What is functional medicine? Why does it work so well? Should you seek out a functional medicine practitioner for your specific health challenge? If so, how you can find a doctor who practices functional medicine?
Dr. Rosanne Leipzig, Professor and Vice Chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York, N.Y., addresses reader questions on weight loss.
Q: A friend thinks focusing on diet is enough to lose weight, but I say
In our post “Mold Exposure Symptoms and Treatment”, you learned that living or working in water-damaged homes or buildings can lead to a wide variety of mold exposure symptoms ranging from allergies and fatigue to more severe diseases. You were introduced to the concept that mycotoxins (the toxic byproducts secreted
A natural diuretic is an herb or plant used for their effect on the urinary tract and fluid balance. Diuretics are primarily used to eliminate excess fluid from body tissues, to flush the urinary tract in the treatment of urinary infections, and in detoxification of the body via increased excretion
Your gastrointestinal (GI) tract is extremely complex, and scientists believe it to be a vital component of the immune system. The surface lining of the GI tract includes numerous bacteria, immune cells, and nerve cells that largely function to protect us against toxins and foreign invaders. This fascinating gut-immune link
What is dioxin? It’s a toxic chemical that’s likely lodged in our cells at this very moment. But before you panic, know that you can prevent dioxin toxicity by taking some simple steps to avoid it in the first place. Here’s how.
If you are worried that your coffee habit might be detrimental to your health, think again; coffee can help lower your risk for certain cancers.
A juice cleanse using nutrient-dense fresh fruit and vegetable juices may be a trendy way to quickly shed pounds, but limited research on detoxification indicates juice fasting is not the best way to support your body’s ability to detoxify. Find out why and learn how you can juice for optimal