“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 […]
Brain health is increasingly becoming a concern for society. With an aging population and the incidence of Alzheimer’s expected to rise dramatically as well as an ever increasing assault on our nervous system by chemical exposures and artificial environments, those who choose to understand what makes a brain healthy will discover that a happy healthy […]
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 […]
Its been nearly 5 years since I first learned that the health challenges of my mid to late 30’s were due to autoimmune disease, including but not limited to hashimotos (autoimmune reaction against thyroid tissue.). I am happy to report I am in my mid 40’s, more productive, excited about my career and future than […]
“Sport is sport, sport is NOT health” Ben Velazquez Having a practice that specializes in metabolic, immunologic, structural, and neurological health- my interest in the brain and what impacts it takes up a considerable amount of my time and attention. In addition, I have young competitive children who are becoming teenagers. It seems that kids […]
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 […]
Your brain makes up 2-3% of your body weight, yet it is the master controller of every function your body has. “The nervous system is the master system, the system that controls all other systems of the body” Grey’s Anatomy The Hypo-what: It is amazing to think that 2% of your body, could play such […]
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 […]