Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness Blog

Virtual Appointments Gaining Popularity in the Medical Field!

Ever wish you could fit in your appointment sipping on your morning coffee in the comfort of your own home, or at work during your lunch hour break?

Forget about drive time and traffic, or about fighting the weather!

Virtual, tele-health appointments are becoming the most popular way to stay connected with your health and wellness team!  With an easy to use, 2-way online screen share, you can meet with your Optimal Health Solutions health professional  from anywhere in the country in a few easy steps!

This new technology is HIPPA compliant, and supports your success.  Upload medical records, food diaries or other information you want your clinician to review during your appointment, and view documents, lab results, or educational materials from us online as if you were sitting in our offices.

Sync your mobile or wearable wellness technology device with this platform (syncs with over 175 programs) to send up real-time tracking of your progress! Studies show tracking technology (like FitBit) accelerates your progress and supports your success as well – AND was rated the #1 MOST important trend in the wellness/fitness field for 2016!

We are all busier than ever these days. But, if you don’t take care of yourself, you won’t be able to take care of anything else in your life!

Time is not an issue anymore! Take advantage of Virtual Appointments today and get on track to Optimal Health in 2019! Just call our office at (248) 652-2323 to get started today!

The Gut Microbiome and Health

The Human Microbiome Project has shown that the intestinal microbiome has communication networks with other organ systems including the gut-brain, gut-liver, gut-adipose axes, and it plays a critical role in our health, brain function, body weight and fat maintenance. Nature, 2012.

Breast Milk, “Good Bacteria” and Immune Health

Why is mother's milk so healthy for the baby? Not only does the composition of the milk change from week to week to best suit the needs of the baby, we have known that breastfed babies have better immune function and protection in later life than bottle fed babies.

Looking to Get Healthy? Focus on the Gut!

New Years Resolutions nearly always include a goal of weight loss. And this year will be no different in that sense. What is different in the last few years is that we now know that weight loss is not just calories in = calories out anymore!