Statins linked to higher diabetes risk

Statins linked to higher diabetes risk A few years back there was an interesting article in USA Today on how statins, like Lipitor and Crestor, may be causing an increase in diabetes in older women. High cholesterol combined with diabetes are a classic recipe for a bad heart. Heart disease is the #1 killer in the world and might not be …

The Signs of a Concussion

Do You Know the 13 Concussion Signs? The temperatures are dropping, the kids are back in school and autumn is around the corner. For many children and their parents, this means football! We all love it – whether you’re under the lights or on the sideline, football is a part of fall, and injuries are part of football! The most …

Is it spinal arthritis or is it your thyroid?

Arthritis and degeneration are two words we usually associate with old age or decades of wear and tear. Certainly, years of poor posture are shown to be the major factor contributing to break down in the spine and degeneration in the shock absorbers of the spine, the vertebral discs. With Neuro-structural chiropractic, imbalances in the nervous system are targeted to not …

Are Oats Gluten Free? All You Need To Know

When following a gluten-free diet or trying to cut down on foods with gluten, you want to find foods that are delicious, filling and easy to use. Oats are one of those ingredients and can be used for lunches, breakfasts and even snacks. The question is whether they are gluten free.The short answer is yes,Read More » Source: PositiveHealthWellness.com

Everything You Need to Know About Adrenal Fatigue

So What About Adrenal Fatigue? Your adrenal glands are two small organs that sit on top of the kidneys and are the main centers of stress control in the body. The ability for the body to control stress – emotional, physical and chemical – is critical for survival and is constantly being monitored and regulated. When stress is chronic and …

Cherry, Wild Rice & Quinoa Salad

Cherry, Wild Rice & Quinoa Salad

Cherry, Wild Rice & Quinoa Salad Ingredients: ½ cup Quinoa (washed if available) ¾ cup Wild Rice ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ cup Fruity Vinaigrette (i.e. pomegranate, raspberry) ¾ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 2 stalks of celery 2 cups pitted and chopped cherries ¾ cup of goat cheese * Toasted Pecans Salad Greens Instructions Take ¾ cup …

Have You Gotten Tested Yet?

Have You Gotten Tested Yet? It’s Never Been This Easy! If you’re a patient here at Advanced Chiropractic then you have filled out one of our assessment forms. This kind of tests helps us identify areas of concern with a person’s health. One of the most helpful assessment forms is our metabolic test. This test is not only pretty long, …

Vitamins & Minerals for Healthy Children

As adults we know we need to take a good multi-vitamin every day. They seriously play a tremendous role in keeping our bodies running right and staying healthy. When it comes to our children, we sometimes neglect their nutritional needs for vitamins and minerals. We all remember the fruity flavored kid’s multi’s we used to take. Those chalky tablets with …

Understanding Alzheimer’s

Understanding Alzheimer’s For more that 5 million Americans, every day is a battle trying to remember the names and faces of their loved ones or even trying to remember if they had eaten that day. Alzheimer’s disease is a fatal disease that robs individuals of their ability to not only remember, but to think, reason and understand. It is estimated …

More Continuing Education!

So this weekend I am sitting in a class on arterial disease. These, I am sure you all know, are a major contributor to cardiovascular disease. Since heart disease is the #1 killer in the world, with stroke coming in at #4 (same cause as heart disease, but affects the brain), I think we are going to start paying more …