St. Louis Chiropractor/ 3 Reasons to Get More Turmeric

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week! This article educates us the many benefits turmeric has to offer!
The ancients were on to something. Turmeric—a staple of East Indian curries for centuries—adds more than distinctive color and flavor to dishes: studies continue to show that curcumin, its active ingredient, affects health in several beneficial ways. As researchers continue to investigate its effects, including supplementing with higher amounts than can be eaten in the diet, proactively adding this spice to your regular diet may support your health.

St. Louis Chiropractor/Beautiful, Bountiful Berries

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This great article educates us on how we can enjoy our seasonal fruits all year round!

Savor one of summer’s sublime pleasures all year long with a dash of forethought and a pinch of preparation. Just a few simple steps will preserve some of this season’s jeweled treats to brighten your wintertime meals.

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.

St. Louis Chiropractor/The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This is an important article for everyone to read as we all know someone who suffers ADD/ADHD.
After more than 50 years leading the fight to legitimize attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Keith Conners could be celebrating.
Severely hyperactive and impulsive children, once shunned as bad seeds, are now recognized as having a real neurological problem. Doctors and parents have largely accepted drugs like Adderall and Concerta to temper the traits of classic A.D.H.D., helping youngsters succeed in school and beyond.
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St. Louis Chiropractor/Cardiovascular Disease May Take a Dive With Chiropractic Care

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This heart disease article is a must read for all as it kills more American’s in the United States than any other disease!
Most individuals believe that cardiovascular disease can only be mitigated through diet, exercise and keeping blood cholesterol and blood pressure in check, as well as getting a sound sleep and banning cigarettes. All of these disciplines are standard. Yet, studies have revealed that chiropractic care may have a more dominant impact on lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease than previously thought. It is exciting to read about studies showing that cardiovascular disease may take a dive with chiropractic care.
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St. Louis Chiropractor/Exercise to Outdistance the Common Cold

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. Here is one of the many reasons we should be staying physically fit.

Exercise to Outdistance the Common Cold

It’s an old line, but it bears repeating: staying physically fit improves your overall health. From preventing heart disease to shaving days off the common cold, exercise really is the miracle anti-drug.

If you’re like many people, getting out to exercise on the darkest days of the year may be the last thing that appeals but the rewards are more than worth the unpleasant temperatures and slushy sidewalks. As a new study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reports, people who are in better physical shape and get at least 20 minutes of aerobic exercise on five or more days per week are not only much less likely to get a cold, but will also have milder symptoms than those who are less fit and don’t exercise as much.

More than 200 different viruses cause the common cold, so while you can’t catch the same one twice, chances are good that there are still plenty out there you just haven’t been exposed to yet. Most adults catch about two to four colds per year; children usually get six to ten. Lining the shelves of every pharmacy and health food store are dozens of different formulas that claim to ease the severity and duration of the cold, but prevention may still be the best medicine.

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St. Louis Chiropractor/A Yellow Spice for a Sunny Mood

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This is another great article about how we can eat our way to better health!

A Yellow Spice for a Sunny Mood

While most antidepressant medications are believed to work by changing the levels of chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters, many scientists now think that chronic inflammation may contribute to depression. Curcumin, a well-known anti-inflammatory compound from the herb turmeric (Curcuma longa), was studied for its effect in people with major depressive disorder and was found to be as helpful as the antidepressant drug fluoxetine (Prozac). The findings of this preliminary study, published in Phytotherapy Research, report a combination of curcumin and fluoxetine was slightly more effective than either alone.

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St. Louis Chiropractor/Wellness Revolution

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. The wellness revolution is here to stay! Are you going to be part of it? Click HERE to read more!