Tag Archives: functional medicine

To My Valued Patients and Friends

After much thought and consideration, I have chosen to re-open my clinic to my patients for care beginning on Wednesday April 1st. Kindly read the Nevada Chiropractic Association news release at the end of this letter to better understand the importance of spinal manipulation on immune system function. The health and well-being of my patients […]

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 […]

To My Valued Patients & Friends

The following immune system enhancing products will be available at my office next week. I would like to request that you order online or kindly call for your purchase and pay by phone to limit person to person contact. There is a limited supply for now. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Zinc A.G. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

Functional Medicine by Dr. S. Rudack, Chiropractor

When your physician runs routine blood work it will typically include glucose(sugar) level measurement. Far to often the glucose levels are determined to be “within the normal range” (typically under 100), which would suggest no concern. However, if your doctor does not measure insulin levels, and most do not, there may a completely different story. […]

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 […]