Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still lead to diabetes, obesity

Still drinking diet soda and eating sugar-free foods to keep the pounds off? Would you still eat those things if they kept the weight on? How about if they increased your risk of diabetes? Well, new research shows that zero-calorie sweeteners has adverse effects on human health. “Despite the addition of these non-caloric artificial sweeteners to our everyday diets, there has …

The Role of the Craniocervical Junction in Craniospinal Hydrodynamics and Neurodegenerative Conditions

Research connecting the upper cervical area to many neuro-degenerative diseases. We say it often, “The power that made the body can heal the body.” There isn’t a person in the US that hasn’t been affected by neuro-degenerative diseases. Whether it is MS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, or even migraines. The total number of these conditions is staggering, and the amount of …

Your body is host to trillions of beneficial microorganisms that keep you healthy.

Unhealthy? Maybe it’s your microbiome

The Human Biome. Currently one of the most researched areas in health. How do the bacteria in and on our body affect our overall health? This information is unfolding more and more every week. Most of the research is focusing on the gut microbiome, but our microbiome extends into the mouth, skin, and much more. What is the Microbiome? The …

Being Healthy Doesn’t Have to Mean Skimping

Being a doctor I have to often tell a patient they need to make some changes in their life. Often time those changes consist of what many might consider sacrifices, but they don’t have to be. Healthy habits do tend to pay off in dividends over the years even if they might be hard to start at the beginning. Take …

Chiropractors Don’t Cure Anything!

Chiropractors Don’t Cure Anything! You read that right! And no, I am not bad mouthing my profession. In fact I am stating one of the principles that make chiropractors different. Chiropractors allow people’s bodies to better heal themselves. To better express health. To better who you are. The basis of chiropractic is that a misalignment in the spine causes nerves to …

Healthy Children and the Chiropractor

Why Take a Healthy Child to the Chiropractor? A lot of people think they only need to go to the doctors when are sick. But that isn’t true. Getting well checks is a very important part of staying healthy. Neuro-Structural Chiropractic is a type of preventative care that we should not be ignoring. An interesting thing to think about, the …

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

32 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (8 are Backed by Scientific Research) Article by Garrick Dee Apple cider vinegar is more than just a dipping sauce or a salad dressing. It is a versatile product that has been proven to have healing benefits, it started with Hippocrates and it is still being used now to treat various ailments. Based …

How to Beat Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month. And its no coincidence that income taxes are due this month either! The word stress was purely an engineering term until the late 1950’s when it entered everyday speech. When we think of stress, we always think about “bad” stress, aka emotional and mental stress. But there are 2 kinds of stress. We have something …

Do you have pre-existing conditions that may keep you from being covered by Obamacare? Is it because you didn’t follow-up with your chiropractic care?

Do you have pre-existing conditions that may keep you from being covered by Obamacare? Is it because you didn’t follow-up with your chiropractic care? Many patients stop coming to their chiropractor once they begin to feel well. They don’t follow up, or make their reexamination either. The issue with this is that as PCP’s chiropractors enter a diagnosis code to …