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Your Thyroid symptoms are not just “all in your head”… get a new perspective on one of the most misunderstood diseases.

Reclaim your health from experts in the field of functional medicine. Schedule a consultation with one of our practitioners to learn more about your treatment options.

Are your Thyroid Results “Normal” or Under Control? Yet you still have symptoms?
Have you been on Synthroid or Levothyroxin only to show no signs of improvement even after years of increasing and lowering the dosage?
Does your family have a history of Hypothyroidism with no relief?

An underactive thyroid can be a frustrating disorder to pinpoint with so many varying symptoms. Often times, even when prescribed medication, your symptoms never fully feel “fixed”.

Our practitioners look beyond the usual “TSH” and “Total T4” to properly assess your thyroid condition. Due to the overwhelming physical AND mental toll these disorders take on patients, our physicians have developed unique laboratory protocols and interpretations.

Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Tiredness, Sleep Problems, Hair Loss, and Weight Gain are just a few of the reasons you may suspect you have a thyroid problem. Yet these issues are often overlooked as other disorders or simply “in your head.” We hear this too often from our patients and it has become a priority of our clinic to wage war against this often overlooked disorder.

In fact, many of our patient’s find that they are experiencing Subclinical Hypothyroidism or even Hashimoto’s disease. Hashimoto’s disease of the thyroid is an autoimmune condition where your own body attacks the thyroid gland leading to a slowed or underfunctioning thyroid gland. Women are 7 times more likely to develop this disorder, especially between the ages of 40-60.

How do you know if you have hypothyroidism?

  • Loss of outer 1/3 of eyebrow
  • Yellow bumps on eyelid
  • Chronic Constripation
  • Depression and/or moodiness
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Excess hair loss / thinning hair
  • Weight gain / slow metabolism
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Poor Memory / brain fog
  • PMS
  • Cry easily
  • Dry flaky skin
  • Nervousness
  • Slow heart rate and/or heart palpitations
  • Muscle weakness
  • Feel better post exercise
  • Can't breathe deeply enough
  • Low body temperature
  • Excessive sleeping
  • Trouble getting up in the morning
  • Increased number of infections
  • Dizziness / vertigo
  • Lack of sweating when exercising
  • High cholesterol
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Digestive issues (GERD, acid reflux, upset stomach, bloating, gas)

If you experiencing any of these symptoms, call us at 704-625-2994 or schedule a consultation to determine the TRUE cause of your hypothyroidism. Our physicians, along with our revolutionary Functional Medicine protocols, will diagnose and alleviate your symptoms.

Alexandia Murdock

What an amazing experience! I originally came to Dr. Riser with fatigue and typical Thyroid issues. I wasn’t getting any help and even though I was working out constantly, my weight was barely budging. I decided to go a Functional Medicine route with Dr. Riser and it was absolutely life changing. Real root cause health care with real results. Never looking back!

Jill Ajaski

Great experience! The staff is friendly and helpful. Dr. Riser’s functional medicine approach to disease/health is what healthcare should be. He has true passion for getting to the route of health issues and has impressed me with his knowledge and confidence. The functional medicine approach involves a lot of lab testing, which is a good starting point to a treatment plan, but the patient’s input is a huge part of it and Dr. Riser truly listens, researches and adjusts to fine tune things to get you to your optimal health. I’ve been seeing Dr. Riser for 4 months and after my diagnoses of Hashimotos (thyroid/autoimmune disease) as well as severe adrenal fatigue, my symptoms have improved significantly. Through diet, supplements and lab testing, this approach combined with a great doctor has changed my life. From a chiropractic standpoint, Dr. Riser was able to eliminate my lower back pain in one session and no other Chiropractor was able to do that in one, let alone multiple sessions. I highly recommend anyone suffering from diabetes, thyroid issues, or just symptoms you just can’t get to the bottom of to contact Dr. Riser and invest in your health now! It’s well worth the investment and the time he spends with you is invaluable and cannot be compared to anything else.

As a person who’s on the go constantly with multiple businesses, I began to notice significant fatigue, sleep, and gut issues. Googling my symptoms led me down a road of what seemed like hundreds of treatments for candida, leaky gut, chronic fatigue, Diabetes(too young for that!) and more. I reached out to Dr. Riser in hopes that I could get to the exact cause of my symptoms and get me back the energy I desperately needed to perform! He performed REAL diagnostic testing and REAL protocols that got me back to a place health wise that my regular doctor never even came close to getting me! I feel so much better and the future looks bright! Highly highly recommend for anyone who is feeling the same way I was!

Sherry Etter

I really love that Dr Riser wants to get to the root cause of the symptoms you have. He does thorough testing and goes over results so you can understand. Then he tackles your issues so you will get healthy and feel better. He is treating me for many gut issues and helps with my way of eating. I have lost 11lbs since I started and I’m feeling better. I’m not in as much pain and have more energy to do things I was too tired to do before.. The staff is awesome and very friendly. I highly recommend Functional Health Center and Dr Riser if you want to feel better and get to the bottom of your health issues.

Learn more about your treatment options today!