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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

9 Ways To Improve Your Brain Health For Better Memory

Most Americans think that their DNA will determine whether or not they will suffer from dementia and early memory loss. That's wrong.

Terry Wahls, M.D.
February 20 2015

7 Essential Strategies To Fight Chronic Disease

Heads up: the statistics are grim. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, type 2 diabetes in America has tripled since the...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
February 3 2015

Why You Can't Medicate Your Way Out Of Poor Diet & Lifestyle Choices

When I presented my research on the successful treatment of multiple sclerosis using diet and lifestyle changes at the Rheumatology research seminar,...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
January 11 2015

How Improving Brain Health Boosts Your Immunity

From colds to cancer, your immune health is essential to whether or not you thrive in life.

The Real Reason You Have Chronic Pain + How To Heal It

Chronic pain is the most common problem I see in my clinical practice, and is probably one of the most prevalent causes of visits to the doctor's...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
January 8 2015

What Everyone Should Know About Sensory Processing Disorder

Here are a few things that you should know about these sensational people.

Rachel Schneider
January 6 2015

Why Your Lab Results Could Be Lying About Your Thyroid Health

Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, is one of the most common underlying chronic hormonal problem in the world.

What My Doctors Didn't Tell Me About Chronic Yeast Infections

I'm turning 25 next month, and I have already had at least 40 vaginal yeast infections.

Brandy Oswald
December 7 2014

You're Never Too Young To Start Preventing Heart Disease

I admit, I had to read up on Millennials because my waiting room is usually packed with baby boomers who have never heard of XM 45 Shade. Millennials...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 19 2014

6 Stress-Busting Techniques From A Cardiologist

For many heart patients, stress is the elephant in the room when we discuss why they missed their goals for proper exercise, nutrition, abstinence...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 12 2014

What You Need To Know About Viruses

Let's explore the world of viruses to help you better understand these infectious agents.

Nancy Simpkins, M.D.
October 17 2014

Fracking: What It Is & Why You Should Care

Fracking is all over the news lately. No wonder. This technology responsible for America’s recent boost in natural gas production has some critics....

I'm A Model. Here's Why Beauty Standards Are BS

We can all agree that when we look through a magazine, we’re being taught to learn something that is untrue. In the United States, flipping through a...

Emily Nolan
August 12 2014

My Husband Was In The Hospital For 3 Years. Here's What I Learned

Hospitals can be scary places for both the patient and their loved ones. It’s unfamiliar territory; they’re like foreign countries, with their own...

Monique L. Muñoz
August 8 2014

The 4 Fears That Could Be Preventing You From Losing Weight

There are times when I feel like it would be easier for me to convince a patient to change his religious beliefs than to change the food he eats....