Understanding Your Homocysteine Lab Test

Understanding Your Homocysteine Lab Test If you asked to have your homocysteine level checked with the rest of your lab work, you were probably told it is “fine.” Don’t be so sure. You could be at risk for heart disease and not know it.  Let’s talk about what could possibly save your life. Most lab results will indicate that a …

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 …

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 …

Is this a parent’s worst nightmare come true?

Is this a parent’s worst nightmare come true? “Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an underground dictatorship….To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic and have …

CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics to kids – USATODAY.com

CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics to kids – USATODAY.com A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Thursday found that since the early 1990s, there’s been a 10 percent drop in prescription rates for antibiotics for kids 14 and younger.The CDC found larger declines in how often doctors used antibiotics against colds and sore throats. There wasn’t much change …

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” …

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 …

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 …