February 2023 Ask Mark Anything

Hey everyone! The February 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 below! 


Topics Discussed:

  • What are some foods and supplements you would suggest for an individual who has hypertension? (00:27) 
  • If you have never had Gut issues, is there any reason to have your Gut microbiome tested or take a supplement like Gut Food? (3:39) 
  • What is the function of the growth hormone, and what does low growth hormone show? What is the best way to increase your levels? (8:16) 
  • What is the difference between reactive hypoglycemia and regular hypoglycemia? (10:55) 
  • What are the possible reasons that a person who has a vitamin D deficiency has a hard time raising their vitamin D levels? Is there any way to raise your levels if you are having a difficult time? (13:22) 
  • What are your thoughts on having dark chocolate? Should it be avoided?  (14:58) 
  • Are there any Functional Medicine remedies to suppress the genital herpes virus? (18:59) 
  • Does taking supplements during your fasting period compromise the benefits of time-restricted eating?  (20:42) 
  • Is dairy inflammatory to everyone or only individuals who have reactions to it digestively? (21:31) 
  • What are fibroadenomas in the breast, and what can be the cause of these? Is there any link between these and uterine fibroids? (24:49) 
  • What are the best supplements to take for Hashimoto’s disease, and is long-term use of selenium safe? (26:23) 
  • What can you do if you suffer from ongoing constipation and hemorrhoids despite regular exercising, drinking water, eating a whole foods diet, and taking psyllium husk and magnesium oxide each day? (29:00) 
  • What did Dr. Hyman find most surprising during his research or writing process of the Young Forever book? (31:36) 
  • If you were on a deserted island by yourself and could choose only one food that you thought would keep you alive the longest, what food would you choose? (33:42)
  • What is one food that Dr. Hyman cannot live without when he is traveling? (34:50) 


Have a question that wasn't answered? Submit your questions for future episodes of Ask Mark Anything made exclusively for the Dr. Hyman+ Community by clicking on the Ask Mark tab in the upper right corner of the Dr. Hyman+ page. 

Thanks for tuning in, until next time. 

-Dr. Hyman & Team Dr. Hyman+

 

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