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The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode T...

Download MP3 Inflammation is part of our body’s natural defense system—it can actually help our body protect and heal itself.  However, when your immune system shifts out of balance, inflammation […]

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  • 5/17

A New Roadmap for Treating Disease

My medical school training gave me the ability to diagnose thousands of different separate diseases. Diseases, I suggest, which don’t really exist in the way we think they do. We […]

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  • 5/16

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode T...

Download MP3 Is stress getting the best of you? Have you heard the saying that stress makes you stupid, sick, and slow? How many of your health problems are related […]

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  • 5/11

The Myth of Diagnosis

Today I want to revisit a topic that is still very relevant. I believe that we put too much emphasis on naming diseases. Sure, the names we give disease are […]

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  • 5/4

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 1...

Download MP3 Hi! Dr. Hyman here…welcome to our very first installment of The Broken Brain Podcast! I am so excited to continue the conversation about brain health with you in […]

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  • 5/3

Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers...

True or false? The benefits of organic vegetables are overstated because studies show they’re no healthier than conventionally grown food. That’s a big false! Unless you like having lethal chemicals […]

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  • 4/26

What NOT to Eat: Part 2

A few weeks ago I shared an article called What NOT to Eat about processed foods. Today, I want to talk to you about additives. How much of what we […]

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  • 4/20

How to Feed Your Gut

Five years ago, nobody knew they had a microbiome. Today, we’re obsessed with it. That may be a slight exaggeration, but the health of the community of microbes living in […]

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  • 4/13

Our Food System: An Invisible Form ...

On April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, I was honored to be asked to speak at Riverside Church in Harlem, the church where 51 […]

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  • 4/9

What NOT to Eat

For the most part, we all understand how to cook with real food. We typically don’t add non-food ingredients into our home-cooked meals. Our avocados aren’t made with green dye. […]

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  • 3/30

Help Me Change the Dietary Guidelin...

In today’s world of crazy politics and policies shaped by corporate (not citizen’s) interest, it is easy to feel powerless. Yet, there is so much you can do in just […]

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  • 3/22

What Should You Drink?

You need to drink one thing and one thing only to be healthy: plain water. Of course, if the majority of our population followed this advice, I wouldn’t need to […]

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  • 3/13