Undo Your Heart Disease

Sentara Heart is proud to offer the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine 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 will help you heal your body by:

  • Reducing the risk of a heart-related event
  • Decreasing the frequency and severity of chest pain
  • Lowering the likelihood of future surgery
  • Lessening your dependence on medications
  • Lowering your cholesterol, improving your blood pressure, and losing weight
  • Increasing your capacity for exercise

The Ornish Lifestyle Medicine is covered by Medicare and many commercial insurers for qualified and eligible members. 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:

  1. Nutrition: healthy-eating guidance during a shared meal
  2. Activity: supervised exercise
  3. Stress management: relaxation techniques
  4. Emotional support: group discussion

For more information, fill out the form, or call 1-877-888-3091 to begin your journey to heart health and recovery.

Ornish Lifestyle Medicine
Sentara Princess Anne
2075 Glenn Mitchell Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

For more information call 1-877-888-3091 or fill out the form below:

  • “I had so much angina that I was popping more than 20 nitros a day. After only a few weeks on this program, I was free of chest pain, and my heart disease showed some reversal after 1 year and even more reversal after 5 years.”

    Mel Lefer, Program Participant

  • “It’s so simple! I wish other people would understand that they have choices, other than just medications, to manage their disease.”

    Cathy Lynch, Program Participant

  • “The staff and the group experience were essential to my success in the program.”

    Jim Vavrek, Program Participant

  • “I didn’t expect to love the food as much as I do. I haven’t had a bad meal yet and have never gone hungry.”

    Janine Mansell, Program Participant