Mark A. Stengler, NMD

Mark A. Stengler, NMD, a naturopathic physician and founder of The Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine in Encinitas, California (MarkStengler.com). He has served on a medical advisory committee for the Yale University Complementary Medicine Outcomes Research Project and is author of Outside the Box Cancer Therapies: Alternative Therapies That Treat and Prevent Cancer and coauthor of Prescription for Natural Cures and Prescription for Drug Alternatives (both from Bottom Line Books, BottomLineStore.com).

Insomnia

Hormone Deficiency and Other Causes of Chronic Insomnia

Sometimes health problems don't seem serious enough to warrant a doctor visit. Sometimes people have other reasons for their reluctance…

Wellness

Dry Brushing Is a Feel-Good Way to Detox

The idea of detoxifying sounds good, given our toxin-filled environment. Great news: There’s an easy, safe, at-home way to clear…

Diseases & Conditions

What’s Really Behind Chronic Fatigue? It Could Be Hepatitis, Hormones or Your Heart

Judging from the great number of exhausted patients I see, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an extremely common medical problem.…

Supplements

Energize Your Body with L-Carnitine

Muscle fatigue. Chronic fatigue syndrome. Fatigue from chemotherapy and radiation. You name the type of fatigue that’s plaguing you and…

Wellness

Clear Up Nasal Congestion Without Drugs

We all know someone who always seems to have a stuffed nose (or maybe you have one). You can’t breathe…

Exercise & Fitness

No More Slouching: Easily Improve Your Posture With 3 Simple Exercises

Stop reading this for a minute—and think about your shoulders. Where are they? Are they rounded or slumped? Are they…

Neuropathy

Natural Cures for Painful Neuropathy

Alternative Treatments for Painful Nerve Condition Associated with Cancer, Diabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses Peripheral neuropathy may be one of…

Fatigue

3-Second Energy Boost: Yawn Yourself to Alertness

Yawning is something we mostly stifle—after all, it can be embarrassing to yawn in front of someone. It’s as if…

Cancer

Mistletoe Extract Helps Fight Cancer

It’s not often that there is a proven natural treatment to recommend to the approximately 12 million people in the…

Cancer Treatment

Rebuilding Your Body After Cancer Treatment

"Cancer survivor" is the title everyone diagnosed with this terrible disease hopes to own -- and many do. According to…

Sexual Wellness

MACA: The Super Food That Helps With Everything From Fatigue to Sex Drive

If you want to boost energy -- increase libido -- fight stress and reduce the risk for conditions such as…

Fungal

Toenail Fungus Trouble and a Unique Cure

When is the last time you took a good look at your toenails? If it has been a while, you…

Allergies

Adrenal Fatigue: Surprising Cause of Allergies and Asthma

Millions of people are walking around suffering from respiratory allergies... asthma... recurring colds... and bronchitis—and they don’t have to be.…

Diet & Nutrition

Avocado Oil: Subtle, Smooth and Healthful

If you are like a lot of other people, you have become more careful about the type of oil you…

Supplements

Magnesium for Healthier Bones, Muscles, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure and More

One patient had muscle cramps. Another had headaches. And a third had an irregular heartbeat. These were vastly different medical…

High Cholesterol

Lowering Cholesterol the Natural Way

The general medical community pays lip service to diet and lifestyle changes as a first line of therapy for abnormal…

Medications

Are Statin Drugs Destroying Your Muscles?

I have long warned against the dangers of taking statin drugs to reduce cholesterol—especially for those who can reduce cholesterol…

Wellness

Adrenal Fatigue: The Real Reason You’re Tired

Surprising cause of exhaustion You’re exhausted and you really need a good night’s rest... but what if you always feel…

Fruits & Vegetables

Beyond Juice—Pop Some Pomegranate Seeds

If you like pomegranate juice, then you are going to really enjoy snacking on the treasures within this fruit. Yes,…

Wellness

Head-to-Toe Diagnostic Clues—Part 2

The body’s health hints, hidden in plain sight Stroke your fingers across the back of your upper arm. Do you…