Dr. Joseph Mercola


Joseph Mercola

Joseph Mercola, DO

Dr. Joseph Mercola is an osteopathic physician (DO) and board-certified in family medicine. Osteopathic physicians practice a "whole person" approach, treating the entire person rather than just symptoms. Focusing on preventive health care, DOs help patients develop attitudes and lifestyles that don't just fight illness, but help prevent it, too.

He has made significant milestones in his mission to bring people practical solutions to their health problems. A New York Times Best Selling Author, Dr. Mercola was also voted the 2009 Ultimate Wellness Game Changer by the Huffington Post, and has been featured in TIME magazine, LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ABC News, Today Show, CBS's Washington Unplugged with Sharyl Attkisson, and other major media resources.

Visit his web site, Mercola.com to learn more about Dr. Mercola or the topics he addresses.

Articles by Dr. Joseph Mercola

A Beginner's Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is slowly gaining traction as an effective method of helping promote weight management, reducing inflammation and even reducing your risk of cancer. This guide will help you get started on the basics, and what type best fits your lifestyle.

GAPS Nutritional Program: How a Physician Cured Her Son's Autism

Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride who presents a fascinating and elegant description of the foundational conditions that contribute to autism, along with a pragmatic approach to help circumvent and stem the autism epidemic, which has been a perplexing puzzle for most of us.

A New Way of Looking at Heart Disease and Novel Treatment Options

We have an epidemic of heart disease in this country and the conventional treatments, such as the use of statin drugs and surgeries involving artery bypasses and stents, typically do not work well. So, what does?

Natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews book author Dr. Thomas Cowan, on his book Human Heart, Cosmic Heart: A Doctor’s Quest to Understand, Treat, and Prevent Cardiovascular Disease.

Why You Should Take Your Apple Cider Vinegar at Night

While some of the amazing abilities of apple cider vinegar (ACV) are anecdotal others are corroborated by clinical studies. But how would taking “ACV” before bed help you? It has the potential to drastically improve the health and wellness of half the population.

Bone Broth: One of Your Most Healing Diet Staples

First and foremost, homemade bone broth is excellent for speeding healing and recuperation from illness. You've undoubtedly heard the old adage that chicken soup will help cure a cold, and there's scientific support for such a statement.

The Dangers of Mercury Amalgam Fillings in Teeth

Dental amalgam is a primitive, environmentally polluting product. It is an antiquated remnant from the Civil War era which is composed of about 50 percent mercury, a well-known neurotoxin. Learn about this and what you can do to help bring about change.

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting allows your body 16 hours to optimize your metabolic machinery and your insulin and leptin signaling, thus, empowering your body's immune system. Dr. Joseph Mercola believes it has a profound impact on most cancers and heart disease and can be a useful approach to whatever strategy one is currently using to treat or prevent these diseases.