55 Articles by Amy Myers, M.D.

Amy Myers, M.D.

9 Nutrients That Balance Hypothyroidism, Explained By A Doctor

Fatigue, hair loss, brain fog, weight gain, low body temperature, and anxiety are signs that your thyroid might be underactive.

Amy Myers, M.D.
September 30 2016

The One Thing To Do Every Day To Avoid Candida Overgrowth: A Doctor Explains

As a functional medicine doctor, I often see my patients' stress contribute to candida, or an overgrowth of yeast in the gut. Here's how to avoid it.

Amy Myers, M.D.
March 4 2016

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

A Doctor’s Top 4 Reasons To Eat Organic

Our great-great-grandparents subsisted on a completely organic diet. Modern or conventional farming methods that involve the use of genetically...

Amy Myers, M.D.
August 4 2014

10 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Gut + How To Heal It

In functional medicine, we believe that every system in the body is connected. Your digestive and hormonal systems, for example, aren't independent of...

Amy Myers, M.D.
July 17 2014

3 Surprising Reasons To Give Up Gluten

Maybe you’ve toyed with the idea of giving up gluten, or at least limiting it somewhat, but you haven’t made the leap just yet. After all, you haven’t...

Amy Myers, M.D.
July 3 2014

Anxious? Moody? Depressed? Why You Might Have Candida

Conventional medicine views the body in terms of distinct systems, and therefore often sees the mind as independent from the rest of the body. As a...

Amy Myers, M.D.
June 18 2014

What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About GERD

Do you suffer from heartburn? How about acid reflux? If you’re among the 10 to 20% of Americans with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who endure...

Amy Myers, M.D.
May 30 2014

How Conventional Medicine Got Autoimmune Diseases All Wrong

I believe conventional medicine has it all wrong when it comes to treating autoimmune conditions. Autoimmune conditions affect over 50 million...

Amy Myers, M.D.
April 27 2014

Why Magnesium Is Essential For A Healthy & Happy Life

Did you know that an adult heart pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood through your body every day? Or that it takes only 20 seconds for blood to...

Amy Myers, M.D.
February 13 2014

How To Cleanse Your Body With Food

Do you feel sluggish, bloated or just frequently under the weather? Are you suffering from seasonal allergies or having a difficult time losing...

Amy Myers, M.D.
January 23 2014

6 Benefits Of Infrared Sauna Therapy

Detoxify, relax, and soak up all the benefits of sweating in an infrared sauna.

Amy Myers, M.D.
January 16 2014

6 Steps To Detox The Air In Your Home

It’s no surprise that air pollution can affect your health, but did you know that indoor air is 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air? Have you...

Amy Myers, M.D.
January 9 2014

Why You Should Never Drink From Plastic

Running out of ideas for New Year’s resolutions? Have you considered hydration?

Amy Myers, M.D.
January 2 2014

​How To Live Clean In 2014

New year, new you, right? Does your resolution involve a healthier and cleaner lifestyle?

Amy Myers, M.D.
December 26 2013

6 Causes Of Fatigue That Could Indicate An Underlying Problem

Do you often find yourself feeling sluggish and exhausted? Maybe it’s a struggle to get out of bed every morning because you just don’t feel rested....

Amy Myers, M.D.
November 28 2013