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What is Lifestyle Medicine

What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Did you know that 80% or more of all healthcare spending in the United States is tied to the treatment of conditions associated with poor lifestyle choices?

According to the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine uses evidenced-based therapeutic approaches to prevent, t...

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Stress and Impact on Health

What is Stress?

Stress is an emotional and physical feeling we get when faced with changes in our environment or external pressures (stressors).  Even positive changes can produce an element of stress.

When we experience stress, our body releases the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol.  This trigge...

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What to Expect with a Colonoscopy

What to expect with a colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the United States in both men and women. Current medical guidelines recommend screening for CRC at age 50 in those at average risk, and earlier for those at higher risk, such as a family history of CRC or a personal history of bowel disea...

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Trivascular Screenings.

Am I at risk for a stroke?

According to the St. Vincent Vascular Institute, nearly 25% of strokes occur in people under the age of 65. Additionally, every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Consider a TriVascular Screening Test if you have 2 or more of risk factors listed below.

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Colonoscopies

Why are colonoscopies an important part of my healthcare?

Colorectal cancer (CRC) worldwide is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men, and the second most common in women.  The incidence of CRC increases with age, and current recommendations by many health organizations are to start screening at age 50 for those at average risk of CRC (such as t...

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