Poor lifestyle choices are the root cause of most modern chronic diseases. But scientific evidence is clear: Adults with common chronic conditions who adhere to a healthy lifestyle experience rapid, significant improvements in their health.
Lifestyle Medicine is an evidence-based practice that helps individuals and families improve their health and quality of life by adopting and sustaining lifestyle behaviors, such as:
- Eliminating tobacco use
- Improving diet
- Practicing stress relief techniques
- Increasing physical activity
- Strengthening personal relationships and connections
- Adjusting sleep habits for better, more restorative rest
Led by a team trained in both conventional medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, we will work with you to create a personalized lifestyle self-care plan that you can implement and sustain.
Lifestyle modifications can help prevent or manage chronic diseases such as:
- Diabetes (type 2)
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
- Metabolic syndrome
- Coronary artery disease
- Cancers that are lifestyle-associated (e.g., prostate and breast)
- Chronic pain
- Chronic autoimmune diseases
- Chronic psychological stress
Locations with this service
501 S. Washington Ave., Suite 1000
Scranton, PA 18505(570) 941-0630 Make an Appointment
5 S. Washington Ave.
Jermyn, PA 18433(570) 230-0019 Make an Appointment
1145 Northern Blvd.
South Abington Twp., PA 18411(570) 585-1300 Make an Appointment
103 Spruce St.
Hawley, PA 18428(570) 576-8081 Make an Appointment
1401 Fellows St.
Scranton, PA 18504(570) 591-5280 Make an Appointment
329 Cherry St.
Scranton, PA 18505(570) 591-5250 Make an Appointment
169 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701(570) 491-0126 Make an Appointment