Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD

Bio

Sharecare co-creator Dr. Oz is Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is also the Emmy Winning host of the nationally syndicated talk show, "The Dr. Oz Show". He has authored or co-authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents. He performs 100 heart operations annually.

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  • Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital

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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Try to get these vitamins daily:
    1. A -- More than 2,500 IU twice a day is too much (watch for extra Vitamin A in other fortified products like protein bars, breakfast bars, or meal-replacement products)
    2. B1 (thiamin) -- 25 mg
    3. B2 (Riboflavin) -- 25 mg
    4. B3 (Niacin) -- at least 30 mg
    5. B5 (pan
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    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline joined forces in Last Vegas, an old...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Here's a medical fact: The hungrier you are, the more likely it is that you're going to go on a feeding frenzy and gnaw on any candy, chips, and hunks of fat-laden pork products in your sight. And the more you gorge, the more likely it is that your body shape is going to change -- for the larger. Tha...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Nutritionists maintain that the food pyramid was a misrepresentation of healthy eating, as it failed to differentiate nutrient-dense foods, like whole grains and fish, from empty-calorie foods like refined cereals and pasta. The most notable changes the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made...Read More
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    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    An ancient papyrus scroll indicates that even back in 1550 B.C. people used salicylate-rich plants to ease...Full Post
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Music may soothe the savage beast, but it can up your game and competitiveness, too. Seems you can amplify...Full Post
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    To eat less sugar, try these food substitutions:

    Culprit: sugar
    • Food substitution: stevia One teaspoon of sugar is equal to a 4gram serving. Try stevia, a natural sweetener; it is 15 times sweeter than sugar, but does not cause a sugar spike (and crash). Because it is so sweet, you're likely
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Are you worried that your child has some short-term memory problems that’s affecting their schoolwork? Don’t...Full Post
    1. Mai lovly My younger brother has a problem in the form of a cage rib, the muscles in the chest and bones outwardly and outside and I have a picture of this, and this makes it very embarrassing in front of his friends and my brother, very skinny and he does not fatten never do not know what to do, we want to know the cure for the problem of the rib cage outside this and want to know why do not fattening or that it becomes his muscles Is this congenital defect or disease?! Please reply
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Foods containing lycopene are good for your prostate.

    Watch my video to find out which food is best to eat to maintain prostate health. Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Sneezing, congestion, and itchy, watery red eyes – seasonal allergies just won’t quit. So why are you feeling...Full Post
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      On Oct 16
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Processed items have been getting big press; and it’s not all good. There’s a debate going on about good...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    It may come as a surprise, but your intestines contain a large network of nerves that can become short-circuited by your emotions. When you’re calm and relaxed, your digestive system can function properly. However, when you experience stress, your intestines can get out of whack, resulting in con...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD and Mehmet Oz, MD

    You know how delicious juicy tomatoes, sweet peaches and sizzling hot peppers are, but are you aware of the...Full Post
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      On Oct 16
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When urogynecologists in Grand Rapids, Michigan, helped set up the “Laugh Don’t Leak” comedy show last year,...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Want to have more energy, feel more alert and be happier in general? Try this easy tip: soak up some sunshine....Full Post