Natural Pain Relief

Pain is the number two reason for both doctor visits and hospital visits in the US.  Medical treatment is generally focused on symptomatic relief without regard to solving the underlying cause. Initial pain relief is important as  long as it is followed up with correcting the problem.   Every day we see patients in pain […]

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Relieving Chronic Pain

Twenty years ago as I was getting in bed one night, I turned my head to the right and an experienced pain that I had never had before. I felt excruciating pain and electric shocks going down my right arm. When I woke up the next morning it was even worse. Being a chiropractor and […]

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Don’t Let Your Holiday Dinner Ruin Your Diet

Every year at this time I have patients coming back to see me after their Thanksgiving and Christmas meals having gained weight and mad as hell at themselves.  Logically, one meal shouldn’t put five or even ten pounds on a person, but sometimes we see this.  Holiday dinners are special times for getting together with […]

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Sometimes the Devil is in NOT reading the details

Sometimes the devil is in NOT reading the details The New York Times recently reported that “Vitamin D was ineffective for preventing osteoporosis,” citing a review of 23 studies that were recently published in The Lancet. Unfortunately, the majority of people who read this blurb in the newspaper or rebroadcasted on a website, won’t look at […]

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Make Halloween a Little Healthier

All of my kids have loved Halloween.  Kids like to dress up and the creativity is a good thing.  They like the experience of visiting houses in our neighborhood. But every year I used to cringe when my kids came back from trick or treating and emptied the pile of candy on the floor.  Besides […]

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Soft Drinks and Esophageal Cancer

Researchers looking at the rate of esophageal cancer in the United States note that there is a remarkable correlation between the recent rise in the cancer (570 percent in the past 25 years in white males) and the increase in carbonated drink consumption (450 percent in the past 50 years). As of the year 2000, […]

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Are You Toxic?

Are you toxic? With the enormous amounts of toxic metal in the environment and widespread nutrient mineral insufficiencies, assessing patients for element imbalances and excesses is increasingly important. By assessing any of three sample sources (hair, blood, or urine) the Elemental Analysis provides a convenient and accurate window for gauging both long and short-term toxic […]

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Dietary Fats Affect Childhood Allergies

Kids who suffer from allergies know how lousy they can make you feel, and allergy medications often have side effects like drowsiness. As a result, natural means of preventing the development of hay fever and itchy skin are increasingly being studied. Research on dietary fat intake and its association with allergic reactions is an example […]

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Treating Diabetes & Weight Gain Naturally

Diabetes and weight gain tend to go hand in hand.  There are both genetic as well as environmental factors that play a role.  The good news is that even once damaged, the normal functioning of the blood sugar system can be restored. The most common factor in the destruction of the carbohydrate pathway is overuse. When […]

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Vegetarian Protein Sources

If you’re worried about getting enough protein on a vegetarian diet, you don’t have to be. Here are some of the best sources of protein for vegetarians. Quinoa and other whole grains: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the queen of whole grains when it comes to protein content is quinoa. Unlike many sources of […]

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