All Frequent Questions


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Traditional medicine typically focuses on treating the symptoms of disease with medication or surgery. Lifestyle medicine, on the other hand, focuses on preventing and reversing disease by addressing the underlying causes. This is done through lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise, sleep, stress management, and avoiding risky substances.
Lifestyle medicine is safe for most people. However, it is important to talk to your doctor before making any major changes to your diet or exercise routine, especially if you have any underlying health conditions. While lifestyle medicine can be effective in preventing and reversing disease, individual results may vary, and it may not be suitable for everyone. It is always best to consult with a healthcare professional or me before starting any new treatment or making significant lifestyle changes.
Yes, lifestyle medicine can help you lose weight and keep it off. A whole-food, plant-predominant diet and regular physical activity are the most effective ways to lose weight and improve overall health. However, it is important to understand that lifestyle medicine is not a one-size-fits-all solution. The effectiveness of weight loss may vary depending on individual factors such as genetics, metabolism, and adherence to the recommended lifestyle changes.
Yes, lifestyle medicine can help you reverse many chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. In some cases, lifestyle medicine can even cure chronic diseases. However, it’s important to note that the degree of reversibility and success may vary from person to person. While some individuals may experience significant improvements or complete reversal of their chronic conditions through lifestyle medicine, others may see more incremental changes or be unable to fully reverse their diseases.

Some of the challenges of making lifestyle changes include

  • Lack of time
  • Lack of motivation
  • Unsupportive environment
  • Old habits
  • Medical conditions