Amy Shah, M.D.

Amy Shah, M.D.

Amy Shah, M.D., is a premier medical doctor specializing in food allergies, hormones and gut health. Dr. Shah graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University's world renowned school of nutrition. She went on to receive her Medical Doctorate with Distinction. Dr. Shah completed her Medicine Residency at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Medical Center. She then continued training in Allergy & Immunology at Columbia University's New York Presbyterian Medical Center. She now has a thriving medical practice with over 5000 patient visits a year. She has a special interest in integrative medicine and has started her new site: where she teaches, and coaches individuals interested in the integrative approach. She has appeared on multiple national media shows and magazines on these subjects.

Articles approved by Amy Shah, M.D.

Woman Experiencing Fatigue at Her Desk
Woman looking anxious on the train.

Anxiety May Be Affecting Your Gut Health—and Vice Versa. Here's Why.

"Butterflies" is way too cute a term for this feeling.
The Beginner’s Guide to Better Gut Health

The Beginner’s Guide to Better Gut Health

A step-by-step guide to making your tummy troubles disappear.
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7 Surprising Ways to Make Seasonal Allergy Symptoms Suck Less

Spring has sprung––and so have our seasonal allergies.
Flu Shot

Why Are People So Scared of Flu Shots (and Do They Have a Point?)

The WHO ain’t Nostradamus, and they can’t always predict which strains will strike.
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Does Taking Vitamin C Actually Help Prevent a Cold?

Does Taking Vitamin C Actually Help Prevent a Cold?

What science says about reaching for OJ or Airborne at the first sign of the sniffles.
When Am I Too Sick to Work Out?
Is It Actually Bad to Hold in Your Pee?

Is It Actually Bad to Hold in Your Pee?

We asked experts to break down the real risks of not relieving yourself.
Date Night

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat Before a Date 

Here's what to reach for (and what to steer clear of) before you meet up with that special someone.