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Ouch! Why Does Sex Hurt? + Natural Therapies for Relief

This is a topic many women feel uncomfortable discussing with me, but believe me- I talk sex with everyone. I may ask you, ‘Is pain vaginal or pelvic?’, ‘How long has your libido been low for?’, ‘How long have you had vaginal dryness?’ There are also women who think...

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How Does the Female Menstrual Cycle Work?

One of the most common things I hear in practice from women after describing the menstrual cycle to them is “I had no idea that’s how that worked.” So today I want to share that same information with you all! We’ll start from the beginning. A woman’s menstrual cycle...

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Sugar: Revisited

Sugar: Revisited By: Dr. Shaun Adams & Dr. Brett Wisniewski 2/5/19 We are currently in the middle of a global crisis.  Diabetes, heart disease, obesity and mood disorders are all on the rise.  What if I was to tell you that they all have one familiar thing in common? ...

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Causes + Diagnosis

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age (1). It is estimated that up to 70% of women with PCOS have not been diagnosed (2). PCOS is a disorder of the endocrine system affecting sex hormones, hypothalamus-pituitary communication,...

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10 Tips for Eating During Thanksgiving

Happy Monday! Today marks the Monday leading to Thanksgiving, you’re likely doing some last minute cleaning, prepping for all of the cooking (or drinking), and some of you may be braving the crowds for the crazy black Friday sales. I will be crossing my fingers and...

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Benefits of Drinking Kombucha & How to Make It

Dr. Katie Takacs B.S., D.C.     It is very common now to see glass bottles front and center in the grocery store, filled with carbonated, ginger flavored kombucha. What the heck is kombucha? Why are so many people consuming it? What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a...

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Is Marijuana Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Marijuana use during pregnancy Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy. From 2002 to 2014 the prevalence of self-reported, past month marijuana use among US adult pregnant women increased from 2.4% to 3.9% (1). Currently, about 1 in 20 women...

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Listening to Science: Debunking a Serious Medical Myth

Dr. Brett Wisniewski, MS, DC, DABCI, DACBN and Dr. Katie Takacs, DC Medicine and science. Science and medicine. They go so well together it almost seems synonymous these days. We have made drastic leaps in medical technologies, which have allowed us to understand...

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Custom orthotics can help more than you think

Your body is an interconnected system of specialized parts, and the support structure which holds everything together is made up of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Even if your feet don’t hurt, they may be contributing to your overall postural balance. If...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Top 6 Reasons to Fire your Physician

Written by: Dr. Brett Wisniewski and Benjamin Harwood This is one of those things that is rarely discussed in medicine, but I’m going to put my neck out there and let you all in on a little secret. When you enter a doctor’s office, you have essentially HIRED them to...

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The Gut-Brain Connection

What if I was to tell you that the bacteria and the environment in which they live is responsible for more than just how your stomach feels?  What if I was to tell you that, depending on the number, variety, and vitality of your gut microbiota, it can determine or be...

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The Viral Link in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Sleeping Giant

Alzheimer’s Disease, AD, is one of the fastest growing diseases of the aging population. It is estimated that 5 million people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, with at least 60% of those being women. It is estimated by 2050 about 15 million will be diagnosed....

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