Lifestyle Medicine

What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle Medicine is founded upon evidence-based lifestyle integrated therapeutic disciplines, such as consuming a whole food, plant-based diet, incorporation of regular physical activity, quality sleep, adequate stress management & avoidance of drug/non-drug abuse or usage to prevent, treat, and reverse lifestyle-related, chronic diseases.

Why Lifestyle Medicine Should Matter to You?

In 2017 the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) reported that from 2007 – 2017 obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugars, and poor dietary habits were linked to the most death and disability combined in The Bahamas.

What Risk Factors Drive the Most Death and disability Combined?

Between 2007 – 2017 there has been a steady incline of the number of Bahamians dying from lifestyle related diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressures, strokes, diabetes, and chronic kidney diseases.

What Risk Factors Drive the Most Premature Death?

Our Lifestyle Medicine Physicians

MBBS, President & CEO (BWCHS)

Founder & President of the Bahamas Wellness Clinic Health System, is dedicated to his vision of a Bahamas where the majority of its people live free of preventable illnesses by tackling the root causes of disease. Dr. Lghtbourne is a practicing Lifestayle Medicine & Emergency Room Physician having served at both Princess Margaret Hospital and Doctors Hospital and now serves as the Medical Director for the Eleuthera Community Healthcare Initative and the Eleuthera Medical Center.

MBBS, President & CEO (BWCHS)

Founder & President of the Bahamas Wellness Clinic Health System, is dedicated to his vision of a Bahamas where the majority of its people live free of preventable illnesses by tackling the root causes of disease. Dr. Lghtbourne is a practicing Lifestayle Medicine & Emergency Room Physician having served at both Princess Margaret Hospital and Doctors Hospital and now serves as the Medical Director for the Eleuthera Community Healthcare Initative and the Eleuthera Medical Center.

Our Solution

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Physician Biometric Screening & Lab Tests

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Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching

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Wellness Check-ups

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Reduce Need for Medication

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Weight Loss Management

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Improve Sleep Quality

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Stress Management

Research has shown that comprehensive nutrition and lifestyle assessment is a missing link within the healthcare system and the final piece to ensuring patients receive inclusive care.

Many of the common pathologies and diagnoses addressed by primary care physicians can be linked to inadequate nutrition and poor lifestyle choices, but without proper resources and facilities in place this gap in the system remains.

It is reported that four simple healthy lifestyle factors; not smoking, having normal BMI, exercising a minimum of 30 minutes daily, and consuming a healthier diet was found to account for 78 percent decrease in chronic disease risk.

At Bahamas Wellness Clinic Health System, we incorporate the latest research and science into our wellness treatment plans.

“Be mindful of the food you consume, manage your stress, be active, get plenty of sleep and cultivate a strong emotional support system in your life to prevent, treat, and reverse your diseases. It’s just what to doctor ordered”

Bahamas Wellness Clinic Health System

A Bahamas where the majority of its people live free of preventable illnesses

© 2019 BWCHS Ltd