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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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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.

Can Stress Make You Sick?

Can stress make you sick? Learn more about the effects of stress on your immune system in this article by Dr. James D. Reade.

Allergies, Histamine, and More

ALLERGIES, HISTAMINE and MORE… Most everyone has heard of antihistamines like Allegra, Benadryl, Claritin, and Zyrtec for addressing allergies and related symptoms. In addition, there is another class of antihistamines used for heartburn and gastric reflux such as,...

Toxins, diabetes and shoulder/ joint problems?

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 are GMOs?

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,

Bone Loss – Osteoporosis Detection

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.

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