Many thyroid conditions go undiagnosed, but a properly functioning thyroid is key to maintaining a healthy weight.
In this exclusive extended interview from his Experience Life cover shoot, functional-medicine pioneer Mark Hyman, MD, explains what functional medicine actually is, how it differs from integrative medicine, and how simply changing how we eat can create significant health improvements in a matter of days. Plus, Hyman shares what a typical day of eating looks like in his own life.
I haven’t been a very good blogger. I’m admitting it, and apologizing, both to you and myself. I’m re-committing to regular blogging this fall, and I have a lot to share. Over the two years I’ve been blogging, I’ve learned a lot about myself, some of which I’ve shared and some that I’ve withheld. But... Read more »
Ultimately, asking the right questions is more important than giving a label to a set of observations.
Is healthcare something delivered by a provider when you get sick — or something you do for yourself to stay vital, healthy and well? A growing number of health seekers say “both.” Together, they’re forging an empowered new path through America’s broken medical system.
Disillusioned by decades of disease-focused medicine, more doctors and patients are now shifting their focus to whole-person health. Ancient practices (yoga), alternative therapies (acupuncture), and commonsense strategies (nutritional counseling) are complementing conventional treatments, expanding our notions of healing — and leading the way to greater well-being and vitality.