the gut-brain axis. A dysbiotic gut (an imbalance in gut microbiota) can lead to brain disturbances such as anxiety, depression, and cognitive issues. By restoring gut health through targeted probiotics, dietary changes, and lifestyle modifications, we can improve brain function and mental well-being.

Immune System Modulation: Chronic inflammation is a hallmark of autoimmune diseases. Functional medicine aims to modulate the immune system by identifying triggers such as food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and chronic infections. Personalized treatment plans may include detoxification protocols, anti-inflammatory diets, and stress management techniques.

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Conditions We Treat


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Optimize hormone balance naturally with our comprehensive approach rooted in the latest advances of functional medicine. Experience more energy, vitality, and harmony.

Adrenal Burnout

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Adrenal Burnout

Say goodbye to adrenal exhaustion! Our treatment programs blend practitioner-grade supplements and powerful Chinese herbal formulas to give you back your energy and and help you focus. 

Gut Health

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Gut Health

Diagnose and address gut issues with cutting-edge functional labs and personalized treatment programs. Our approach integrates advanced diagnostics with targeted practitioner-grade supplements to restore gut balance, heal inflammation, and promote digestive wellness.

Skin Conditions

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Skin Conditions

Healthy skin is a reflection of overall wellness. We combine the comprehensive insights of functional medicine with the wisdom of Chinese dermatology to offer personalized solutions for chronic skin conditions. 

Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety, Stress & Insomnia

Anxiety and Stress

Stress and anxiety are not only extremely toxic but also often the starting point in a cascade leading to more serious chronic conditions. We’ll help you reduce stress with advanced nutrition programs, and address downstream conditions before they become serious.


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Insomnia is exhausting, but can also be a sign that there is a problem in your organ or hormone function. Our advanced labs and personalized consultations will get to the root cause and help you enjoy life again.


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Autoimmune disease is a condition of chronic inflammation and immune dysregulation. There are many triggers such as toxins, viruses, food and Covid. Our labs help illuminate the possible causes. Personalized nutrition progams and herbal medicines treat and support the immune system.

Long Covid

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Long COVID symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, brain fog, muscle weakness, and difficulty concentrating. Our specialty labs and practitioner-grade supplement protocols address the root causes and provide symptom relief. 

Brain Fog

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Brain Fog

Enhance cognitive vitality and mental clarity and ditch the brain fog with our integrative approach to brain health. Our personalized strategies support focus, memory retention, and balance.

Learn About Our Process

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