Dr. Thomas Cowan


Thomas Cowan, MD

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Thomas Cowan, MD

Thomas Cowan, MD, has studied and written about many subjects in medicine including nutrition, homeopathy, anthroposophical medicine, and herbal medicine. He is author of Human Heart, Cosmic Heart, the principal author of The Fourfold Path to Healing and co-author (with Sally Fallon) of The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care.

Dr. Cowan has served as vice president of the Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophic Medicine and is a founding board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation®. He also writes the “Ask the Doctor” column in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming, and the Healing Arts (the Weston A. Price Foundation’s quarterly magazine) and has lectured throughout the United States and Canada.

He has three grown children and currently practices medicine in San Francisco where he resides with his wife, Lynda Smith.

Articles by Dr. Thomas Cowan

What Causes Heart Attacks

What if the conventional view that the cause of heart disease occurs in the arteries is wrong? This article describes the precise and well- documented events that actually lead to heart attacks.

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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.