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Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a chiropractic physician/functional medicine practitioner in the Chandler area, we’re excited you are here. With natural healthcare and chiropractic industries advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.

Our blogs promote functional medicine and chiropractic awareness as a vital part of your healthy, active lifestyle. On our blog you will find a variety of articles and topics including the latest developments in natural healthcare, nutrition, acupuncture, cold level laser and chiropractic treatments from Dr. Reade and his staff.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure the long-term health of your health.
As always, feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

— The Arizona Family Health Centre Team

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Some Other Things to Know About Your Thyroid!

In this article we wish to address some of the other things that the thyroid can influence. We often do not think about other problems beside the common problems such as weight gain, fatigue, and hair loss. The thyroid and thyroid hormones have a widespread effect on...

How Stress and Minerals Imbalances Affects The Thyroid!

We recently discussed the effects of gluten regarding autoimmune thyroid also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. It is clear gluten can lead to increased destruction of the thyroid resulting in hypothyroid (low) function. However, there are several other factors that...

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Gluten

First, what exactly is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is the most common form of low thyroid or hypothyroidism. It is estimated to make up 70-90% of all hypothyroid/low thyroid problems in the United States and most of the world. Hashimoto's...

A Truly Gluten Free Diet

In this articleI have outlined some general guidelines to follow if you have been diagnosed with Celiac disease and/or some level of gluten sensitivity. Please remember reactivity to various gluten products is not always restricted to gastrointestinal/digestive...

The Difference Between Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease and Wheat Allergy

There is a lot of confusion between these three terms. Many people do not know where they fit or if they even have any of these problems associated with glutens. Not everybody who has a gluten sensitivity will necessarily have digestive problems when consuming gluten...

Can Gluten Cause Pain and Inflammation?

Does gluten really have a significant impact on the body, and can it potentially cause a lot of health issues and inflammation? Isn’t gluten just a problem if someone has celiac disease? What exactly is gluten and what foods contain it? Why has gluten become such a...

Arthritis And Your Gut – Part III

What are lipopolysaccharides (LPS)? These are molecules that can be extremely inflammatory to the human body and originate from an excessive overgrowth of primarily gram-negative bacteria which are found in the small intestine. This overgrowth of gram-negative bacteria (SIBO) usually occurs due to excessive consumption of sugars and other carbohydrates in our diet and poor integrity of the walls of the small intestine or commonly known as leaky gut syndrome (LGS).

Arthritis and Your Gut – Part II

Dr. James D. Reade, DC, CFMP describes how poor gut health, and an abundance lipopolysaccharides can lead to arthritis and inflammation in the joints

Arthritis and Your Gut – Part I

Dr. James D. Reade DC, CFMP describes how “Leaky Gut Syndrome” can lead to chronic health issues including arthritis.

Immunity and Your Gut

Did you know your digestive tract, otherwise known as your gut, is basically your immune system? Learn how you can strengthen your immunity in this featured article by Dr. James D. Reade.

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