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Metabolix Wellness & Fitness Center

Metabolix Wellness is a unique medical practice with a focus on health rather than disease. Our staff uses evidence-based medicine to direct medical diagnosis and treatments. With a focus on preventative medicine and building a foundation of healthy lifestyles, we can treat disease and reduce risk through the promotion of health.

Isn’t it time to get off those prescribed medications with those warnings and side effects and do it naturally? At Metabolix Wellness we offer a six-week outpatient detox program to wean you off the substance you are addicted to. This program is specifically designed for each person based on their history and substance use. We understand that everyone’s DNA and metabolism is different, so each person is placed on an individualized program designed and administered just for them, based on the amount of drug usage, our knowledge of metabolism and their reactions to each step of the detox.

Dr. Brent Agin has been the medical director at several different local inpatient detoxification facilities for the last eight years. His research in nutrition and vitamin therapy supports an important component of our detox program. Utilizing vitamin and mineral intravenous (IV) infusions along with other nutritional supplements, we are able to decrease many of the unpleasant withdrawal symptoms that one can experience with detox.

We provide IV Vitamin Nutrition Services for complete vitamin absorption and as treatment for many ailments, including migraine prevention, skin rejuvenation, sports performance, anti-aging, pain relief and more.

When your hormones are unbalanced, one of the first things to go is a good night’s sleep. This is often followed by many other symptoms. Men and women can benefit from hormone optimization. At Metabolix Wellness, our medical staff will customize a hormone optimization treatment specifically tailored to your needs. With vitamin and mineral infusions compounded in our pharmacy, you’ll experience more energy, better sleep, increased mental alertness, more muscle strength, an improved libido, and more.

We provide personalized integrative care and are accustomed to helping people with health problems that have been considered challenging. Metabolix Wellness has a particular expertise in complex health-care problems and is well known for leading people in a direction of healthy lifestyles and reducing the risk of illness. This replaces the old approach of waiting for people to become ill and then searching for a cure.

We are proud to announce our newest therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). PRP is a treatment that uses platelets and healing properties created from your own body, naturally. Using a special centrifuge machine, the blood is spun down to separate out and concentrate the platelets and growth factors that are essential for tissue healing. They are then injected directly into injured areas of the body to promote healing and rebuild damaged tendons or cartilage.

What is PRP used for? Platelets were initially known to be responsible for blood clotting. In the last 20 years we have learned that when activated in the body, platelets release healing proteins called growth factors. These growth factors cumulatively accelerate tissue and wound healing. Therefore, after increasing the baseline concentration of these platelets, we are able to deliver a powerful cocktail of growth factors that can dramatically enhance tissue recovery. By injecting the PRP into certain areas of the body you can achieve long lasting healing and pain relief of musculoskeletal conditions such as osteoarthritis and ligament and tendon injuries. PRP therapy is also used for facial skin rejuvenation, where it helps to naturally regenerate skin tissue with collagen renewal, promoting more even skin tone with less wrinkles and smoother skin texture.

If weight management is something with which you have not previously had success, our 5 & 2 Weight Management System might just be what you have been looking for. This is an all-natural lifestyle eating structure that utilizes a four phase system which can be entered at any level while progressively developing balanced eating using a “5 days on” and “2 days off” approach. The 5 days on is the “Nutritional Work Week” and the 2 days off is the “Reward Weekend”. Reward days are gradually added into the program to create a discipline-reward lifestyle.

Brent Agin, MD, founder of Trim Nutrition and the physician at the Metabolix Wellness Center, is recognized as the go-to medical advisor in the field of healthy aging. He sees patients of all ages and maintains a diverse array of clientele. Dr. Agin is the co-author of Healthy Aging for Dummies and Superfoods for Dummies (Wiley Publishing 2008, 2009). He is board certified in family medicine, receiving both his undergraduate degree and medical degree at Michigan State University.

Read more about the services and the staff at or call to schedule an appointment, 727-230-1438. Metabolix Wellness is located at 26212 US Highway 19 North, Clearwater. See ad page 12.