The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

We are seeing an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, primarily driven by our food and food system. This is perpetuated by agricultural, food, and health care policies that don’t support health. We need to rethink disease and reimagine a food system and a health care system the protects health, unburdens the economy from the weight of obesity and chronic disease, protects the environment, helps reverse climate change, and creates a nation of healthy children and citizens. This podcast is a place for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in the space of health, wellness, food, and politics. New episodes are released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings. I hope you'll join me. Hosted on Megaphone.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Wed Apr 17 2024

Ozempic: A Weight Loss Miracle or Metabolic Menace? A Discussion with Dr. Tyna Moore & Calley Means

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The podcast explores the obesity epidemic, metabolic crisis, and the use of GLP1 agonists and peptides as alternative approaches. It highlights the need to address root causes in the food system and criticizes the medicalization of chronic diseases. The impact of obesity on society and the prevalence of metabolic dysfunction are discussed. Concerns about ozempic and pharmaceutical companies profiting from interventions on sick individuals are raised. The challenges of promoting healthy eating and exercise in a toxic food environment are explored. The role of GLP-1 in metabolic health and the potential benefits and risks of peptides are examined. The podcast also delves into controversies surrounding medication for obesity, compounding pharmacies, and drug pricing. It emphasizes the importance of comprehensive treatment approaches, affordability, and access to medical solutions. The future of metabolic health and the need for preventive measures are discussed.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Fri Apr 12 2024

Why the Last Thing You Should Ever Eat is Ultra Processed Foods: It Kills 11 Million People a Year

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This episode explores the impact of ultra-processed foods on health, weight gain, and chronic diseases. It discusses the harmful ingredients in processed foods, the rise of ultra-processed foods in modern society, and the link between ultra-processed food consumption and various health issues. The episode also highlights the economic burdens and societal implications of a diet high in ultra-processed foods. It provides insights on making healthier food choices and the challenges associated with avoiding ultra-processed foods.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Wed Apr 10 2024

The Surprising Causes of Autism & Why It's On The Rise

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This episode explores the diagnosis and treatment of autism, highlighting the importance of understanding a child's unique biology and health. It delves into the role of mitochondrial function, nutrition, diet, stressors, and advancements in research. The comprehensive care approach, gene-environment interactions, and celebrating the triumphs and capabilities of autism are also discussed.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Mon Apr 08 2024

Is Your Metabolic Health Suffering? How to Identify Your Weak Metabolism, and How To Fix It

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This episode explores the relationship between metabolic health, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular health. It discusses the impact of lifestyle choices, genetics, and biomarkers on metabolic health. The episode also delves into the causes and risks of high blood pressure, as well as the role of visceral fat in metabolic function. Additionally, it highlights the importance of addressing root causes and incorporating exercise in managing insulin resistance. The episode concludes by examining the impact of toxins on insulin sensitivity and the role of inflammation in weight gain.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Fri Apr 05 2024

The Hidden Connection Between Gut Health & Mental Health That Therapy and Drugs Cannot Fix

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This episode explores the strong connection between gut health and mental well-being. Functional medicine recognizes that improving gut health can positively impact brain health and conditions like depression, anxiety, and Alzheimer's. The gut-brain connection involves bidirectional communication through the vagus nerve. Hormones and the microbiome play crucial roles in appetite regulation and overall health. Inflammation, autoimmune diseases, dysbiosis, and diet all have significant effects on mental health. Repairing the gut and adopting a healthy lifestyle are essential for nurturing the gut microbiome.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Wed Apr 03 2024

Getting to the Root Cause of Autoimmune Disease: A Functional Medicine Approach

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This episode explores the connection between adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and chronic disease, the role of functional medicine in addressing autoimmune diseases, the impact of trauma on health, and the potential of psychedelic-assisted therapy for trauma resolution. The importance of addressing hormonal imbalances and the use of psychedelics in healing are also discussed.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Mon Apr 01 2024

Doctors Reveal How They Heal Their Autoimmune Disease

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This episode explores the principles of functional medicine, ancestral eating habits, and the role of the gut microbiome in overall health. It discusses the importance of personalized diets, removing harmful factors, and promoting healthy habits. The episode also highlights the challenges faced in integrating new research findings into clinical care and emphasizes the significance of empathy in healthcare. Additionally, it shares inspiring healing journeys and encourages doctors to share their own health stories with patients.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Fri Mar 29 2024

How Your Sex Drive Is Influenced By Hormones, Diet, and Lifestyle

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This episode of the Doctors' Pharmacy explores the impact of diet, sugar, and lifestyle on sex drive. It discusses how sex hormones are made from fat, the negative effects of sugar on hormonal function, and the importance of managing stress and avoiding environmental toxins. The episode also provides insights into lifestyle strategies for improving sex drive and highlights emerging recommendations in the field.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Wed Mar 27 2024

How Fasting Can Support Hormones, Muscle, And Heal The Body

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This episode explores the importance of understanding and managing women's hormones for overall health and well-being. It discusses the impact of hormonal imbalances on various aspects of women's health and highlights the role of factors like lifestyle choices, stress, and environmental toxins. The episode emphasizes the benefits of fasting for hormonal balance and provides insights into optimizing fasting for hormonal health. It also discusses lifestyle changes for hormonal balance, the importance of considering factors beyond hormone production when deciding on hormone replacement therapy, and the significance of understanding hormone levels through testing methods like the Dutch test.

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Mon Mar 25 2024

Fix Your Gut, Heal Almost Everything!

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This episode explores the importance of gut health and its impact on overall well-being. It covers topics such as leaky gut syndrome, the role of antibiotics, case studies on digestive issues, choosing the right probiotics, Seed's probiotic and gut health, effects of antibiotics on the gut microbiome, understanding irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), assessing and treating gut issues, and rebooting gut health. The episode provides valuable insights into maintaining a healthy gut and offers practical tips for improving gut health.

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