In Functional Medicine, our goal is always to look for the root cause of a disease. When it comes to asthma, immune system dysregulation is often to blame. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I’ll explain four common asthma triggers and talk about how to balance your immune system.
Archives for October 2018
Centuries ago, coffee—a dark, exotic beverage derived from a strange bean grown in a faraway land—was viewed with suspicion. However, according to the latest studies, it may have many health benefits, and it could even contribute to longevity. Keep reading to learn where the science stands on the health benefits of coffee.
The doctor orders a CT scan for your recurring abdominal pain. When you ask about radiation, she assures you that the dose is low and that CTs are safe. But are they? Is there a connection between CT scans and cancer? Find out the risks associated with this increasingly common procedure.
Blue light, distractions, and nonstop notifications can all destroy your sleep—but this piece of wearable tech can help you repair it. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Oura Ring’s Harpreet Rai about how to use technology to track your sleep habits and improve your shuteye. Stay tuned till the end to learn how to get $50 off your Oura Ring purchase.
Fortunately, meditation has gone mainstream—at least, much more so than it once was. But, as with so many beneficial practices that become widely popular, it is also a victim of its own success. There are a lot of misconceptions about meditation—and some of these fallacies are roadblocks that may be stopping you from starting your own practice (or sticking with it) and reaping its many rewards. Read on for the top five myths about meditation.
If you’ve given up bread and other traditional baked goods in favor of gluten-free options, you’re probably eating xanthan gum. But what is xanthan gum? Is it safe to eat regularly? Get the facts, along with my take on this food additive.