Category Archives: Healthcare

Top 6 Strategies for Managing Stress Around Infectious Disease

Staying informed about the spread of COVID-19 and the measures that you can take to protect your health and the health of your loved ones is critical. However, spending too much time researching coronavirus can negatively impact your sense of wellbeing and compromise your physical health. Reports often contain words like outbreak, pandemic, and quarantine […]

Help Your Immune System

This article discusses how to improve your immune system using botanical (natural) products. A webinar for physicians chaired by Dr. Patrick Hanaway, M.D., the head of the department of functional medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, discussed what may be offered to help our patients immune function against the COVID-19 virus. The webinar discussed some of […]

AN URGENT AND SINCERE MESSAGE TO MY PATIENTS – JULY 2020

I hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy. For the past few months the COVID-19 pandemic has consumed our thoughts.  I will get right to the point. In the absence of a medical treatment for this disease, peace of mind may be yet to come. If you have co-morbid illness(s), such as diabetes, […]

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Quest Labs, one of the nations largest diagnostic lab facilities, has been FDA approved for serum Antibody testing. This single tube blood draw can determine if you have been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 4 months and actively have antibodies. This test is 99% accurate. The test is less accurate if exposure was within […]

Discounted Telemedicine Consults

This message is from Dr. Joel Evans, one of the department heads of functional medicine at The Cleveland Clinic. His recommendations were also emailed to my patient on March 18. Please contact my office to schedule a fifteen minute telemedicine conference and we will discuss your specific recommendations. These call fees will be discounted. Call […]

Chiropractic and The Immune System

During these difficult times, communication is very important for our patients. While we as chiropractors understand the relationship of spinal adjustments for health and well being, perhaps some simpler explanation(s) may help them. The Science: The immune system is affected by the nerve system and the relationship between the endocrine and autonomic nervous system. Chiropractic […]

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 […]

Understanding Organics, GMOs and Pesticides

Understanding Organics, GMOs and Pesticides

Part of a healthy lifestyle includes eating fresh, high-quality, minimally processed foods. The difference can be significant in the quality of your life and the onset of chronic degenerative diseases and even cancer. ORGANIC vs. CONVENTIONAL I know there are some skeptics out there that may not believe that organic foods have an influence in […]

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 […]

Neurogastroenterology & Dysfunctional Digestion

NEUROGASTROENTEROLOGY, a subspecialty of gastroenterology, studies the overlap of brain and gut function. In 2017, for the first time, UCLA researchers established an association between gut microbiome (the trillions of bacterial viral and fungi cells that live within our colon) and the brain. This relationship is often referred to as the Gut-Brain Axis. Additional research […]