Mental and physical health go hand in hand, which is why board-certified family physician and registered dietitian Karen Marie Glover, MD, RD, focuses on mind body health at LifeBalance Integrative Health & Wellness in Palmdale, California. She takes a holistic approach to disease prevention and treatment to improve your entire body and mind vs. each part separately. Call LifeBalance Integrative Health & Wellness to learn more about mind body health, or schedule an appointment online today.
Mind body health, or mind body medicine, focuses on the interaction between your brain, behavior, and physical health. Emotional, social, mental, spiritual, and behavioral factors directly affect overall health and well-being. At LifeBalance Integrative Health & Wellness, Dr. Glover uses holistic approaches to ensure mental health is as high of a priority as your physical health.
Mental and physical health are closely linked. For example, chronic stress can cause hormone fluctuations that increase your appetite and lead to weight gain, high blood pressure, chronic pain, or ulcers. Addressing and treating the root cause of mental and physical health disturbances can yield the following health benefits:
At LifeBalance Integrative Health & Wellness, Dr. Glover prioritizes patient-centered services. She provides compassionate care in a warm, welcoming environment, and takes as much time as you need during appointments. She gives you the highest quality care possible, educates you about both your physical and mental health, and thoroughly answer all of your questions.
After thoroughly reviewing your medical history and completing an examination, Dr. Glover discusses mind body treatment options with you to find one that best matches your needs based on your health and preferences. Examples of mind body holistic treatments include:
Dr. Glover always recommends the most holistic, natural treatments first, but understands the importance of taking medications as a last resort to optimize overall health and well-being.
When you’re ready to become the best possible version of yourself and maximize your mental, emotional, and physical health, schedule an appointment with Dr. Glover at LifeBalance Integrative Health & Wellness or book an appointment online today.