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Feeling Stressed?

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, stress is possibly higher than ever.  High levels of stress will negatively impact your health including hormone and sleep cycles as well as your immune system. I am urging everyone to practice stress relieving techniques to improve your health. Meditation, a scientifically proven practice to lower blood pressure also […]

Rising Against Coronavirus

We are in uncharted territory. COVID-19 has disrupted the entire world, and it is affecting all of us, in every aspect of our lives. This virus has declared war on us, and we seem to be frozen in our tracks. It’s time to turn the tide. It’s time for us to attack this virus. Unlike […]

To My Valued Patients and Friends

In response to Governor Sisolak’s state address, I have decided to close my office effective immediately. While I sincerely believe chiropractic care is an integral part of wellness and improved health; I feel an obligation to you, your loved ones, my family, and staff to limit exposure risks. To all of my functional medicine patients: […]

A Message To All My Patients

In the wake of the concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, also referred to the Coronavirus, I would like to request all my patients to consider the following: 1) Spinal adjustments improve nervous system function. The nervous system orchestrates all other organ systems including the immune system. 2) Eat healthy. Nutrient rich foods support a healthy […]

Treating the Cause; Not Just the Effect

In today’s health care system, the role of the primary care physician and specialist has evolved to delivering modalities of care centered around pharmacology. Time of patient interaction with the physician continually is reducing and often consistency of care suffers.   Functional healthcare focuses on the causes of degenerative disease with personal patient to physician […]

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are sweeteners that are not found in nature. These sweeteners contain few or no calories. They are often used in place of sugar or other caloric sweeteners in processed foods marketed as diet-friendly or “sugar-free.” In the United States, several artificial sweeteners have been approved for use in food. The table below lists […]

Understanding Food Labels – What You May Not Know Will Harm You

Understanding food labels makes it easier to stay on track with your health and nutrition goals, but the information found on food labels can be confusing. To add to the confusion, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revised its rules for food labeling in 2016, giving manufacturers until July 2018 to comply with the rules. […]

What is Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine is frequently referred to as 4-P healthcare; Personalized, Proactive, Preventative and Predictive. It is personalized lifestyle medicine for those committed to living a healthier lifestyle without pharmaceutical dependency. Functional medicine is a specialty of health care practice that evolved from physician’s desire to offer their patients a more proactive form of health care […]

The Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency - Dr. Steven Rudack, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Las Vegas, NV

The dangers of Vitamin D deficiency is critical for numerous healthy body functions. This vitamin is so ubiquitous, that many current researchers have discussed considering vitamin D as a hormone. Bone density deficiency (osteoporosis or osteopenia), mood disorders (anxiety or depression), fatigue, difficulty sleeping, brain fog, cardiac arrhythmia, cancer, weaken immune system function, severe asthma […]

The Microbiome, Stress Hormones & Gut Function

Microbiome Stress Hormone by Dr. S. Rudack

Over the past few decades researchers have worked to unravel the delicate connections between the human gastrointestinal microbiota, (the trillions of inherited bacteria within of intestinal tract), and the brain and the mounting evidence suggesting that psychological stress affects gastrointestinal function. Research suggests that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) May be a stress-sensitive disorder. Some research […]