Health Conditions and Concerns

ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder, Hyperactivity)

  • In bad taste: the MSG symptom complex
  • Book review: The Crazy Makers
  • What are EPA/DHA?
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • Attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Candida
  • Alcoholism (see substance dependency)

  • Alcoholism
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Allergy

  • In bad taste: the MSG symptom complex
  • Alternatives to antihistamines
  • Molds, mites, and pollens: common causes of allergic fatigue
  • Allergic reactions
  • What is epa dha?
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • Alcoholism
  • Candida
  • 14 natural products to conquer fall allergies
  • 14 natural products to conquer fall allergies
  • 14 natural products to conquer spring allergies
  • Book Review: The Allergy Solution by Leo Galland, M.D. and Jonathan Galland, J.D.
  • Histamine intolerance: A new way of looking at allergies
  • Alzheimer's and memory problems

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Chelation
  • Growing older and memory
  • Candida
  • 18 supplements that may stave off Alzheimer's
  • 18 supplements that may stave off Alzheimer's
  • Andropause

  • Natural hormones: longevity drugs of the future
  • Hormone replacement for andropause
  • Hormone Nazis to men: "No testosterone for YOU!"
  • Testosterone bad for men's hearts? so not!
  • Arthritis

  • Arthritis: not for seniors only
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • What are EPA/DHA?
  • Gout: an overview
  • Gout: a detailed discussion
  • NSAIDs increase heart risk: Now what for osteoarthritis pain?
  • Asthma

  • Fighting asthma: building a stronger immune system
  • Asthma update
  • Candida
  • Asthma: What causes it, and what can help alleviate symptoms?
  • Oregacillin
  • World trade center protocol
  • Atherosclerosis

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Chelation
  • Autism

  • Candida
  • Autoimmune disorders

  • Plant sterols and sterolins: potential immune system modulators
  • The top 15 supplements for natural MS treatment
  • Vitamin D
  • Cancer

  • Phytoguard
  • EGCG - potent extract of green tea
  • 6 crucial lifestyle hacks for women with DCIS breast cancer (part two of series)
  • 18 supplements for women with early breast cancer (part three of series)
  • Cancer update 2007
  • Clinical Focus: The cancer-preventive properties of sulforaphane
  • Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez: In Memoriam
  • Intravenous vitamin C for cancer
  • Intravenous vitamin c validated by new studies
  • Multivitamins vindicated: they do reduce cancer!
  • Natural treatment for prostate cancer: How changing your lifestyle could save your life
  • Something fishy this way comes . . .
  • Update on cancer
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamins can cause cancer-REALLY??
  • You've just been diagnosed with breast cancer: Don't just stand there . . . do NOTHING! (part one)
  • Candida

  • Candida
  • The Yeast Connection vindicated-35 years later
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome

  • Frequently asked questions about fatigue
  • Iron: deficiency and toxicity
  • Candida
  • Vitamin D
  • Claudication

  • Chelation
  • Colds and respiratory tract infections

  • Common cold buster: simple 3-step plan that works
  • Treating respiratory tract infections in the age of resistance
  • Catching a bug: infection and the immune system
  • Nutrients that boost immunity
  • Olive leaf extract
  • Xylitol
  • Candida
  • 17 nutraceuticals that can boost your immune response
  • Immunity
  • Oregacillin
  • Stress and immunity
  • Top supplements for immune support this flu season
  • COPD

  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • What are EPA/DHA?
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • World trade center protocol
  • Depression and anxiety

  • Panic attacks and anxiety
  • The wolves within
  • Alcoholism
  • Candida
  • Can natural medicine cure panic attacks
  • The origin of "panic"
  • Vitamin D
  • Diabetes

  • Glucose tolerance test (GTT) - Why do I need a GTT?"
  • Sugar disease
  • How sweet it is: an examination of alternatives to sugar
  • Diabetes, diet and herbs
  • Diabetes mellitus: nutritional protocol and analysis
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Vitamin D
  • Advice to Tom Hanks
  • How does Dr. Hoffman treat metabolic syndrome?
  • Is diagnosing "pre-diabetes" medical overkill?
  • Diverticulitis

