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Primary Care Done Right

Welcome to H2MD: Sustainable Weight loss, Functional Medicine, and Primary Care Services in Little Rock

Dr. Amy Beard was never satisfied with the current healthcare model in which most people have to participate today. Studying nutrition and becoming a Registered Dietitian prior to achieving her Doctorate in Medicine allowed her to see things differently than most students while in medical school. Almost everything she was taught was based on pharmaceuticals, not nutrition. It was about reacting to and treating a symptom, not investigating the root cause of a condition. At H2MD we are patient-centered, not disease-centered.  We use a Functional Medicince approach to look for the root cause(s) of a patient’s health issues instead of just treating the symptoms.  A Functional Medicine approach works for everything from weight loss to autoimmune diseases.

As one of only 10 MD/Dietitian/Functional Medicine experts in the country she is uniquely qualified to help her patients get the help they need. Performance athletes, patients with chronic conditions, and frustrated weight loss patients seek out her unique gift for unlocking their health potential. In addition to her impressive academic achievements she is also a competitive athlete. Dr. Beard owns H2MD Functional Medicine and Weight Loss Centers and is an advocate for changing western medicine to a model that works in today’s world for today’s health issues.

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Weight Loss

Our goal is removing all medical and mental barriers preventing you from achieving your goals and create a truly customized weight loss program.

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Functional Medicine

In addressing the underlying causes of disease through consultation, Functional Medicine embraces the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms.

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BHRT

Restoring hormone imbalance is properly diagnosing the imbalances and then introducing natural bio-identical hormones to replenish and balance the body.

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Executive Physical

Through our partnership with Arkansas Heart Hospital, we use the latest technology to offer an efficient and cost-effective way to fully evaluate your health.

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Primary Care

We strive to get to the root cause of our patients’ problems instead of just treating symptoms. We are Western Medicine done right.

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Every Weight Loss Patient is Unique

This uniqueness requires personal and customized weight loss plans and a team of experts to administer them. Our goal is to remove all medical and mental barriers that prevent you from achieving your goals and to create a truly customized weight loss program.

From H2MD's Weight Loss Blog

Why your gut microbiome could hold the key

Why Your Gut Microbiome Could Hold the Key to Solving the Obesity Epidemic By Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gerard-e-mullin-md/gut-microbiome_b_7548632.html Until only a few years ago, medical science taught doctors that the three to five pounds of bacteria that are housed in our digestive system played a limited role in our well-being. As the former dean […]

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Why You Need to Eat Fat to Burn Fat & Improve Your Diet

Why You Need to Eat Fat to Burn Fat by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017 Overview For a long time, we thought avocados were good for nothing but ready-made guac and a decent California burger every now and then. But these little nutritional hand grenades were having an explosive impact on our […]

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4 Ways Sugar Can Make You Fat

4 Ways Sugar Can Make You Fat By Kris Gunnars, BSc  https://authoritynutrition.com/4-ways-sugar-makes-you-fat/ Different foods affect the body in different ways and sugar is uniquely fattening. Sugar (sucrose) and high fructose corn syrup contain two molecules: glucose and fructose. Glucose is absolutely vital to life and is an integral part of our metabolism. Our bodies produce […]

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