Statins – What You Need to Know!

Patients frequently obtain chiropractic services for aches and pains associated with their muscles and joints. In fact, some of the most common diagnoses chiropractors make are “sprains and strains” of the neck, back, and extremities. So, how does this fit in with the use of statin medications? Statins are a group of medications frequently prescribed…

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Green Tea’s Impact on Cognitive Function Now Visible

by Megan Brooks Green tea appears to boost memory by enhancing functional brain connectivity, a new imaging study suggests. A study led by Stefan Borgwardt, MD, PhD, from the Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Switzerland, shows that drinking a green tea extract enhances memory performance, a finding that researchers suggest may have important clinical…

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More People Pick Elimination Diets to Discover Food Sensitivities

– The Fad and Science Behind Not Eating Entire Food Groups for Weeks at a Time By  Sarah Nassauer April 16, 2014  The adage that you are what you eat doesn’t quite ring true for some people. A growing group is swearing by the idea: You are what you don’t eat. Elimination diets—which call for cutting…

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Chiropractic and the Common Cold

Chiropractic methods are utilized for many complaints, of which the majority of research-based evidence supports conditions related to the musculoskeletal system – that is, neck, back, upper and lower limb conditions. However, when applied to certain areas of the spine, spinal manipulation can have other beneficial effects that are also supported by research. One of…

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Chiropractic techniques are applied to MANY patient types, from infants and children to 80, 90, and even 100 year-olds! Obviously, gender is not a factor as both men and women seek chiropractic care and receive similar positive benefits. But, what about chiropractic care for the pregnant female patient? Are there reasons chiropractic should be avoided?…

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Chiropractic “Wholistic” Care

A chiropractor’s role in treating a person is not limited to only addressing their musculoskeletal system. In fact, it is best to use the “triangle of health” concept with patients. There are three equal sides to address: the “physical,” the “emotional,” and the “chemical” aspects of health and well-being. If any ONE of the three…

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Chiropractic Care of Children

Chiropractic techniques are not limited to any particular group. We see patients of all ages, sizes, genders, ethnicities, and so on. So, is the care of children “different” than chiropractic care applied to adults? If so, how? There are studies that review the treatment of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions such as low back pain, non-MSK conditions…

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Skin Deep

SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 BY WESTON A PRICE FOUNDATION Nutrition for the Skin The skin is the largest organ system in the human body, accounting for 16 percent of total body weight and covering sixteen to twenty-two square feet of surface area. Our skin separates and informs us with regard to our surroundings, serving to waterproof,…

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