Nutritional/Diet and Lifestyle Advice

November 4th, 2008

We are dedicated to helping you live at your highest level of wellness. Our mission statement is “to love, serve and empower all people to create abundant health naturally; creating the highest quality of life”. We help you create this “highest quality of life” by: Read the rest of this entry »

Zero Balancing

November 4th, 2008

I was attracted to studying Zero Balancing because not only is its approach totally gentle and honoring of the patient, but that it works with freeing the flow of energy in the bones of the body. I was intrigued at how such a gentle work could dramatically help people with their body pain, there stress level, and their overall sense of well being. Read the rest of this entry »

Trigger Point Therapy

November 4th, 2008

In 1979, Dr. Allen Dubner, DC studied directly with the founders of one of the first trigger point methods ever developed, Dr. Nimmo, DC. Dr. Nimmo, DC was in his 80‘s at the time and had been practicing this method for 50 years. Dr. Allen was able to receive this vast accumulated knowledge from Dr. Nimmo, DC and is very thankful for his thorough instructions. Since then he has taken many additional hours of training in trigger point work. Read the rest of this entry »

Cranial work and Craniosacral Therapy

November 4th, 2008

In my 23 years of practice with thousands of patients, we have seen the negative effect a patients’ health when their cranial bones are “locked up” or “jammed.” I have also seen the dramatic improvement in patients’ health and well being when the cranium is freely moving again. We practice a number of different gentle styles of freeing the cranium and sacrum. Read the rest of this entry »

Cupertino Network Chiropractic

November 4th, 2008

We have been using this totally gentle method with our patients for over 18 years. The great benefits of network chiropractic have been observed through scientific research. Over 80 of our patients were participants in a large study conducted by the University of Irvine Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. Read the rest of this entry »

76 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health

November 3rd, 2008

76 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health

 

 

Contributed by Nancy Appleton, Ph.D

Author of the book Lick The Sugar Habit

 

 

In addition to throwing off the body’s homeostasis, excess sugar may result in a number of other significant consequences. The following is a listing of some of sugar’s metabolic consequences from a variety of medical journals and other scientific publications.

 

1.  Sugar can suppress your immune system and impair your defenses against infectious disease.1,2

2.  Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in your body: causes chromium and copper deficiencies and interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium. 3,4,5,6

3.  Sugar can cause can cause a rapid rise of adrenaline, hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and crankiness in children.7,8

4.  Sugar can produce a significant rise in total cholesterol, triglycerides and bad cholesterol and a decrease in good cholesterol.9,10,11,12

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40% of new doctors feel unprepared for job

July 23rd, 2008

A study in the May 9, 2003 British Medical Journal says that 40% of recent medical school graduates felt that their education had inadequately prepared them for their jobs as doctors. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents Not Told Of Errors

July 23rd, 2008

The Alternative Health Newsletter reports on November 21, 2000 that the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood found that almost half of the parents of children in hospitals who received the wrong medication or dosage were never informed of the mistakes.

The study was done at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow, Scotland. The hospital specializes in taking care of children and babies that require risky and complex treatment. Read the rest of this entry »

Managed care forcing doctors to treat cases beyond their abilities

July 23rd, 2008

A report in the December 23, 1999 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine found that nearly 1 out of 4 primary care physicians feel that they are not qualified to perform the level of care their managed care arrangements expect them to. Read the rest of this entry »

MDs don’t provide patients enough information to make good decisions

July 23rd, 2008

The December 22/29, 1999 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that primary-care doctors seldom provide patients with enough information to make an informed choice about their treatment. Read the rest of this entry »