The Science is clear, Health Coaching and Lifestyle Medicine research conclusively shows extensive benefits for health professionals, clients and health care.

The selection of research papers and empirical studies below indicate a biopsychosocial connection and direct link between emotions, stress, stressful life events, traumas, beliefs, socioeconomic parameters and illness; and they demonstrate the power of lifestyle medicine and comprehensive lifestyle and habit improvements.

Our mission at Lifestyle Prescriptions® University is to motivate and educate doctors and health professionals working in traditional and complimentary health care settings to integrate Lifestyle Medicine and Root-Cause Health Coaching based on Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy into their practices.

Here’s a small selection of research studies showing how our lifestyle habits affect our symptoms.

Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine

Lifestyle Prescriptions® University is focused on the efficacy of root-cause based health coaching, Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy and the connection between specific stressors, emotions, beliefs & lifestyle habits affecting symptoms.

Here’s a list of completed Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coach SPECIALIST research project:

  • Aisling Killoran, Lifestyle Prescriptions® Infertility Health Coach Specialist – The Effect Of Emotions and Stress On Fertility
     Demonstration of statistically significant improvement in health outcomes using Lifestyle Prescriptions® Root-Cause Analysis & Health Coaching Protocols.
     In her study, out of the six case studies, four women who were medically diagnosed with unexplained infertility and were trying to become pregnant for over two years, are now pregnant and two have yet to become pregnant.
  • Jane Oelke, ND, PhD, LPHCS – Beliefs Affecting Chronic Pain Responses 
     This study was created for the objectives to study belief patterns and their relationship to the location of chronic pain. Thought-provoking associations between the top two belief patterns, the level of pain, and the symptoms that make it worse were found.
     The beliefs that “I am not strong enough” and “I have too many responsibilities.” correlate to the ability to control situations and the ability to deal with chronic pain.
  • Cindy Hubka, LPHCS – The Effects of Emotions on Hormones
    Cindy was able to coach eight women between the ages of 55 years and 70 years to decrease or eliminate their symptoms of hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia using Lifestyle Prescriptions® Root Cause Analysis Health Coaching.
     25% of the women had their symptoms eliminated
     75% felt their symptoms were at a level that each could deal with easily on their own with non-medication tools they had learned throughout the sessions.
  • John Rhodes, Lifestyle Prescriptions® Asthma Health Coach Specialist
    In a small research study John could show the following results using Lifestyle Prescriptions® Root-Cause Analysis & Self-Healing Protocols:
     40% of participants were able to stop using asthma medication altogether (confirmed by their GP).
     80% of participants had Final Peak Flow measurements corroborating their breathing improvement.
  • Empirical evidence of Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coaching practitioners demonstrated and documented with over 1,000 client cases
  • Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy Reference Database
    Searchable online database for LPU program students and graduates listing 150+ organ tissue with 2,000+ symptoms and their relationship with stressors, conflicts, emotions, beliefs & lifestyle habits.
  • Lifestyle Prescriptions® University Specialists and Faculty Members researching aspects of the Art and Science of Self-Healing, the Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy and efficacy of Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coaching Techniques & Protocols. New research findings will be available soon and published in peer-reviewed publications (and in many cases published as books).



Find a small selection of research showing the relationship between unresolved emotional hurts and health.

Over the last decade there’s been increased awareness about the need to provide options to clients and add lifestyle based prescriptions to increase compliance and health outcomes.

* To clarify, Lifestyle Prescriptions® is the exclusive worldwide trademark of Lifestyle Prescriptions® University and can only be used after being an approved provider by Lifestyle Prescriptions® University and Lifestyle Medicine University Foundation.

Lifestyle Prescriptions® practitioner are focusing on all 6 Root-Causes which include stress management, emotions, beliefs, social stressors and lifestyle habits like nutrition/food, exercise, sleep.

Other non-trademarked names used are:

  • Lifestyle Medicine Rx
  • Green Prescriptions (prescribing exercise)
  • Healthy Prescription (mostly focusing on healthy foods)
  • Social prescriptions (focused on social lifestyle improvements)
  • Nature prescriptions (like walking in nature, etc.)
  • Nutrition Prescriptions (food and diet based)

Research showing the efficacy of prescriptions lifestyle includes: