The Root Cause Approach, as the name implies, is when you work to find the initial health issue within your body that is causing all of your symptoms and health problems.
It emphasises the importance of finding and addressing the deeper problem, instead of just the symptoms that are coming to the surface. I like to think of symptoms as your body’s way of communicating with you and asking (sometimes screaming) for help, to let you know that something is out of balance within your body and needs your attention.
If the symptom was a headache and the Band-Aid approach was a ibuprofen pill, then the Root Cause Approach would be identifying that the headache was caused by dehydration, and that the real solution is a giant glass of water!
So let’s explore some pros and cons of the Root Cause Approach:
I hope this was a helpful breakdown for you and that you now have a better understanding of what the Root Cause Approach is, and why it is so important for long-term healing!
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