Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

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, […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 9 with Reverend Michael Beckwith

How to Find Your Purpose “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”― Howard Thurman The concept of purpose is an essential part of all Blue Zone communities, a term coined to designate the geographic regions […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 10 with Mike Mutzel

Download MP3 Have you or a loved one been on a destructive path, and wondered how on earth are things going to change? Our good friend and Functional Nutrition expert Mike Mutzel opens up for the first time here on The Broken Brain Podcast about his experience as a child and young person doing drugs, […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 8 with Dr. Jeffrey Bland

The Future of Medicine When I was a young doctor, I subscribed to the idea that physicians knew everything. I also believed that I was untouchable and that working fourteen-hour shifts, eating Ben & Jerry’s for dinner, and barely getting any sleep would have little effect on my body. Boy, was I wrong. Years of […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 9 with Max Lugavere

Download MP3 What do you do when your mom’s health suddenly takes a nosedive and you don’t recognize the person you’ve known your whole life? If you are Max Lugavere, you drop everything and go on a mission, pouring through all the medical literature to put the pieces together about brain health in support of […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 7 with Dave Asprey

The Little Known Secret to Energy and Longevity My guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy will show you how to be smarter, stronger, and more resilient. Last year when I got really sick due to a perfect storm of mold toxicity, a horseback riding accident, and dental surgery, I went to my […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 8 with Dr. Rupy Aujla

Download MP3 Food. You’ve heard it said many times: Food is medicine. But, do we really understand how our day to day food choices can make or break our health? The good news is that there are people out there, like Dr. Rupy Aujla, who do, and who are passionate about the role of food […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 6 with Dan Buettner

Why Blue Zones Are the Healthiest Places on Earth We all want to know what it takes to live a long, healthy, and happy life. My friend and author, Dan Buettner, set out an on adventure to find the answers, and he put his findings in his best-seller, The Blue Zones. Dan always has been […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 7 with Dr. Maya Shetreat

Download MP3 Do you let your kids play in the dirt or have hand wipes ready for them at every turn? In a society that fears dirt and considers it undesirable, science is showing that we are losing diversity of bacteria on our skin and in our guts which impacts our immune systems and our […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode 5 with Miriam Horn

Why Big Farmers Are Not Always the Bad Guys My guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy, Miriam Horn, showed me how ranchers, farmers, and fisherman can be the greatest allies we have in our mission to protect the planet. Miriam Horn works at the Environmental Defense Fund and is a New York […]