12734 Kenwood Lane , Suite 84, Fort Myers FL 33907

Preventive Medicine in Fort Myers, FL

Preventive Medicine in Fort Myers, FL

Do you want to minimize health risks?

Prevent avoidable disease?

Slow down the aging process?

The best way to treat an illness is to prevent it from occurring. Preventive medicine is an important aspect of anti-aging medicine, where physicians focus on optimizing health, reversing the aging process, and preventing the body from going into a disease state.

Preventive medicine helps patients avoid serious chronic disease through:

  • Frequent screening
  • Early diagnosis
  • Modern laboratory testing methods
  • Latest medical imaging technologies
  • Clinically verified treatments
  • Prompt intervention

If you can eliminate or limit important risk factors, you can avoid future diseases and prevent chronic illness from developing. These body and mind stressors include:

  • Tobacco smoking
  • Excessive alcohol use
  • Poor nutrition
  • Improper cholesterol levels
  • Sugar consumption
  • Prescription medicine
  • Illicit drugs
  • Environmental toxins
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Pollution
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Lack of exercise
  • Unmanaged stress

A preventive medicine physician will help you identify your personal risk factors and design a customized treatment to avoid getting sick. By optimizing health, improving nutrition, and making positive adjustments to your lifestyle, you can minimize the risks of major diseases:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular disorders
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease

Preventive and anti-aging medicine focuses on optimizing health, maintaining wellness, reducing known risk factors, preventing diseases, preemptive testing, and stopping and reversing age-related diseases. Preventive medicine emphasizes:

  • Frequent screening and testing
  • Early detection and intervention
  • Balanced diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Hormone balancing
  • Vitamin and dietary supplementation
  • Detoxification

Request more information about preventive medicine today. Call (239) 425-2900 or contact Dr. Doreen DeStefano online.

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Root Causes Holistic Health & Medicine


12734 Kenwood Lane
Suite 84
Fort Myers, FL 33907
(239) 425-2900


Mon: 10:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed: 10:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri: 10:00AM - 05:00PM

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