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How to Fix Your Gut: 7 Steps to Intestinal Health

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | February 11th, 2013 | 29 Comments
topic: Detox, Health & Wellness, Healthy Aging, Healthy Eating | tags: acid reflux, acne, arthritis, autism, autoimmune disease, bacteria, bloating, cancer, celiac disease, chronic fatigue, constipation, dementia, diarrhea, diet, digestion, digestive health, digestive system, fiber, food, food allergies, functional medicine, gas, gluten, gut, gut health, health, healthy-eating, heartburn, holistic medicine, immune system, inflammation, intestinal health, intestines, irritable bowel syndrome, Mark Hyman, mercury, metabolism, mood disorders, nutrition, probiotics, rashes, stomach, stress, sugar, toxins, UltraWellness, wellness, whole grains

Learn how to have great gut healthThere might be something wrong with your inner tube, and it could be making you sick and overweight. You may not even realize you have a problem … But if you have health concerns of any kind, or you are overweight, your inner tube could be the root cause. Of course, I’m not talking about a beach toy. I mean the inner tube of life — your digestive system.

Why Antidepressants Don’t Treat Depression

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | July 7th, 2010 | 19 Comments
topic: Health & Wellness | tags: 7 keys to UltraWellness, antidepresssants, depression, drug companies, functional medicine, health, UltraWellness

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Here’s some depressing recent medical news: Antidepressants don’t work. What’s even more depressing is that the pharmaceutical industry and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have deliberately deceived us into believing that they DO work. As a physician, this is frightening to me. Depression is among the most common problems seen in primary-care medicine and soon will be the second leading cause of disability in this country.

6 Reasons You Should Avoid Dairy

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | May 13th, 2010 | 2 Comments
topic: Detox, Family Health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Aging, Healthy Eating | tags: 7 keys to UltraWellness, bone health, bone strength, calcium, cheese, dairy, dr. mark hyman, functional medicine, ice cream, lactose intolerance, Mark Hyman, milk, UltraWellness, Vitamin D, yogurt

Got milk?

These days, it seems like almost everybody does. Celebrities, athletes and even former president Clinton’s head of Health and Human Services, Donna Shalala, are all proud to wear the white “milk mustache.” After all, everyone knows that you need milk to be healthy …

Dairy is nature’s perfect food — but only if you’re a calf.

Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | May 3rd, 2010 | 4 Comments
topic: Detox, Health & Wellness, Healthy Aging, Healthy Eating | tags: detox, detoxification, dr. mark hyman, functional medicine, glutathione, health and wellness, Healthy Aging, Mark Hyman, mercury, oxidative stress

It’s the most important molecule you need to stay healthy and prevent disease, yet you’ve probably never heard of it. It’s the secret to preventing aging, cancer, heart disease, dementia and more, and necessary to treat everything from autism to Alzheimer’s disease. There are more than 89,000 medical articles about it — but your doctor doesn’t know how to address the epidemic deficiency of this critical life-giving molecule.

How to Eliminate Migraines & Headaches in Less Than a Week

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | April 19th, 2010 | 3 Comments
topic: Detox, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: dr. mark hyman, functional medicine, headache remedies, headache treatments, headaches, Mark Hyman, migraines, UltraWellness

More than 10 million Americans have migraines, creating a burden of mostly unnecessary suffering. These severe, nearly disabling headaches can occur from once a year to three or four times a week. They can last from hours to days. They are often associated with an aura, light sensitivity, nausea, vomiting and severe, throbbing pain on one or both sides of the head. Migraines are even associated with stroke-like symptoms or paralysis in some cases.

3-Step Model for Treating Autism

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | December 21st, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Health & Wellness | tags: 7 keys to UltraWellness, ADHD, autism, autistic, diet, functional medicine, healing, Mark Hyman, recovery, systematic disorder, toxins, UltraWellness

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Autism is caused by poor mothering.” That was the belief of the medical community until the late 1960s.

“Autism is a genetic brain disorder.” That is what most people — and most of the medical community — believe today.

Why You’re Sick and How to Feel Better: 7 Keys to UltraWellness

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | July 10th, 2009 | 3 Comments
topic: Detox, Family Health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Aging, Healthy Eating | tags: causes of disease, chronic illness, cures for illness, disease, functional medicine, health, holistic remedies, how to heal, root of illness, sickness, Ultramind Solution Club, UltraWellness, wellness programs

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Most people don’t know how poorly they feel until they feel better. In fact, most of us don’t recognize that fatigue, digestive problems, aches and pains, allergies, headaches and more aren’t just annoying symptoms. They are early clues to impending diseases that can disable and kill us.