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By Mo Perry
Many people who have had COVID-19 still experience chronic issues. We talked to several functional-medicine doctors, and here's what they recommend.
Samantha McKinney

Metabolism is more complex than simply being “fast” or “slow” or controlled by exercise. There are many things we can do in our daily lives to optimize it. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares how to build the foundation for a healthy metabolism, as well as ways to dig deeper if you’re not seeing results or feeling your best.

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By Henry Emmons, MD
Boosting the gut’s healthy microbes can support a more positive outlook.
Two vials of a COVID vaccine
By Courtney Helgoe
Three functional-medicine doctors answer key questions about the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
A variety of supplements
By Mo Perry
Many Americans are deficient in micronutrients, which can drag down immunity. These six supplements can help you rebuild your immune system.
Woman picking fruits and veggies from fridge
By Mo Perry
Looking to build your immune system? Start by eating immunity-boosting foods like turmeric, sauerkraut, and medicinal mushrooms.
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By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Looking for the secrets to a longer and happier life? Read this.
Cutting board of healthy foods with the word "immunity"
By Mo Perry
A strong immune system is essential for health — in the face of a pandemic or otherwise. Learn how to build all-around resilience.
ayurveda
By Courtney Helgoe
Why the ancient healing art of Ayurveda is winning modern fans.
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By Michael Dregni
Lifestyle factors — like exercise and nutrition — can boost your immunity.
Woman with hands over her face
By Aviva Romm, MD
Here are a few surprising ways we can be triggered without even knowing it.
Sign that says "boost immunity" surrounded by healthy food
By Courtney Helgoe
Learn how this essential nutrient boosts immunity.
A series of burnt matches
By Aviva Romm, MD
Our biological stress response operates the same whether threats are real or perceived. Here's how your system reacts.
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By Alyssa Ford
Your immune system works to keep you healthy 24 hours a day. Here's how to help it operate at peak efficiency.
illustration of a person running to build immunity
By Craig Cox
Exercise is an immune booster, but if you've been exposed to or are recovering from COVID-19, you might want to take it easy, according to a recent analysis.
By the Experience Life Team
Learn how to do this DIY technique that can help drain sinuses, relieve congestion, and reduce fluid retention.
Illustration of garlic, carrots and citrus.
By Courtney Helgoe
What integrative health MDs are recommending right now to build immunity during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hand touching thyroid gland
By Elizabeth Larsen
Meet your thyroid, a delicate little gland located at the front of your throat. It controls how every cell in your body turns food and oxygen into energy — and that can mean big trouble if your thyroid goes on the fritz.
Diabesity
By Mark Hyman, MD
One in two Americans is suffering from diabesity, and most of them don’t even know it. Why? Because most doctors are not trained to treat the single biggest chronic disease in America. The good news? Diabesity can be prevented, treated and reversed. Dr. Mark Hyman explains how.
A woman lying down getting her upper back massaged.
By Catherine Guthrie
Think of massage as an indulgence? Perhaps. But it can also be a powerful tool for health and well-being — from easing pain and inflammation to soothing stress and anxiety.
Military fatigues underneath a stethoscope
By Courtney Helgoe
A group of dedicated service members and physicians are bringing whole-person healthcare to the U.S. military to treat brain injuries, toxic exposures, gut dysbiosis, and more.
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