Dr. 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

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fish oil supplements may improve the effectiveness of antidepressants, new research suggests.

    Researchers reviewed the findings of eight clinical trials worldwide, as well as other evidence, and concluded that the supplements appear to h...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Along with diet and exercise, mindful eating may benefit overweight people trying to shed excess pounds, new research suggests.

    "Mindful eating practices promote awareness of experiences related to the desire to eat, actual sensations of hunger...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, April 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness training can trigger brain changes that help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manage disturbing memories and thoughts, according to a new study of war veterans.

    The goal of mindfulness training is to help people deve...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture can help alleviate the often-debilitating hot flashes that afflict many breast cancer patients, new Italian research says.

    Noting that hot flashes are a fact of life for many women with breast cancer, the investigators found that pai...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation may work better than painkillers when it comes to soothing chronic low back pain, a new clinical trial suggests.

    The study found that a program called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) beat standard medical care for managing l...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tai chi and other traditional Chinese exercises may benefit people with heart disease, researchers report.

    The new review of 35 studies included more than 2,200 people in 10 countries. The investigators found that, among people with heart disea...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to popular belief, cranberry juice does not cure a urinary tract infection, a doctor says.

    Many people drink cranberry juice in an attempt to ease their symptoms, but it will do nothing to help them, said Dr. Timothy Boone, vice dean of...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindful meditation may offer a measure of pain relief to seniors suffering from chronic lower back pain, new research suggests.

    The study involved nearly 300 older adults with long-term lower back pain, half of whom were assigned to a two-month m...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture may help ease pain and improve quality of life for people with fibromyalgia, a new study suggests.

    Ten weeks after treatment, the pain scores of patients given acupuncture dropped an average of 41 percent, compared with an average drop...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation and music may reduce pain, anxiety and fatigue associated with a breast cancer biopsy, a new study suggests.

    Researchers from the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, N.C., evaluated 121 women who listened to recorded meditation or music, ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sham acupuncture is as effective as real acupuncture in treating hot flashes in women, and the placebo effect likely plays a role in both, according to a new Australian study.

    In real acupuncture, thin needles are inserted into the skin at spec...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Transcendental meditation may help ease post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in some soldiers and seems to reduce their need for medication, a new study finds.

    "Regular practice of transcendental meditation provides a habit of calming d...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have long known that psychological therapies such as relaxation and hypnosis can temporarily ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). But, new research suggests they could also offer long-term benefits.

    IBS is a gastrointest...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of turning to over-the-counter cough and cold remedies, parents should consider treating their children with home remedies, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians.

    Like all medications, even cold and could remedies available without a ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Achilles tendon problems are often misdiagnosed, but many patients still have good outcomes, a new study suggests.

    For example, about one-quarter of Achilles tendon ruptures are missed during doctors' initial examinations, according to the authors ...Full Article