Tampa Bay, FL
Karen Brimeyer is a nutritionist, functional medicine practitioner, and health consultant. She has helped over a hundred personal clients heal their leaky gut, digestive problems, lose weight, and resolve their chronic symptoms and conditions. She is the owner of Optimal Self Healing in Tampa Bay Florida, a private nutrition and health consultation business and author of the Leaky Gut Cure program. Karen’s understanding of and cutting edge natural approach to this condition sets her apart from the rest of the field. This has allowed her to get results with clients who have gone from doctor to doctor without finding relief.
Karen graduated from the University of Florida with a pre-med degree in Human Nutrition. She is one of a few who have had the opportunity to study under functional medicine expert, Dr. Daniel Kalish, and become certified in the Kalish Method of Functional Medicine. She also holds advanced Holistic Nutrition and Lifestyle certifications from the world renowned Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology (C.H.E.K.) Institute and is an Advanced Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor. Karen has worked with a wide variety of populations from new moms to athletes overcome their health problems and achieve optimal health.
Karen found her passion for nutrition as a teenager. While striving to achieve optimal health by following the widely accepted diet and nutrition tips of the media and conventional medicine, she found her own health declining rapidly with the development leaky gut which led to digestive problems and chronic fatigue. Unwilling to accept her situation, she set out to determine the truth about health which led her through her own research as well as studying and working with some of the best holistic doctors and holistic practitioners in the fields of nutrition, functional medicine, and life coaching.
She has since applied her knowledge with herself to overcome her own leaky gut and achieve an unprecedented level of health and wellbeing. Her happy and healthy pregnancy and now two year old son, TJ, are a testament to the health she has achieved.