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These days cholesterol still gets all the attention when it comes to heart disease. In fact, I think way too much attention. There are other, often better predictors of heart disease than standard cholesterol tests. And these are routinely missed, even when the patient’s (and doctor’s) motive is to assess the potential risk of future […]

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Cholesterol is probably the most talked about health concern, and based on my experience with patients (and doctors), the least understood facet of health. Some cholesterol is considered “good”, some is considered “bad”, and by all means, we certainly don’t want high levels of it! Hmmm, is this accurate? Does it make sense that some […]

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It is not uncommon for patients to report that their joint pain becomes exacerbated during stressful times. There are many known, and probably many to be discovered, different reasons for this. For now I’ll focus on one aspect of the stress response which may seem like minutia, however, if it’s your missing link you’ll want […]

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In a previous article, I wrote about the importance of protein and how much one should consume on a daily basis. Now I’m going to be a bit more specific. The most abundant protein in the body is collagen. Also, collagen makes up about ninety-percent of connective tissue. This is important for a number of […]

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Let’s talk about two common types of anemia I see in my patients.  They are self explanatory like iron-deficiency anemia.  Megaloblastc anemia refers to a deficiency of folic acid and/or vitamin B12, and pernicious anemia refers to B12-deficiency specifically. Every single cell in your body requires folic acid and vitamin B12 in order to “mature” […]

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Anemia Iron-deficiency anemia Folic Acid/B12-deficiency anemia (megaloblastic & pernicious anemia) Anemia and the Chiropractic Patient Applied Kinesiology What is Applied Kinesiology? (Part 1 of 3) What is Applied Kinesiology? (Part 2 of 3) What is Applied Kinesiology? (Part 3 of 3) Blood Sugar The Best Blood Test to Measure Blood Sugar Levels How to eat […]

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