August 2021 Ask Mark Anything

Hey everyone! The August Ask Mark Anything is here and available exclusively to the Dr. Hyman+ Community. Over the past month, our team collected questions from the community and found the most popular topics to ask Dr. Hyman. Check out the video and resources below! 

Topics Discussed:

  • What is the Functional Medicine approach to Parkinson's Disease? (00:52) 
  • What are the potential causes of bulging varicose veins? (11:38) 
  • Would probiotics or a product like gut food interfere with absorption of antibiotics for a sinus infection? (16:17)
  • Psychological stress is said to cause immune suppression but also cause chronic inflammation. How can these seemingly opposite effects co-exist? (18:50) 
  • Is there a way to absorb more iron naturally without the use of supplements?  Are there foods or supplements you should focus on to help with absorption? (23:38)
  • If you are suffering from some neck and back pain, is there a recommend  type of therapy?  Are there any natural pain relievers that you have used if you do not want to use tylenol or advil? (26:56) 
  • Is it important to cook greens like chard or kale to get the most nutritional benefit out of them? (33:33) 
  • What are the best foods or supplements to have when you are recovering from surgery, specifically heart surgery?(35:34) 
  • Should warning labels for lead or cadmium in protein powders, powdered greens, or even Cacao powder be a reason to avoid items?  Do the health benefits of these powdered products outweigh the risks? (38:08)

Gut Food

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Thanks for tuning in, until next time. 

-Dr. Hyman & Team Dr. Hyman+

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