Can Grape-Seed Extract Really Help Reduce Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure?

Grapes have been used for centuries for a variety of health purposes, and the recent interest in grape-seed extract has spurred scientific research into a range of possible medical uses for this product.  Some of the most promising investigations have been focused on the idea that grape-seed extract may be able to reduce cholesterol and […]

Can Laser Therapy Help My Allergies?

In 1967, a Hungarian scientist using lasers to treat skin cancer in mice noticed that the hair on those mice (which had been shaved as part of the experiment) grew back faster than normal.  This observation triggered research into the effects and possible health benefits of applying low levels of laser light to the human […]

Medical Study PROVES: “Nerve Pressure LEADS To DISEASED ORGANS

This is something I think you’ll want to read.      If you have any children, grandchildren, or even just friends, you need to read this handout. I’m not sure I’ve told you this or not, but it’s important enough that it bears repeating.   This is a factual study that explains in simple terms […]

The Latest Research on Restricted-Calorie Diets

The notion that a restricted-calorie diet can increase our lifespan has been around since an experiment that was done on rats in 1934.  During this experiment, rats were fed a diet that contained an adequate allowance of all key nutrients but a sharply reduced number of calories.  These rats lived twice as long as the […]

Can Vitamin C Really Help Your Immune System?

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is the most commonly used supplement of all the recommended daily vitamins, and it’s no wonder.  In the 1970s Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling promoted the idea that mega-doses of vitamin C could be used for a number of health benefits, including prevention of the common cold.  This possibility naturally had […]

Want Your Kids to Eat Well? Teach Them to Cook!

While chatting with patients recently about their families’ meal schedules and eating habits, I noticed a disturbing pattern that’s worth writing about.  It has to do with kids and the way we’re teaching them to approach food.  Whether we call it “grab-and-go” or “fast food at home”, there are clear signs that our children are […]

Smoking Linked to Chronic Pain in Women

If you need yet another good reason to quit smoking for good, here it is.  A study conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky has found that women who smoke may be at greater risk of suffering from chronic pain than those who do not. Researchers surveyed over 6000 women (18 years of age […]

Chiropractic Adjustment Can Lower Blood Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three American adults has high blood pressure. This serious condition can lead to an increased risk of stroke and heart attack, which are among the three leading causes of death in the US. In many cases, following a healthy diet, exercising and refraining […]

The Latest on Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a very common medical condition that affects a large and growing portion of the population.  In fact, the low back pain that often accompanies DDD is the leading cause of disability in people under age 45.  DDD has long been recognized as a difficult condition to treat, and many patients […]

Fighting Back Against Insomnia

Do you struggle to fall asleep at night?  Or do you find yourself wide awake at three in the morning staring up at the ceiling and wondering if you’ll fall back to sleep at all before your alarm goes off?  If you answered “yes”, you are not alone. Research has shown that up to 50 […]