What is lifestyle medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is a specialty that utilizes therapeutic lifestyle interventions to treat chronic conditions.

How does lifestyle medicine differ from conventional medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is the foundation of conventional medicine. We are the first line of treatment, prior to medications.

How is lifestyle medicine able to help sustain health?

Lifestyle medicine helps address the underlying issues that contribute to chronic health issues. By making sustainable changes to your life, you can find hope and take back control over your health. When we address the root causes of the issues affecting you, we can focus on the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent, treat, and even reverse your condition(s) in some cases.

How do lifestyle choices impact health?

It is estimated that nearly 85% of chronic diseases today are caused by unhealthy lifestyle choices related to nutrition, physical activity, and other areas. Chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. today, and these conditions comprise 85% of all healthcare dollars spent today. The World Health Organization estimates that 80% of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes can be prevented, and 40% of cancer can be prevented.

What is obesity medicine?

Weight loss medicine is dedicated to the comprehensive care of members with obesity. It combines science-based medicine and individualized treatment to improve overall health. Obesity was formally recognized as a disease in 2013. Obesity medicine specialists recognize that the treatment of obesity has to comprise much more than just losing weight; it also has to address how to maintain weight loss and address related health issues.

What is an obesity medicine specialist?

An obesity medicine specialist has received advanced training in obesity. This includes not just how to help people lose weight, but how to sustain that weight loss and treat and manage obesity-related health problems.

Does Healthy Conditions accept health insurance?

Healthy Conditions operates on a direct pay subscription service. We strive to offer affordable care, without burdening the already skyrocketing healthcare costs.

Will you become my PCP (primary care provider)?

No, we work hand in hand with your primary care physician to help you reach your health goals.