150. Habits for a Healthier Life
Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, IFMCP is a Board-Certified family physician whose passion and purpose come to life through an uncompromising dedication to the 'health' and 'care' aspects of healthcare. Beyond continuing to practice as Medical Director of Forum Health Tampa, Dr. Saxena serves as Chief Medical Officer at Forum Health, a nationwide provider of personalized health services.
Whether she is partnering with her own patients, training new-to-functional-medicine providers in her various faculty roles, guiding practices on how to best implement the science and partnership behind her success with her Group Visit Toolkits, or collaborating with functional medicine thought leaders to transform healthcare, it is evident Dr. Saxena is 110% devoted to making good medicine available to the masses.
Topics covered in this episode:
• What makes functional medicine different than the standard medical approach in the United States?
• The must do thinks to head toward a healthier pathway.
• How to take the first step into generally loving yourself.
• Healthcare disparities.
• Examples of medication working well with alternative means.
• Better control over cortisol and insulin in the body.
• How to go from the couch to someone that exercises and moves more.
• The hope for the future in medicine.
Referenced in the episode:
• The Lindsey Elmore Show Ep 68 | Treating people, not symptoms. An interview with Dr. Sara Gottfried.
• The Lindsey Elmore Show Ep 112 | Learning to heal yourself with purpose & direction | Dr. Patrick Hanaway
• The Lindsey Elmore Show Ep 134 | Medical Myths and Why We Fall for Them | Dr. Seema Yasmin
• Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg
To learn more about Dr. Shilpa P. Saxena and her work, head over to www.drshilpasaxena.com IG @forumhealthtampa __________________________________________________________
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