Stress

Stress & Inflammation

Stress & Inflammation

I want to talk with you about two things. Stress and inflammation. Everyone uses these words like their the evil villain. But I want you to understand how stress and inflammation are a normal adaptive process that builds our brain. How tiny spinal movement drives neurogenesis and […]

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Stressed Out & The Chiropractic Approach

Stressed Out & The Chiropractic Approach

Stressed out and the chiropractic approach. Interest in the role stress plays with the dynamics of health has resulted in a proliferation of strategies designed to minimize or “manage” stress. To many people, the very term “stress” elicits a negative response. Yet the notion that stress is […]

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The 15,000 Steps Rule

The 15,000 Steps Rule

10,000 STEPS IS NOT ENOUGH! I always state we need at least 8 miles of walking a day or around 15,000 steps because that is what humanity has done for a millennium. More recently, scientist now state that walking 10,000 steps per day which are often suggested […]

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Calcium Supplements are Killing Us

Calcium Supplements are Killing Us

If you’re taking Calcium Supplements, READ CAREFULLY! Is your Doctor prescribing it? It may well be killing you… I’ve made the argument before that some supplements may be necessary even within the context of a nutrient-dense, whole-foods diet. Some nutrients are challenging to get through food alone, […]

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Q & A: Brain plasticity and Chiropractic

Q & A: Brain plasticity and Chiropractic

Q: Dr. Matt, I keep you hearing you say that chiropractic care promotes positive brain changes and neurons that fire together wire together. What do you mean by that? A: First of all, despite popular science. The sound released following a chiropractic adjustment is not just gas […]

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Posture and Brain Function

Posture and Brain Function

Bad Posture = Bad Health. Spinal motion is critical for brain function and health. The spine has a powerful relationship with the brain, spinal cord, and overall organ function. It turns out that poor posture and limited mobility does not just create pain, degeneration and dysfunction in […]

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Explaining the Species Concept

Explaining the Species Concept

Seen the big news: Functional Medicine, Methylation, Glutathione, and Epigenetics…. Say what? Not to worry, I have simplified it in an easy practical way; read as follows… Overwhelming evidence in the last few years suggest that genes evolved with the expectation of requiring a certain threshold of […]

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