by Mark Hyman, MD
Something changed in American culture over the past 50 years, and the lasting effect was a population that is overweight and dealing with serious chronic health issues. Sleep apnea, depression, allergies, asthma, heart disease… Read More
With an aging population, fronted by the “baby boomers,” we are likely to see an even greater demand for anti-inflammatory and painkilling interventions in the near future.
The problem is that most over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription… Read More
The emerging role of epigenetics in gene regulation is causing a paradigm shift in healthcare and nutrition. The Lunasin peptide with its novel epigenetic mechanism of action provides an effective and nutritional alternative against non-communicative,… Read More
An estimated 10 percent of U.S. adults take conventional sleep medication for poor sleep. But recent data indicates that these conventional hypnotics are associated with increased risk of mortality. So when someone suffers from insomnia, how can they… Read More
About 1 in 10 Americans report symptoms of depression, and the causes can be as varied as the individuals reporting them.
Depression is a major global public health issue leading to substantial disability. The pharmaceutical interventions can be… Read More
Menstrual cramps and endometriosis are two of the most common gynecologic problems in reproductive aged women. There is a robust historical tradition of treating acute and chronic pelvic pain with plants. Modern research provides both some evidence, as… Read More
Cystitis, herpes simplex, yeast and bacterial vaginitis, and human papilloma virus are infections commonly found in women. While there are numerous prescription medications to manage and treat these issues, there are also many evidence-based natural… Read More
Anxiety disorders can manifest differently in women and can worsen premenstrually, postpartum and in the perimenopausal transition. Insomnia is pandemic in midlife women, although the cause remains unexplained within the scientific community. This… Read More
The modern world is full of toxins that we don’t fully understand. Anyone who works in natural or holistic medicine can attest to the fact that chronic illnesses are on the rise. Examples of these illnesses include asthma, diabetes, heart… Read More
Autoimmune diseases are characterized by humeral or cell-medicated immune responses in the body. There are autoimmune processes that seem to be precipitated by unique and complex interactions of causative factors. Examination of these factors can lead… Read More