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 OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    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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    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    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

  • Sharecare News
    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

  • Sharecare News
    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

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

    TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two alternative therapies -- acupuncture and the Alexander technique -- appear equally beneficial for the long-term relief of chronic neck pain, new research reports.

    Both therapies involve educating patients in ways to relieve stress, as well as ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being self-aware may help reduce your risk of obesity, a new study contends.

    Researchers looked at more than 400 people in New England and found that those with higher levels of what is known as dispositional mindfulness -- an awareness and att...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High cholesterol levels may increase your risk of tendon problems and pain, a new study suggests.

    Tendons are the tough fibers connecting the body's muscles and bones. The researchers suspect cholesterol buildup in immune cells can lead to chronic...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- You may be putting your health at risk if you use imported products such as dietary supplements or nonprescription drugs that are sold at ethnic or international stores, flea markets, swap meets or online.

    So says the U.S. Food and Drug Administ...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many elderly cancer patients use alternative medicines, including some that could interfere with their treatment, a new study shows.

    Even though alternative medicines are marketed as "natural," many contain active ingredients that can react with o...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, "sham" acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill.

    Interestingly, sham acupuncture came in second place fo...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pain is widespread in much of America, with more than 25 million adults -- 11 percent -- suffering on a daily basis, a new national survey reveals.

    And approximately 14 million adults -- roughly 6.4 percent -- experience severe pain, which can be...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe."

    Using reports filed with Australia's drug safety agency, the researchers found that adverse ...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe."

    Using reports filed with Australia's drug safety agency, the researchers found that adverse ...Full Article