Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Autoimmune Disease: Stop Your Body’s Self-Attack

THE INCIDENCE OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE has tripled in the last few decades. 24 million Americans are now affected. In fact, it affects more women than heart disease and breast cancer combined. But autoimmune disease isn’t just one condition. You’re probably familiar with the most common autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel […]

Nature’s Ibuprofen: Pain Relief from Within!

By Maggie Ward THE MAJORITY OF TODAY’S chronic health conditions and the aches and pains that so many of us suffer from have one common cause, INFLAMMATION! Fortunately, Nature has provided us with some of the best ways to reduce chronic inflammation so we can feel better and live more productive lives. The inflammatory cascade […]

Thyroid Disease: Are You Sick, Tired, Overweight?

ARE YOU ONE OF THE 30 MILLION women and 15 million men who have a chronic medical problem that is both under-diagnosed and under-treated? Are you suffering from vague symptoms that you think are normal parts of life, such as fatigue, feeling sluggish in the morning, and having trouble with your memory, concentration, or focus? […]

Are Your Food Allergies Making You Fat?

YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM may be making you fat. It’s hard to believe—but very true. I want to explain the bugs in your digestive tract, why they upset your gut’s immune system, and how they just might be behind those extra pounds. I have observed this phenomenon in hundreds of patients. Recently, remarkable new research has […]

My Commitment to Haiti

THE HORRORS IN HAITI in January 2010 hit me deeply, and the call for doctors, surgeons and medical supplies to treat the hundreds of thousands of wounded pushed me into action. There are few times in our lives when we can contribute to something larger than ourselves; the week of the earthquake felt like one […]

How a Canary Can Help You Lose Weight

THERE’S NO DOUBT THAT thyroid disease is on the rise: In my 20 years of practice, I’ve seen an increasing number of patients who have it. Why? Remember how miners used to detect toxic methane gas and carbon monoxide? They sent bright yellow canaries into the mines. Canaries are highly sensitive to these gasses – […]