Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle, The Environment And Preventive Medicine In Health And Disease

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byGarry Egger

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Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle, the Environment and Preventive Medicine in Health and Disease, Third Edition, is an adjunct approach to health practice that seeks to deal with the more complex modern determinants of chronic diseases primarily lifestyle and the environments driving such lifestyles in contrast to the microbial causes of infectious disease. Our lifestyle choices have a profound effect on our health. As we live longer, one thing is clear: many of us will spend time living with injury and chronic illness due to our own choices. Changes in health patterns typically follow shifts in living conditions. Disease patterns have changed worldwide, from infectious to chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This change has been so emphatic nearly 70% of all presentations to a doctor in modern western societies are now chronic disease related that medical services are being forced to change to accommodate this. New chapters in this third edition explain the link between energy intake and expenditure; consider how modern technology are determinants of chronic disease; show how environmental influences, such as endocrine disruptors, influence our health; and summarize recent research on early childhood experiences and chronic disease. Explores the relationship between lifestyle and environmental drivers and the major modern chronic diseases Outlines the knowledge and skills bases required by health professionals to deal with lifestyle and environmental determinants of chronic disease, as well as the tools and procedures available for doing this Develops pedagogy for Lifestyle Medicine that will enable it to become a practical adjunct to conventional health and medical practice Features new chapters explaining the link between energy intake and expenditure, and more

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Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle, the Environment and Preventive Medicine in Health and Disease, Third Edition, is an adjunct approach to health practice that seeks to deal with the more complex modern determinants of chronic diseases primarily lifestyle and the environments driving such lifestyles in contrast to the microbial causes of i...

Professor Garry Egger AM MPH PhD is the Director of the Centre for Health Promotion and Research in Sydney and Adjunct Professor in Lifestyle Medicine at Southern Cross University in Northern NSW, Australia. He has worked in clinical and public health since 1972 and has been a consultant to the World Health Organization, industry, and ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:484 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 6, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128104015

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine. (Existing) Outlines the what and why of LM 2. The Epidemiology of Chronic Disease: (Revised) Explains the scientific background and rational for LM 3. Metaflammation: The Underlying Basis of Chronic Disease (Revised). Explains the physiological constant in Chronic Disease 3. An Operational Structure for Practicing Lifestyle Medicine: (New). Provides a structural basis for carrying out LM 4. Everything you Wanted to Know About Motivation (Existing). Understanding how to motivate patients/clients to conform 6. Self-Management in Lifestyle Medicine (Existing). Provides a model for involving patients/clients to own their own care 7. Overweight and Obesity; The Chronic Disease Epidemic's Underbelly (Revised) 8. The Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes (Revised). Explains the link between chronic diseases, with type 2 diabetes as an example 9. Physical Activity: Generic Prescription for Health (Revised). A general approach to PA, utilizing government guidelines 10. Physical Activity: Specific Prescriptions for Disease Management and Rehabilitation (Revised). Advice for using PA as a treatment/prevention mode for specific health problems based on College of Sport's Medicine Guidelines 11. Nutrition for the Non-Dietitian (Revised). A summary of nutrition science and practical tips for the non-dietitian professional 12. Fluids, Fitness and Fatness (Existing). Explains the role of fluids in health 13. Behavioural Aspects of Nutrition: (Revised). Examines factors such as appetite and hunger that influence nutrition behaviour 14. Energy Balance (New). Explains the link between energy intake and expenditure and how this is not as simple as a linear equation 15. Stress: Its Role in the S-AD Phenomenon. (Revised). Busts some myths about stress and explains the real role in the development of Anxiety and depression 16. Dealing with Worry and Anxiety (Revised) 17. Depression (Revised) 18. Happiness and Mental Health: The Flip Side of S-AD (Revised). Covers areas of positive psychology (at the clinical and public health level) for dealing with anxiety and depression 19. Understanding Addictions: Tackling Smoking and Hazardous Drinking (Revised). Provides techniques for dealing with drug related problems 20. Technology-Induced-Pathology: Preventing and Managing the Effects of Injury at the Clinical Level (New). Considers many aspects of modern technology which are determinants of chronic disease and how these can be dealt with in clinical practice 21. To Sleep, Perchance& . To Get Everything Else Right (Revised). Explains the role of sleep in the modern systems model approach to LM 22. Environmental Influences on Chronic Disease: (The Environment and the Invironment): (New). Explains the role of such factors as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals as well as the gut microbiota on health 23. Meaninglessness, Alienation and Loss of Culture: Some intangible determinants of chronic disease (New). Explains the link between intangible factors, metaflammation and chronic disease 24. ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences and Later health) (New). A summary of the recent findings on early experiences and chronic disease and what can be done retrospectively 25. Saving Your Patient's Skin: Environmental Influences on Skin Care (Revised). An environmental and self-help approach to basic dermatology 26. Rethinking Chronic Pain in a Lifestyle Medicine Context (Revised). Examines chronic pain and neural plasticity and how this might be used to manage pain 27. Sex and Lifestyle: Not being Able to Get Enough of a Good Thing Because of a Lifetime of Getting Too Much of a Good Thing (Revised). The role of sexual activity and prevention in chronic disease 28. Lifestyle and Oral Health: Wild Animals Don t Floss (Existing). Protective and lifestyle factors in oral health 29. Medicines: The Good, the Not So Good, and the Overused. (Revised). A look at the pharmaceutical side of LM including iatrogenesis 30. Lifestyle-Related Aspects of Gastro-Intestinal Health (Revised). An analysis of lifestyle effects on gut health 31. The Big Issue for Society: Tackling Distal Causes and Social Determinants in Health (Revised). A look at the big picture aspects of lifestyle and environmentally induced disease