About Dr. Axe

About Dr. Axe

Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS is a certified doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people get healthy by using food as medicine.  In 2008, he started Exodus Health Center, which grew to become one of the largest functional medicine clinics in the world.

Dr. Axe has created the second-most visited natural health website in the world at www.DrAxe.com, which has over 10 million monthly visitors, where the main topics include nutrition, natural medicine, fitness, healthy recipes, home remedies and trending health news.


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Dr. Axe has been a physician for many professional athletes. In 2009, he began working with the Wellness Advisory Council and Professional Swim Teams. He worked with professional swimmers, including Ryan Lochte and Peter Vanderkaay, providing nutritional advice and musculoskeletal work on the athletes to increase their performance. He also traveled to the 2012 Games in London to work with USA athletes.

Dr. Axe has authored several books and programs, including Eat Dirt, The Real Food Diet Cookbook, Essential Oil Transformation and Healing Leaky Gut. These books and programs combine the power of advanced nutrition with recipes, superfoods and cleansing to help people reach their optimum level of health, all in addition to his acclaimed natural health website.

He is co-founder of the BurstFIT interval training program that is known as one of the fastest and most effective ways to burn body-fat. He has also appeared on the Dr. Oz Show and NBC, FOX and CBS.

Dr. Axe has taught corporate wellness programs for companies such as Nissan, Whole Foods, Mercy Ministries, Lifeway, and other large churches and corporations.

Dr. Josh Axe and his wife Dr. Chelsea Axe live in Nashville, TN and enjoy making homemade gluten-free pizza on the weekends, paddle boarding in the ocean and taking their dog Oakley to the park.

Dr. Axe’s Credentials

Dr. Axe is a board certified doctor of natural medicine (DNM), earned his doctorate in Chiropractic at Palmer College (DC), and is certified nutrition specialist (CNS) from the Board of Certified Nutrition Specialists.

Josh Axe Certification

If you feel like you could use some more in depth information on essential oils, Dr. Josh Axe is hosting a free webinar going over, in great detail, uses and tips for using essential oils. Click below to learn more.