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Finding Balance


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

Some common categories of treatment include Digestion & Gut Health, Hormone Balance, Women's Health, Detoxification, Mold/Mycotoxins, Chronic Illness, Autoimmune Disorders, Thyroid Imbalances, Healthy Aging, Inflammation, Fatigue, Chronic Pain, Allergies, Migraines, Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Weight Management, Skin Conditions, Chronic Infections, Respiratory Issues, Poor Sleep, Memory, Focus, Libido, Circulation and more.

Dr. Ryan Monahan completed his Masters and Doctoral degrees of Eastern Medicine summa cum laude 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


Advanced, comprehensive lab work that far exceeds conventional testing is utilized to explore all systems of the patient's body at the deepest level possible. Blood, urine, stool, saliva and breath testing identify critical imbalances with significantly greater precision and sensitivity than standard labs. Physician-grade prescription supplements and targeted nutritional strategies are employed to restore balance and optimize all biomarkers, treating the root cause and helping each patient reach their fullest human potential.

Visit the Functional Medicine FAQ page for a more detailed overview of the process.

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 essential components to creating real, lasting

harmony and wellness.


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. Visit the Eastern Medicine FAQ page for a detailed overview of the process.


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.

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Dr. Ryan Monahan

is based in  

Los Angeles, CA

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