  • Diverticulosis and diverticulitis: integrative prevention and treatment
  • Dizziness and meniere's syndrome

  • Researchers uncover the weak and dizzy gene
  • Environmental illness

  • Idiopathic environmental intolerance
  • Clinical allergy and immunology: food hypersensitivity and adverse reactions
  • Candida
  • Who's really in charge here-you or your germs?
  • Eye disorders

  • Retinitis pigmentosa (RP)
  • Cataracts: inevitable or avoidable?"
  • Dry eye: often ignored
  • Glaucoma: the thief of sight
  • Macular degeneration: starvation of the retina there is hope
  • Ocular health update 2007
  • What you need to know about glaucoma
  • Fibromyalgia

  • Frequently asked questions about fatigue
  • Vitamin D
  • Food sensitivity

  • Candida
  • Clinical allergy and immunology: food hypersensitivity and adverse reactions
  • Gall bladder disease

  • Gallbladder disease
  • Myths about gall bladder disease
  • Myths about gall bladder disease - part two
  • General nutrition

  • Vitamin c / atherosclerosis scare
  • Functional food science
  • Is your diet making you sick?
  • Drugs that steal
  • Iron: deficiency and toxicity
  • 12 drugs you should never take (part 2 of 3)
  • 12 supplements you should NEVER take
  • "Death by food pyramid": a review
  • "Don't take your vitamins"? So not!
  • "Fed Up": A movie review
  • 10 "Duh!" health and nutrition stories
  • 10 simple hacks to improve your diet
  • 10 ways the foods you eat can affect your sex life
  • 11 reasons why you should be using extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 drugs you should never take (part 1 of 3)
  • 12 drugs you should never take (part 3 of 3)
  • 12 supplements you should NEVER take
  • 16 reasons to go nuts for nuts
  • 5 easy Paleo diet hacks
  • 6 new products that I'm excited about in 2015
  • A nerd in the kitchen: My review of The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji Lo
  • American Heart Association doubles down on outmoded saturated fat recommendations
  • Are "paleo snacks" an oxymoron?
  • Are fruit and veggie pills really as effective as they claim?
  • Are vegetarians healthier than meat-eaters? So NOT, according to shocking new studies
  • Can a low-salt diet actually be BAD for you?
  • Can what you eat really damage your thyroid?
  • Clinical Focus: Nicotinamide Riboside
  • Confessions of an EX-vegan
  • Could a vegetarian diet undermine your mental health?
  • Could a vegetarian diet undermine your mental health?
  • Death by Food Pyramid? by Denise Minger: A Review
  • Defensive Eating: Taming your addiction to food
  • Detox in a box
  • Dispatches from the front lines of nutrition-what you need to know about the latest health headlines
  • Do you really need to eat breakfast?
  • Frontline gets it wrong about supplements
  • GMO non-browning apples: A risky solution to a non-problem
  • Happy one millionth podcast! Let's review the best of 2015 so far
  • How a raw foods diet can make you sick
  • ICYMI: Dr. Hoffman's Store now available through Fullscript!
  • Iron: Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first?
  • Is the "pandemic" of vitamin D deficiency exaggerated?
  • Is the Whole30 diet right for you? (part one)
  • Is the Whole30 diet right for you? (part two)
  • Is your grill killing you? Your personal anti-AGEing program
  • More good news about olive leaf extract
  • Olive Leaf Extract
  • Organic produce trumps conventional: Here's why!
  • Paleo Pitfalls
  • Paleo pitfalls
  • Pro-vegan website outs apostate meat-eaters
  • Repeat after me: "Hunger is my friend!"
  • Rethinking breakfast
  • Revisiting salt intake - are you eating too much or too little?
  • Sorry vegans, but humans were designed to eat (some) meat
  • Supplements that I take
  • The artificial sweetener controversy: who should you believe?
  • The Whole30: A review
  • The WORST health and nutrition stories of 2015
  • There's no "one-size-fits-all" diet, according to new research
  • To juice or not to juice?
  • Top 10 "duh!" health and nutrition stories of 2016
  • Vitamins can cause cancer-REALLY??
  • What do Bill Gates, eggs, and soylent green have in common?
  • What week is it, kiddies? Why, it's National Folic Acid Week!
  • Why I liberally indulge in high-test chocolate
  • Why you should keep taking your supplements
  • Will the "real" China study please stand up
  • Yet more reasons to go gluten-free
  • GERD

