There are new areas in the practice of medicine
that deal with the prevention of disease before it
occurs. Many illnesses are considered preventable, such as
some forms of cancer, Type II diabetes, and heart disease.
There are a multitude of factors at play in the development
of these diseases. Some of them include: heredity (genetics),
environmental or other toxic factors such as smoking, poor
nutrition and obesity.
usually develops over a number of years. Often, we are unaware
of the build-up and only realize we are ill once the disease
is in a dangerously advanced stage. Reversing the process
of illness requires more than just a quick fix. Healing requires
consistent and deliberate care, often over a long period of
Diseases do not just affect the older population. Unfortunately,
today we are seeing more, and more young people afflicted
with illnesses that are sometimes considered avoidable, such
as Type II diabetes. Our goal is to help people understand
and deal with their particular risk factors in preventing
diseases before they start.
The Preventive Health Centre, we consider the body as a whole
and recognize the relationship between lifestyle and health.
Working with our health professionals, who hail from an array
of disciplines, patients will be given the tools to help them
lead healthier and more fulfilling lives.
offer individualized programs as well as group seminars on
self-help and awareness for some of the more prevalent diseases,
such as breast, prostrate, colon and lung cancers; heart disease;
Type II diabetes and others.
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