Tag Archives | Autoimmune Disorders

How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Fat

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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

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The Failure of Decoding the Human Genome and the Future of Medicine

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THE DECODING OF THE HUMAN GENOME at the dawn of the millennium carried the hope and promise of the beginning of the end of human suffering. However, after more than a decade of intense exploration of the human genome the burden of human disease and suffering has only increased across the globe. Heart disease, cancer, […]

Educational Resources for Physician’s

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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

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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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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD the slides from the Urban Zen Seminar.

Physician's Corner: Resources for Physicians

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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 […]

How 5,000 Year Old Medicine Combined with 21st Century Science Can Help You Live Longer

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WHAT KIND OF DOCTOR are you?” It’s one of the most common questions I get when I lecture or travel. People want to know: Am I an alternative doctor, an integrative doctor, a holistic doctor, a natural doctor? The answer? I’m none of the above! In fact, I trained as a family doctor because I was interested […]

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

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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 […]

UltraWellness Health Library

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THE ULTRAWELLNESS LIBRARY combines my best articles, videos and recipes and those from my expert staff to help you learn more about taking charge of your health. It’s easy to browse by subject, below (or search at any time from any page by using the search box up in the top right column). Simply click […]

UltraWellness Lesson 1: Environmental Inputs

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IN THE INTRODUCTION, I explained how our current model of medicine ignores the real causes of disease. Now we’ll examine the first of 7 keys to UltraWellness. Our thinking about how we get sick is completely wrong. You can’t “catch” disease. You can’t “get” cancer or heart disease, diabetes, or dementia. Our medical system is […]

An Introduction to UltraWellness

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MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW how poorly they feel until they feel better. In fact, most of us don’t recognize fatigue, digestive problems, aches and pains, allergies, headaches, and more aren’t just annoying symptoms. They are early clues to impending diseases that can disable and kill us. Most heart disease starts in the womb. You can […]