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Chiropractic reduces the need for additional back surgeries according to a new study.

Chiropractic reduces the need for additional back surgeries according to a new study. Most of our patients already know that chiropractic management of lower back pain is effective and when done naturally, can greatly reduce the risk of needing surgery in the future. What happens when you have already had back surgery; can you avoid surgery in the future?   According to a new study, chiropractic management of back pain after surgery reduces the risk of further back surgeries being needed.   It has been my personal experience that post-surgical back pain patients should begin chiropractic care after surgery if they hadn’t Read More »

Wygovy, Ozempic, and Mounjaro; did you know your body produces its version of these drugs naturally?

Wygovy, Ozempic, and Mounjaro; did you know your body produces its version of these drugs naturally? Oprah Winfrey, Keke Palmer, Amy Schumer and many other celebrities have lost weight on Wygovy or Ozempic which is basically the same medication.   The drugs slow digestion and how the stomach empties, making it difficult to overeat. While many regular people have lost weight with these medications by controlling their diabetes with the drugs, the drugs on off-label usage have been shown to offer significant weight loss for people wanting to lose weight. The catch is that the weight will come back when you Read More »

What is your normal body temperature? Rethinking 98.6.

What is your normal body temperature? Rethinking 98.6. For years we have been told that our normal body temperature is 98.6.   Science is now suggesting that this our actual temperature may be less than we thought. Some of us may be mildly higher or lower than this number.  Which one are you? When should you consider your higher temperature a fever? During the covid era, we all had temperature scans in one place or another and often, the temperature of these scans were less. The idea was to catch those who had a fever and prevent infection of the virus.  Read More »

It’s cold and flu season; do you really need that antibiotic too?

It’s cold and flu season; do you really need that antibiotic too? Antibiotics were wonder drugs when introduced years ago, although their overuse in the USA and had a side effect; resistant bugs. From ear infections, to upper respiratory infections, doctors for years have recommended an antibiotic to help you recover. Since antibiotics only work on bacterial infections, you may have recovered naturally anyway.   Their rampant overuse caused secondary infections in the ear, yeast infections and long term gut dysfunction. Other countries culturally used these drugs differently and in some countries, you do not even need a prescription for the Read More »

Plastic is in our food according to Consumer Reports. What you need to know.

Plastic in our food according to Consumer Reports. What you need to know. Have you tried to live your life without plastic?   Everything seems to come wrapped in it including condiments, water, food, etc. Some of this is ending up being digested by us.   Some of the animal foods we eat also have plastic in them and it can affect your health in ways you could hardly imagine. Changing your habits by using class containers can help and is easy to do.   Drinking your water out of a stainless or aluminum bottle can help too. Recently, Consumer Reports did an Read More »