Sentara Heart is proud to offer the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program exclusively in Virginia. It is the only scientifically proven program to stop the progression of heart disease, and even reverse its effects in some cases.
The program consists of 18 total sessions that are 4 hours each for a total of 72 hours and works by reinforcing 4 key areas of lifestyle change:
- Nutrition: healthy-eating guidance during a shared meal
- Activity: supervised exercise
- Stress management: relaxation techniques
- Emotional support: group discussion
Speak with a program specialist by calling 1-877-888-3091.