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Postprandial Adrenergic Syndrome: “Post Meal Anxiety”

Postprandial Adrenergic Syndrome: “Post Meal Anxiety”

Patients often tell me they feel hopeless, crazy and just down right scared. They have made multiple trips to the doctors feeling as though they have developed food allergies yet testing reveals nothing. Leaving those visits fuels frustration and has one questioning their own mental health. “How can I feel so poor and my exams so normal, labs are normal, and images are normal—nothing can be found. It has to be in my head. How… Read More
Antibiotic Resistance: A Present Day Epidemic

Antibiotic Resistance: A Present Day Epidemic

A survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), of nearly 10,000 adults concluded the following about antibiotics: – Three quarters of respondents think antibiotic resistance happens when the body (not bacteria) becomes resistant to antibiotics.  – Nearly two thirds say they know antibiotic resistance is an issue that could affect them and their families, but how it affects them and what they can do to address it are not well understood. Clearly the medical… Read More
Your Stressed OUT Immune System: A Story of Cortisol and the Immune Response

Your Stressed OUT Immune System: A Story of Cortisol and the Immune Response

Ahh, the holiday season. For some it’s the most wonderful time of year—nice chilly mornings filled with fresh air, hot chocolate by the fire and delectable holiday treats. If for you, you think of Kleenex, the chills and canned chicken soup, well then this article is for you. Ever wonder why there is a season for sickness? What makes one season different than another? Do bugs migrate away and then return for different seasons? A… Read More
The Sticky Truth on Cholesterol: More than your Average Lipid Test

The Sticky Truth on Cholesterol: More than your Average Lipid Test

By, Dr. Brett Wisniewski and Dr. Jaclyn Suffi Our quest for optimal cardiovascular health is never-ending. First it was the low fat diet, now it’s the liberal prescription of statin drugs and tomorrow it will be a 3D printed heart replacement. As medicine advances, heart disease continues to rise as we clearly do not have a good handle on this disease or are we missing are something that has been right in front of our… Read More
Not Another Anti-Vaccine Rant: 2015 Flu Vaccine

Not Another Anti-Vaccine Rant: 2015 Flu Vaccine

Another year down and another poor performance by the flu vaccine. We were promised, in early 2015, that scientists had finally got ahead of the curve with the 2015 strain. Well they didn’t. Was this an accurate statement or simply marketing? I’m not sure we will ever know the answer to that question. “But wait, there is more” (As Seen on TV voice): We are seeing lower effectiveness of the vaccine by repeat year vaccinations.  … Read More
Chiropractic Internist…What is that?

Chiropractic Internist…What is that?

Often times we will get asked: What is a Chiropractic Internist? Historically chiropractic has been well known for its beneficial role in alleviating back pain and headaches, as well as improving athletic performance. Little attention is given to the holistic approach of chiropractic care. This is most likely due to the introduction of third party reimbursement (insurance) in the 1980’s. This era of medicine was cleverly termed the “Mercedes 80s.” The chiropractic board fought for… Read More
Should we accept 82% failure?  The Flu Vaccine.

Should we accept 82% failure? The Flu Vaccine.

Next time you are at a restaurant ask the waiter for the item that has an 82% chance of being bad.  Or buy the TV that has an 82% failure rate.  You probably wouldn’t do either of these, right?  Well why not?  You don’t have to be a mathematician to understand the basic percentages of successes and failures.  Let me introduce another long running failure…the flu vaccine. Back in February of this year the CDC… Read More
Re-thinking inflammatory events: The inflammatory bucket

Re-thinking inflammatory events: The inflammatory bucket

At the crux of all disease is inflammation. This is no secret. The effects of inflammation are determined by a patient’s ability to cope with or mitigate inflammatory events.  This is heavily influenced by genetics/inborn errors of metabolism and environmental influences. Due to the complex nature of how inflammation is produced, it is a well-orchestrated game between the different immune cells and tissues; I found it necessary to come up with an analogy to make… Read More
GMOs, glyphosphates, paleo diet…what’s with all the confusion?

GMOs, glyphosphates, paleo diet…what’s with all the confusion?

The following was copied directly from:  http://www.ichnfm.org/publications/content/2015_rebuttal_sa.html After reading it, I thought it was important to share in an unadulterated form.  This article does contain a significant amount of research and medical terminology.  Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact our office.  The authors of this article encourage the sharing of this information. Review and open critique of Michael Shermer’s article “Are Paleo Diets More Natural than GMOs?” published in Scientific American… Read More
Just feed her pasta….

Just feed her pasta….

The following was taken from an email that was sent out to our subscribers on 7-26-15 My sister called me this morning to tell me that her dog was sick. They took her to the ER Vet last night because they thought her Lyme disease had flared again.  The Vet concluded that it was something in her stomach and gave her a round of antibiotics, Pepcid and told her to feed her meat and pasta. … Read More