Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: We’ve all heard the expression, “I feel it in my gut.” Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated — for the first time — that targeting microbes in the gut may prevent heart disease brought on by a diet rich in red meat, eggs and high-fat dairy products. This novel approach centers around
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Whether we like it or not, GMOs are a part of the American dietary landscape and they are something we all need to become more informed about. I thought I would take a couple of weeks to discuss what they are, why they are here and what you personally can do
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: I hope you had a great holiday season and that you had plenty of opportunities to spend time with special friends and family. Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to abolish unhealthy habits and get back to basics! Here are some simple tips to help you get started. 1.
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: We’re in the middle of cold and flu season, so here are some tips for staying healthy as we sail through the holidays: • Wash your hands more often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Germs and viruses gain access to our bodies through our eyes, nasal passages, mouth
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: The bright orange color of pumpkin is a giveaway that it’s loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. In the conversion to vitamin A, beta carotene performs many important functions in overall health. Pumpkin is also an anti-inflammatory
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Digestion is the process of converting the food we eat into substances we can use on a cellular level. Did you know that over 70 percent of your immune system is in your digestive track? This makes healthy digestion a key element in your overall wellness. While the tendency is to
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Many people have their first experience with chiropractic care as the result of an accident. They come in seeking immediate pain relief as they have neck pain or back pain from being rear-ended in an auto accident; they have a sports-related injury, or they injured their back doing an everyday activity.
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Since we’re in the midst of Chiropractic Health Month, I thought I would take a moment to share about my journey and what led me to becoming a Chiropractor. For my entire life I have wanted to help people become healthier. I decided at the age of two to be a
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: In celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month, last week I explained how Chiropractic restores proper motion of the spinal bones which reduces nerve irritation, and how Chiropractors work on the other joints to restore normal movement. This week I thought I’d share about how Chiropractic can help with problems in specific
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: October is National Chiropractic Health Month — horaaaayyyyyy!!! So it’s time to reveal the truth about Chiropractic. It’s a scientific fact that your brain, spinal cord and nerves control every single thing about your body-breathing, blood flow, digestion, energy level, all organ functions. So, if the nervous system is healthy, you
Patient Success Story: Combination of Chiropractic and Nutrition Leads to Greatly Improved Health, Quality of Life
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: It’s always gratifying to see a patient make progress in their quest for health and wholeness. This particular patient has had great success with a combination of chiropractic and nutritional treatments. Read on to see how M.A. has improved over the past few months of seeking treatment at Thorburn Chiropractic and
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: With 70% of the immune system located in your digestive tract, the majority of illnesses begin in the gut with an autoimmune reaction that may progresses into systemic inflammation. Systemic inflammation can be linked to countless illnesses and even food allergies, environmental allergies, airborne allergies and more. The healthier your digestive