  • Ulcers
  • Antacids -- not the anti you think they are
  • Mastic gum
  • Candida
  • How to reduce your dependency on acid-blocking meds - or eliminate them entirely!
  • NEWSFLASH: Heartburn not caused by excess acidity!
  • The 7 best supplements for GERD sufferers
  • Gluten intolerance

  • Candida
  • Is gluten intolerance bullsh*t?
  • Headaches and migraines

  • Headaches: hunting down the cause of your pain
  • Headaches
  • Glucose tolerance test (GTT) - Why do I need a GTT?
  • Healthy hair

  • Healthy hair
  • What's new on the hair re-growth horizon?
  • Heart disease

  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Chelation
  • What are EPA/DHA?
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Heart disease: Are modern lifestyles at fault?
  • 20 risks for heart disease you didn't know you had
  • Intelligent Medicine Shorts:
  • 12 natural ways to protect your heart and lower your CRP
  • American Heart Association doubles down on outmoded saturated fat recommendations
  • Bergamot: A promising new cardio-protective nutraceutical
  • Bush's unnecessary stent--but wait folks, there's more!
  • Can a low-salt diet actually be BAD for you?
  • Carnitine in the cross-hairs: a fishy tale?
  • Everything you need to know about the new cholesterol guidelines
  • Former President G.W. Bush stampeded into undergoing a stent operation
  • Natural compounds that reduce cholesterol
  • NSAIDs increase heart risk: Now what for osteoarthritis pain?
  • Testosterone bad for men's hearts? so not!
  • The truth about fish oil
  • Vitamin D
  • When it comes to heart disease, can lifestyle overcome bad genes?
  • How does Dr. Hoffman treat crohn's and ulcerative colitis?

    How does Dr. Hoffman treat osteoporosis?

    Hypertension

  • Alternative approaches to hypertension
  • Chelation
  • High blood pressure
  • Can a low-salt diet actually be BAD for you?
  • Vitamin D
  • Hyperthyroid

  • Grave's disease: a nutritional approach
  • Hypoglycemia

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Glucose tolerance test (GTT) - Why do I need a GTT?
  • How sweet it is: an examination of alternatives to sugar
  • Sugar disease
  • Hypothyroidism

  • Doctors' panel doubles-down on recommendation for only synthetic thyroid for hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • The truth about thyroid function that doctors always seem to get wrong
  • The ugly truth emerges about synthetic thyroid medication
  • IBD

  • Addressing inflammatory bowel disease
  • Candida
  • Inflammatory bowel disease update
  • What are EPA/DHA?
  • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • One patient's UC success story
  • Do you have SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)?
  • Do you have SIBO (small intestine bacteria overgrowth)?
  • How does Dr. Hoffman treat crohn's and ulcerative colitis?
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: What is it and what causes it?
  • Natural treatment options for inflammatory bowel disease
  • IBS

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Bowelsoothe
  • Candida
  • Do you have SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)?
  • Do you have SIBO (small intestine bacteria overgrowth)?
  • Liver disease

  • 21 ways to save your liver!
  • 21 ways to save your liver!
  • 21 ways to save your liver!
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Menopause

  • Natural hormones: longevity drugs of the future
  • Estrogen dominance syndrome
  • Hormone replacement therapy; a closer look
  • Mitral valve prolapse

  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Glucose tolerance test (GTT) - why do I need a GTT?
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils
  • What are EPA/DHA?
  • Optimization

