Tag Archives | Autoimmune Disorders

How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Fat

Think food allergy and you might conjure the worst-case scenario, like a child going into anaphylactic shock after exposure to peanuts. No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it’s also relatively rare. A much more common scenario is an adult with a low-grade food allergy to, say, gluten who never pinpoints the cause […]

Dr. Hyman’s Talk to TEDMED

Educational Resources for Physician’s

THE FOLLOWING ARE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES I use on a daily basis. In my view they represent the best of the best sources of information, research, and ongoing training for physician’s. Institute for Functional Medicine Books, Training Programs, and More The goal of the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) is to serve the highest expression of […]

Paradigm Shift: The End of “Normal Science” in Medicine

WHAT FOLLOWS IS AN ARTICLE I wrote a few years ago that reviews the intellectual history of the pioneers in nutrition and the fathers of functional medicine. These revolutionary thinkers and scientists are responsible for re-framing our entire notion of nutrition and vitamin and mineral therapy away from its once limited use in the treatment […]

Urban Zen Slides

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Physician's Corner: Resources for Physicians

NAVIGATING MEDICAL RESEARCH, finding unbiased medical education and learning the skills to enable you to care for patients using the revolutionary principles emerging from that science is a difficult challenge whether you want to transform your practice, enhance your current knowledge base, or simply become more educated about treatments that more than half of your […]

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 […]

5 Simple Steps to Cure IBS Without Drugs

IMAGINE HAVING A CONDITION with symptoms so severe that you can’t leave the house, yet your doctor calls it a “functional,” or “psychosomatic,” disease — meaning that it’s all in your head. But it’s a very real problem for the 60 million people — that’s 20 percent of Americans — who have irritable bowel syndrome […]

How to Stop Attacking Yourself: 9 Steps to Heal Autoimmune Disease

INFLAMMATION IS A “HOT” TOPIC IN MEDICINE. It appears connected to almost every known chronic disease — from heart disease to cancer, diabetes to obesity, autism to dementia, and even depression. Other inflammatory diseases such as allergies, asthma, arthritis, and autoimmune disease are increasing at dramatic rates. As physicians we are trained to shut off […]

Is Your Body Burning Up with Hidden Inflammation?

COULD SOMETHING AS SIMPLE as a quick and easy blood test save your life? Absolutely. It is called a C-reactive protein test, and it measures the degree of HIDDEN inflammation in your body. Finding out whether or not you are suffering from hidden inflammation is critical, because almost every modern disease is caused or affected […]

Essential Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

IT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT MOLECULE you need to stay healthy and prevent disease — yet you’ve probably never heard of it. It’s the secret to prevent aging, cancer, heart disease, dementia and more, and necessary to treat everything from autism to Alzheimer’s disease. There are more than 89,000 medical articles about it — but your […]

Is There Any Route But Prescription Medication to Get Allergy Relief?

TAKE A BLOOD TEST called C-reactive protein. It measures the degree of hidden inflammation in your body. This is important because almost every modern disease is caused by or affected by hidden inflammation, including heart disease, cancer, obesity, and dementia as well as arthritis, autoimmune disease, allergies, and digestive disorders. Then once you figure out […]