Drinking Tea Can Be Good for Brain Health

Drinking Tea Can Be Good for Brain Health

A cup of tea a day may be just what the doctor ordered for lifelong brain health. And this may be especially so for those who are genetically predisposed to debilitating Alzheimer’s disease. This is according to a recent study led by Assistant Professor Feng Lei from the Department of Psychological Medicine at the National

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

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 and is

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

Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center and the Spirit of Giving

At Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center, we’re celebrating Christmas by supporting the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program and the Farm Worker’s Education Christmas program. You can feel great by helping others this holiday season! The spirit of giving is the very essence of the season and there are always people in need who will appreciate

Are Chiropractors Really Back Doctors?

Good question! Here it is National Chiropractic Health Month and you should know the truth about chiropractic. People come to us for pain relief and that is very wise because we are expert at relieving pain without drugs and surgery. But are you really using chiropractic to its fullest? Chiropractic is the art and science

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Chiropractic 101: How Does It Work?

October is National Chiropractic Health Month, the annual celebration of the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness.  I thought I would start off the month by offering a simple review of how and why it works. About 30 million Americans visit chiropractors each year.

Can Supplements Help Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: As we discussed last week, autism is a disorder that involves abnormal development and function of the brain. People with autism show decreased social communication skills and restricted or repetitive patterns of behaviors or interests. One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1