Want to lose weight? Change your genes. No, we are not talking about manipulating your DNA in a laboratory. At least, I am not. I’m not very trusting that researchers will take into account all of the factors that 600 million years of evolution (and perhaps the hand of God) did. I know there are […]
“Functional” exams compared to “medical” exams. As a chiropractor with specialties in functional neurology and functional medicine, I often explain to my patients that the way doctors like myself read blood work is different from conventional medical doctors. Our job is to read blood work as a measure of how healthy our patients are and […]
Is there a dietary lifestyle that can improve your brain and help you prevent and even fight cancer?
People who are serious about getting involved in restoring their own brain function that has been lost or diminished due to brain fog, lyme, trauma, early Alzheimer’s dementia, PTSD, parkinson’s, CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) or post concussion syndrome, autoimmunity, and MS often ask what they should eat. My answer to this question is usually […]
Can nutritional supplements be ‘not helpful’ or even harmful? How recent breakthroughs in understanding the immune system can shed some light on a very controversial topic. Brain research has taken us in a very unpredictable direction. 20 years ago I could not have predicted that the study of brain and nervous system function would have […]
Research done on plant based products for condition like cancer must determine if the intervention has preventive effects for cancer or chemotherapeutic benefits for cancer. Since 1987 over 1000 potential plant based agents have been identified as being a benefit to cancer and of those about 40 have moved to clinical trials. Keep in mind […]
Contradictions in policy and ignorance of research by institutions we are supposed to trust with our health is resulting in misery and suffering. People suffering chronic symptoms, suffer needlessly. Standards of care determined by political organizations who claim to have public health interests in mind, result in the application of blanket recommendations to individuals regardless […]
Do you have the 9 characteristics found in nearly 100% of people who have experienced remission of a terminal disease?
“We cannot expect to restore our health in the same environment that caused us to lose our health” The above statement, in order to be true, must rely on the fact that your environment contributed to your diseased state. The latest science tells us that the environment plays a dominant role in nearly every […]
I am writing this particular post for those whose inner circles are impacted by a diagnosis of cancer, and in case you are wondering, that is or will be all of us. This post actually is applicable to most serious health conditions. Cancer: An Increasing problem I hate to say I’ve had a tremendous increase […]
A mentor and colleague of mine, Dr. Chris Turnpaugh, told me a story that best illustrates something that is rarely discussed: the subject of almost any environmental toxicity such as lead, mercury and arsenic exposure, among many others. Dr. Chris told me of a case of a woman in Texas who suddenly became very ill. […]
Can light improve my: Thyroid? Immune system / Autoimmunity? Energy? Gut? Brain? and more? So many of my patients have specific thyroid concerns. Two weeks ago, we discussed that the thyroid is an adaptive organ and it helps us adapt to our changing environment. We expressed the fact that so much of our environment no […]