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.
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ALLERGIES, HISTAMINE and MORE… Most everyone has heard of antihistamines like Allegra, Benadryl, Claritin, and Zyrtec for addressing allergy related symptoms. There is another class of antihistamines that are used for heartburn and gastric reflux such as, Axid,...
There is more recent research that has been connecting the rapid increase in diabetes and insulin resistance to toxins found in our water, food, air and environment. Certain studies have been showing that many of these endocrine disruptive toxins damage the liver, fat...
What exactly is far infrared? Far infrared is part of the electromagnetic spectrum that is similar to visible light. It cannot be detected by our eyes because the wavelength is to long . However, it can be detected as heat by our skin and body. Far infrared is that...
GMO stands for genetically modified organisms or sometimes referred to as transgenic. The original concept for GMOs seemed to be a good one where farmers could raise these new plants with less pesticides, herbicides and increase their yields. Does not sound bad, right? However,
Did you know in the United States alone there are about 1.5 million bone fractures that are directly related to osteoporosis? It appears that this trend is continuing and early detection and treatment are vitally important.
Most people require 6-8 hours of uninterrupted REM sleep. Not getting this can lead to many health issues and the body is incapable of repairing itself without this deep sleep. The first thing to think of if you wake up after a few hours is consider
Both celiac disease and gluten namely the duodenum and sensitivity are conditions in jejunum. Normally the intestines contains a velvety lining that contains finger-like projections called villi. These villi would be analogous to a shag carpet. This is where we get our absorption of our nutrients. However, with CD these villi are flattened, shortened or in grains such wheat, barley, spelt and rye.
When one thinks about testosterone we often think of it in terms of only a male hormone. Well, the only thing truthful about this is that men do have much larger amounts of testosterone than women, but testosterone plays a very important role in women as well. So low ”T” can have very profound effects in either sex and it is not exclusively a male problem.