The 4th way: Lose and use fat for energy. The type of exercise you do can either contribute to burning ketones (derived from fat) or it can pull you out of ketosis and promote glucose or sugar burning. For those who are interested in promoting ketosis and you are already exercising, it is important […]
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Can aging, thyroid health, weight gain, athletic performance, blood sugar and hormones all benefit from just a little toxicity? Maybe, but first let us define toxicity. Toxicity is the degree to which a substance can damage an organism. The only way you could benefit from toxicity is if the toxic agent has hormetic properties, […]
If you’ve read my most recent posts you might’ve gotten the idea that starving yourself is a new form of treatment for nearly everything. That’s only partially true… Without going too deep into the science, I’d like to take this moment to explain some concepts and review some research that is relevant to this conversation. […]
*This post is written for anyone experiencing chronic brain based symptoms – not just concussion. Why are concussions different today compared to 30 years ago? In many ways, they are not. And the understanding of brain health is much better today than it was 30 years ago. Diagnostic criteria has expanded for sure. However, the […]
As chiropractic neurologist, read about my perspective on why the body attacks itself and what we can do about it. Read the article by clicking here.
With my children heavily involved sports, youth athletes at risk is a topic close to my heart. Read how myself and Dr. Wanda Lee MacPhee tackle approach the issue in relation to chiropractic in the below article. Read the article by clicking here.
If it’s an infection, the solution is simple, right? Antibiotics? Not so fast. We are aware now of the limitations of antibiotics for chronic bacteria and of course the fact that many chronic infections are viral and therefore would be made worse by antibiotics. Antibiotic resistant infections are on a dramatic rise, and it is […]
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 […]
The balance system is also known as the “vestibular system”. The vestibular system is a group of structures in your body, head, and brain that work together to tell us where we are in space and where things in our space are related to us. The vestibular or balance system is like a 3 […]
“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 […]