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Functional Diagnostics: Redefining Disease

Mark A. Hyman, MD

Abstract
Medical diagnosis has a storied and embarrassing past. The taxonomy of disease morphed as we moved from symptoms to anatomy to molecular biology to genomics and metabolomics. A penchant for naming is intrinsic to the human mind. Hippocrates categorized disease into the 4 humors: black bile, yellow bile, phlegm, and blood. Linnaeus, the 18th-century Swedish scientist known for the naming and classification of plant species, developed 11 categories of disease, including painful disease, motor disease, and blemishes. Tibetans distinguish 404 diseases divided into 4 causes: karmic disease originating in past lifetimes, disease resulting from influences read more…

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Systems Biology, Toxins, Obesity, and Functional Medicine

Mark Hyman, MD

Abstract
Obesity is not a single clinical disorder. Obesity is a complex chronic illness resulting from the interplay among genetics, environment, and lifestyle. Emerging scientific concepts provide a new basis for understanding the multiple causes of obesity as well as the underlying mechanisms involved in weight dysregulation. While most obesity can be effectively treated for compliant patients, using a focused lifestyle intervention based on a whole-foods, low-glycemicload, phytonutrient-rich diet combined with exercise and stress management, there are patients who do not respond predictably to normally successful interventions. A novel hypothesis linking environmental and internal toxins to disruptions read more…

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