Dr. Axe recognizes top 50 functional and integrative medicine physicians!
Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone to the doctor, weren’t seen on time and then spent just a few minutes with your doctor before being ushered out? Or perhaps your health care provider sent you home with a few new prescriptions and no real explanation as to why your health was suffering?
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Testing the amount of oxygen you take in and the carbon dioxide you breathe out can tell us how efficiently you use oxygen. When you use oxygen really efficiently, you breathe out less CO2.
In this video, Dr. Stengler discusses causes and limiting factors that cause weight gain, poor memory, and fatigue, and lists out some natural appetite suppressants and natural remedies for these symptoms.
Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhea, blood in the stool, and weight loss. Over the years I have found that nutritional and holistic methods can help people with this disease quite effectively. However, there are always those who require additional treatment.
What is LDL Cholesterol?
LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol plays many important functions in our body: transporting antioxidants, building muscles, and fighting infection.
Be wary of a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors. They will certainly be promoted as the new wonder drugs for cardiovascular disease and prevention.
Patients often ask me to better identify how to consume healthy carbs and the right amounts in their diet. Americans have caught on that refined carbohydrates are a big factor for the weight and diabetes problem in America.
Ginseng has always been one of the top selling herbs. This makes sense as fatigue and “stress” are universal health problems that people use ginseng for. The ginsengs are great examples of what we call “adpatogens.”
Vitamin D has many benefits, including supporting a healthy immune system, controlling inflammation of the body, and even weight loss. Most chronic diseases, if not all of them, are related to chronic inflammation.
Urinary incontinence, or the inability to control urination, is a troublesome condition for 60 percent of women and 15 percent of males over the age of 65.
Glucosamine is a common supplement used for treating osteoarthritis of the joints. Two significant studies were conducted at the University of Liege, Belgium, where researchers used digitial x-rays to precisely measure knee cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis. After taking 1,500 mg of glucosamine daily for...
The stress of dealing with cancer and the conventional therapies associated with it such as chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery can be overwhelming.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an important supplement for people scheduled for some type of heart surgery. One of the major causes of death after a heart operation is low cardiac output.
Diabetes and dementia are so closely linked that Alzheimer’s disease is sometimes referred to as “type 3 diabetes.” But while the risk is real, having diabetes doesn’t mean you’re doomed to dementia.
Most likely, you have had cholesterol testing at a physical, but are you getting enough information to truly give you insight into your cardiovascular health?
Testosterone replacement therapy was found once again to be safe for men and their prostate health. This newer study is one of several in recent years demonstrating no link between prostate cancer and testosterone replacement.
If most folks know anything about beta-carotene, it’s that this nutrient found in carrots can protect the eyes and help save your vision.
But it could save something even more precious: Your life.
There’s no better way to end the day than with a piping hot cup of chamomile tea, and not just because it can help you unwind.
New research shows it could save your life.
There is a lot of information about the best diets out there today. Depending on which expert you’re talking to, the “ideal plan” ranges from low carb to vegetarian to one of today’s most popular plans, The Paleo Diet.
You don’t have to be a smoker to get a lungful of toxins with every breath – all you have to do is live in a city, by a factory, or even near a highway. All are major sources of lung-damaging pollution, and that means nearly all of us are exposed every single day.
When you’re trying to lose weight, you hear plenty about eating right and getting exercise. Those are both important, of course, but there’s more to it than that. Hormones and nutrition can play a major role in how much weight you lose or even whether you...
Living near a major road or highway might be great for a quicker commute, but it can also speed the aging process in your brain and put you in the express lane for dementia.
You may have heard a lot about hormone replacement therapy, or bioidentical hormone therapy, but what are natural hormones and why do people need hormone replacement therapy?
Arthritis damage isn’t limited to your joints. The same inflammation that leads to pain in your knees can cause damage throughout your body, which is why any plan to beat arthritis has to go beyond fighting pain.
Glutathione is a very important nutrient that’s found naturally in the human body. There have been over 80,000 studies done on this important nutrient, and it has many important functions in the human body.
We all suffer from the occasional “brain fart” as we get older, but mild cognitive impairment is another story altogether. In some cases, it could be the first and only warning sign that you’re at risk for dementia.
For years, patients suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome have gotten the runaround from mainstream doctors, many of whom won’t even acknowledge that this debilitating condition is real.