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The Magical D Word

The Magical D Word The Magical D Word Last week, I had a turkey dinner with my MD brother, who opined that the best thing since sliced bread, at least today, is Vitamin D.  He touted numbers that imply that daily 1,000 mg doses of Vitamin D tends to lessen a person’s tendency for various cancers,   and, in this day of approaching geezerdom, reduced incidences of Alzheimer’s disease.  Since I am always looking for the ever-elusive silver bullet, I took great interest in his statements. In my...

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Let It Snow

Let It Snow Let It Snow  Enjoying sports and Mother Nature…in the winter. By Nataliya Schetchikova, PhD (with comments from Dr. David Jensen, WIN Health Institute)  Having treated football and cycling teams and athletes in many championships, including the Olympic Games, Ted Forcum, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, has always focused on summer sports. Recently, however, he says he started “growing in the appreciation of winter sports.” On the practical side, some winter activities, such as...

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Chiropractic Care & Headaches

Chiropractic Care & Headaches If you are suffering from headaches, it be a good choice to check in with Dr. Dave to have an evaluation of your situation.  This may be the treatment modality that will finally make you feel better! Did you know that headaches are responsible for more than 18 million doctor’s office visits annually in the U.S. and are the most common reason for reaching for over-the-counter medication? Equally burdensome is the dollar amount lost in productivity ($25 billion), based on the estimated 156...

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Doctors of Chiropractic Offer Tips for Good Posture

Doctors of Chiropractic Offer Tips for Good Posture Remember when your mom told you to “stand up, quit slouching”?  It turns out that there are many benefits to having good posture.  View this video for information about this important health tip, then contact Dr. Dave for YOUR posture analysis.

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Thank you for giving me my hearing back!!

Thank you for giving me my hearing back!! They said it could be a virus or tumors or an arterial bleed. An MRI ruled out the latter two.  I was perfectly healthy with no vertigo, etc. However, I had hit my head (while wearing my ski helmet) 4 times in 5 weeks. Perhaps my spine may now be misaligned (subluxated). After living with sudden hearing loss in one ear for a just few days, that was confirmed by an audiogram ( a hearing test), I knew that the diagnosis I was given ( a virus) wasn’t good enough for me or my life style …...

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Acupuncture (Chinese Medicine)

Acupuncture (Chinese Medicine) Acupuncture (Chinese Medicine) Acupuncture:  the use of fine sterile needles at acupuncture points along the body that work to adjust the flow of qi (often translated as vital energy) related to a particular organ system or meridian.  Balancing qi helps the body maintain or return to a state of health. Pulse Diagnosis:  A method of palpation diagnosis.  Pulse diagnosis is done by feeling the pulse above the wrist where the radial artery throbs.  The length, size, rate, and rhythm are...

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Heart Health – Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth!

Heart Health – Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth! Heart Health- Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth! The term “heart disease” is often used interchangeably with the term “cardiovascular disease.” Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. The science on heart disease has changed a lot over the last few years. Cholesterol sticks to the blood vessels and causes the narrowing or...

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome Leaky Gut Syndrome Leaky gut is a condition that causes many health problems, yet it’s rarely talked about in the media or in doctors’ offices. As a matter of fact, many people have this condition but have no clue! Here’s a look at what leaky gut is, how it occurs and what you can do to heal it without the use of pharmaceuticals. The leaky gut story begins in a very important organ, your small intestine. The small intestine is so important because most of the vitamins and...

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What Is a Chiropractic Treatment?

What Is a Chiropractic Treatment? What is a Chiropractic Treatment? While visiting a chiropractor is similar to visiting other healthcare providers, it does have some unique elements. You will likely find the office setting and intake procedures quite familiar, but many notice the distinctive appearance of the chiropractic treatment table. These tables are often quite elaborate to allow specific positioning and movement during spinal adjustments and thus assist the chiropractic treatment. A typical visit to a...

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What is Massage Therapy Like?

What is Massage Therapy Like? What is Massage Therapy Like? Most people receive massages in an established office that is designed for massage. The environments vary, but the most common is a commercial setting, such as a spa, wellness center, or massage clinic. However, massage is becoming increasing common in other settings such as hospitals and rehabilitation clinics. On site chair massage is also offered in environments such as malls or airports, sporting events, or private parties. This section describes a visit to a...

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