Tag Archives | Hypothyroidism & Thyroid

6-Steps to Heal Your Thyroid.

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As I explained in last week’s blog, the thyroid system plays a critical role in your metabolism. Along with insulin and cortisol, your thyroid hormone is one of the big three hormones that control your metabolism and weight. The key is the right testing to confirm that a sluggish thyroid is contributing to a stalled […]

Fat, Tired and Inflamed – Could it be your Thyroid?

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Balancing all of your hormones, including sex hormones, adrenal or stress hormones, and thyroid hormones, becomes crucial if you want to heal. They are all interconnected; they interact with one another like a musical symphony. When any instrument in the symphony plays out of tune, problems arise. In this blog, I want to focus on […]

The UltraMind Solution: Key #2 Balance Your Hormones

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WELCOME BACK TO my series of blogs on my new book, The UltraMind Solution. Now for today’s blog … Most of us are living life completely out of balance. But so many symptoms we come to accept as “normal” are just signs of imbalance–and the type of imbalance that affects almost everyone in our society […]

Answers to Questions from My Recent Twitter Party

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I recently held a Twitter Party in the lead up to The UltraSimple Diet Challenge some of you just completed with me. The party and the challenge were fun opportunities to connect directly with some of you and answer your questions. For those who weren’t able to attend the party, I thought you would be […]

Dr. Hyman’s Talk to TEDMED

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Your Health is a Stewardship: An Interview with Rick Warren

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Food Addiction: Could It Explain Why 70 Percent of America Is Fat?

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OUR GOVERNMENT AND FOOD INDUSTRY both encourage more “personal responsibility” when it comes to battling the obesity epidemic and its associated diseases. They say people should exercise more self-control, make better choices, avoid over-eating, and reduce their intake of sugar-sweetened drinks and processed food. We are lead to believe there is no good food or […]

How Diabetes and Obesity are Ravaging America Today

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DO YOU FEAR for your health or feel exhausted all the time? Are you overweight? Or do you just have too much belly fat? Do you suffer from diabetes, monitor your blood sugar all the time, have serious blood sugar and insulin imbalances, or have elevated cholesterol, blood pressure, and triglyceride levels? If so, you […]

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 […]

Why Functional Medicine?

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