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5th Edition of International Conference on

Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies

May 22-23, 2023 | Tokyo, Japan

Traditional Medicine 2022

Lifestyle medicine new opportunity and challenge for traditional medicine

Speaker at Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies 2022 - Hongxiang Hui
American Realyong Institute of Advanced Medicine, United States
Title : Lifestyle medicine new opportunity and challenge for traditional medicine

Abstract:

Lifestyle medicine is a hot and trending area in medicine today. Lifestyle Medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic intervention, including a food, plant-predominant eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection. It focuses on educating and motivating patients to improve the quality of their lives by changing personal habits and behaviors.  More than 80% of chronic conditions could be avoided through the adoption of healthy lifestyle recommendations. Traditional medicine refers to health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant, animal and mineral based medicines, spiritual therapies, manual techniques and exercises, applied singularly or in combination to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses or maintain well-being. In this presentation, we will cover the following points: 

1. The current progress of chronic disease management 

2. The overlap and differentiation between lifestyle medicine and traditional medicine

3. The future of lifestyle medicine and challenge of traditional medicine

Biography:

Dr. Hui is an expert on metabolic diseases, oncology and wellness. He is Director of the America Realyoung Institute for Advanced Medicine, Research Scientist at UCLA.  Dr. Hui has published more than 150 papers and awarded a dozen patents on metabolic and cancer studies. He is also Associate editor of Pancreas and Frontiers in Gastrointestinal Science>> and Executive Chairman of scientific advisory board of The Pacific-Asia Precision Medicine Forum.

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