Monthly Archives: February 2011

Alternatives to Sports Drinks

One of the super-fit ath­letes in my prac­tice asked me if there was a healthy way to hydrate and boost ener­gy dur­ing a race. Yes, Vir­ginia… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Disc Damage Can Be Reversed — Here’s Proof

One inno­v­a­tive method to help with the treat­ment of her­ni­at­ed discs is non-sur­gi­cal lum­bar decom­pres­sion with the DRX-9000. Learn more. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Martin Luther King’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

Lis­ten­ing to an inspir­ing speech of Mar­tin Luther King can make your heart beat stronger and give courage when you’re feel­ing low. Here’s an excerpt from his 1964 Nobel Prize accep­tance speech. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Foods for pH Balance

A good place to start improv­ing your health is restor­ing nor­mal acid-base bal­ance to your body’s tis­sues. Dis­cov­er some key foods that help main­tain prop­er body pH. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Healthy Games and Gym Activities for Kids. The Top Ten

What sports, games, and fit­ness activ­i­ties are best for your kids? Here are some healthy choic­es based on the pri­or­i­ties I have for my fam­i­ly. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Making Sense of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

A tidal wave of chron­ic ill­ness is mak­ing the lives of many peo­ple mis­er­able and over­whelm­ing our health­care sys­tem. Doc­tors are frus­trat­ed in treat­ing these nag­ging, over­lap­ping prob­lems: heart dis­ease, fibromyal­gia, depres­sion, dia­betes, and more. These chron­ic con­di­tions can be helped by look­ing at the chal­lenges posed by patients who have been hos­pi­tal­ized with sud­den, acute ill­ness, and using anal­o­gous treat­ment strate­gies. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Find a Good Pharmacist

An inter­view with a phar­ma­cist cov­er­ing the impor­tance of estab­lish­ing a rela­tion­ship with a good phar­ma­cist as part of your health­care team. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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News Flash: Chiropractic Saves You Money

A large study by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Ten­nessee showed that patients who saw a chi­ro­prac­tor for low back pain saved 40% as com­pared to those who saw a med­ical doc­tor first. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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