Lifestyle Changes & Health

Lifestyle Changes & Health

Oral Medicine Clinical Practice

Providing Patient Care In The San Francisco
Bay Area Since 1996

Mountain View

The contribution of lifestyle factors to disease etiology is well documented. Nutrition, exercise and stress management have been proven to be the foundation of good general health. Good general health is closely linked to oral health and lifestyle factors are just as important for maintenance of oral health.

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Ornish D, Lin J, Chan JM, Epel E, Kemp C, Weidner G, Marlin R, Frenda SJ,
Magbanua MJ, Daubenmier J, Estay I, Hills NK, Chainani-Wu N, Carroll PR,
Blackburn EH. Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity
and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year
follow-up of a descriptive pilot study. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Oct;14(11):1112-20.
doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(13)70366-8. Epub 2013 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 24051140.

Chainani-Wu N, Weidner G, Purnell DM, Frenda S, Merritt-Worden T, Pischke C,
Campo R, Kemp C, Kersh ES, Ornish D. Changes in emerging cardiac biomarkers after
an intensive lifestyle intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Aug 15;108(4):498-507.
doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.03.077. Epub 2011 May 31. PubMed PMID: 21624543.

Chainani-Wu N, Epstein J, Touger-Decker R. Diet and prevention of oral
cancer: strategies for clinical practice. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011 Feb;142(2):166-9.
Review. PubMed PMID: 21282682.

Chainani-Wu N, Weidner G, Purnell DM, Frenda S, Merritt-Worden T, Kemp C,
Kersh E, Ornish D. Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide levels to body mass
index after comprehensive lifestyle changes. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Jun
1;105(11):1570-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2010.01.016. Epub 2010 Apr 10. PubMed
PMID: 20494664.

Chainani-Wu N. Diet and oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancer. Nutr Cancer.
2002;44(2):104-26. Review. PubMed PMID: 12734057.

Early diagnosis and treatment of oral conditions is critical to maintain your oral and general health.