Author Archives: Dr. Mark Hyman

Reverse Infertility Naturally With 7 Hormone Balancing Strategies from Functional Medicine Expert Dr. Hyman

Infertility can be a lonely, painful process that’s difficult to talk about, let alone solve. Traditional medicine can offer a variety of options, but functional medicine expert Dr. Hyman takes a more proactive approach through diet, exercise, stress management and supplements. If you’re coping with infertility, consider Dr. Hyman’s seven strategies for helping to reverse infertility natural

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Stop IBS Symptoms Immediately (And Finally Feel Better!) With These 10 Tips from Dr. Mark Hyman

Did you know that about 60 million people — 20 percent of Americans — have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? (That’s more than the population of California and New York combined!) These people struggle with miserable, often disabling symptoms like bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation and pain. The first step to healing is finding the root cause, says functional medicine expert Dr. Mark Hym

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Can Autoimmune Disease Be Healed? This Story from Dr. Hyman Will Astonish You

When faced with a debilitating illness, the journey to health is typically through conventional medicine. But consider the story of Isabel, who suffered from an autoimmune disease. Dr. Mark Hyman’s functional medicine approach to her illness not only erased her symptoms, it gave her a new chance at life. It provides a new hopeful perspective on how we can heal autoimmune disease.Isabel, a c

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Dr. Hyman Shares 5 Surprising Ways Sugar is Lowering Your Libido

Our hormones don’t operate in a vacuum. They are interconnected, performing like a big musical symphony. When one becomes out of balance, others are sure to follow.Sex hormones, healthy blood sugar, and insulin balance are intimately linked. Spikes in insulin, and the insulin resistance that results from eating too much sugar and flour, can lead to acne, irregular menstrual cycles, and make

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Dr. Hyman’s 5 Health Hacks to Stop Your Sugar Addiction For Good

We are all programmed to like sugar. New research shows some of us are genetically much more prone to sugar and food addiction than others. I have observed this in my patients, but now it is becoming clear why some have more trouble kicking the sugar habit than others.Science clearly demonstrates that people can be biologically addicted to sugar in the same way they can be addicted to heroin,

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Just Diagnosed with Fatty Liver? Dr. Hyman Says Sugar, Not Fat, is Your Enemy!

If you’re having concerns about the health of your liver, it might be time to kick your nasty sugar habit to the curb. Dr. Mark Hyman explains the dangers of fatty liver, and how sugar, rather than fat, may indeed be the primary culprit. Here’s all you need to know about fatty liver and, to top it off, a customized list of 7 life-changing tips for switching up your diet and lifestyle to heal o

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Is Alzheimer’s Really a Form of Diabetes? 8 Tips from Dr. Hyman on How You May Prevent and Reverse It!

Worried about the risk of dementia and memory loss that comes with aging? It might be time to cut out those refined carbohydrates and embrace healthy fats in your diet. Dr. Mark Hyman explains the risks and dangers of Alzheimer’s disease (what he calls “Type 3 diabetes”), and how unbalanced blood sugar levels may be a trigger. Here, Dr. Hyman explains what you need to know about memory loss,

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What is Dr. Hyman Cooking Today? Discover His Easiest, Healthiest Fall Meal Plan (and Secret Pumpkin Cookie Recipe!)

By Dr. Mark HymanWith the return of autumn comes the opportunity to savor some of my favorite healthy meals. Soups, stews, warm beverages, roasted veggies -- these are just a few of my favorite things to enjoy when it starts to get cool outside.Unfortunately, a lot of typical fall treats are filled with sugary, toxic chemicals, but it IS possible to enjoy this season without all the proces

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Are You Skinny Fat? Why It Can Be Worse Than Being Obese

“Fat” is an enormous issue in this country. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 35% of Americans can be classified as obese and a whopping 70% of Americans are overweight.  Being overweight or obese can increase your risk for a multitude of additional health problems including stroke, some cancers, heart disease, and depression. It can also seriously diminish quality of life.

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