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The Best Way To Reduce IBS Symptoms Is By Changing Your Diet. Here's How

Changing your diet and adopting mind-body practices can help.

Joseph Hooper
January 26 2019

What Living With Lyme Disease Taught Me About Hope

"Mom, are you ever going to get better?" I was filled with anxiety and sadness. The truth was, I didn't know if I would ever get better. But I didn't...

Meegan Sciretto
April 13 2017

The Way Yoga Helped Me Cope With My Autoimmune Disease

How one yogi let vulnerability prevail during a health catastrophe.

Stephanie MoDavis
May 14 2016

What You Need To Know About Lyme Disease + A Natural Approach To Healing

You've probably been hearing a lot about Lyme lately — after all, the rate of infections has surged in recent years. Here's what you should know about...

Unexplained Health Problems? It Could Be Autoimmune Reactivity

I find there are countless people who aren't sick enough to be labeled with an autoimmune disease but are still damaged by the effects of autoimmune...

What I Wish Everyone Knew About The Thyroid: A Functional MD Explains

This little butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck affects everything. Here’s what you should know about the thyroid and your overall well-being.

Raphael Kellman, M.D.
February 2 2016

Why I Don’t Recommend An Annual Physical

If you pay a visit to your primary care physician every year, you know what annual exams are like: you take time off work, wait in an office for an...

Amy Shah, M.D.
January 15 2016

I Was 26 And Healthy. Here's How A Routine Dentist Visit Saved My Life

In the spring of 2014, I was 26 years old, working toward my bachelor’s degree in human resource management, working full time, and engaged to be...

Brooke Vitense
December 5 2015

7 Radical Life Changes I Made When I Was Given A Cancer Death Sentence

No, I wasn’t on death row — but it sure felt like it when I was sentenced with Stage 4 lung cancer back in February 2012.

Susan Warmerdam
November 22 2015

Why Stress From Your Childhood Is Hurting Your Health Today + How To Heal

We’ve long known that suffering physical or sexual abuse in childhood negatively affects mental health for life. But recently, researchers have...

Donna Jackson Nakazawa
August 29 2015

10 Signs You Might Have A Thyroid Problem

What you need to know about the thyroid gland.

Aviva Romm, M.D.
July 20 2015

What It's Really Like To Have Candida

Dealing with candida has become its own funny, uncomfortable little exercise in mindfulness

Charlotte Lieberman
May 21 2015

9 Simple Tips To Eat More Fruits & Veggies Every Day

We all have heard some variation of this nutritional advice since we were kids: “Eat your veggies, finish your fruit.” It's abundantly clear that...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
May 7 2015

6 Things Everyone Should Know About Acid Reflux

You've probably heard of acid reflux and its classic symptom, heartburn. But did you know that acid reflux can cause problems not just in your...

13 Signs You Have A Thyroid Problem + What To Do About It

Low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, affects around 20 million Americans, and 1 in 8 women will experience a thyroid issue in her lifetime.

5 Concepts That Will Revolutionize Western Medicine

Over the last decade, a shift has been taking place in health care. This shift has been fueled by changes in our understanding of human biology as a...

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.
March 8 2015