Rather than simply masking symptoms or treating disorders with medications, Functional Medicine is fundamentally the pursuit of root causes of disease. Finding out why you feel the way you do is the basis of everything Optimal Balance MD offers. In order to do this, it is necessary to obtain a thorough history of your current condition, perform an in-depth evaluation, and discuss what often are a multitude of options for treatment. This just cannot be done in the average 10 minutes available for most visits with your doctor.
Some of our specialties include:
The adrenal glands are involved in our energy levels, our ability to cope with stressful situations, and even help regulate our weight. It is vital to optimize adrenal function to be our happiest and healthiest.
Hormones regulate almost every vital function in the body. From the symptoms of menopause and PMS, to insomnia and weight gain, hormones can wreak havoc on our health and well-being.
The thyroid regulates our metabolism. But this affects more than just our weight. All cells in the body require thyroid hormone to function well. So, essentially, nothing works as it should without an optimized thyroid.
At Optimal Balance MD, Dr. Harris is able to spend significantly more time with you. This allows him to delve more deeply into your condition, and create a plan of care unique to your individual needs. To do this, we offer: