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5 Strategies to Prevent and Treat Cancer

Today’s house call focuses on a topic very personal to me. “Mark, what would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer?” a friend recently asked. I’ve had a lot of time to think about this. I’ve sadly seen a lot of cancer in my life, both with my own family and with patients. The […]

5 Steps to Kill Hidden Bad Bugs in Your Gut that Make You Sick

DOCTORS ARE TRAINED TO IDENTIFY DISEASES by where they are located. If you have asthma, it’s considered a lung problem; if you have rheumatoid arthritis, it must be a joint problem; if you have acne, doctors see it as a skin problem; if you are overweight, you must have a metabolism problem; if you have […]

Top 5 Tips for a Better Brain

My Daily Routine People always want to know what I eat and do every day to stay energized and focused with everything on my plate. I talk a lot about cutting sugar and processed carbs and eating real, whole, fresh foods, exercising, and meditating—but everyone wants to know if I walk the walk! The truth […]

Boost Your Brain Power with This Slow Roasted Salmon

My docuseries, Broken Brain, goes live today! To celebrate we have another brain-boosting recipe. Today’s tasty dish is one of Parsley Health‘s favorites and was created by Lily Kunin from Clean Food Dirty City. Not only is this meal delicious, but salmon is high in omega-3’s which are essential for optimal brain function. As an added boost, […]

I Made a Documentary

I was a thriving, young doctor with a promising career ahead of me. Then, within a short amount of time (it felt like it was almost overnight), my entire life changed. Suddenly, depression and anxiety were constant companions and I had such extreme fatigue I couldn’t even get out of bed some mornings. What was […]

Green Deviled Eggs with Roasted Red Peppers

Let’s continue our series of healthy, brain-boosting recipes from guest experts in my upcoming docuseries, Broken Brain. Today’s recipe comes from my good friend, Dr. Drew Ramsey. This delicious Green Deviled Egg recipe is high in choline, which is key to regulating anxiety, learning, and memory. This crowd-pleasing recipe is a fun twist on the […]

Is Your Brain Broken?

I know this might seem like a silly question, but it’s one that I had to ask myself a long time ago when I suddenly became depressed, anxious, and fatigued. The answer was quite obvious to me. Something was definitely wrong with my brain and my body. But sometimes, a broken brain is not obvious […]

Bulletproof Veggie Buddha Bowl

This week we are continuing our series of healthy, brain-boosting recipes from some of the guest experts in my upcoming docuseries, Broken Brain. Today’s recipe comes from my good friend, Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof. Your brain is an organ that’s connected to everything else happening in your body. Fixing your brain starts with fixing […]

How Traumatic Stress Fuels the Flame of Gut Issues (and Arthritis!)

Hey everyone! Dr. Hyman here. I want to introduce you to my friend, Dr. Susan Blum. I recently wrote the forward for her new book, Healing Arthritis. I have invited her to talk about the ways that traumatic stress can effect your gut health and some exercises to help bring your gut back into balance. Here’s what Dr. Blum had to […]

What Do Dementia and Autism Have in Common?

Conventional medicine likes to label disorders, but often labels are meaningless. They tell us what disease we have, but they don’t say why we have it or even more importantly, how we can really treat it – other than prescribing a pill for every ill. The emphasis on naming diseases is pervasive throughout medicine, and […]

Leafy Green Turkey Tacos

It’s week two of our six-week series of healthy, brain-boosting recipes to celebrate the upcoming debut of my new docuseries, Broken Brain! Today’s recipe comes from one of our guest experts in Broken Brain, Dr. Terry Wahls. Dr. Wahls was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four […]

I’ll Never Forget the Day My Brain Broke

About 20 years ago, at the start of my medical career, I went from being a healthy, thriving physician to becoming a disoriented and terrified version of myself. I woke up feeling like I didn’t even know who I was anymore. I was depressed, anxious, forgetful. It got so bad that I had a hard […]

Harissa Spiced Cauliflower with Toasted Pistachios

We have an exciting announcement: Over the next six weeks, we will be featuring a series of healthy, brain-boosting dishes to celebrate the upcoming debut of my new docuseries, Broken Brain! Today’s recipe comes from Dr. Rupy Aujla, a master of using food as medicine and one of our guest experts in Broken Brain. Cauliflower […]

Can You Reverse Cognitive Decline?

Many doctors would say no. In fact, I’ve had several patients who have received a diagnosis of dementia and are told that there is no treatment that can truly stop or reverse the progression of this brain disorder. Compassionately, they’re told to get their affairs in order. For so long we believed that the brain […]