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About Lifestyle medicine

Lifestyle medicine is an evidence based practice of assisting individuals and families adopt and sustain lifestyle behaviours that can improve your health and quality of life, such as, improving diet, practising stress relief techniques , increasing physical activity and eliminating tobacco use. Poor lifestyle choices are the root cause of modern chronic diseases. Scientific evidence is clear that adults with common chronic conditions who adhere to a healthy lifestyle experience rapid, significant, clinically meaningful and sustainable improvements in their health.

Thinking about making a change to your lifestyle?

Add years to your life & life to your years

Modern life style keeps us so busy that we are often overcommitted and exhausted. This can damage our health .Research has shown that 70 – 90% of health conditions can be prevented or managed through modification of lifestyle alone.

When your body is healthy, and all your hormones and systems are in balance as designed to be, it can autorepair. But it needs the right medicine to do it’s work. Healthy lifestyle is the absolute best medicine you could ‘take’

Aim of Lifestyle Program

• Lifestyle program is aimed at arresting or reversing chronic conditions such as obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome

• Lifestyle program will help you decrease your risks for chronic conditions. It will also help you to:

• Feel better

• Have more energy

• Sleep better

• Improve your mood

• Decrease pain

• Enjoy life more

• The treatment is’ tailored to individual’s requirements’. The program includes

• Consultation with a Lifestylephysician

• Consultation with an appropriate Specialist if needed

• The treatment revolves around the

• Risk factors that may be reduced or

• Eliminated like

• Poor diet

• Lack of exercise

• Obesity

• High blood pressure

• Raised blood cholesterol

• Stress

• Smoking

• Excessive alcohol intake

Lifestyle Medicine Consults

INTEGRATING SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE :

Changing your lifestyle habits will be the primary way of treatment and managing your chronic diseases. The goal is to work with you to create a personalized lifestyle self-care plan that you can implement and sustain.

Lifestyle medicine consultant will

• Take a detailed personal, family and medical history.

• Learn more about you, your dietary, exercise and sleep habits and your sources of stress and the ways to cope with it.

• Assess your health concerns and evaluate your symptoms.

• Order any necessary tests

• Your personalized treatment plan will be based on your health history, symptoms and current lifestyle.

• After your consult, you will know how to follow your lifestyle self- care plan.

• If necessary, specialists referral will be done.

Who should visit Lifestyle Clinic?

f you have been diagnosed with non communicable diseases like Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure ,high cholesterol or obesity , Lifestyle clinic is for you.These chronic conditions can leave you feeling fatigued, sleep deprived and in constant pain. They also significantly increase the risk of death and disability. Don’t let another year go by without taking charge of your health. Seize the opportunity to feel better, look better, enjoy greater energy and feel more relaxed.

Balanced thinking – see/perceive/interpret things in a way that empowers you to be an over comer rather than a victim.

Thinking pattern can control the way chemicals are secreted which make you feel a certain way or other. Balanced thinking can turn on the chemicals which keep body in good health.

No one ‘diet’ fits all. The ‘metabolic type’ of the individual decides the right diet.The right diet is a balanced diet which is of high quality, comprehensive and complete diet which provide optimal functioning of the body.

Drink enough water for your body size. Adequate hydration is essential for optimal functioning of the body.

Our body is designed to be active. Good exercise programme should include aerobics, strength training and flexibility exercise. Maintain correct posture at all times.

Breathe well enough to ensure optimal oxygen levels for the body cells to function optimally.

Deep breathing helps in releasing chemicals which lower the blood pressure and relieve the stress. Go ahead and breathe deep. Regular exercise ensures that your body is adequately oxygenated.

Disease occurs when any of the elimination pathway is clogged up. If things which are meant to be out, stays in, then you get sick.

Get peaceful, enough and deep sleep everyday.

A lot of your body’s restorative and growth processes take place while you sleep.

Keep one day a week to rest your body and mind.

Inadequate sleep can cause weight gain and health hazards.

No man is an island. Be in a stable relationship and be a part of support system that helps you maintain a good habit.

It does more than giving strength to bones and teeth.

It has a role in functioning of every cell in your body and boosts your immunity. Get your vitamin D levels checked as deficiency can make you feel ‘tired all the time’.

Gut is often referred to as ‘second brain’. Hippocrates, father of medicine said many years ago, that all diseases begin in the gut. Unhealthy gut can cause variety of diseases like irritable bowel syndrome, obesity, Dm, heart disease, constipation etc., Your gut contains about 100 trillions of bacteria 85% are probiotics- healthy bacteria which are responsible for 75 – 80% of your immunity. They feed on prebiotics which is one reason why veggies are good for you. Frequent antibiotic consumption, diets high in processed carbohydrates, low in fibre, stress can alter the balance between good bacteria(probiotics) and bad bacteria, and lead to all sort of health problems.

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