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Optimal Health Miami

Marc Gittelman, MD

Hormone Replacement Therapy Specialist & Bioidentical Hormone Specialist located in Aventura, FL

Millions of Americans struggle with excess weight, which can lead to health problems like heart attacks, diabetes, strokes, and joint damage. Optimal Health Miami in Aventura, Florida, offers a comprehensive analysis of your body composition with a Whole Body DEXA Scan that measures fat and muscle. Then, Marc Gittelman, MD, along with our Registered Dietitian and the team can craft a customized weight management plan to help you lose weight — and keep it off for good. Improve your body composition now! Call the office today to learn more about weight management or book your visit online.

Weight Management Q&A

Why don’t fad diets work?

You’ve probably seen — or tried — fad diets that claim to help you quickly shed unwanted pounds. Many people may lose weight initially on these diets. Within a few months, however, they’ve added the pounds back on. That's because these diets don't require an integrative, science-based approach that's the secret to lasting weight loss.

What is science-based weight management?

Optimal Health Miami provides highly personalized and effective weight-loss programs for men and women. Unlike fad diets, the weight management programs at Optimal Health Miami were developed by a highly skilled team of physicians, nurse practitioners and a registered dietitian.

These programs are based on actual medical science — and yield actual, lasting results. Many patients at Optimal Health Miami achieve dramatic weight loss. They also experience significant improvements in their overall health and wellness using Optimal Health Miami’s individualized weight-loss programs.

What are the benefits of weight management?

The patient-centered weight-loss programs at Optimal Health Miami focus on two goals:

  • Losing weight

  • Improving lean body mass (the ratio of fat and muscle)


The programs offer many benefits over trendy diets and faddish workouts, such as helping you to:

  • Reach a healthy weight

  • Keep excess weight off for good

  • Achieve optimal energy levels

  • Improve sleep quality

  • Increase sexual intimacy and performance

  • Regain mental sharpness


Maintaining a healthy weight is also good for your long-term health because being overweight increases your risk for serious health problems, such as a heart attack or stroke.

What is the right weight management plan for me?

Dr. Gittelman and the team at Optimal Health Miami create a personalized weight-loss program tailored to your individual needs. The program combines three important elements:

  • Nutrition

  • Exercise

  • Hormonal balance


Apart from emphasizing these three elements, your weight management plan may include therapies to boost your metabolism, such as injections of vitamin B12, peptide therapy to stimulate the production of growth hormone naturally, and high-quality probiotics to improve gut health.

Optimal Health Miami provides a full-time registered dietician on staff to create customized meal plans to help you achieve and maintain your target weight.

If you’re ready for lasting weight loss, call the office today or book a weight management consultation online with Optimal Health Miami.

We see patients from the following surrounding cities: Aventura, Sunny Isles, Miami, Bal Harbour, and Pembroke Pines, Florida. 
Call us to book your appointment today.

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