No Kid Needs a Chiropractor

Or so some people say. They mistakenly think the only reason to visit a doctor of Chiropractic is for a bad back. But as millions of parents know, the benefits of Chiropractic for kids from infants to teens are many. Chiropractic care can help to heal common early childhood problems, such as ear infections, colic,

Emotional Health Secrets

A recent article in Medical News Today shared the results of a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more than twice as likely to experience a range of emotional health conditions including anxiety, depression, psychosis, stress, and sleep deprivation. And yet another study published in the

How to Save a Life

In light of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with Chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month to raise the awareness of drug-free pain relief alternatives through Chiropractic. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as many as one in four patients

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

Clean What Day?

Clean What Day?

If you’ve lived in California for any amount of time, you know there are so many issues that affect our air. Too many cars on the road, smoke from an expanding fire season, industrial pollution, pesticides, and more. California Clean Air Day is a multifaceted program built on the idea that shared experiences can unite

Oh My Aching Neck!

Oh My Aching Neck!

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons patients come in for a first visit. Many times ‘a pain in the neck’ is caused by an accident (usually a car accident), poor sleep position or posture, or work-related repetitive motion. Our necks are one of our most precious possessions. The neck is important because

Brain Robbers

Brain Robbers

Last week we discussed some great super foods for feeding your brain. But what about all the brain-robbing toxins lurking out there? Brain toxicity is a major factor in the development of neurodegenerative diseases. Today, there is no shortage of neurotoxins in our air, food, water, and products. Here are four of the major substances

Get Your D On

Get Your D On

Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was revealed by the University of Exeter. This robust international investigation associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantial increase in the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. The team found that study participants

How to Defeat Your Tired Brain

How to Defeat Your Tired Brain

Too many decisions. Too much pressure at work. Too many personal demands. Too much going on without time to rest and restore. A tired brain (sometimes called mental fatigue) is a brain that is unhealthy and has trouble responding well to life’s needs. Tired brain occurs when the brain cannot tolerate all that it’s asked