Health Coaching and Lifestyle Medicine research conclusively shows its benefits. But will health professionals and clients change behaviors and habits?

The selection of research papers and empirical studies below indicate a biopsychosocial connection and direct link between emotions, stress, stressful life events, traumas, beliefs, socioeconomic parameters and illness; and they demonstrate the power of lifestyle medicine and comprehensive lifestyle and habit improvements.

Our mission is to motivate and educate doctors and health professionals in traditional and complementary health care to be trained accordingly and be able to integrate the newest research in biopsychosocial root-causes analysis & health coaching techniques & protocols in a practical way into their practices.

Here’s a small selection of research studies showing how our lifestyle habits affect our symptoms.

Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine

Find a small selection of research showing the relationship between unresolved emotional hurts and health.

Over the last decade there’s been increased awareness about the need to provide options to clients and add lifestyle based prescriptions to increase compliance and health outcomes.

* To clarify, Lifestyle Prescriptions® is the exclusive worldwide trademark of Lifestyle Prescriptions University and can only be used after completing a course or training and being approved by Lifestyle Prescriptions University

Lifestyle Prescriptions® practitioner are focusing on all 6 Root-Causes which include stress management, emotions, beliefs, social stressors and lifestyle habits like nutrition/food, exercise, sleep.

Other non-trademarked names used are:

  • Green Prescriptions (prescribing exercise)
  • Healthy Prescription (mostly focusing on healthy foods)
  • Social prescriptions (focused on social lifestyle improvements)
  • Nature prescriptions (like walking in nature, etc.)
  • Nutrition Prescriptions (food and diet based)

Research showing the efficacy of prescriptions lifestyle includes:

Over the last years, Lifestyle Prescriptions University has started to demonstrate the efficacy of root-cause based health coaching. Lifestyle Prescriptions® use a 10-step root-cause analysis process to elicit the specific stressors, emotions, beliefs & lifestyle habits affecting symptoms followed by root-cause based health coaching techniques & protocols to help clients heal and thrive.

Here’s a list of past and current project:

  • John Rhodes, Lifestyle Prescriptions® Asthma Specialist
    In a small research study John could show the following results using Lifestyle Prescriptions® Root-Cause Analysis & Self-Healing Protocols:
     40% of participants were able to stop using asthma medication altogether (confirmed by their GP).
     80% of participants had Final Peak Flow measurements corroborating their breathing improvement.
  • Empirical evidence of Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coaching practitioners demonstrated and documented with over 1,000 client cases
  • Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy Reference Database
    Searchable online database for LPU program students and graduates listing 150+ organ tissue with 2,000+ symptoms and their relationship with stressors, conflicts, emotions, beliefs & lifestyle habits.
  • Lifestyle Prescriptions® University Specialists and Faculty Members researching aspects of the Art and Science of Self-Healing, the Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy and efficacy of Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coaching Techniques & Protocols. New research findings will be available soon and published in peer-reviewed publications (and in many cases published as books).