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Functional medicine and the healthcare crisis | Minni Malhotra | TEDxAustinCollege

Functional medicine and the healthcare crisis | Minni Malhotra | TEDxAustinCollege

NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. While some viewers might find advice provided in this talk to be helpful as a complementary approach, this talk only represents the speaker’s personal understanding of physiology and functional medicine which are currently unsubstantiated by scientific evidence. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf

We are in a healthcare crisis nationwide and it begins right here on a personal and bio-individual level. The only possible way to reverse this crisis is by resolving chronic diseases. The key to this reversal might not lie in conventional medicine. This talk explores an empowered path toward optimal lifelong health by a physician who incorporates a personalized and collaborative approach between patient and healthcare givers. Parent of Austin College alumna Saloani Malhotra’ 17, Dr. Malhotra is a graduate of Calcutta National Medical College in India. Malhotra completed her postgraduate studies in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maharishi Dayanand University Rohtak. Board certified in family medicine and functional and anti-aging medicine, she specializes in patient centered care. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx