The beating heart signifies life. An organ that was associated with life and love is a lot under pressure nowadays. Of late, more and more Indians have been diagnosed with heart related ailments.
In 2011, World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that NCDs account for 53% of the total deaths in India, out of which CVDs have a major share of 24%. Ischemic Heart disease is the number one cause of deaths in India.
Health and Wellness Coaching can help you if you are struggling to control your blood pressure or want to make healthier lifestyle changes for better heart health.
Good blood pressure control is one of the important strategies to avoid progression of heart problems.
In fact, the first line of treatment in most cases of Pre-Hypertension / Hypertension is lifestyle modifications. This is where you can benefit a lot if you use Health and Wellness Coaching because one can often feel at a loss with a new diagnosis and is not necessarily equipped with desired knowledge, skills and attitude to bring about lasting, desirable changes.
The premise of Health and Wellness Coaching is to partner with the client to promote sustainable lifestyle behaviour modifications to support better health outcomes and facilitate improved quality of life for prevention/management of health issues.
Health and Wellness Coaching makes use of integrated whole person approach to help the client understand the interplay of factors that could be affecting his health. It also aims to help the client, with facilitation from the coach, create opportunities and strategies, for healthy lifestyle that are unique for him and one that becomes his very own self-care plan.
Health and Wellness Coaching can be taken in conjunction with medical therapy, if the client is already under the supervision of a medical team. Here, Health and Wellness Coaching can act as a great adjunct to the ongoing medical treatment to improve health outcomes.
Let’s build Wellness rather than just treating disease.