Dr. Mark Hyman, MD

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  • How to Get Your Mojo Back (Boosting Female Sex Drive)

    “My lack of libido is destroying my relationship,” writes this week’s house call. “I haven’t had sex with my partner in over six months. I just feel tired and uninterested in sex. What can I do to get my mojo back?”

    I see this problem among many women in my...Full Post
  • 4 Steps to Getting Rid of Seasonal Allergies

    “Dr. Hyman, I’ve been suffering from seasonal allergies for years,” writes this week’s house call. “Is there anything that I can do to make these go away or am I doomed forever?”

    You are definitely not doomed; however, I do know how miserable seasonal allergies...Full Post
  • Is Coffee Good or Bad for You

    “Dr. Hyman, I’m so confused about coffee,” writes this week’s house call. “One day I read that it’s so bad for me and the next it’s good for me. Why all the conflicting information?”

    Let’s face it: Americans love their coffee, which is the number one source...Full Post
  • Fatty Liver is More Dangerous than You Might Realize. Here’s How to Heal It

    “My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat,” writes this week’s house call. “Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips to help with a fatty liver?”

    Indeed, your doctor is right to feel concern: Fatty liver is a dangerous yet m...Full Post
  • 8 Tips to Ease Detox Discomfort

    “Dr. Hyman, every time I start a detox I feel awful and then give up," writes this week's house call. "All of these foods that supposedly make me feel better actually make me feel worse. What gives?”

    You might not want to hear this, but initially feeling bad...Full Post
  • Is Coconut Oil Bad For Your Cholesterol?

    “Ever since I started using coconut oil, my cholesterol has spiked,” writes this week’s house call. “I’m afraid coconut oil with all that saturated fat is creating more harm than good. Should I continue to use it?”

    Since I expressed my love for medium-chain...Full Post
  • 8 Simple Hacks for a Better Night's Sleep

    “I read recently that lack of sleep can lead to chronic disease and other problems,” writes this week’s house call. “I have kids, a job with crazy hours and personal stress. I struggle to get a great night’s sleep.”

    Sadly, your situation has become all too...Full Post
  • The Starch that Makes You Lean and Healthy

    “Dr. Hyman, I took a quick glance at your Eat Fat, Get Thin plan and saw that you recommend potato starch as part of the diet,” writes this week’s house call. “I thought we were supposed to avoid carbs?“

    I can understand the confusion surrounding why I would...Full Post
  • Olive Oil

    “I get so confused choosing the right oils and differentiating between different kinds of fats," writes this week's house call. "I watched a 60 Minutes episode that showed olive oil imported from Italy wasn't really olive oil. And the other day, I went to the su...Full Post
  • Why Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat (and What Does)

    “The plan you’re putting me on includes lots of nuts, seeds, coconut oil, avocados, eggs, and even some butter,” a patient recently told me. “I can’t shake my fear of fat. I think all this food is going to make me gain weight.”

    If you can identify with this...Full Post