Wednesday, June 7, 2023

What is medicine for living (and how it is proposed that 40,000 deaths in Spain can be avoided)

Lifestyle medicine arrived in Spain with the Spanish Institute of Lifestyle Medicine (IEMEV), a professional medical association with a modern medical approach, which considers the adoption of the most important for the prevention and treatment of chronic non-communicable diseases. own way of life.

Dr. Jose Luis Palma, president of the recently created Institute of Life Medicine, in Spain (IEMEV), promises that the recommendations of the Institute can prevent the following 40,000 years in Spain. What is this new medical institute promoting, and why does this approach hold promise for the future of medicine?

Living medicine: what is it?

Lifestyle medicine is a medical approach based on scientific evidence that diseases can be prevented, treated, and even reversed by restoring healthy behaviors.

8 Pillars of Life Medicine

According to lifestyle medicine, the best doctor can “prescribe” eight exercises, assisted by experts, which allow us to strengthen health and good health. The most interesting thing about this approach is that there are tips that you can apply to your life from now on to live longer years of health, without the need to use drugs;

  • Eating healthy by following a plant-based, whole food diet. Choosing a whole, plant-based diet, rich in fiber and nutrients, is critical. Prioritize vegetables, fruits, legumes, grains, nuts, and seeds throughout your diet.
  • Increase physical activity. Regular physical activity – such as walking, gardening, or simple exercises – is necessary for optimal health. Find activities that you enjoy and that you can incorporate into your daily routine.
  • I’ll explain how easy it is to start a business. There is no protein in it. Learn stress management techniques and coping mechanisms to reduce its negative effects and improve your emotional well-being.
  • Give me a smoke. Smoking is associated with an increased risk of cancer, heart disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If you want to quit smoking, you can try it on your own or ask for advice. Your primary care center can help you.
  • Form and maintain interpersonal relationships. Maintaining social bonds is essential to our emotional and collective well-being. Loneliness and isolation are associated with increased mortality and disability, especially in those with pre-existing conditions.
  • I improve my sleep habits. Good rest is crucial. A lack of quality sleep can impair our ability to recover, weaken our immune systems, and increase the risk of chronic disease. If you have trouble sleeping, it’s time to adopt routines that help you sleep.
  • Don’t forget sexual health. He believes that lifestyle medicine is important to strengthen the sexual life of young people and adults in the healthiest way possible, adapting it to personal abilities according to age, for example. It is important to know how to adjust to andropause (men) and menopause (women).
  • Avoid toxic pollutants. Since the environmental impact of pollution and toxins on health is known today, it is advisable to take a decision. For example,
    Household pollutants cause many chronic diseases and lifestyle changes to avoid our exposure.
  • The benefits of lifestyle medicine

    In the Spanish Institute of Lifestyle Medicine (IEMEV) recently launched and employed the most qualified professionals in medicine, technology, architecture, journalism and other disciplines, aimed at bringing lifestyle medicine to the country after the experience of other European countries.

    Access has a long history in the United States of America, where the American College of Medicine has been dedicated to transforming health and providing health care through a dedicated approach since 2004. This vision is already considered the future of health care in the United States today.

    Dr. Manuel Martínez-Sellés, president of ICOMEM, highlights the growing importance of medicine in the future of life in the country, which, according to him, will allow us to keep the population healthy, without being cheaper and more effective. rather than treating diseases, it is much more satisfying to doctors and allows them to have a real influence on the population.

    To promote knowledge in this field, IEMEV – in collaboration with ICOMEM – organized the first Spanish course in lifestyle medicine. The objective is to integrate lifestyle medicine into medical practice to reduce the burden of disease, guarantee and promote the maintenance of the health system and encourage education in long-term trigger factors (such as nutrition, physical activity, healthy sleep, mental health, social relations and pollution).

    Lifestyle medicine opens up new opportunities to improve global health by defining the needs to make living environments more humane. This involves providing new forms of housing, towns and cities, opportunities for leisure and tourism, healthy eating, clothing, vehicles and other activities that promote well-being and health.

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