Integrative or Functional Medicine is similar to Chinese Medicines view of looking at the body as a whole, and treating for prevention not disease. When approaching disease, it focuses on finding the root of the problem, not just masking the symptoms. Extensive lab testing is utilized including traditional blood serum levels, urine metabolites, and highly sensitive stool testing. Treatments include acupuncture, cupping, Chinese Herbology, nutritional supplements, and detoxification protocols. Also mind body approaches are taught, and considered essential to Julie in fully healing any disease. Lasting results are usually seen within the first one to three months.