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 morning. I hope you'll join me. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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

Tue Dec 05 2023

Exclusive Dr. Hyman+ Functional Medicine Deep Dive: Endothelial Health

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This episode explores the importance of endothelial health for longevity and cardiovascular well-being. Dr. Mark shares insights on the role of the endothelial glycocalyx in maintaining vascular health and preventing plaque formation. He also discusses testing methods and preventive measures for cardiovascular issues.

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

Mon Dec 04 2023

What Standard Cholesterol Testing Isn't Telling You

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This episode explores the limitations of current cholesterol testing, the importance of understanding cholesterol carriers and particle size, the role of metabolic health and inflammation in heart disease, the impact of diet and lifestyle changes, controversies surrounding meat consumption and dietary recommendations, advanced testing for cholesterol particles, critiques of statin use, the examination of statins' impact on heart disease death rates, and the evaluation of statin effectiveness and risks.

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

Fri Dec 01 2023

14 "Foods" To Avoid For Better Health

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This episode explores the impact of fructose on health, the importance of choosing high-quality animal protein, the role of nutrient-dense foods, the dangers of processed foods and refined oils, avoiding harmful ingredients, making informed food choices, and understanding the impact of diet on health.

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

Wed Nov 29 2023

Brain Fitness: Reversing Cognitive Decline And Improving Brain Function with Dr. Majid Fotuhi

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This episode explores the importance of brain health and provides insights into optimizing brain function and reversing memory loss. Topics covered include the impact of lifestyle factors on brain health, the relationship between belly size and brain health, identifying underlying causes of brain dysfunction, alternative approaches to Alzheimer's treatment, and the importance of brain training. The episode emphasizes the potential for improvement through personalized interventions and highlights the need for a holistic approach to brain health.

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

Tue Nov 28 2023

Exclusive Dr. Hyman+ Ask A Doctor: Arthritis, Supporting Children’s Immune Systems, And More

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This episode covers topics such as the benefits of Dr. Hyman Plus platform, the importance of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids, treating severe arthritis, exposing children to germs, and managing arterial stenosis.

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

Mon Nov 27 2023

How To Balance Women's Hormones With Lifestyle And Diet

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The episode explores the importance of hormonal health for women at all stages of life. It discusses the challenges faced by women due to hormonal imbalances and offers insights on addressing these issues through lifestyle changes, hormone therapy, and comprehensive testing. The episode emphasizes the need for a personalized approach to hormonal balance and highlights the role of factors like stress, diet, and environmental toxins. Additionally, it provides valuable information on continuous glucose monitoring for better metabolic health.

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

Fri Nov 24 2023

Why Eating Grains Can Drive Obesity, Heart Disease, Autoimmune Issues, And More

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The episode discusses the controversy surrounding grains as a food. It explores the pros and cons of including grains in one's diet and highlights misleading marketing tactics used by the food industry. The negative effects of certain wheat hybrids are also discussed. Considerations for grain consumption and the role of grains in a healthy diet are explored.

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

Wed Nov 22 2023

The Science Of Hypnosis: A Simple Tool for Treating Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia and Disease with Dr. David Spiegel

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This podcast explores the benefits of hypnosis in healthcare, including its effects on the mind-body connection, pain management, stress reduction, and more. It delves into the historical context of hypnosis, its impact on brain function, and its applications in various medical fields. The episode also discusses the Reverie app, which offers self-hypnosis programs for different issues and provides insights into advancements in psychiatry and mental health.

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

Mon Nov 20 2023

How The Ketogenic Diet Supports Metabolism, Cancer Therapy, And Mental Health

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This episode explores the benefits of the ketogenic diet, including metabolic flexibility, control of hunger and appetite, reversal of type 2 diabetes, and its impact on mental health. It also delves into the connection between functional medicine and psychiatry, the role of mitochondria in mental health, and the use of functional medicine in cancer treatment. The speaker shares their personal journey with cancer and emphasizes the importance of balance and seeking guidance from qualified practitioners.

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

Fri Nov 17 2023

Strategies To Reverse Autoimmune Disease

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This episode explores the causes, symptoms, and treatment of autoimmune diseases from a functional medicine perspective. It highlights the importance of addressing the root causes of autoimmune diseases and restoring balance in the immune system. The episode also discusses the role of gut health in autoimmune diseases and provides insights into prevention and management strategies.

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