All our life we have been taught that we need to work hard to succeed, and then we will be happy. The next raise, a better job, the next vacation…work hard for them and this will bring happiness. However, research in positive psychology shows that the formula is actually backward: if we are happy, we … Continue reading Being Positive
What are telomeres? They are the protective caps of chromosomes, much like the tips of a shoelace (which is called an aglet and has nothing to do with our post but didn't you learn something unexpectedly? :D). You can identify them as blue parts of the chromosome in the above picture. Shortening of telomeres is … Continue reading Telomeres
Once we understand what Lifestyle medicine is (read What is LSM?), many among us might feel confused as to where LSM stands with respect to the conventional medicine (medication and surgery). Should we go for LSM, or for medication, or both? Let’s try to decode this. Cause management vs disease management Lifestyle medicine focuses on … Continue reading The Medicine or the Cure
Why should we care about lifestyle medicine? Health is the...
 The information presented in this post is up-to-date as of the date of publication: 21st October 2020 “The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” - Thomas Edison Living well Once … Continue reading What is Lifestyle Medicine? Let’s start at the very beginning