Functional Medicine

The Best Supplements for Colds

Integrative nutritionist Kathie Swift, RDN, MS, recommends the following supplements when fighting off a cold.

1 year ago

Big Pharma and the Future of Fecal Transplants

The debate over the future of fecal microbial transplants — and who will have access to them.

2 years ago

What You Need to Know About Essential Oils

Do essential oils work? They've become a powerful wellness trend — but are essential oils a cure-all, a marketing scheme,…

2 years ago

ASK THE DOCTOR: Can You Detox With Activated Charcoal?

An integrative-medicine doc weighs in on the dos and don’ts of using activated charcoal.

2 years ago

The Truth About Refined Grains

When ground into flours, most grains act like sugar in the body, triggering weight gain, inflammation and blood-sugar imbalances. Here’s…

2 years ago

What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You, Part 3

Health experts explain possible causes for niggling symptoms, including snoring, night sweats, and eye twitching.

2 years ago

The Truth About Postpartum Hormones and Healing: A Q&A With Aviva Romm, MD

An integrative-medicine doc, who is also a midwife, shares the ins and outs of postpartum hormones — plus tips to…

2 years ago

How to Reverse Female Hair Loss

Here are 11 reasons you might be losing hair — and what you can do about it.

2 years ago

The Parasite Paradox

Intestinal organisms can be a trigger for troubling health issues. But new research finds they can also help the body…

2 years ago

How to Heal a Leaky Gut

Your intestines are home to a great deal of your digestive system, nervous system, and immune system. Here’s how to…

2 years ago

ASK THE DOCTOR: The Pros and Cons of the Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is all the rage right now, but is it right for you? We asked one of our…

2 years ago

How to Find Your Pressure Points

Acupressure accesses the body’s subtle energy layers to let health and well-being flow.

2 years ago

Antibiotics Won’t Treat Your Cold

Doctors continue to prescribe antibiotics for colds and flu even though they can't cure them.

2 years ago

Having Trouble Losing Weight? It Might Be Your Thyroid

Many thyroid conditions go undiagnosed, but a properly functioning thyroid is key to maintaining a healthy weight.

2 years ago

How Childhood Adversity Creates Toxic Stress

Pioneering pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is transforming how public-health advocates respond to the toxic stress created by childhood adversity. Here,…

2 years ago

How to Treat the Common Cold

Here are a few tips to nudge a cold out the door.

2 years ago

The Healing Arthritis Protocol

Functional-medicine doc Susan Blum, MD, outlines her basic plan to treat arthritis.

2 years ago

Natural Pain Relievers

Tools and techniques for managing chronic pain — without opioids.

2 years ago

What You Need to Know About Automimmunity

Three experts talk about the autoimmunity epidemic — and how to reverse it.

2 years ago

How to Manage Chronic Pain — Naturally

An evolving understanding of pain is leading us to treatments that are safer — and more effective — than opioids.

2 years ago

Easing PCOS Naturally

Here are six tips to balancing your hormones and treating polycystic ovary syndrome.

2 years ago