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 …

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 …

Cholesterol: Fact or Farce?

Cholesterol: Fact or Farce?   For decades we have been told that cholesterol is the cause of cardiovascular disease. But is that really the case? Back in the 1960´s cholesterol was ignored by doctors until it exceeded 300, now anything above 250 is considered a problem. Standard nutritional advice has been to avoid meat, eggs and butter to keep a …

How Do You Know You Need a Chiropractor? | The Pittsburgh Upper Cervical Chiropractors

How Do You Know You Need a Chiropractor? A nice blog article from our friends Doctors Dave and Martina at Pittsburgh Upper Cervical Chiropractic. This is a question that every chiropractor is asked, “How do I know if I need a chiropractor?” I hope you’ll take the time to read the answer. YOU or someone you love might need a …