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.
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— The Arizona Family Health Centre Team
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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,read more
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.read more
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 considerread more
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.read more
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.read more
Methylation? What exactly is methylation? It is an overlooked, extremely important biochemical reaction and an essential biochemical reaction that takes place in every single cell of our body. Without methylation, we would cease to exist. It is estimated that a billion methylation reactions occur in our bodies every second!read more
Exactly what is stress? Most of us will immediately think of something that would cause us mental/emotional stress like our job, spouse, family or other relationships. Well, that is true but, stress can come in several different forms that we might not think about or are not consciously aware.read more