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Co-host Dr. Regan Steigmann joins the podcast and explains her role in preventative medicine and how she lives a healthy life despite her incredibly busy schedule working as a flight surgeon. We explore the facets of lifestyle medicine and how everyone can adopt such habits.
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Dr. Sohaib Imtiaz: Hey guys. So welcome to the Body Clock podcast. Today we have a vital integral part of our team joining us: Regan. Hey Regan.
Dr. Regan Steigmann: Hey there, Sohaib.
Dr. Sohaib Imtiaz: Finally, it’s nice to get you on the podcast and I know you’ve been very busy lately with your preventive medicine exams and congratulations on being certified as a lifestyle medicine physician.
Dr. Regan Steigmann: Thank you so much. It’s an honor and thanks for setting the pace for all of us here at Owaves and being the first of our team to actually become formally certified in lifestyle medicine.
Dr. Sohaib Imtiaz: That’s very kind of you. We’ve been waiting for you and your input for this podcast. We’ve be missing that female voice as well to, you know, make our podcast more, you know, listener friendly.
Dr. Regan Steigmann: Absolutely. Got to build that balance and find that find that finesse between.
Dr. Sohaib Imtiaz: Yeah. They actually say interestingly there was exponential medicine was taking place this week in San Diego and they were talking about voice tech and Alexa and they were saying how the female voice is-research has shown that people prefer the female voice to the male voice generally speaking.
Dr. Regan Steigmann: Unless unless the male voice has an accent though, right?
Dr. Sohaib Imtiaz: What kind of accent? That’s the question. Reagan is a flight surgeon. She works closely with the American military and she was very involved the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. You were-what was your role with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Reagan?
Dr. Regan Steigmann: Absolutely. So I first learned about the American College of Lifestyle Medicine through the American College of Preventive Medicine in about 2012. So coming up on a decade rather quickly which is terrifying but exciting because it’s given and provided a lot of leverage points for forming and shaping this field of lifestyle medicine. So I really just found the scope of what the backbone of lifestyle medicine is much more alluring and intriguing as as it pertains to how and why I went into medicine in the first place.
So I think we all have this idea of, you know, I want to go in, I want to help people and I want to be a healer and I w...