Jacob Teitelbaum

Bio

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD is a board certified internist and best-selling author of From Fatigued to Fantastic!, Beat Sugar Addiction Now!, and Pain Free 1-2-3. He is the author of landmark research on effective treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, illnesses he knows as an insider, having contracted CFS in medical school. “Dr. T” dropped out for a year to recover and in the ensuing 35 years, he has dedicated his career to finding effective treatment.

Specialties:

  • integrative medicine

Affiliation:

  • Fibromyalgia Research Center

Location:

  • city, AK

Activity

  • Jacob Teitelbaum - city, AK - Integrative Medicine
    Jacob Teitelbaum answered:
    In addition to being important for energy production, vitamin B1 is essential for proper brain functioning -- it’s especially helpful for those sugar addicts who experience “brain fog.” Research shows that supplementation with vitamin B1 can even decrease the risk of developing complications of d...Read More
  • Jacob Teitelbaum - city, AK - Integrative Medicine
    Jacob Teitelbaum answered:
    Avoid sweets. They make you feel better briefly, then they throw your blood sugars onto a roller coaster of highs and lows. Instead, eat more protein (meat, beans, cheese, nuts, etc.) which slowly and steadily maintains your sugar at a stable level. When you get symptoms of low blood sugar, the amount of sugar...Read More
  • Jacob Teitelbaum - city, AK - Integrative Medicine
    Jacob Teitelbaum answered:
    Herbal remedies such as willow bark, boswellia, and cherry can be very helpful for headaches.

    Rubbed over the forehead and temples (sides of your forehead), menthol containing creams or oils help relieve headaches (keep it out of your eyes).

    A physical therapy technique called "stretch and spray...Read More
  • Jacob Teitelbaum - city, AK - Integrative Medicine
    Jacob Teitelbaum answered:
    To treat an acute headache, herbal remedies such as willow bark and boswellia can be very helpful, especially when combined with natural muscle relaxants such as valerian and Jamaican dogwood. And there are, of course, the old standbys Excedrin Extra Strength, Tylenol, and Motrin. Prescription me...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

    In one study, acupuncture helped reduce joint pain by up to 40 percent, said study author Dr. ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government announced Thursday that it will launch a massive research effort to explore alternative ways of managing chronic pain among members of the military.

    Investigators will also examine the use of alternative treatments for pain-...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    SATURDAY, May 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Depression may increase the risk of Crohn's disease flare-ups in people with the inflammatory bowel disorder, an early new study suggests.

    The study included about 3,150 Crohn's patients who completed online questionnaires about their disease, its...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four men paralyzed below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting.

    Electrical stimulation of the spinal c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana pills and sprays might ease the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, but most other alternative therapies do little to lessen the pain and muscle rigidity that often accompanies the disease, according to new guidelines.

    To reach that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Massage can relieve neck pain if it's done often by a professional therapist and for the correct length of time, according to new research.

    One-hour sessions two or three times a week appear to be best, said study researcher Karen Sherman, senior...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation could help improve mood, sleep and quality of life in teens with cancer, according to a small new study.

    Canadian researchers assigned eight teens with cancer to eight sessions of mindfulness-based meditation. Another five teenage canc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article