Functional Medicine for Sleep

Functional Medicine for Sleep

Insomnia Treatment at Home



D.A.R.I.N.G. ApproachTM to Insomnia

Treating insomnia with sleeping tablets s is not a long term solution. Our D.A.R.I.N.G. ApproachTM to Insomnia includes these 3 tests to help you get to the root cause of the problem.

Comprehensive Gut Function Profile


Comprhensive Neurotransmitter Profile


Functional Medicine Timeline

By creating a timeline of your symptoms and adding in major life events, emotional stressors and physical traumas, we can get a more accurate picture of the trajectory of your health over your lifetime and understand the root cause of your sleep problems. In this way we can have a better chance of treating the underlying imbalance instead of the conventional method of treating the symptoms with sleeping pills.


3 Lab Tests

Test, don’t Guess! These 3 tests will help us to understand whether the root cause of your insomnia is due to a gut dysfunction, neurotransmitter irregularity or an hormonal imbalance.

Gut brain connection

Menopause home test kit

Health Strategy


Putting a Plan in Place

Once we have have the lab results, you will be given an actionable health strategy that gives you clear direction on what needs to be treated in which order to gain maximum benefit and how to use your food as your medicine including any advice on short-term supplementation based on your lab results.


You will be given advice on how to integrate the treatment plan into your lifestyle in a way that is realistic, achievable yet without any drastic and unsustainable changes. Lifestyle medicine practices will be recommended to help you avoid triggers and mediators that could aggravate your insomnia.


You will be given a meal plan and detailed guidelines on what to eat or avoid so you can use your food as your medicine. This may include herbal remedies, nutritional supplements as well as wholefood nutriton.

Guided Meditations

You will be given an 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Relief course to help you to calm your HPA axis and regulate your hormone levels. This will lower cortisol and help re-establish balance in your circadian rhythms.


Get Started Right Away!

Book your free discovery call

Find out whether nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalances or neurotransmitter dysfunction lie at the heart of your sleeping problems, so you can begin to tackle the root cause so you can start your insomnia treatment at home.