Statins linked to higher diabetes risk

Statins linked to higher diabetes risk A few years back there was an interesting article in USA Today on how statins, like Lipitor and Crestor, may be causing an increase in diabetes in older women. High cholesterol combined with diabetes are a classic recipe for a bad heart. Heart disease is the #1 killer in the world and might not be …

Does Medical Evidence Support Chiropractic?

Medical Evidence and Chiropractic The scientific validity of chiropractic. In 1921 there were no medical research journals. Research was published in papers, similar to a newsletter within the profession. One such publication was the Medical Times. In 1921 a medical doctor, Henry Winsor, published a study he conducted at the University of Pennsylvania titled, Sympathetic Segmental Disturbances: The evidences of the …

Green Tea – A better morning pick-me-up

Looking for a better pick-me-up in the morning? Try green tea and reap the health-enhancing welfare of antioxidants along with enough caffeine to get you moving without being jittery. Here’s what Harvard’s Women’s Health Watch has to say about green tea. Tea’s health benefits are largely due to its high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants. Green …

Why is upper cervical chiropractic different?

Why is upper cervical chiropractic different? A lot of people wonder why upper cervical chiropractic is different from other forms of chiropractic. Well, as chiropractors we all get the same training and education in school. We are all doctors, and can approach healthcare and adjusting in a manner that is safe and appropriate to a patient’s issue. So why upper …

Is Modern Medicine Founded on Error?

Is Modern Medicine Founded on Error?. Louis Pasteur’s Germ Theory of Disease dates back to the 1860’s, and is the foundation of allopathic medicine to this day. This theory, is still just that, a theory. “Still, despite being highly controversial in the late 1800s, the Germ Theory was quickly adopted by the medical powers of the day. This new theory …

Why Do Chiropractors Take X-Rays?

Why Do Chiropractors Take X-Rays? Why do chiropractors take x-rays? Many new patients in our office often wonder that on their first visit. Most people think that x-rays are used to find broken or dislocated bones and pathologies. However, chiropractors take x-rays to also see the condition of the spine and analyse it for subluxations. There are a recent article …

7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body

7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S. Plastics (or the chemical name, phthalates) are now considered the number one pollutant in the human body. They make products flexible, durable, and these chemicals are also in items you would not consider to be plastics, like pesticides, detergents, cosmetics, medications, or your shampoo. They are found everywhere. It is difficult …