Category - Dr. Joseph Mercola

Born and raised in the inner city of Chicago, IL, Dr. Joseph Mercola is an osteopathic physician trained in both traditional and natural medicine. Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Mercola served as the chairman of the family medicine department at St. Alexius Medical Center for five years, and in 2012 was granted fellowship status by the American College of Nutrition (ACN). While in practice in the late 80s, Dr. Mercola realized the drugs he was prescribing to chronically ill patients were not working. By the early 90s, he began exploring the world of natural medicine, and in 1997 Dr. Mercola founded www.Mercola.com, which is now routinely among the top 10 health sites on the internet. His passion is to transform the traditional medical paradigm in the United States. You can follow Dr. Mercola online at Mercola.com and Facebook.com/doctor.health

The Health Benefits of Patchouli Oil

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World For many people, a whiff of patchouli oil brings to mind the hippie movement of the ’60s and ’70s. But beyond this oil’s...

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Cannabis: A Lost History

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. It’s been heralded as a...

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Your Body Literally Glows With Light

July 5th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World The human body literally glows, emitting a visible light in extremely small quantities at levels that rise and fall with the...

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Why are IQ Scores Declining?

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores, which had been rising for decades throughout the 20th century, are now on the decline, and researchers...

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