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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 […]

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 […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Everything You Need to Know About Your Gut with Dr. Vincent Pedre, #16

           Download MP3 When you are stressed, did you know that your gut bacteria can change? Did you know that if you suffer from a Traumatic Brain Injury, even something as common as a concussion, within 30 minutes gut permeability increases? There are so many things that impact our gut that then […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 14 with Dr. Terry Wahls

  Terry Wahls on How She Reversed Multiple Sclerosis Using the Power of Functional Medicine My friend and colleague, Dr. Terry Wahls is considered a medical marvel by many. To me, her story is the epitome of what it means to use food as medicine. In 2000, Dr. Wahls was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. By […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – The Importance of Dental Care in Whole Body Health with Dr. Steven Lin, #15

           Download MP3 Have you noticed that some people can have a mouth full of cavities, while others don’t? Which category do you fall in? If you think that brushing and flossing alone will prevent cavities, you might be interested in hearing about the myriad of other ways we can have good […]

Help Me Change the Future of Medicine

Our healthcare system is broken. It’s more of a sick-care system if you ask me—keeping us sick, overweight, and unhappy because prevention and education are pushed aside for politics and financial gain. And while this is upsetting and can sometimes feel downright discouraging, we can all make an impact by using our voices together. I […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 13 with Dr. Sidney Baker

How Eating Worms May Cure Disease and Other Medical Surprises My guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is a mentor, a friend, and a truly gifted physician. As a young doctor, I called Dr. Sidney Baker after one of his profound lectures and asked if I could sit at his feet and […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – My Personal Journey to Fixing My Brain with Dr. Mark Hyman, #14

    Download MP3 As a practicing Functional Medicine doctor, you might be surprised to know that I got sick…really sick. I got so sick that I thought my brain had broken. I had brain fog and couldn’t remember my patients’ names; I was exhausted and just could not function. What I uncovered may surprise you. […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 12 with Gary Taubes

The Case Against Sugar If only eating was as simple as calories in and calories out. Although, that’s what many scientists and nutrition experts would have us believe. If this was sound advice, we’d all be thin and healthy and there wouldn’t be an obesity epidemic around the world. The idea that all calories are […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Meditation Takes You Deeper Than Sleep with Light Watkins, #13

    Download MP3 Why do people meditate? Is it because they need to de-stress—or is it because they want to work smarter and be more productive? It actually can be both and much more. Many benefits can’t even be measured. But, it is a common experience that if you meditate you will feel better; you’ll […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 11 with Dr. David Heber

The Great Debate About Protein Over the last twenty years, we’ve gotten a lot of mixed messages about protein. Should we be Paleo and eat animal protein or be vegan and get our protein from plants, beans, and grains? Well, the truth about protein is a lot more nuanced than we think. What we can […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Muscle: The Organ of Longevity with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, #12

Download MP3 We use our muscles every day—from our brain to our quads—for the smallest and the biggest tasks. Muscles make up an impressive 45% of our body mass. Did you know that muscle is an endocrine organ and regulates metabolism? Did you know that using your muscles can actually help reduce systemic inflammation? Today […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 10 with Marie Forleo

How to Build a Life You Love How can you go from a life that you have—to a life that you love? This is the topic of conversation in this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy. Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation and one of Inc.’s 500 fastest growing companies, […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 11 with Dr. Elizabeth Boham

Download MP3 We often hear the word inflammation in conjunction with the word disease. Loved ones fall ill, seemingly out of the blue, and it’s devastating. We weren’t expecting it at all. We look at them and they seem healthy and happy. Could it be hidden inflammation? If inflammation is implicated in so many diseases, […]