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How Tapping Can Help Relieve Chronic Pain

Since childhood, we’ve been taught that physical pain originates in the body. Our earliest experiences with pain often happened after scraping a knee...

Nicolas Ortner
April 7 2015

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-Year-Old With No Immune System Asks World To Wear Yellow In Support

Earlier in the month, Seth Lane, a 5-year-old boy who was born without an immune system made a video asking people to wear his favorite color, yellow,...

Emi Boscamp
March 27 2015

How Much Of Autoimmune Disease Is Genetics Vs. Environment?

People struggling with unexplained autoimmune symptoms can go years without being diagnosed, and even then are given very little options from...

Why Exercise Won't Counteract The Effects Of Sitting All Day

I admit it. I'm a standing addict. I use a standing desk when I see patients; at conferences my spot is always in the back so I can roam the edges of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 23 2015

Even More Proof That Gluten Sensitivity Exists

Having special dietary needs is widely accepted these days. But if you frequently tell people you're sensitive to gluten, you're still likely to...

How I Started Feeling Good Again After 10 Years Of Chronic Illness

It seems like just yesterday that I was a healthy, vibrant 20something gal living in Manhattan with my dream job in fashion. I had no idea what a...

Amie Valpone
March 18 2015

6 Triggers For Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders + How To Avoid Them

Thyroid disorders affect millions of people around the world. Millions more are undiagnosed, going years of their lives not knowing why they have...

9 All-Natural Tips To Alleviate Allergies & Asthma

The incidence of asthma in children is increasing at an astronomical rate. The death rate for asthma in children has increased by nearly 80% percent...

Amy Shah, M.D.
March 10 2015

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...

Dr. Jeffrey Bland
March 8 2015

Why Soy Isn't As Bad For You As Everyone Says

I ate dinner last night with another plant-based interventional cardiologist (triathlete Heather Shenkman, MD) at Vinh Loi Tofu in California and had...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 5 2015

9 Ways To Improve Your Brain Health For Better Memory

No one wants dementia or early cognitive decline for themselves or their loved ones. Who would want to outlive their memory? Unfortunately, the rates...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
February 20 2015

The Problems With Antibiotic Overuse Are Worse Than We Thought

We've long been told that popping antibiotics for common infections is not the greatest idea, as they have a negative effect on the microorganisms in...

Emi Boscamp
February 17 2015

Finally, More Scientific Evidence For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many people (even medical experts) have long dismissed chronic fatigue syndrome as a psychological or even imagined illness. But today, the condition...

Emi Boscamp
February 10 2015

5 All-Natural Tips To Boost Your Brain Health

Brain health is a major concern these days. Many of us worry that our brain isn't working as well as it used to. Often we have family members or loved...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
February 6 2015

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

When February rolls around, and Valentine's Day nears, we give extra attention to the amazing pump inside that circulates blood 100,000 times a day...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 5 2015

The Connection Between Artificial Sweeteners & Autoimmune Disease

The rise of autoimmune conditions is staggering. Millions of people around the world are suffering from unexplained symptoms from undiagnosed...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
February 4 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

11 Health Problems That Can Start In Your Gut

The microbiome is one of the most fascinating health topics for me to write and learn about, in part because it's hard to grasp its vastness and...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
January 28 2015

This Suprising Predictor Of Heart Disease Is The Last Thing You'd Expect

Normally, when doctors are looking for signs of heart disease in patients, they'll look at the usual suspects: smoking history, exercise and dietary...

Emi Boscamp
January 26 2015