Energy Drinks — Not So Harmless

Energy Drinks — Not So Harmless

The popularity of energy drinks is unfortunately on the rise among adolescents and young adults who find themselves in need of higher energy levels to handle the demands of school, work, social life, and more. In 2014, energy drink sales reached nearly $50 billion worldwide according to BeverageDaily.com. Energy drink users may notice increased cognitive performance,

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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.

Irritable Bowel and Chiropractic?

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: If you missed the free seminar we offered at our office a few weeks ago on irritable bowel, you missed a lot! Here’s some of the information we shared. Do you bloat after eating? Do you have constipation and/or diarrhea? Do you have a lot of gas? Are you uncomfortable in

Medical Food – Osteoben™ – New Dietary Management for Osteoporosis Really Works!

Greetings from Dr. T: At Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center, we have a new real-food nutritional product available that is so powerful, it’s actually classified as a medical food. Medical foods are foods that are specially formulated and intended for the dietary management of a disease that has distinctive nutritional needs that cannot be met

Celebrate Earth Day Starting with You!

Greetings from Dr. T: You can take steps towards making the world a healthier place by changing the part of the world you live in – starting with reducing chemicals in and around your body. Here’s some easy ways to get started: • What kind of deodorant do you use? If it contains aluminum, change

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