How old can you go? thoughts of Dr. RoizenAugust 13, 2009
“Disease prevention is not the same as wellness” a quote from Dr. Roizen of the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Roizen’s Cleveland Clinic has been able to reverse chronic disease in over 80% of cases; and they did it through therapeutic lifestyle change programs. Basically teaching people to eat right, exercise and decrease stress. Sounds simple, but in reality most Americans have no clue how to eat right.
In the current Health Care Debate, it is refreshing to hear doctors, like Dr. Roizen talking about how we cannot just insure all our citizens with our current medical system. Our current system is just not working. We are currently ranked 37th in the world in health care as measured by how long we live, how many chronic diseases we deal with, and infant mortality. Our current system is not working and to merely insure all Americans and use this same system is probably not the answer.
We need to quit poisoning ourselves with our food choices. We need to be taught how to shop for food; how to cook it and how to eat it! This is where Therapeutic Lifestyle Change programs (TLC) or FirstLine Therapy programs (FLT) come into play. These programs have been proven to clear chronic conditions. You can google either of those terms and see research from the National Institutes of Health on how to reverse chronic disease or go to http://www.stopchronicdisease.com for information.
We have TLC or FLT programs that can teach you how to put these ideas to work for you. Twelve week programs to get you on the track to doing what Dr. Roizen recommends to reverse chronic disease and live better, longer, healthier lives.
You can listen to Dr. Roizen’s comments at http://blog.cleveland.com/medical/2008/05/does_roizens_vision_of_longevi.html
and can get information on our TLC or FLT programs at http://missionhillspt.com/flt-wellness-program
Ralph Havens, PT, OCS, IMTC
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