St. Louis Chiropractor/Vitamin D May Decrease Fracture Risk During Menopause

Hi all. Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. The end of summer means less sun and less sun means less vitamin D. This is the time of year to consider supplementing. This article tells of one of the reasons vitamin D is important. Contact me with any questions!
At a recent meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, scientists presented findings showing that women with higher vitamin D levels have significantly less risk of non-traumatic bone fracture during menopause. To study the relationship between vitamin D, menopause, and fracture, researchers examined data from 1,620 women with a mean age of 48.5. They also looked to see which women suffered non-traumatic fractures (fractures from falling from standing height or less) around nine years after the original data was collected. Here’s what they discovered:

St. Louis Chiropractor/ Alzheimer’s on the Rise: What You Can Do

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This article tells of how living a healthy lifestyle now will help you have a vibrant future. Alzheimer’s disease appears to be a leading cause of death in the US, just behind heart disease and cancer, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology. The study, conducted at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, found that Alzheimer’s disease is underreported as a cause of death. Of the more than 2,500 seniors followed in the study, almost a quarter developed the disease, and it was the cause of death in about 400 people.

St. Louis Chiropractor/ Alzheimer’s on the Rise: What You Can Do

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This article tells of how living a healthy lifestyle now will help you have a vibrant future. Alzheimer’s disease appears to be a leading cause of death in the US, just behind heart disease and cancer, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology. The study, conducted at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, found that Alzheimer’s disease is underreported as a cause of death. Of the more than 2,500 seniors followed in the study, almost a quarter developed the disease, and it was the cause of death in about 400 people.

St. Louis Chiropractor/ Cardiovascular Protection for Stressed Men

Hi all, Dr. Mike here. Here is a great example of why it’s so important to manage your stress!
Stress is well known to play a role in heart disease. Blood vessels are specially designed to respond to the ever-changing blood flow needs in different parts of the body. Healthy blood vessels are elastic, flexible, and strong, but many people unknowingly have low-level chronic inflammation in their blood vessel walls, causing the walls to become thicker and less flexible, and increasing heart attack risk.

Vibrant Living Chiropractic/St. Louis Chiropractor Yoga

Hi all, this is Dr. Mike.  I just wanted to invite you to another wonderful opportunity to expand your health.  We gladly welcome Julieanne Vander Meulen to Vibrant Living Chiropractic.  Not only will she be available weekly for massage appointments, she will be holding Gentle Flow Yoga classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m.-6 p.m!  Click the link for all the details!!!

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