Chiropractic

Nutritional Supplements for OsteoArthritis Prevention and Management

I just came across an article I put together several years ago which represented research I’d done on the subject of arthritis self-care.  The information is still useful and so I share it with you here: Nutritional Supplements for OsteoArthritis Prevention and Management – Edw. B. Harriott   Nutritional Supplements for Osteoarthritis Prevention and Management […]

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Medical News: RSNA: A Fish a Week Keeps the Brain at Its Peak – in Meeting Coverage, RSNA from MedPage Today

Interesting article showing that consumption of fish has a very significant effect on preservation of brain function as you age. This suggests that we should indeed continue to supplement our diets with Omega-3 fatty acid fish oils and eat fish on some regular basis as part of our healthy lifestyles. Medical News: RSNA: A Fish […]

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Supplements Aren’t The Problem

  Supplements linked to riskier behavior http://tinyurl.com/6oh63z6    I posted recently about the FDA’s interest in handing the supplement industry over to the pharmaceutical industry’s capable hands and the risk that posed for the consumers.   What I pointed out was the relentless news coming out about all the dangers of supplement use, essentially priming […]

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Sound Activated Voice Recorder for Android

Quite some time ago, I posted about the use of a sound activated voice recorder application in the iphone App Store called Night Recorder to determine snoring, grinding, sleep apnea events during sleep.  I was frustrated that I couldn’t find such an application in the Android Marketplace. See the post here: http://missionviejochiropractic.com/?p=349 Well, I just […]

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Practical Tips to PREVENT Breast CA

You  Can Actually Do Something to PREVENT Breast Cancer It is important to be vigilant in detecting breast cancer because early treatment correlates with a greater chance of beating it.  But some simple lifestyle changes will go a long way to avoiding cancer of all types. Things we all can do include: Things to avoid: […]

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Youth Diet vs Mental Health

Recent study finds that diet changes correlate with changes in mental health in all age groups.  Also, considering many mental health issues first appear in adolescence and young adulthood, establishing good dietary intake in youth is incredibly improtant in reducing subsequent mental health  problems later in life.

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Self-Treatment Is Not Free

I have been hearing a drum beat of negative supplement news in the popular media lately.  Make no mistake… This is a thoughtful planned attack an the herbal and nutritional supplement industry. News release after news release is coming out stating that this or that supplement isn’t just worthless… it is getting in the way […]

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Fiber, Yes, but which is best source?

Not all sources of fiber are equal. If you are getting enough healthy fiber, you ar probably doing better than most Americans, but here is a healthy tip to help your body on many levels: nutrition, bowel function, inflammatory response mediator, cardiovascular, etc… =========== As published in Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD, 2011 […]

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Vitamin E Supplementation Under Assault

According to a recently published large study of the effect of Selenium and/or Vitamin E on prostate cancer risk, supplementing with Vitamin E alone actually increased the risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer within the following 10 years. Different people will spin this news in different directions, of course, but I’d like to point […]

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Adjustments are Great!… in Medicine

Isn’t it interesting that when an adjustment involves significant expense in orthopedic involvement, in anaesthesia, etc.,  the medical community gets all excited?.  Try to do it in a way that is more preventive, less expensive,  and involves less risk… Well, that is approach is surely suspect.  Typical… follow the money…  LOL This study looked at outcomes of the use […]

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New Chiropractor: You think you can’t start a practice now? Think again…

I’ve been in practice since 2002.  When I started out, I went into a partnership with another new graduate friend and leased a 1500 sq. foot office space in Laguna Hills, CA. We hired a front desk person, and had tables and therapies and x-ray equipment and the whole shebang.  After spending about $100k in […]

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