Articles by Dr. Hyman

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I HAVE WRITTEN extensively throughout my career for both lay people and medical professionals. Some of my most popular professional articles are collected below as PDF’s. Click here to get Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Environmental Toxins, Obesity, and Diabetes: An Emerging Risk Factor

The Failure of Risk Factor Treatment for Primary Prevention of Chronic Disease

Cholesterol: Wrong Target for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease?
November 2009

LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: TREATING THE CAUSES OF DISEASE
ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, NOV/DEC 2009, VOL. 15, NO. 6

FINDING THE MONEY FOR HEALTHCARE REFORM
ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, Sep/Oct 2009, VOL. 15, NO. 5


MORE ARTICLES BY DR. HYMAN

THE ECOLOGY OF EATING: THE POWER OF THE FORK
(ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, JUL/AUG 2009;15(4):14-15)

THE MEDICINE WE DO: REAL REFORM OF HEALTHCARE
(ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, MAY/JUN 2009;15(3):12-14)

THE RIGHT ORDER OF THINGS: PEELING THE ONION OF CHRONIC DISEASE
(ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, MAR/APR 2009;15(2):18-20)

AUTISM: IS IT ALL IN THE HEAD?
(ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, NOV/DEC 2008;14(6):12-18)

Functional-Diagnostics-Redefining-Disease
(Alternative Therapies, 2008;14(4):10-14)

Does Dementia Exist? Dispelling the Myth
(Alternative Therapies, Mar/Apr 2008; 14(2):10-12)

Is the Cure for Brain Disorders Outside the Brain?
(Alternative Therapies, Nov/Dec 2007;13(6):10-15)

The First Mind-Body Medicine: Bringing Shamanism Into the 21st Century
(Alternative Therapies, July/Aug 2007; 13(5):10-11)

The Life Cycles of Women: Restoring Balance
(Alternative Therapies, May/June 2007; 13(3):10-16)

Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare: Expanding the Discourse on Quality and Value
(Alternative Therapies, Jul/Aug 2007, VOL. 13, NO. 4)

The Origin of Diseases: Musings on Ecology and the Evolution of Medical Ideas
(Alternative Therapies, Mar/Apr 2007, VOL. 13, NO. 2)

Cancer – Treatment Through the Continuum
(Alternative Therapies, Jan/Feb 2007, VOL. 13, NO. 1)

NOTES FROM NEPAL: REFLECTIONS OF A MEDICAL STUDENT ON SHAMANS, LAMAS,SERPENTS, AND FORTUNES
(ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, NOV/DEC 2006;12( 6): 10-18)

Diabetes – Asking the Right Questions
(Alternative Therapies, Sept/Oct 2006, VOL. 12, NO. 5)

The Evolution of Research, Part 2: The Clinician’s Dilemma – Treating Systems, Not Disease
(Alternative Therapies, July/Aug 2006, VOL. 12, NO. 4)

The Evolution of Research: Meeting the Needs of System Medicine, Part 1
Systems Biology: The Gut-Brain-Fat Cell Connection and Obesity
(Alternative Therapies, May/Jun 2006, VOL. 12, NO. 3)

Systems of Correspondence: Functionality in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Emerging Systems Biology
(Alternative Therapies, Mar/Apr 2006, VOL. 12, NO. 2)

Eating Medicine: Food as Pharmacology
(Alternative Therapies, Jan/Feb 2006, VOL. 12, NO. 1)

The Real Alternative Medicine: Reconsidering Conventional Medicine
(Alternative Therapies, Jan/Feb 2006, VOL. 12, NO. 1)

Refrigerator Rights – The Missing Link in Health, Disease and Obesity
(Alternative Therapies, Nov/Dec 2005, VOL. 11, NO. 6)

Quality in Healthcare: Asking the Right Questions The Next Ten Years: The Role of CAM in the “Quality Cure”
(Alternative Therapies, May/June 2005, VOL. 11, NO. 3)

Finding the Right Medicine: Skillful Means
(Alternative Therapies, Mar/Apr 2005, VOL. 11, NO. 2)

A Rational Approach to Antioxidant Therapy and Vitamin E
(Alternative Therapies, Jan/Feb 2005, VOL. 11, NO. 1)

The Impact of Mercury on Human Health and the Environment
(Alternative Therapies, Nov/Dec 2004, VOL. 10, NO. 6)

Paradigm Shift: The End of “Normal Science” in Medicine Understanding Function in Nutrition, Health, and Disease
(Alternative Therapies, Sept/Oct 2004, VOL. 10, NO. 5)

Mark Hyman, MD – Practicing Medicine for the Future: Interview by Karolyn A. Gazella
(Alternative Therapies, July/Aug 2004, VOL. 10, NO. 4)

Food as Healer, Food as Slayer
(Alternative Therapies, July/Aug 2004, VOL. 10, NO. 4)

An Elimination Diet Plus Supplements in the Treatment of Chronic Dermatitis and Type 2 Diabetes
(Integrative Medicine, Vol. 1, No. 1, Dec 2002/Jan 2003)

Systems Biology, Toxins, Obesity, and Functional Medicine
(Managing Biotransformation: The Metabolic, Genomic, and Detoxification Balance Points)