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Archive | February, 2015

Allergy, Children, Natural Relief

Natural Allergy Relief For Children

The Medical Approach to Allergies 10% of all children are struggling with allergies. When you examine the medical approach to treating children with allergies you will see that nearly all of the options are focused on choosing medications. Medical doctors who specialize in allergies will use antihistamines to relieve itching, sneezing and runny noses, decongestants […]

autism, newborn, birth process

Autism and Birth: What’s the Connection?

Inducing Labor Linked to Autism Several news organizations recently reported on a study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics that found a link between induction of labor and autistic kids. For more than a decade, autism spectrum disorder researchers have been investigating the theory that something happens during birth that leads to autism. 1 out of […]

Vertigo and Your Ears

Inner Ear Injuries and Vertigo Perhaps you have vertigo, or you know someone with vertigo, but you’re not sure what caused it or why it just seemed to start. Well, we’ll give you some insight as to why the room seems to spin when it’s not. First, if you’re not sure what Vertigo is, it’s […]

Itchy Arms, Scratching, BRP

Brachioradial Pruritus (BRP) and Neck Problems

Brachioradial  Pruritis  (BRP)  is an enigmatic condition with a controversial cause; some authors consider BRP  to be a photodermatosis  (sensitivity to sunlight leads to changes in the skin)  whereas  other authors attribute BRP to compression of cervical nerve roots (nerves in the neck). Several dermatologists have done research into this condition that makes sense with […]

Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia

How can a person with chronic fatigue syndrome get more energy?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a similar condition called Fibromyalgia are 2 very common conditions seen in an upper cervical chiropractic office.   What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?   The Mayo Clinic describes it this way… “Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that may worsen with physical or mental activity, but doesn’t […]

Ear Infection, Ear Ache, Ear Tubes, Natural Relief

Ear Infections and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Ear Infections in Children Ear infections are very common among children. For some kids, this can be a recurring problem that eventually results in hearing loss. Medications and painful surgeries are often the treatment. Some children have tubes placed in their ears. Others receive so many antibiotics that is causes digestive issues or results in […]

Heartburn, Medication, Meds, Acid Reflux

Can heartburn medications lead to nutritional deficiencies and other side effects?

Heartburn Medications Prohealth and Life Extension Magazine are reporting on the tendency of those taking heartburn medications to suffer nutritional deficits and other side effects.  Heartburn medications are among the most frequently prescribed medicines in the US with sales exceeding $13.5 billion annually.1 Prilosec®, Nexium®, Protonix®, and Aciphex®are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). They […]