With all of the press about the dangers of pain relievers I am often asked what I use for pain. The answer is turmeric and boswellia. Since virtually all pain comes from inflammation and the waste products of tissue damage which cause inflammation, a natural anti-inflammatory also reduces pain. Curcumin is an active ingredient of […]
Stevia, is it safe?
While lots of artificial sweeteners are available are they safe? Do they raise blood sugars for those concerned about insulin resistance syndrome X, weight loss etc. Since the average American now eats close to 170 lbs. of sugar/HFCS a year, it is important to get away from that devastating habit and cut back on sweets […]
Why Natural pain relief? Are drugs safe?
Always looking for evidence to help you make better decisions about you health I give you this article. It takes so little to eat better food, do something physical you love (read exercise). And visit a Natural health care provider that can help you in that quest. The body is self healing and self regulating. […]
Why don’t I heal like I used to?
Over the course of my career it has been my observation that people don’t heal as fast as they used to. Not just the ranting about the “good old days” it is an observation of many in the medical community. Yes we see an extension of life expectancy due to less early death, but we […]
Sugar Blues What is sugar doing to your health?
“Americans consume an average of 150 lbs of sugar per year! Yikes! it’s everywhere and in everything Most people are aware of the adverse effects of excessive sugar consumption such as obesity, diabetes, and cancer. However, what is less known is that high sugar intake leads to nutrient deficiency. Excessive sugar intake was shown to […]
Vitamin C for Cancer and health
Dr. Scott a Bend area chiropractor is excited about an exciting medical breakthrough published in the science journal Oncotarget has discovered the astonishing ability of concentrated vitamin C to halt the growth of cancer tumor stem cells. They used IV solutions for control purposes. Daily Vitamin C in natural form (all citrus fruits) is a […]
Statins What you need to know.
Food is your best medicine is logical statement that leads to a life time of optimal health. Chemicals of any kind ie fertilizers, pesticides, drugs have a consequence, mostly negative on your health. The medical literature clearly shows that statin medications like Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor shut down the production of one of the most important […]
Dirty Dozen Clean Fifteen You are what you Eat
2016 Dirty Dozen List Here it is the list that helps you use your food $ to go toward filling your stomach and increasing your health. See you at the local farmers markets this year! Environmental Working Group (EWG) uses the latest pesticide residue data from government testing to create a list of fruits and […]
Concussion, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Brain health What to do?
I just returned from a very informative conference on concussion, dementia and brain health. It is a real problem with an expected 15 million people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in the near future. At a cost of $100,000/yr and an average life span of 10 years. Those numbers are an astounding $1.5 trillion a year! Nutrition […]
Seasonal depression and SAD
Just a few tips to make life easier. Motion helps over ride pain. The spine has a huge amount of motion receptors in every joint surface and when they are not being activated because of vertebrae that aren’t moving it is easy to see how PAIN become pervasive. Get checked out and get moving. They […]