Optimizing Health By Addressing Root Causes
We help individuals optimize their health, reduce symptoms, and reverse disease through dietary and lifestyle modifications, supportive supplementation, and a holistic approach to assessment and treatment.
113 Davis Street,
Glen Alpine, NC
What We Do
A Personalized Approach to Health and Wellbeing
At Optimal Health & Wellness, we emphasize addressing the root causes of disease through well researched and deliberate dietary and lifestyle modifications. Interventional tools such as an elimination diet, condition-specific dietary modifications, exercise quality and intensity, stress management strategies, detox support, and nutraceutical supplementation all play major roles in the overall healing process and we address these at every visit.
A Functional and Integrative Approach to Medicine
The current system of medicine in the Western world is not effective, and is driven by profit. We believe that there needs to be a shift to a functional and integrative approach to medicine, which focuses on preventative care and treating the root causes of disease. We emphasize a personalized approach to healthcare and aim to prevent chronic disease and promote overall health and well-being.
We Help Guide You on Your Journey Towards Optimal Health
We offer medical consultations using a Functional Medicine approach, including advanced testing and education on lifestyle modifications. These consultations can be provided in-office, at the patient’s home, or at a public venue, and can be provided to individuals, families, or groups.
Meet The Doctors
A Board Certified Doctor With Over 20 Years of Experience
Dr. Gomes is a certified Functional Medicine physician who has been practicing for over 20 years. He is board certified in emergency medicine and has seen thousands of patients with acute emergency conditions and chronic illnesses. He opened Optimal Healthcare & Wellness in 2013, where he helps patients improve their health through lifestyle changes and the use of functional medicine. Dr. Gomes focuses on preventing the need for advanced medical procedures and medications.
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