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Degenerative Disc Disease and Chiropractic Care

Whether you first see the phrase in print or hear it for the first time in a doctor’s office, “degenerative disc disease” is a term that many chronic back pain sufferers will encounter.  589 more words

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The Glycemic Index, Explained

Do you know the difference between high glycemic foods and low glycemic foods? If you’ve ever felt light-headed or shaky (and very hungry) a few hours after eating certain foods, then you’ve experienced the “roller-coaster ride” of high glycemic foods.   750 more words

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What the Average Consumer Needs to Know About Artificial Sweeteners

In light of the obesity epidemic of recent decades, it is clear our sugar intake has increased drastically, including our intake of artificial sweeteners. There are many who believe that artificial sweeteners are the solution to our obesity epidemic, but are they really a lesser evil? 593 more words

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Chiropractic Care for Triathlon Performance and Recovery

A triathlon is an athletic event incorporating back-to-back running, cycling and swimming. Triathlons exert great strain on the body, which may challenge athletes on both physical and mental levels. 425 more words

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C-Reactive Protein 101

With frequent news coverage of late, C-Reactive protein is a term that has been bandied about in the media – but what is it exactly? Produced in the liver, C-Reactive protein, or CRP, is a protein that is released into the bloodstream as a response to inflammation in the body. 600 more words

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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism refers to the rate at which your body burns calories. Your metabolic rate is your personal “calories-per-hour” number. Your metabolism is lowest while you sleep and highest during and right after vigorous exercise. 437 more words


Stress And Pain - Are you missing out on your child's life?

When a potential patient comes into my Portland, Oregon area office, we have them fill out a lengthy questionnaire.  I review the history and ask a few key questions to better understand their situation.  541 more words

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