Lifestyle medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on long term lifestyle changes and daily habits to achieved Enhanced Health. Based around 5 foundations of health, Nutrition, Movement, Stress Reduction, Strong Relationships and Health Behaviours such as Non Smoking, Alcohol reduction and Vaccination.
It is evidence based and is designed to be incorporated alongside traditional medical treatment and your regular doctor ( GP or consultant)
We all have a genetic (passed down from our parents) risk of certain conditions like diabetes and heart disease among others, however it is often lifestyle factors that play the central role that leads to these conditions affecting our lives.
Lifestyle Medicine benefits everyone. It allows us to optimise our health according to our particular health needs and goals for the future. It is an effective preventative health measure and a vital tool in the management of Diabetes, Heart Disease and many other chronic health conditions.
Hi I am Dr Liz
I am passionate about lifestyle interventions to improve health as I am seeing more and more people becoming unwell with conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and depression. I have seen first hand the results Lifestyle change can have. This inspired me to open a clinic where I can build a supportive environment for measurable and sustainable lifestyle changes for Enhanced Health. Let me guide you to a place where you feel empowered about your health.
I am a qualified Medical Doctor Registered with the Irish Medical Council
I have many years experience both as a hospital doctor and a General practitioner as well as Post graduate study in womens health.
I am a qualified Low Carb practitioner with the Nutrition Network for those Clients who are interested in this. My advocacy of this approach is primarily as part of the lifestyle treatment options for those with Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes. However if you are interested in this please contact me for further information about whether it may or may not be of benefit for you.
I attained my medical Degree from Otago Medical School in 2008 and hold fellowship with the Royal College of General Practitioners of New Zealand as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Women s Health.
I immigrated to Ireland with my husband and three children in 2018, and continue to work part time in General Practice.