San Juan Island Chiropractor Mark Earnhart writes a column twice a month. He can be contacted through his Web site: sanjuanholistichealthcare.com
As most of us know, inflammation can be uncomfortable, however, scientific research tells us that undetected, systemic inflammation can lead to heart problems, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and many other degenerative diseases. With every bite that you take, you could be feeding inflammation or, with every bite that you take you could be promoting a healthy, non-inflammatory environment in your body.
February is that time of year when we get to show our better half how much we care for them. We buy them a card, maybe some flowers or chocolate and definitely plan a "date" night. Our sweethearts are our most important friends and we need to support them in healthy choices.
We would like to introduce you to the Ideal Protein Cellular Nutrition Plan. It was developed 25 years ago by an award winning nutrition company and Dr. Tran Tien Chanh, M.D.,PhD, a doctor specializing in nutrition, sports medicine and biology in France. Originally this was developed for French Olympic athletes to lose fat without compromising muscle as they started to prepare for competition.
To supplement anti-inflammatory nutrients while continuing to ingest pro-inflammatory substances is counter-productive. These dietary guidelines help reduce inflammation for most people.
If you have a headache, you're not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea.
Parties. Gift shopping. Family gatherings. Curling up to watch a favorite movie on the couch…. The holiday season is full of reasons for good cheer. And yet, it is also prime time for Americans to suffer from back and neck pain.
What if you woke up at 2 am in the morning with a severe cramp in your back about where your kidneys are? Another symptom could be you feel like you have to urinate all of the time but can't when you try.
Recently, headlines touted a negative association of fish oil and prostate cancer based on an observational study (not a clinical trial proving cause and effect) that analyzed previous data taken from a publication that did not adjust for what they call confounding factors – other factors that can cause prostate cancer. The conclusions that they drew from their observations have been rebutted by experts in the field, and called everything from “silly” to “irresponsible”.