Health Misconceptions

Is Chiropractic Care the Answer to Your Child’s Chronic Ear Infections?

"Mom, it hurts. It hurts!" Parents of children suffering from ear infections are all too familiar with this cry. Tugging at their ears, crying, and trouble sleeping are all signs of an ear infection in your little one. Children are more susceptible to ear infections than adults...

What Chiropractic Patients Need To Know About Low Back Pain

Although chiropractic is dedicated to finding and correcting vertebral subluxations (also known as spinal misalignments), many patients seek chiropractic care to alleviate pain and other health-related symptoms. One condition that chiropractic patients seek relief from is consistent low back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association,...

Fosamax

Fosamax is a drug commonly prescribed to osteoporosis and cancer patients to prevent bone loss. It is a drug of the bi-phosphonate type, which is the same chemical poison in household bathroom cleaners used to remove soap scum from bathtubs. Side effects include...

25 Ways Sugar Ruins Your Health

Sugar can suppress the immune system. Sugar leads to cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostrate and rectum. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium. Sugar can weaken eyesight. High intake of sugar increases the risk of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Sugar can cause arthritis. Sugar can cause gallstones, heart...

Avocado: Good for Your Waistline and Your Joints

New research suggests that not only is avocado tasty, it may help to trim your waistline and aide in arthritis management. In a new study, researchers found patients with arthritis who used supplements of avocado and soybean oil had reduced joint space narrowing. Another study...

Prescription Painkillers Deadlier Than Heroin

As rates of prescription painkillers soar, new research from the American Journal of Public Health reveals just how deadly opioids can be. Media reports on these deaths focus on doctor errors and websites selling the drugs, but researchers from McGill University in Canada are finding something else. What they found...

A Cup Full of Sugar

Have you ever seen the movie Mary Poppins? In the movie there is a scene where she is getting the children to clean their rooms, and she sings a song with the famous line, “Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.” Based...

5 Things Chiropractic Patients Ought to Know About Text Neck

Remember how your mom always said, "Nothing in life is free"? Well, she was right. High-tech gadgets and smart phones advancing at the speed of light are a modern convenience unlike little else, but the advantages of communication at our fingertips come with a price:...

How Chiropractic Can Help Patients Who Suffer From Arthritis

Even though chiropractic excels in wellness care, it is becoming more common for people to visit chiropractors to treat a variety of different kinds of pain. Because of this, chiropractic adjustments provide many benefits to people and patients who suffer from a wide variety of...