  • Anti-aging medicine
  • Reflections on "health"
  • Growing older and memory
  • 12 drugs you should never take (part 2 of 3)
  • 13 reasons why most health studies are wrong
  • 13 tests your doctor is not likely to offer, but you should ask for anyway
  • 14 supplements you should NEVER take - updated! (part one)
  • 9 things your doctor doesn't know about supplements (but definitely should)
  • Want to live longer? Here's how!
  • What's your Health IQ? Take this test to find out!
  • "Don't take your vitamins"? So not!
  • "Don't take your vitamins?" so not!
  • Intelligent Medicine Shorts:
  • 10 epic medical fails: Bet most of you have fallen for at least one! (Part one)
  • 10 responses to supplement naysayers
  • 10 things I got right 30 years ago
  • 12 drugs you should never take (part 1 of 3)
  • 12 drugs you should never take (part 3 of 3)
  • 12 supplements you should NEVER take
  • 13 holiday survival tips
  • 13 tips for surviving the holidays: Part One
  • 13 tips for surviving the holidays: Part two
  • 14 supplements you should NEVER take - updated! (part two)
  • 14 things YOU know better than your doctor
  • 14 things YOU know better than your doctor
  • 17 nutraceuticals that can boost your immune response
  • 18 supplements that may stave off Alzheimer's
  • 21 ways to save your liver!
  • 24 ways we should fundamentally transform our healthcare system
  • 28 things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
  • 6 new products that I'm excited about in 2015
  • 8 reasons why the FDA's recent ban on anti-bacterial cleansers is a good idea
  • A year-end message from Intelligent Medicine
  • American Heart Association doubles down on outmoded saturated fat recommendations
  • Beating the winter blahs
  • Book review: "the story of the human body", by Daniel E. Lieberman, Ph.D.
  • Can a low-salt diet actually be BAD for you?
  • Chill out--it may be healthy for you!
  • Click bait health reporting: I'm calling BS on these 5 health stories
  • Clinical Focus: Nicotinamide Riboside
  • Cold, painful fingertips? Try these remedies!
  • Could a vegetarian diet undermine your mental health?
  • Debunking the top 7 supplement myths
  • Defensive Eating: Taming your addiction to food
  • Detox in a box
  • Diversify your exercise portfolio
  • Do you have "poor protoplasm"?
  • Do you have WWS (Work Withdrawal Syndrome)?
  • Does this plug-in make me look fat? and does it matter anyway?
  • Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez: In Memoriam
  • Exercise that I do
  • Five health victories we've already won
  • Four more drugs you should avoid
  • From wraith to warrior: Hoffman Center's Grimaldy Vargas triumphs in her first Spartan Sprint race!
  • Frontline gets it wrong about supplements
  • GMOs: a primer
  • Happy Fourth of July! Plan a health revolution, and what's in store for Intelligent Medicine
  • Happy one millionth podcast! Let's review the best of 2015 so far
  • ICYMI: Dr. Hoffman's Store now available through Fullscript!
  • Innovative therapies for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Intravenous vitamin c validated by new studies
  • Is your BBQ killing you? Your personal anti-AGEing program
  • Is your doctor a psychopath?
  • Jurassic World: A parable
  • Listen to your gut: What your microbiome can tell you about your overall health
  • Medical evolution will affect you, but how?
  • Michele Obama's water advocacy based on 'murky' science, say experts
  • My foray into personalized genetic testing
  • My foray into personalized genetic testing (part two)
  • My triathlon comeback
  • Paint-by-numbers medicine (part one)
  • Part two: 10 epic medical fails you may have fallen for
  • PhytoGuard: Your 'one-stop-shop' for phytonutrient benefits
  • Pushing back on the supplement alarmists
  • Real healthcare reform
  • Repeat after me: "Hunger is my friend!"
  • Saving the VA hospitals
  • Should doctors be role models for their patients?
  • Spring detox
  • Stem Cells: Panacea or snake oil?
  • Supplement of the week: DIM
  • Test your "Health IQ" ? round three!
  • Test Your Health IQ: Round four!
  • The artificial sweetener controversy: who should you believe?
  • The digital revolution: health benefit or bane?
  • The five health battles we need to fight next
  • The new intelligent medicine communications revolution
  • The roadmap for extending longevity has been discovered: Are you following it?
  • The top 10 Intelligent Medicine podcasts of 2014
  • The top 10 health news stories of 2014
  • The top 10 resolutions you can actually keep
  • The WORST health and nutrition stories of 2015
  • Top 10 Intelligent Medicine articles of 2015
  • Top 10 Intelligent Medicine podcasts of 2016
  • Top 10 supplements for 2017
  • Top ten Intelligent Medicine podcasts
  • Top ten intelligent medicine stories of 2013
  • Vacation time is here - but do you suffer from WWS (Work Withdrawal Syndrome)?
  • Vacation time is here-but do you suffer from WWS (Work Withdrawal Syndrome)?
  • Vitamins can cause cancer-REALLY??
  • What gets ignored in the pot debate: it's not good for you!
  • What week is it, kiddies? Why, it's National Folic Acid Week!
  • What's your Health IQ? Round two!
  • Who's really in charge here-you or your germs?
  • Why I've finally taken up yoga in my sixties - and why you should too
  • Why I've finally taken up yoga in my sixties - and why you should too
  • Why intravenous vitamin therapies are a mainstay of integrative practice
  • Why you should keep taking your supplements
  • Why you shouldn't get your health advice from celebrities
  • Osteoporosis

