How Lifestyle Medicine Physicians Treat Patients

By focusing on lifestyle interventions, physicians seek to improve their patients’ health and prevent future illnesses.

Lifestyle medicine uses three main modalities to promote wellness:

1. Nutrition
2. Physical activity
3. Stress management

“Every single physician should be an expert in lifestyle medicine,” she says. “We all need to engage conversations on lifestyle determinants of health with our patients.”

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The Doctor Of The Future: Prescribing Lifestyle As Medicine

Lessons from Healthcare including the ‘pill for every ill’ & possibilities for healthcare in the future, learning from adversity & overcoming burnout & the importance of self care…

 

Using Food as Lifestyle Medicine

The focus on lifestyle choices to prevent and treat chronic diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, CVD, and multiple types of cancer, has gained momentum in the past decade. And rightly so, as the leading causes of death among adults in the United States are related to lifestyle, including tobacco use, poor diet, physical inactivity, and excessive alcohol consumption…

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Local Physician Among the Second-Ever U.S. Cohort Earning Board Certification in the Field of Lifestyle Medicine

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) has announced that Hillel Z. Harris, MD is among the 219 physicians and 93 PhD/Masters-level health clinicians and bachelor-level registered nurses who have become the second cohort of medical professionals in the U.S. and the 5 th cohort globally to be certified as Diplomates of the ABLM/American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) and the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine…

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Lifestyle Medicine: Dreaming of the Gym-Clinic Hybrid

Nadolsky brothers interview med student who wants to open combined gym and clinic practice.

Physicians may not be comfortable prescribing exercise and we certainly aren’t doing it as often as necessary, for many reasons, including education, time, and appropriate reimbursement. Fortunately, there are many physicians and aspiring physicians who are passionate about making exercise and physical activity one of the cornerstones of healthcare…

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How to Reduce Stress

Follow our 10 simple tips to help manage and reduce your stress levels.

Avoid, or at least reduce, your consumption of nicotine and any drinks containing caffeine and alcohol. Caffeine and nicotine are stimulants and so will increase your level of stress rather than reduce it…

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