In the Functional Medicine model, the body’s function is viewed in light of seven fundamental systems. The Functional Medicine Matrix is a useful tool that assists Functional Medicine practioners to organize and prioritizing a patient’s health issues through a variety of factors such as family history. 

 

What Is The Functional Medicine Matrix?

The Functional Medicine Matrix can be thought of as a web decoder,  the matrix takes into account how the environment interacts with your genes and can result in health or disease. Helping to group and organize seemingly unlinked factors to paint a comprehensive picture of the patient and their life which can then be used to discuss chronic disease with said patient. 

The factors that make up the matrix are as follows: