Dr. Amy Myers, MD

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Amy Myers, MD is a renowned leader in Functional Medicine and New York Times Bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution. She received her Doctorate in Medicine from LSU Health Sciences Center and spent 5 years working in emergency medicine before training with the Institute of Functional Medicine. She has helped thousands around the world recover from chronic illness through her dietary based program, The Myers Way, and she has created multiple interactive eBooks and eCourses to guide readers through her revolutionary approach to health. Her blog and website serve as a beacon of hope to the many sufferers of chronic disease and autoimmune conditions. Her book: The Autoimmune Solution, a 30 day program to prevent and reverse the full spectrum of inflammatory symptoms and disease, is now available at all book retailers.

The #1 Nutrient for Detoxification, Immune Health, and All-Day Energy

This article was originally published by Dr. Amy Myers MD In today’s toxic world full of heavy metals, plastics, mold, and synthetic chemicals, there is...

12 Incredible Benefits of Getting More Greens in Your Diet

This article was originally published by Amy Myers Leafy greens including kale, spinach, arugula, and chard are the undeniable superstars of the food world. Low...

What is a Food Sensitivity and How to Know if You...

This article was originally published by Dr. Amy Myers MD Do you have symptoms that seem to mysteriously come and go, such as brain fog,...

2 Foods You Should Never Eat and Why

This article was originally published at Dr. Amy Myers, MD As you know, diet plays a huge role in your health. I’ve seen firsthand, in...

10 Tips for Preventing the Cold & Flu Naturally

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD Flu season is well underway, and I’ve received lots of questions on The Myers...

The One Thing Health Experts Aren’t Telling You About Fermented Foods

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD Kombucha, sauerkraut, kefir, pickles and other fermented foods are touted as a “must...

Paleo Caramel Apples

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD Halloween is the perfect time to get creative with treats, and as you...

How to Test for and Address Mercury Overload

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD As I explained in last week’s article, mercury overload is a far more common...

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

This article was originally published by our friend Amy Myers MD My Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies are a wholesome treat that taste absolutely delicious! They...

7 Candy Ingredients to Avoid this Halloween and 7 Safe Alternatives

This article was originally published by our friend Amy Myers MD Halloween can be a scary time for parents and children alike when you are...

The Gut Infection Behind Mood Swings, Anxiety, and Depression

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers MD Do you struggle with mood swings, anxiety, depression, or other mood imbalances? Have...

10 Unexpected Places Gluten is Hiding

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD If you’re reading this article then I’m guessing you have made the commitment...

Gut Healing Sour Pomegranate Magnesium Gummies

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD I love using collagen or gelatin for gut healing and repair – in...

6 Foods Your Body Thinks Are Gluten

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD Are you diligently following a gluten-free lifestyle; yet still experiencing symptoms of gluten...

3 Reasons to Eat Organic If You Have an Autoimmune Disease

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers M.D. Do you know how many toxins are lurking in your fruits, on your...

This Is Why You Are So Irritable and Moody

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers, MD I want to tell you about a patient whose story might sound familiar...

Banish Your Seasonal Allergies Naturally

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers Spring is here, and if you are like most people, that means you’re looking...

4 Hidden Causes & Solutions for Stubborn Weight Gain

This article was originally published by our friend Amy Myers Are you eating a clean diet of real, whole foods yet still in a constant...

DIY 4 Ingredient Face Mask for Naturally Glowing Skin

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers Soften and smooth your skin with this hydrating, DIY face-mask! Avocado and olive oil...

9 Simple Tips for Naturally Glowing Skin

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers  I’m sure you know that your skin is your biggest organ. Did you also...

Do Cruciferous Vegetables Cause Hashimoto’s?

This article was originally published by our friend Amy Myers When it comes to thyroid dysfunction, one of the questions I hear most often is:  are...

Not Pooping? Could Be Serious! Here Are 7 Solutions To Help...

This article was originally published by our friend Amy Myers Have you gone “number two” today? Yesterday? The day before that? In conventional medicine, the...

The Gut Microbiome and Autoimmune Connection

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers Did you know that there are more bacteria in us and on us that...

The Autoimmune-Heart Disease Connection

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Myers Whether it’s through personal experience or something you read in the news, most of us...

10 Signs of Thyroid Disease That Most People Ignore

It’s estimated that as many as 27 million Americans have a thyroid problem such as Hashimoto’s or Graves’, and half of them have no...

Is Stress Damaging Your Gut?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers Research has linked high levels of stress with autoimmune disease, heart disease, ulcers, diabetes,...

3 Important Reasons to Give Up Gluten If You Have an...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers Do you have Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto’s, Multiple Sclerosis, or any other autoimmune disease?...

These 6 Key Nutrient Deficiencies Are Linked to Autoimmunity: What You...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers Your immune system is a complex machine, and just like a car, it can’t...

Understanding the True Cause of Autoimmune Disease

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Amy Myers  My mission as a functional medicine doctor and a New York Times Bestselling author is...

9 foods to ditch for a healthy 2017

As you probably know by now, Candida or yeast overgrowth is an incredibly common gut infection among those with autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s, Graves’, thyroid...

10 Signs You Have A Thyroid Problem And 10 Solutions For...

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. It’s estimated that as many as 27 million Americans have a thyroid problem such as Hashimoto’s or Graves’, and...

10 signs the holidays wrecked your gut

If you found yourself enjoying too many sweets over the holidays and now you’re noticing symptoms such as digestive issues, brain fog, fatigue, dandruff,...

Paleo Peppermint Bark Recipe

Peppermint Bark has become a popular dessert option for the holidays, but is loaded with sugar and dairy. Try my yummy Paleo & AIP Peppermint...

How to recover from holiday gluten exposure

Recently I’ve been sharing tips for surviving and thriving during the holidays, including how to stay healthy and stress-free during the holidays, and some...

7 tips for healthy & stress free holidays

It’s officially the holiday season! It’s a joyous time of year for family, friends, and celebrations. However, if you’re not prepared, it can do...

10 effective tips to reverse thyroid hair loss naturally

There I was, standing in front of my bathroom mirror brushing my hair, when I noticed chunks of it coming out on my hair...

This is What Your Thyroid Lab Results Really Mean

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is ‘what are the most important thyroid labs to check in order to asses your...

3 Gut-Healing Fall Smoothies to Replace Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

Who doesn’t love a yummy, fall-themed drink this time of year? The problem is they are all loaded with sugar, preservatives, and dairy. When...

Thyroid Health Q&A with Dr. Amy Myers

We are in the midst of a thyroid epidemic. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists estimates that 27 million Americans have some form of...

Is Gluten Causing Your Thyroid Problem?

In my first book, The Autoimmune Solution, I explain the health hazards of gluten for those with autoimmunity.  However, did you know that gluten...

A Functional Medicine Approach to Fibromyalgia

A Functional Medicine Approach to Fibromyalgia It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects nearly 6 million or 1 in 50 people, causing chronic pain, particularly muscle...

How Candida Wreaks Havoc on Your Gut and Your Health

Yeast overgrowth, often referred to as Candida, is one of the most common conditions I see in my patients. It can cause a huge array...

The Toxin-Autoimmune Connection

INTRODUCTION This month, in honor of Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month, I am sharing my top articles about reversing autoimmune diseases. In the last article of...

How to Treat Eczema from the Inside Out

Is your skin or your child’s so dry and itchy that you sometimes scratch it until it bleeds? Are you tired of applying messy...

3 Reasons You Must Give Up Gluten If You Have an...

INTRODUCTION Do you have Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto’s, Multiple Sclerosis, or any other autoimmune disease? If so, I can say without a doubt that gluten...

6 Things You Need To Know If You’re On “The Pill”

Picture this scenario: a 15 year-old girl walks into her doctor’s office complaining of acne and painful, irregular periods. Her doctor is quick to...

6 Causes of IBS that your Doctor is Probably Ignoring

INTRODUCTION Do you often find yourself scrambling to find a bathroom at the worst possible moment? Do you get anxious about traveling because you worry...

9 Signs of a Leaky Gut (and how to Heal it)

The gut is the gateway to health. If your gut is healthy, chances are that you’re in good health. However, there’s a condition called leaky...

10 Signs You May Have A Parasite (and How To Treat...

Having a parasite can be a scary thought.  However, you are not alone, parasites are far more common than you think. It’s a myth that...

How Antibiotics Wreak Havoc on Your Gut

As we head into winter and the coughing, sniffling, and sneezing begins, you might find yourself visiting your doctor to get a prescription for...

Could You Be Suffering From Fibromyalgia? Here Are 10 Common Causes...

INTRODUCTION It's estimated that fibromyalgia affects approximately 10 million people in the United States. Fibromyalgia is classically characterized by chronic pain, particularly muscle pain, fatigue,...

10 Symptoms Of Candida Overgrowth You Need To Watch Out For

Yeast overgrowth, often referred to as Candida, is one of the most common conditions I see in my clinic, especially among my autoimmune patients....

10 Signs You Have an Autoimmune Disease (and How to Heal...

Autoimmune conditions affect over 50 million Americans, a large percentage of whom are women. In fact, I myself had an autoimmune diseases called Graves....