Deepak Chopra’s Help Desk

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Deepak Chopra stopped by The Dr. Oz Show today to dish out advice for a few of our lucky viewers. But just because you weren’t on the show doesn’t mean that he wasn’t listening! See his advice below for Dr. Oz’s Facebook fan, Lynn M.:

Q: How do I find true inner peace and relieve anxiety?

A: You can only find true inner peace when you find your true self beyond ego. True self is not self-image or what others think of you. Meditation is one of the best ways to discover your true self, your soul, creativity, joy and peace.


Annabelle Gurwitch Relates to Your 4 A.M. Club Problems

ISeeYouMadeanEffortblog Find yourself tossing and turning at night, with your mind constantly running? Turns out you’re not alone. In fact, author Annabelle Gurwitch found that so many women wake up in the middle of the night she dubbed it “The 4 A.M. Club,” and made it a chapter in her new book, I See You Made an Effort. Here, Gurwitch comments on the most common sleep offenders that viewers mentioned on Facebook were keeping them up at night. Read more  »

Dr. Oz to Be Honored at the Look Good Feel Better DreamBall


Tomorrow will be the 30th Annual DreamBall benefitting Look Good Feel Better, an organization that sheds light on how people with cancer use beauty to deal with the devastating side effects of the disease while regaining their self-confidence. This year’s DreamBall will celebrate 25 years of the organization and honors a diverse group of men and women for whom cancer, beauty and wellness, and the Look Good Feel Better program have a special meaning. Included in the list of honorees this year is Dr. Oz, for his advocacy for living the best life possible and caring for the whole patient from the inside out, as well as Samantha Harris, a cancer survivor, entertainment correspondent and former co-host of Dancing with the StarsRead more  »

Behind the Scenes of Dr. Oz’s Sleep Clinic


If you find yourself struggling to get enough sleep at night, it turns out you’re not alone. In fact, so many people have issues with sleep that Dr. Oz and sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus recently stayed up all night to tackle the most common sleep problems. Together with the help of their sleep team, they took to Twitter and the phones to help callers get the shut-eye they need. Here’s a look at what happened.


In Case You Missed It: September 1 Through September 5

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If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more on!

1. Dr. Oz reveals the dirty little secrets restaurants don’t want you to know about. Try Tracy Anderson’s slim-down plan for every body type and use this meal plan to stabilize your blood sugar and prevent spikes.

2. Find out easy ways to increase your fiber intake, something 90% of Americans are lacking in their diet. Pick up some of these fiber-rich foods during your next trip to the store and fight stress with five simple strategies.

3. Feel better fast with these all-natural solutions for headaches, back pain, cramps and more. Keep these healthy herbs handy for ailments from congestion to indigestion and boost your confidence with these power poses.

4. Dr. Carolyn Brockington and Dr. Oz discuss why strokes are occurring more in younger women. Make sure you know the risks and symptoms of stroke and protect yourself with this printable stroke wallet card that you can keep on you at all times.

5. Weatherman Sam Champion discusses his hypertension health scare. Boost your immune system with this vitamin D grocery list and make sure these anti-aging staples always have a place in your kitchen.

In Case You Missed It: August 25 Through August 29

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If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more on!

1. Dr. Oz shows you how to outsmart your fat genes so that you can put an end to yo-yo dieting. Learn which three healthy fats you need in your kitchen and get customized weight-loss solutions for your hormone type.

2. Find out the health hazard putting your cellphone in your bra can cause. Test your knowledge and get the facts about breast cancer to protect yourself and try Daphne Oz’s German chocolate cake recipe.

3. Dr. Oz debunks the common misconceptions about house fires. Print this fire safety plan to keep your family safe in an emergency and take this quiz to find out how healthy your pet is.

4. Wendy Williams talks about the three health tests every woman should have done. Keep track of your family’s medical information with this 911 emergency checklist and decode your health with these 10-second health assessments.

5. Learn about the five things happy people do every day that you should start doing, too. Eat these good mood foods to crank-proof your diet and perk up fast with these fast tricks to help you feel better about your life.

In Case You Missed It: August 18 Through August 22

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If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more on!

1. Dr. Oz exposes the health misconceptions you’ve believed for years. Take his health-myths quiz to sort medical fact from fiction and print out this zinc grocery list to boost your immune system.

2. Learn how to stop supermarkets from manipulating you to buy unhealthy foods. Use this smart shopper one-sheet for your next trip to the store and try these healthy herbs to ease aches and pains.

3. Dr. Oz sits down with comedienne Kim Coles, Dancing With the Stars’ Cheryl Burke and Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kandi Burruss to chat about the latest health news. Get relief fast with these 60-second back pain fixes and learn about the health benefits of tea.

4. Find out the latest all-natural breakthroughs to cut your cancer risk in half. Decode what your body says about your health with these 10-second health assessments and avoid these mistakes that can age you.

5. Cedric the Entertainer tells Dr. Oz how losing weight helped him lower his cholesterol. Control your own cholesterol with this guide and bring this low-cholesterol shopping list to the store with you.

In Case You Missed It: August 11 Through August 15

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If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more on!

1. Dr. Oz and Al Roker discuss how the weather can help predict your aches and pains. Get the top three supplements for colds and flu and the truth on the weather’s effects on your mood, colds and asthma.

2. Find out why insomnia can be a warning sign to a more serious health problem. Try these simple sleep tests and solutions and make the most out of your snack with this protein-packed brownie recipe.

3. The disturbing new reason why you should ditch diet soda. Take the 28-day national soda challenge and use this food-poisoning checklist to figure out what’s causing your tummy troubles.

4. Robin Quivers shares the details of her cancer scare. Stock up on these foods that prevent cancer and try her healthy salad recipe.

5. Dr. Oz reveal the biggest burn out busters to get your energy back. Power through your day with these fast energy boosters and try one of these easy home remedies to fix everything from migraines to bloat and more.