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Andrew Weil, MD
Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit.
Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, in Tucson, where he is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Professor of Public Health and the Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology. Dr. Weil received both his medical degree and his undergraduate AB degree in biology (botany) from Harvard University.
Dr. Weil is an internationally-recognized expert for his views on leading a healthy lifestyle, his philosophy of healthy aging, and his critique of the future of medicine and health care. Approximately 10 million copies of Dr. Weil’s books have been sold, including Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Eating Well for Optimum Health, The Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Aging, and Why Our Health Matters.
Author, Speaker, Anti-Aging Physician
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Do Alcohol and Antibiotics Mix? Metallic Taste in Your Mouth? Controlling Cholesterol? Balancing Omega-3 and Omega-6? Burst Blood Vessels in the Eye? Can You Lose Weight with Apple Cider Vinegar? Attacking Autoimmune Diseases? Easy on the Black Pepper? Juice to Prevent Heart Disease? Does Milk Cause Cancer? Fish Oil for Dogs? HGH: A Shortcut to Healthy Aging? Acai: A Better Berry? Overcoming Over-Active Bladder? [...]
Is Your Waistline Unhealthy? by Andrew Weil, MD 5 years, 2 months ago View If you are a man and your waistline is over 40 inches, or a woman with a waistline over 35 inches, you may be facing increased risks of health problems – including the health of your heart. For nine years, researchers followed the weight and waists of over 100,000 men and women age 50 or [...]
Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Healthy Aging Tips by Andrew Weil, M.D. by Andrew Weil, MD 5 years, 4 months ago ViewAnti-Inflammatory Diet TipsCourtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses – including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease. We all know inflammation on the surface of the body as local redness, heat, swelling and pain. It is the cornerstone of the body’s healing [...]
Dr. Andrew Weil: Depression – my experience by Andrew Weil, MD 5 years, 4 months ago View Dr. Andrew Weil: Depression – my experience Andrew Weil is the director of the of the integrative medicine program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and Professor of Medicine and Public Health, author of ” 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Healthy Aging ,” and the forthcoming ” Spontaneous Happiness .” Depression has many forms. Worst among them is the [...]
Worried About Lung Cancer? by Dr. Andrew Weil, an OWC featured member by Andrew Weil, MD 6 years, 4 months ago View Breathing properly is fundamental to good health, and you shouldn’t take your respiratory system for granted, especially if you live in a big city. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; in addition to prudent supplementation and a diet rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, simple lifestyle steps can help promote healthy lungs for a lifetime. Don’t smoke . [...]
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