What is Lifestyle Medicine?
Lifestyle medicine is an evidence-based approach to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones — such as eating healthfully, being physically active, managing stress, avoiding risky substance abuse, adequate sleep and having a strong support system.
Lifestyle Medicine's Unique Value Proposition
Allows the body to protect and heal itself by promoting healthful lifestyle choices
Educates, guides and supports positive behavior changes
Places a focus on evidence-based optimal nutrition, stress management, sleep and physical activity
Encourages active patient participation
Treats the underlying, lifestyle-related causes of disease
Uses medications as a supplement to therapeutic lifestyle changes
Considers the patient’s home and community environment
*Information taken from the America College of Lifestyle Medicine
Our Approach at Mindful Medicine
All our services are tailor-made to address your unique health and wellness concerns and designed to be valuable for all ages and ability levels. See our testimonials.
Our services include OHIP-covered counseling sessions, with the option of telemedicine follow-up sessions. Our Chronic Disease Management Program is fully covered by OHIP for those that have a diagnosis of: Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, CHF, COPD and Fibromyalgia. Read more about it.
Mindful Medicine is led by Dr. Oza, a physician with over 30 years of experience in guiding people towards better health. Learn more about the Mindful Medicine team.