Healthy Lifestyle Management Specialist

Michele Martin-Jones, MD

Family Medicine & Aesthetic Specialist located in Downtown, Baltimore, MD

When it comes to living a happy and healthy life, it’s not nearly as complicated as people tend to think. Dr. Michele Martin-Jones provides her patients with healthy lifestyle management, providing them with the skills and education necessary for wellness. If you want to improve your life, start with your health and watch as the rest falls into place. If you’re located in Baltimore and want to be your best self, contact Dr. Martin-Jones today. Call or book your appointment conveniently online.

Healthy Lifestyle Management Q & A

by Michele Martin-Jones, MD

What is healthy lifestyle management?

Dr. Martin-Jones helps you live the healthiest life you can and offers patients healthy lifestyle management. She counsels you on a broad range of areas, including:

  • Weight management
  • Nutrition
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention
  • Smoking cessation
  • Mental health conditions
  • Addictions
  • Stress management

Dr. Martin-Jones is committed to helping you develop the necessary skills and behaviors that can bring you a lifetime of healthy habits.

What habits lead to a healthy lifestyle?

When you see Dr. Martin-Jones for healthy lifestyle management, she makes a variety of suggestions to help you live the healthiest life possible. She may provide counseling on the negative impacts of smoking, and offer suggestions to help you quit.

She also encourages you to reach and maintain a healthy weight. With your help, she can develop a weight loss program that addresses your nutritional needs and physical activity.

She may also address any high-risk activities you engage in, such as driving without a seatbelt or having unprotected sex. Dr. Martin-Jones will then educate you on how to reduce your risk.

What type of diet and exercise is best?

To promote lifelong habits that improve your health, Dr. Martin-Jones encourages you to eat real, whole foods. Learning to eat foods that nourish your body with the vitamins and minerals it needs for optimal functioning supports a lifetime of weight management.

Dr. Martin-Jones recommends eating a diet rich in:

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Lean meats
  • Whole grains
  • Low-fat dairy

When it comes to exercise, she encourages you to get at least 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week. A combination of cardiovascular exercise and strength training is best for most patients.

If you have physical ailments or health concerns that make exercise difficult, talk to Dr. Martin-Jones about it. She can help you build an exercise program that works to meet your needs.

If you want to live the healthiest life possible, consider healthy lifestyle management with Dr. Martin-Jones. Call to learn more or book your initial consultation online now.