Lifestyle medicine bridges the gap between health promotion and conventional medicine. Problem solving strategies enable change to live a healthier life that prevent, manage and treat the health issues that have a lifestyle-based cause.
Lifestyle medicine is at the core of all that Healthy Vitality provide. We assist you to make the changes to improve your well being. and not always in ways you would think! Healthy Vitality team are creative, innovative and at the forefront of best practice.
Nutritional and Environmental Medicine
Nutrition and environmental health is a rapidly evolving field – understanding how your body works best by identifying nutritional and lifestyle hurdles and developing a strategy to bridge nutritional gaps and improve general well being.
Healthy Vitality can assist you with
- high blood pressure,
- high cholesterol,
- weight management,
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS),
- reoccurring infection
- and many other similar conditions.
Preventive Health Care
It’s never too late to start taking care of your body and mind. Around 40% of potentially preventable hospitalisations for chronic conditions are associated with lifestyle factors.
Healthy Vitality’s Preventive Health Care services focus on lifestyle risk factors associated with chronic disease:
- alcohol abuse and misuse,
- tobacco addiction
- cancer prevention
- cardiovascular disease risk factor management
Healthy Vitality is committed to helping people reduce the likelihood of developing chronic illness by managing high risk, lifestyle behaviours. In order to deliver a comprehensive service, Healthy Vitality also collaborates with other allied health services and specialists to develop individualised and effective health solutions.
Chronic Disease Management
A chronic disease is one that lasts a long time – often a lifetime. Healthy Vitality equips clients living with chronic disease with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively manage their conditions now and well into the future. Learning how to ‘self-manage’ chronic conditions is the key to living a long and healthy life. These include and are not limited to
- genetic conditions
- weight management
- coeliac disease or non coeliac gluten sensitivity
- diabetes or pre diabetes such as impaired fasting glucose
- hypertension (high blood pressure)
- hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol)
- heart disease
- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- chronic bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis