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8 Myths & Facts About Autoimmune Disease

"If you can't trust me, we can't work together," a doctor told a young woman who later became my patient. This woman lived in a tiny town in rural...

Amy Myers, M.D.
January 15 2015

5 Things I Did To Naturally Heal My Rheumatoid Arthritis

Most rheumatologists believe in treating the disease vigorously with harsh immunosuppressants, increasing the chance of remission.

Jesse Golden
January 12 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.

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
January 9 2015

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

Inflammation May Cause Depression, Scientists Say

Depression needs to be treated like a physical illness — not a mental disability. With "mental disability" comes a stigma of weakness. So it's...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 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.

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
December 18 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About Lyme Disease

Though it's a devastating chronic disease, Lyme disease confounds a large portion of the public. It's much more than a bull's eye rash, and with more...

Leo Galland, M.D.
December 16 2014

Yet Another Reason BPA Is So Bad For You

If you're looking for a portable thirst quencher, you might want to adopt something made of glass.

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2014

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

Simple Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Avoid A Heart Attack

We just finished breast cancer awareness month, but the number one killer of men and women in the Western world remains cardiovascular disease, which...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
November 7 2014

The Real Reason Red Meat Is Bad For Your Heart

We know that red meat and hearts don't get along, but we're only just beginning to understand what happens in the body that leads to conditions like...

Emi Boscamp
November 6 2014

I Have OCD, But I Don't Let It Control My Life

Approximately 2.2 million American adults suffer from some form of obsessive-compulsive disorder. The ways OCD manifests can vary greatly, and...

Rachel Finn
November 4 2014

How Do You Know When It's Time For Antidepressants?

When to turn to medication over a natural route of food therapy.

Alisa Vitti
November 3 2014

Why A Leaky Gut Will Wreck Your Health + What To Do About It

Mainstream medicine once considered leaky gut syndrome a fake diagnosis given by alternative quacks. But today, research is confirming that a leaky...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
November 1 2014

What You Need To Know About SIBO + How To Fix It

SIBO, an acronym for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, has been a term increasingly on people's radar, especially in the health blogosphere. But...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
October 23 2014