The Buzz About Turmeric

The Buzz About Turmeric

If you’re an aficionado of Indian cuisine, you’ve been savoring turmeric every time you eat curry and many other flavorful Indian dishes. It gives the food a bright yellow color and a warm, peppery taste. But that’s not all that turmeric does. Curcuminoids and curcumin, the main active ingredients in turmeric, contains its medicinal properties

Gesundheit! Relieve Your Allergies the Natural Way

Gesundheit! Relieve Your Allergies the Natural Way

We are in the height of allergy season, so much so that the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has named the month of May National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. How can you relieve your allergies? It seems that everywhere you turn people are coughing and sneezing, suffering from one of the most

Do You Make These Health Mistakes?

Do You Make These Health Mistakes?

Do you make these health mistakes? Are you one of those people who tries the latest vitamin or program that just came out? Do you suffer from pain and know in your heart that taking medication isn’t the best thing for you? Do you have trouble getting out of bed in the morning due to

Top Foods for Healthy Kidneys

Top Foods for Healthy Kidneys

Do you have problems with your kidneys such as infections or kidney stones? The kidneys are two of the very important organs in the body. They prevent the buildup of wastes and extra fluid in the body and they keep levels of electrolytes stable, such as sodium, potassium, and phosphate. They make hormones that help

What is the Benefit of Chiropractic for Kids?

What is the Benefit of Chiropractic for Kids?

Over the past few decades parents, clinicians, and researchers have noticed positive changes in the behavioral, physical, and emotional health of children under chiropractic care. Many different behavioral conditions have been observed to improve with chiropractic care including ADD/ADHD, anxiety, and also focus, concentration, and grades in school. Since the nerves collectively control and influence

Eat More Fish for a Healthy Heart

Eat More Fish for a Healthy Heart

Here’s another National Heart Health Month challenge. Join me in pledging to eat more fish for a healthy heart! A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine offers good evidence that eating several servings of fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids each week may reduce the risk of heart disease and death. The

Back Pain and Mental Health

Back Pain and Mental Health

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: An article in Medical News discussed a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more likely to experience a range of mental health conditions. Back pain and mental health problems? Back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world. According to

I Eat Healthy, So I’m OK…

I Eat Healthy, So I’m OK…

You think because you eat a healthy diet, you are OK. On any given day, you basically feel pretty good. You exercise a few times a week, drink a good amount of water each day, and limit sugar and alcohol consumption. And you even quit smoking a few years ago so…life is fine. But think

Vitamins – Are You Wasting Your Money?

Vitamins – Are You Wasting Your Money?

Whatever your personal health goals may be, adding one or more high-quality whole food supplements that your body truly needs to your daily regime can make a huge difference in your overall well-being. Certain whole food supplements also have a healing effect. Do you have frequent headaches? Stomach problems? PMS? Allergies? Rashes? Trouble sleeping? These