  • Natural approach to preventing osteoporosis
  • Vitamin D
  • How does Dr. Hoffman treat osteoporosis?
  • Ostera, a novel approach to osteoporosis
  • Strontium for bone health
  • Overweight

  • Sugar disease
  • Obesity treatments and tax deductions
  • How sweet it is: an examination of alternatives to sugar
  • A holistic approach to weight loss
  • Book review: In Bad Taste: the MSG Symptom Complex
  • Obesity and disease risk
  • New obesity statistics
  • Epidemic of childhood obesity
  • Fatty liver disease
  • 10 reasons why it's not your fault you're fat
  • 10 reasons why it's not your fault you're fat - UPDATED!
  • 8 reasons why it's not your fault you're fat
  • It's been a bad month for carbs
  • Maximizing your metabolism
  • Nutritional weapons to fight the battle of the bulge
  • Our sisyphean battle against obesity
  • Repeat after me: "hunger is my friend!"
  • Parkinson's disease

  • Parkinson's disease and glutathione
  • Prostate disorders

  • Dealing with the prostate
  • Cernilton
  • 20 supplements that men with prostate cancer need to know about (part one)
  • 20 supplements that men with prostate cancer need to know about (part two)
  • Natural treatment for prostate cancer: How changing your lifestyle could save your life
  • Sinusitis

  • Supplement of the month: xylitol
  • Candida
  • Oregacillin
  • Skin conditions

  • Candida
  • Skin disorders
  • 10 natural solutions for winter skin dryness
  • 10 natural solutions for winter skin dryness
  • 10 natural sun-care supplements you may not have heard of
  • 10 natural sun-care supplements you need to know
  • Everything you need to know about natural therapies for acne
  • Sleep

  • Healthy sleep: recharging your batteries
  • Common sleep problems and solutions
  • Sleep update 2007
  • Stroke and TIA's

  • Chelation
  • Substance dependency

  • Nicotine dependency and smoking cessation
  • Alcoholism
  • Hepatitis
  • What gets ignored in the pot debate: it's not good for you!
  • Surgery

  • Supplements for surgery
  • Dr. Hoffman lists the supplements he takes for his broken hip
  • Supplements and surgery: what you need to know (part one)
  • Supplements and surgery: what you need to know (part two)
  • Underweight and malabsorption

  • Underweight and malabsorption
  • Urinary tract disorders

  • D-mannose: an aid in ameliorating urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones: treatment and prevention
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