About Advanced Integrative Wellness
Our programs are patient-centered, evidence-informed field of care that utilizes mind and body practices, natural products, and/or lifestyle modifications from different traditions alongside conventional treatments. We aim to optimize health, and quality of life to empower people to prevent illness and become active participants in their own health and well-being through various lifestyle modifications by providing education on the importance of physical activity, healthy eating, sleep, stress management, and the power of personal connections. We incorporate an integrative approach, always focusing on the whole person, consisting of body, mind, and spirit. Through personalized education and evidence-based information, we help patients reach their full potential for optimal health and healing.
6 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health
The benefits of a plant-predominant lifestyle are far-reaching. Research shows that a plant-predominant lifestyle reduces your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and many other chronic diseases including breast cancer, and it can be used to treat and reverse a variety of conditions. A plant- predominant lifestyle provides all the necessary macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) required for optimal health, In addition, plants are the only source of fiber and phytonutrients
Do you get tired easily from activities like grocery shopping or household chores? Regular physical activity can improve your strength and boost your endurance. Exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues and helps your cardiovascular system work more efficiently. When your heart and lung health improve, you have more stamina to tackle daily chores without feeling tired and fatigued.
Sleep is an extremely important part of human health. Negative effects of sleep delays or interruptions include sluggishness, low attention span, decreased sociability, depressed mood, decreased deep sleep, decreased caloric burn during the day, increased hunger and decreased feeling of fullness, insulin resistance, and decreased performance. It is well documented in the medical literature that sleep deprivation unleashes a series of negative body-wide effects. Whereas adequate sleep has numerous health benefits.
Social connections and relationships affect our physical, mental, and emotional health. Research shows that the single most important predictor of human happiness and a long life is having strong social connections. Certain Health-related measures like blood pressure and heart rate improve even with short positive social interactions. Social connections and relationships affect our physical, mental, and emotional health.
Stress is unavoidable. How we think about it and how we react to it makes a difference in how it impacts our self-care and our health. While some medicine may help to manage stress, there are many things that you can do to help you manage stress and improve overall health. Partnering with your healthcare team can help you determine a plan of action for reduction. Stress can lead to improved health and productivity, or it can lead to anxiety, depression, obesity, immune dysfunction, and more.
It is well known that tobacco use and drinking too much alcohol increases the risk of many chronic diseases and death. People who are ready can and do quit smoking; there are more former smokers in the world now than there are current smokers. Some treatments work for alcohol abuse. Treatments often take time, different approaches, and many attempts. Giving yourself patience as well as getting support from others is an important part of reaching your goals. Slips and relapses are normal and considered part of the change process. Goal setting, support and persistence is key!