Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels, Dementia Confirmed

Greetings from Dr. T, Greetings from Dr. T, Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was just published by University of Exeter in the U.K.  This robust international study associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. T’s Health Tip – How Much Water Should We Drink?

Greetings from Dr. T, During the sizzling summer months, everywhere we look we see Californians toting water bottles – in the car, at the beach, in the store, at the gym – we’re all taking water.  Yet so many people suffer from health issues that begin with dehydration. Not drinking enough water can cause the

Depression can be helped without medication

Kathy (not her real name) came to me with complaints of tiredness, headaches, restless sleep, anxiety and depression. In the course of conversation she said that she couldn’t go on this way-she no longer found joy in anything she did, work was a burden and she did not spend much time doing the things she

Dr. Thorburn’s Health Tip – Holiday Parties

  Greetings to you, It’s the time of year for having fun at holiday parties. I have put together a few healthy eating and drinking tips here for you. Enjoy the season! 1. Engage in some good physical activity: take nice brisk walks with your loved ones and enjoy their company in the holiday season.

Dr. Thorburns Tip – Household Chores, Protect Your Back

Greetings to you, Here are some useful advices for protecting your back health while doing housework.  This info comes from the American Chiropractic Association website. Household chores can be a pain in the back!  Unless you’re careful, routine activities around the home – washing dishes, vacuuming, even talking on the phone – can strain your back, including

Chiropractic Tip of the Day: Sinus Pain Relief by Thorburn Burbank Chiropractor

Sinus pressure can often be relieved through “sinus massage”.  When the tissues of the sinuses swell pressure is felt in the face and can become quiet painful.  If left untreated it can lead to a sinus infection.  The medical community is recommending antihistamines before jumping to antibiotics when the problem is pressure and not an

Chiropractic Tip of the Day by Dr. Thorburn Burbank Chiropractor

How do you know if you have a spinal bone out of place? You don’t necessarily. If you have pain, you probably do, but the bones can be out of place and not hurt. The body can adapt to a bone out of place (for example, this can occur in a fall or automobile accident)

Dr. T’s Health Tip – Shoes, Wallets, Purses – Burbank Chiropractor

Greetings to you, Here are some tips about shoes, wallets, purses and briefcases: For women: If you wear high-heeled shoes for an extended length of time, this can increase the normal forward curve of the back and cause the pelvis to tip forward. This alters the normal position of the pelvis and spine that is

Dr. Thorburns Health Tip – Children and Chiropractic

Greetings to you, Chiropractic care is becoming more and more popular for kids these days. According to a study in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, children make an estimated 30 million annual visits to Doctors of Chiropractic. Results from a recent survey found that DCs are the alternative practitioners most often consulted by

Dr. Thorburns Tip – Spices Reduce Effects of High Fat Meal

Antioxidant Spices, Like Tumeric and Cinnamon Reduce Negative Effects of High Fat Meal Greetings to you, Here’s an interesting tidbit…. ScienceDaily – Eating a diet rich in spices, like turmeric and cinnamon, reduces the body’s negative responses to eating high-fat meals, according to Penn State researchers. “Normally, when you eat a high-fat meal, you end