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 […]

How to Pursue Your Passion

When we truly look at our lives, even the messy, uncomfortable, shameful parts, we are able to move on and discover what brings us joy. That’s what my guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is all about. Lisa Lampanelli went from famous comedian with a food addiction to life-coach specializing in food […]

Uncovering The Food Industry’s Lies and Reclaiming Your Health with Vani Hari

     Download MP3 Are you jumping from diet to diet and nothing seems to work? Are you sick of seeing contradictory health advice from experts? Just like the tobacco industry lied to us about the dangers of cigarettes, the same untruths, cover-ups, and deceptive practices are occurring in the food industry. Vani Hari, aka […]

From Funny Food Addict to Happy, Healthy Helper

It’s never too late to turn your life around. Doing deep emotional work can not only help us find better health and happiness, it can also help us discover our true purpose and understand how to fully share our gifts with others. Being vulnerable and open to reality, rather than focusing on the stories we […]

Are you addicted to social media?

Technology is everywhere—our pockets, desks, nightstands, kitchens, and even on our wrists. Yet, most of us have never given its role in our lives a second thought. An increased variety of devices has increased our ability to stay connected to one another, or so we think. Social media is touted as a way to keep […]

Change Your Relationship to Social Media

These days it can be hard to run a business, or it may feel hard to have a social life, without participating in social media. I know I use it regularly to share the power of Functional Medicine in hopes of helping others heal and it allows me to reach a great number of people […]

From Baskin-Robbins to a Food Revolution with Ocean Robbins

     Download MP3 The modern industrialized diet is the primary culprit behind the heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes, and obesity epidemics. A massive study found that last year the modern diet fueled 678,282 deaths in the United States and 11 million worldwide. In just one year! On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our […]

How Social Media May Be Ruining Your Life

Think about how often you check one of your many social media accounts. Chances are you spend a pretty good portion of your time, productivity, and brain power participating in these apps each day. Though it may seem harmless, or even beneficial, the ubiquitous use of social media is working against our health. Our brains […]

Facing Challenges Head-On

Life is full of challenges. Whether we’re struggling to get our health back on track, working through relationship troubles, or navigating an overwhelming project at work, challenges are part of the human experience. When we overcome them, we’re stronger, wiser, and more confident about the future. But how can we learn to accept a challenge […]

Empowering Others and Embracing Play

Staying authentic in the face of cultural norms can be a challenge. But if you’re like Miki Agrawal, and hear any “No” as an opportunity to create a “Yes,” authenticity comes naturally.   This week on The Doctor’s Farmacy, I sit down with my friend Miki to discuss her adventures as an industry disruptor who […]

How Friends and Community Can Help You Level Up, Stay Accountable and Build Resilience

     Download MP3 Surrounding ourselves with people that elevate us not only leads to a more fulfilling life, it leads to a healthier and longer one too. In fact, loneliness poses the same risks as smoking and can even manifest as physical illness, including chronic pain. On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, […]

The Secrets to Disrupting Your Life on Your Own Terms

There are many health topics considered too taboo to talk about—menstruation being one of them. By ignoring this completely normal part of women’s health we miss out on the ability to empower young girls to become educated, strong women who support communities and positive social change. Overcoming stigmas and challenging cultural norms is what my […]

A People-First Approach to Healthcare

Our healthcare system should be focused on keeping people well and providing efficient and comprehensive care to those who need it. It should be about value, not volume; putting people first, not increasing patients. One way of doing this is to support prevention. So many of our chronic diseases are brought on by lifestyle choices […]