What is Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine?

What is Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine?

Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine offers complementary therapies to your current treatment plan to support the body’s natural ability to heal. Incorporating Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine into your healthcare regimen will empower you to make positive changes so you can regain control of your health and well-being.

Why should I consider a consult?

You may benefit from an Integrative or Lifestyle Medicine consult if you want to take a more holistic or integrative approach to your health. Our physicians and Advanced Practice Providers are trained in conventional medicine and Integrative Medicine or Lifestyle Medicine and can provide support for chronic illnesses and symptoms such as chronic fatigue, insomnia, digestive problems, chronic pain, anxiety, and stress.

By addressing your medical concerns with healthy lifestyle practices and integrative modalities, you can enjoy a better quality of life.

What do we treat?

Integrative modalities and lifestyle modifications can help the following conditions:

  • Asthma.
  • Autoimmune disease.
  • Cancer survivorship and cancer-related symptoms.
  • Chronic fatigue.
  • Chronic pain (e.g, arthritis, migraines, back pain, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis).
  • Coronary artery disease.
  • Dermatological issues.
  • Gastrointestinal disorders and digestive issues including irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, acid reflux and inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Lifestyle-related chronic conditions including type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and obesity.
  • Long COVID syndrome.
  • Memory concerns (e.g, dementia, brain fog).
  • Mild to moderate memory issues including mild cognitive impairment.
  • Mood disorders including anxiety, depression, adjustment issues and PTSD.
  • Women’s health, including infertility and menopausal symptoms.

What services are offered?

Your personalized treatment plan will be based on your health history, symptoms and current lifestyle. For additional support, your physician or Advanced Practice Provider may recommend shared medical appointments (SMAs) and/or other wellness services.

Available therapies include:

Will I continue to see my regular doctor?

Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine physicians will not replace your primary care provider (PCP) or specialist. Our goal is to work together with all members of your healthcare team. Our expertise lies in managing chronic diseases rather than treating acute medical problems. For acute care and medical emergencies, you will need to seek help from your PCP or visit urgent care or the nearest emergency room.

Are Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine visits covered by insurance?

Yes, most medical visits are covered by insurance. However, some additional services may be your financial responsibility. Please contact your insurance plan for details.

Our Doctors

Our Doctors

Appointments & Locations

Appointments & Locations

To schedule an appointment, please call 216.448.4325, option 1. You can also make an appointment online.

Appointments are available virtually or in-person at any of our Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine locations.

Virtual visits

You don’t have to leave your home for an appointment with your healthcare provider. Save valuable time by receiving care from your healthcare team in a live, virtual visit using your mobile device or computer. Some insurance plans cover virtual visits similarly to in-office doctor appointments. Please verify with your insurance, prior to scheduling your virtual visit.

If you would like to schedule, call 216.448.4325 to schedule an appointment.

Medical consults

  • Integrative Medicine: Experts guide you through dietary and lifestyle changes to reduce pain; dietary and herbal approaches to manage diseases such as diabetes and fibromyalgia; and group support to change habits associated with obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
  • Lifestyle Medicine: A branch of medicine that emphasizes the use of whole food, plant-predominant dietary lifestyle, regular physical activity, stress relief practices, restorative sleep, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection as a primary therapeutic modality for prevention, treatment and reversal of chronic disease.

Wellness Tools For You: Weekly Support Sessions

Weekly, live and virtual. 30-minute session. Ongoing self-help support. Available at no charge. Learn more.

  • Meditation - Mondays at 12:15 p.m.
  • Yoga, Therapeutic Chair, Level 1 - Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m.
  • Yoga, Therapeutic Chair, Level 2 - Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m.
  • Yoga, Therapeutic Chair, Level 3 - Thursdays at 12:15 p.m.
  • Fitness - Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
  • Culinary Medicine / Nutrition - offered on two Fridays each month at 12:15 p.m.