Therapeutic Lifestyle Change Q & A
It’s impossible to take charge of your health without taking your beliefs, mindset,traditions, lifestyle and habits into consideration. Leslie Ware, PA-C, and her team at Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, in Charlotte, North Carolina, make lifestyle a major focus of your health care plan and offer a special program called Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC). To learn more about TLC and how it can help you, call Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, today or contact us to request a free consultation.
What is lifestyle?
At Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, ‘lifestyle’ refers to the beliefs, habits, traditions, tastes, and values that shape your mode of living as an individual and within a group, like your family, friends, church, workplace and community. It is the big picture that makes up your life.
PA Ware and her team know all too well that it’s impossible to optimize your health and wellness without taking all of your lifestyle factors into consideration, and they keep all of them in mind when creating your treatment plan for change.
How does my lifestyle affect health?
The choices you make have a significant impact on both your physical and mental health. Less than optimal lifestyle choices can lead to:
- Weight gain
- Risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes or heart disease
- Sleep disorders
- Substance abuse
What can I expect from TLC?
TLC at Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, is part of the medical membership plan and is a comprehensive program aimed at optimizing your health through lifestyle changes. To better understand your individualized needs, Ms. Ware and her team conduct a thorough examination that includes a physical exam and a review of your home and work life, as well as specialized testing based on your needs, to develop your individualized TLC program.
In addition to your personal lifestyle plan, you also get support and ongoing feedback, whether in person at the office or through the virtual health care office. Ms. Ware understands the value of your time and offers convenient health care options that reduce your level of ‘distress’.
The TLC program at Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, has been used as an effective treatment of chronic anxiety, with over 70% of participants reporting favorable responses and a 50% reduction in symptoms.
The goal at Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, is to meet you where you are on your health journey, and teach you how to take charge of your health and reduce your reliance on expensive prescription medications.
To learn more about TLC and how it can help you, call Alpha Health & Wellness, DPC, today or contact us to request a free consultation.