Treating the Root Cause, Rather than just the symptoms

At Panacea Biomedical Institute, Dr. Claudia Marcelo specializes in Functional Medicine—an innovative healthcare approach that delves into the underlying causes of health issues, rather than merely alleviating symptoms. Within this discipline, practitioners like Dr. Marcelo diligently investigate a patient’s unique genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that contribute to their health condition. Armed with this comprehensive understanding, they craft individualized treatment plans, incorporating dietary adjustments, nutritional supplements, lifestyle modifications, and holistic techniques. This patient-centric approach fosters overall well-being and enduring health by recognizing the intricate connections among various bodily systems and influencing factors.

Functional Medicine chart, Panacea Biomedical Institute


A root cause medicine consultation involves an in-depth assessment of an individual’s health and well-being, focusing on identifying the root causes of any health concerns rather than just treating symptoms. The consult takes a holistic approach, considering various factors such as lifestyle, genetics, environment, and nutrition to create a personalized treatment plan tailored to the […]


Advanced Testing

Advanced functional medicine tests are specialized diagnostic tools that provide detailed insights into various aspects of an individual’s health and well-being beyond what traditional medical tests may reveal. These tests often utilize advanced laboratory techniques and technologies to assess biomarkers, hormone levels, nutritional status, gut health, genetic predispositions, environmental toxins, and other factors that may […]