Finding Balance



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Eastern & Functional Medicine both seek to identify the root cause of internal imbalance in unique and complementary ways, rather than simply treating symptoms. Through finding the origin of disharmony and returning the body to a state of homeostasis, one is able thrive in the fullest expression of their being.

Modalities include Functional Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Advanced Lab Testing and Blood Work, Eastern and Ancestral Nutrition, Physician-Grade Supplement Prescriptions and Protocols, Lifestyle and Behavior Modifications. 

Some common categories of treatment include Digestive Issues, Hormone Imbalance, Inflammation, Fatigue, Chronic Pain, Allergies, Migraines, Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Weight Management, Skin Problems, Poor Sleep, Memory, Focus, Performance, Libido and Circulation.

Dr. Ryan Monahan completed his Master and Doctoral degrees of Eastern Medicine at Emperor's College in Santa Monica, California and completed his Functional Medicine training with both The Institute for Functional Medicine and The Kresser Institute for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine.

"Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything."

- Thich Nhat Hanh


Ultra-thin needles carefully placed at key points on the body elicit a healing response using the body's own repair mechanisms. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to successfully treat many forms of disease and to help optimize health and well-being. 


A unique pharmacopoeia composed of hundreds of different plant, mineral, and animal components. Medicinal herbal formulas are customized to each patient's constitution. Acupuncture and Medicinal Herbs work in concert to achieve the most effective results in the shortest amount of time.


Advanced, cutting-edge lab testing is utilized to far exceed conventional approaches. Blood, urine, stool, saliva and breath testing identify imbalances in the body with significantly greater precision and sensitivity than standard labs. Medical-grade supplements and targeted dietary strategies are employed to restore balance and optimize all biomarkers, treating the root cause and helping each patient reach their fullest human potential. 


Food truly is medicine. Eastern Nutrition  uniquely focuses on food's inherent thermal nature, taste and effect in balancing the body. Ancestral Nutrition places an emphasis on identifying the most nutrient-dense and bioavialble evolutionary foods. The integration of both philosophies yields an incredibly healing foundation on which to thrive. Individualized lifestyle and behavior modifications are also implemented as an essential shift in creating real, lasting

harmony and wellness.

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Dr. Ryan Monahan

is based in  

Los Angeles, CA

310 - 421 - 4240

IG: @Dr.Ryan.Monahan

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