Alpha Lipoic for Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a symptom that many people with either Type I or Type II diabetes will face. In fact, roughly half of all diabetics will develop nerve damage causing symptoms. Diabetic neuropathy results as a consequence of damage to nerves caused by periods of high blood sugar. The high blood sugar results in the […]

Assessment and treatment of headaches

One of the most common conditions that patients present to chiropractors with is headaches. Headaches are prolific through society and billions are spent each year on treatment with painkillers and muscle relaxants. Usage of ibuprofen, acetaminophen and naproxen can provide temporary relief, however they don’t do anything to address the actual cause of what is […]

Are you sweating during your workout?

Have you ever found yourself easing off the intensity of effort during your workout, simply because you found yourself sweating?  The sheer amount of people afraid, embarrassed or physically uncomfortable by their body’s natural cooling system is outstanding!  If you are able to walk away from this article and embrace the fact that your sweat […]

Childhood TV – how much is too much?

Today more than ever our children are bombarded with options for their amusement and entertainment. Of course there are the classic toys, books, puzzles and children’s music that have been around forever and now there are newer versions of the classics with up to date electronic capabilities. But today there are also countless television shows, […]

Simple things with powerful effects

This past winter has seen me become something of a slow cooker enthusiast. Not only are you able to make healthy, hearty meals quickly, the smell you arrive to after work after something has been cooking for 10 hours is unbeatable! I am by no means a top notch chef, however I have found that […]

Kill plateau with new style of training!

When was the last time you hit a plateau? The ever so frustrating road block that either stops you dead in your tracks, or motivates you to charge ahead in full force! Plateaus don’t need to happen! Here is how you can reap the rewards of full effort with max results… plateau free! If your […]

Mental health and an aging population

As the baby boom generation sneaks into retirement age, medical knowledge advances and population growth slows in many countries, it isn’t too surprising to hear the world is getting older. Today there are almost 500 million people in the world who are over the age of 65 and by 2050 that number is expected to […]

Childhood adversity & negative effects

Many studies on the lasting effects of childhood adversity have been published in recent years. All evidence shows that early negative experiences have a lifelong impact on our mental and physical health that is more complex and pervasive than we sometimes imagine. One collaborative study between Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program and the US Centers […]

Chelation for heart health

The word ‘Chelation’ means, ‘the formation of two or more bonds.’ Chelation therapy is used medically to remove unwanted molecules like lead, mercury, aluminum, cadmium, and other elements from the body. Chelation therapy involves the administration of a chelator (a substance that binds to something else) to remove another substance from the body. Many cardiovascular […]

Finding the balance

I have a confession to make. I don’t really like going to the gym anymore. Now don’t get me wrong, I love, love to exercise. I am one of the lucky people who literally can’t go through the day without doing some form of pretty strenuous activity whether it is running, biking, cross-country skiing or […]