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functional medicine

Why Chinese Herbs Are Great For Treating Acne

As a holistic practitioner specializing in dermatology, I see a lot of patients with moderate to severe acne. Many of them come to me for the first...

Antonia Balfour
September 9 2014

What You Should Eat To Grow Your Brain

Psychiatrist Dr. Drew Ramsey discusses how poor diets and a lack of nutrients have harmed our brains, causing anxiety and depression, and why a client...

August 20 2014

How I Went From Wheelchair To Walking By Changing My Diet

Dr. Terry Wahls was given a diagnosis of MS and told she'd have to spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. After radically transforming her diet,...

July 30 2014

Live Dirty, Eat Clean! Why The Microbiome Is The Future Of Medicine

We've all heard about the microbiome, but what is it? Why should we care? And, most importantly, what should we do about it? Integrative...

July 23 2014

Dr. Mark Hyman On Sugar & The Only Rules You Need To Eat Healthy

Functional medicine doctor Mark Hyman breaks down the latest in what we know about food, from why sugar is a recreational drug to the best decision...

July 1 2014

Dr. Mark Hyman's Super-Simple Diet Advice

Is eating right really that complicated? World-renowned functional medicine expert Dr. Mark Hyman doesn't think so. Watch the clip below to find out...

June 27 2014

Dr. Frank Lipman On Why Paleo Works

Dr. Frank Lipman has heard all the hype about the Mediterranean diet and the benefits of plant-based nutrition. In the clip below, though, Dr. Lipman...

June 25 2014

Why So Many Doctors Don't Know How To Deal With Chronic Disease

Part of why it's so hard to find a doctor who can treat chronic illness is because most medical schools don't teach physicians to understand how the...

June 21 2014

How You Feel Matters More Than Any Test Result

Integrative physician Dr. Amy Myers outlines the basics of the elimination diet that helps her patients identify which foods they need to avoid, and...

June 18 2014

When It's Good To Be A "Difficult" Patient

When Dr. Amy Myers was a medical student with an undiagnosed autoimmune disease, doctors told her she was just "stressed." In this clip, Dr. Myers...

June 17 2014

Why Every Bite You Eat Changes Your Microbiome

Many of us know that the microbiome — a vast collection of bacteria living inside us — is a key component of overall health. We also know that diet...

June 17 2014

Everything You Need To Know About Adrenal Fatigue

Your health is on a continuum. On one end you have optimal health, and on the other, you have chronic illness. Your adrenal health works in the same...

Amy Myers, M.D.
October 31 2013

3 Simple Steps To Great Gut Health

If you have gas or bloating after you eat, or if you experience constipation and/or loose stools, or any type of intestinal discomfort, you have a...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
September 20 2013

4 Tests To Determine If You Have A Leaky Gut

Your gut is home to trillions of beneficial bacteria. You have 10 times more of these bacteria in your gastrointestinal system than you have cells in...

3 Reasons Mainstream Medicine Is Failing You + What To Do About It

The United States spends more than $3 trillion each year on health care. That's more than what the next 10 countries spend combined! There could be...

The #1 Health Tip Your Doctor Hasn't Prescribed

As a doctor, I always thought that, to be healthy, you simply had to eat well, exercise, get enough sleep, take your vitamins, and follow doctor’s...

Dr. Lissa Rankin
June 14 2013

When & Why Do We Need Functional Medicine?

Most people think of prevention as something they need to do when they are well, so that they don’t get sick. This is absolutely true, but it's not...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
April 24 2013

How Compulsive Overeating Saved My Life

I can still remember it: a little, yellow house, with white trim directly across the street from my elementary school. Once inside, a world of...

Sami G
March 18 2013

Why I Don't Practice Conventional Medicine

Escape Fire, a very telling documentary about the state of health care in the United States, premiered on CNN Sunday night. For those of you who...

Dr. Alejandra Carrasco
March 13 2013

5 Stages Of Healing From A Chronic Health Challenge

When it comes to chronic health challenges, the healing process is very much like unraveling the layers of an onion. It takes stamina, patience, and a...

Kelly O'Brien
March 2 2013