We are committed to the education and guidance of our patients in making positive changes towards various aspects of their lifestyle that may be inhibiting optimal health.
Lifestyle counseling takes into consideration where you are in your health journey and what you wish to achieve. By evaluating the environmental, mental/emotional and physical aspects of your life, we can help you make choices that will optimally enhance your well-being and reduce stress levels.
Lifestyle counseling can help you:
- Gain control and awareness of your current state
- Help stabilize mood disturbances
- Channel stress into productivity
- Discussing limitations
- Changing thought patterns
- Optimizing your strengths
- Learning relaxation techniques, guided imagery and deep breathing
Individualized treatment protocols work with each individual’s unique lifestyle factors to ensure that the patient is able to consistently implement changes. Lifestyle counseling also helps to identify triggers and overcome obstacles in order to help maintain a healthier more positive outlook on life for the long-term.
Depression, stress, and anxiety are extremely pervasive in today’s society and play a significant role in our health and well-being. Chronic stress alters hormonal patterns and can perpetuate many health concerns. Common conditions resulting from heightened stress levels and weakened coping abilities include inflammatory conditions, weight gain, insomnia, menstrual irregularities, fatigue, and a weakened immune system. Coping mechanisms, supplementation, botanical medicine, and acupuncture are used as part of our protocols aimed at treating symptoms of stress and to improving ones stress response.