Tag Archives | Cancer

10 Strategies to Prevent and Treat Breast Cancer

“I’m at high risk for breast cancer based on my genetic history,” writes a longtime reader. “What advice do you have to prevent it, or if someone has it, to potentially reverse breast cancer?” Recently I discussed how traumatizing receiving the news that a loved one or even yourself has cancer can be, and then provided […]

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 […]

A Pilgrimage to Bhutan: Making Sense of 2012 – Part I

What we can be sure of is change, the unpredictability and shifting nature of life.   How we relate to that change determines everything – does it beat us down or hone us into more refined ways of being, does it tear apart what we know leaving nothing, or does it guide us into a deeper […]

Fifty Percent of Americans Suffer from Silent Killer

ONE OF EVERY TWO of you have a deadly disease that’s making you fat sick and will kill you and 90 percent of you don’t even know you have it. What’s worse is your doctor’s not trained how to find it and they are not even looking for it. This problem will cost us $3.5 […]

Dr. Hyman’s Talk to TEDMED

Your Health is a Stewardship: An Interview with Rick Warren

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 […]

Why Functional Medicine?

OVER THE YEARS I HAVE SHARED with many of you my passion for an emerging health care model based on systems medicine — functional medicine — that can reduce the global burden of chronic disease, improve patient outcomes, create healthy communities, and avert an economic crisis from escalating health care costs. Welcome to my first e-newsletter created […]

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 […]

Cancer: New Science on How to Prevent and Treat It—A Report from TEDMED

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE HAS LOST THE BATTLE WITH CANCER. But that doesn’t mean the war is over. Let me explain why we may finally be heading in the right direction. I just returned from TEDMED, an extraordinary gathering of brilliant minds from science, medicine, business, and technology—a veritable intellectual orgy. During the conference, there was a […]