Inflammatory Dietary Linked to Brain Aging

An Inflammatory Diet Linked to Brain Aging We talk about inflammation, diet, nutrition, and brain health a lot with our patients. We know there is a strong link between what we eat and how healthy we are. Recent medical research is backing this up now! “LONDON – Researchers believe they have uncovered a key piece of the puzzle in the …

Is soda bad for your brain? (And is diet soda worse?)

Is Soda Bad? Both sugary, diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain aging To me soda consumption is an interesting thing. From the flavors, to the ingredients, and the fascination and loyalty consumers have – Coke or Pepsi anyone? We all know soda is not going to help our health, but we Americans LOVE our soda pop! Knowing that excess sugar …

Probiotic use linked to improved symptoms of depression 

Probiotic use linked to improved symptoms of depression If you keep your belly happy, you will stay happy! A new study is the first to show improved depression scores with a probiotic. It adds to the whole field of microbiota-gut-brain axis, providing evidence that bacteria affect behavior. Probiotics may relieve symptoms of depression, as well as help gastrointestinal upset, research …

Zinc and the Brain

Zinc and the healty brain

If you have been in our office, chances are we have checked zinc levels in you. The Zinc Tally Test is how we can check by swishing around some aqueous zinc solution and checking whether it tastes like tap water or a 9-volt battery. When we think about zinc we have to think about cell growth and maintenance. It is …

Blood-Brain Barrier, Leaky Gut & Autism

Alterations in both blood-brain barrier & intestinal permeability linked to autism Just last week we posted a research article from Neuron discussing how omega-3 fatty acids help protect the blood-brain barrier. Dr. Nardi is familiar with Dr. Fasano and his work in the field of autoimmune disease and his theory on what is needed for autoimmunity to happen there has to be: 1) …

Omega-3 fatty acids help the blood-brain barrier

We can’t say enough good things about omega-3 fatty acids. We tell our patients it is one of the few things we recommend people take forever! Recently more research touting the wonders of omeag-3 fatty acids was published in the journal Neuron. Harvard researchers found that proper omega-3 levels protect the blood-brain barrier and help keep bad things from getting through. …

New study says pets can boost immunity for unborn babies

The presence of pets can boost the immunity of children even while they are still in the womb and can help them fight asthma, allergies, and obesity, a new study finds.There was already evidence that exposing children to more bacteria can help boost their immunity. Source: New study says pets can boost immunity for unborn babies | KING5.com

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

Chiropractic may alleviate the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including bloating, cramping and gas. If you or someone you love is one of the 30% of Americans with IBS, give us a call to see if chiropractic care is right for you. Check out the research article our own Dr. Nardi published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research! 

Thermography is Key for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Research Shows Thermography Works All of our Neuro-Structural Chiropractic patients are familiar with thermography; We use it to check the status of nervous system function on every visit. It is a not only showing function but also gives us a valid measure of change in the nervous system. Thermography isn’t just for Neuro-Structural Care, it can be used for many …

Time to Sweat the Small Stuff | LifeZette

I was very honored to be a part of this great article on hyperhidrosis, aka excessive sweating. I hope you will read the whole article. A big Thank-You LifeZette’s Pat Barone for putting this together! “Hyperhidrosis is most often caused by issues in the sympathetic nervous system — or the ‘fight or flight’ nervous system,” Dr. Jason Nardi, a neuro-structural chiropractor …