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 …

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 …

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 …

The cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care vs. medical care

The cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care vs. medical care The average chiropractic patient takes less medication, is out of work sick less and saves a ton of money per visit. MD’s may charge from $60 to $300+ a visit, where most chiropractor visits range from $30 to $60, and you won’t have to spend anymore on medication. With a shaky economy …

JAMM: Juneau, Alaska Music Matters: The Best Brain Training

Heres just another reason why Glacier Valley Elementary School provides violin instruction for all of its kindergartners and 1st graders.  According to the August 2011 Scientific American article, “How to Build a Better Learner,” playing an instrument is “the best brain training” you can give children to help with “language comprehension and promote cognitive skills:  attention, working memory and self-regulation” …

There is Hope for Arthritis Sufferers!

Spinal Alignment and Joint Pain A lot of people are affected by arthritis. Arthritis basically means “joint pain” and has many different causes and classifications. Inflammatory – the membrane of the joint becomes irritated Attachment Arthritis – frequently in the heels and lower back, the ligament or tendon fastened to the bone becomes irritated Crystal Arthritis – the big toe has deposits of …

Multiple Sclerosis and Other Autoimmune Problems – Could incurable autoimmune diseases be a thing of the past?

Could incurable auto-immune diseases be a thing of the past? There has been a strong rise in auto-immune diseases over the past 2 decades. Things like lupus, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Rheumatoid Arthritis and Crohn’s Disease historically have been considered female issues, but lately more males are being seen with these problems too. The explanation is lacking, but the evidence is not. What …