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A Message from Dawn Aiken, MSN, APRN, FNP‑BC, NP‑C
Focused on the Heart of Functional Medicine
Cardiac Functional Medicine is a 360-degree approach to preventing and reversing cardiovascular disease. Functional cardiology does not isolate the cardiovascular system from the rest of the body. Instead, this approach dives deeply into the body’s health as a whole to uncover underlying, system-wide factors that are causing cardiovascular dysfunction.
With Cardiac Functional Medicine you are not just going through the motions until you end up in the E.R. with a heart attack or stroke. Rather, Cardiac Functional Medicine methods are based upon a deep understanding of disease prevention with 1-on-1 care and laser-focused attention to detail that can pinpoint the early causes of cardiovascular disease and begin working on reducing and reversing the disease at its core.
Cardiac Functional Medicine combines the best traditional medicine approaches with holistic lifestyle protocols that can drastically change the trajectory of what many think is an irreversible life-limiting disease.
OUR PROVEN APPROACH TO
Cardiac Prevention and Disease Reversal
Finally get the answers you deserve. We use the nation’s most state-of-the-art medical testing to pinpoint the overlooked factors affecting your cardiovascular health.
Change starts with you. Together, we’ll reset your body’s health through proven protocols and lifestyle changes that directly target your underlying health factors.
It’s time to feel like yourself again. As your health improves, we’ll make micro-adjustments to your personalized health plans to ensure your maximum wellness.
Meet Dawn Aiken, One of Idaho’s Most Essential Clinicians
Dawn Aiken is a dual-certified Functional Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, Internal Medicine Hospitalist, and Acute Care Cardiac Nurse Practitioner. As an active frontline provider in Idaho’s largest cardiology acute care center, Dawn has firsthand seen the patterns and devastating effects of cardiovascular disease. Inspired to help individuals long before they enter the hospital with a severe heart attack or stroke, Dawn became one of the select medical practitioners in the nation to establish a functional cardiology clinic that uses advanced cardiovascular medicine to prevent, treat, and reverse cardiovascular disease.
Dawn partners with self-driven individuals who are ready to take responsibility for their improved health and vitality. Dawn seeks to empower individuals who have recently been diagnosed with heart disease with the tools and knowledge to reverse their disease process and regain control of their health. Dawn also frequently collaborates with health-focused individuals who are serious about preventing heart disease and are driven to take their health to the next level.
Dawn fundamentally believes that knowledge is the key to empowering individuals to live a life of health and vitality. She is committed to ensuring her clients understand their body’s individual needs and provides clear explanations of complex, results-driven health information so her clients can easily integrate the practices into their daily lives. Dawn has a reputation for being extremely thorough in determining the issues contributing to her clients’ cardiac disease and cardiac risk factors, allowing for efficient recovery and a return to living a healthy and inspired life.
Dawn lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, Zach, and her spoiled Doberman Pinscher, Gracie. Her two sons, Jake and Luke, are grown and pursuing dreams of their own. Dawn enjoys being outdoors and can often be found on the trails near her home.
While Dawn’s private practice is based in Idaho and Oregon, she frequently serves clients all over the country who are passionate about becoming the healthiest and happiest versions of themselves through her signature virtual programs.
Our Cardiac Functional Medicine programs are designed specifically to mitigate the risks of cardiovascular (CV) disease in all its forms. We take into account the early symptoms, markers, and risk factors that have been proven to predict a future heart attack or stroke so we can help individuals implement disease-reversing protocols that can lessen or eliminate the risks of severe cardiovascular disease.