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Beyond Chiropractic with Mitchell Corwin, DC

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Applied kinesiology was born within the chiropractic profession. It is a methodology to evaluate and treat neurological disorders within the central nervous system. It involves muscle testing like a biofeedback tool that allows the practitioner to find out what is happening in the nervous system. Muscle testing is allows investigation to find the root cause of...

Both Diet and Exercise are Helpful in Weight Loss Programs

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Both exercise and dieting are helpful in weight loss programs. Being thin is insufficient in maintaining good health; exercise is also necessary. Fitness is still possible for people who are overweight. Even relatively thin people who do not exercise can have a high percentage of body fat.      

Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects Last for Years

submitted by: admin on 06/26/2016
More than 60% of breast cancer survivors report at least one treatment related complication even 6 years after their treatment. Thirty percent are dealing with two issues such as lymphedema, skin reactions to radiation, upper pody symptoms and functional limitations, weight gain, fatigue, and peripheral neuropathy from chemotherapy. Fragmented care leads...

Brisk Walking Helps Prostate Cancer

submitted by: admin on 02/17/2015
Men with prostate cancer that is localized to the prostate can improve their outcomes if they walk briskly for at least 3 hours a week. This high-intensity exercise delayed and possibly even prevented the progression of their disease as they were found to have a 57% lower rate of progression of disease than men walking at a slower pace. They also found that brisk...

Digestion, the Key to Longevity with Ellen Cutler, MD, DC

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The digestive tract is the key to health and vitality. Food allergies are very common and they are generally resolved by digestive enzymes; the mechanism is described. Without nutrients we don't have the raw materials to build the products the body needs. The immune system is intimately related to digestive problems and cause autoimmunity.        

Does Aspirin Save Lives?

submitted by: admin on 02/18/2015
Despite a lot of excitement about aspirin, scientists can't seem to agree on whether it helps healthy people live longer and suffer from fewer heart attacks and strokes. Published studies in the mainstream medical journals on the same nine studies included in a metaanalysis differ. The study published by the Bayer Aspirin people showed a benefit. The study...

Exercise: Does it Prevent and Treat Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  Recent studies show that exercise both reduces the incidence of breast cancer and also extends life if you have it. The possible mechanisms of action are discussed.          

Faith and Your Health

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  Having faith increases quality of life and longevity by 2-3 years in some studies. Studies on intercessory prayer also suggest benefit, but others show the opposite. Whatever the case may be, it also makes sense that we take as much responsibility for our own health as we can. Imagery has a profound effect on our biochemistry and physiology.            

Food, Longevity, and the Anti-aging Diet with Dr. Richard Kunin

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Is there a medicine or drug, anywhere, that has ever been invented, that does what lifestyle does to maintain wellness and restore health?  Dr. Kunin's answer:  Anything that can be treated by nutrition should not be treated by any other means. Of course, he's stealing a line from Maimonides! Lifestyle is the most powerful medicine in the universe,...

Good Relationships are Important for Health and Healing

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019
What is the point of having perfect functionality and not knowing what our purpose is. We forget too often that relationships are the most important purpose we have in life. Scientific studies show that elderly people are far healthier if they are engaged in something that helps other people. Of course, this works for people of all ages.

Happy Seniors Live Longer

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
A study from the UK published in October of 2012 on 10,000 people over the age of 50 showed that seniors who enjoy life live longer. Over 9 years they found that 20% died, but only 10% of those who had an "inner smile" and nearly 30% died who did not. Factors that influenced this outcome were psychological wellbeing, social isolation, wealth, living...

Health Crisis in America

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019
We don't even address health, we focus on disease. By examining cultures with longevity and good health teaches us that living a healthy lifestyle is the key. We have fundamentally undermined a healthy lifestyle and are now sick.

Importance of Exercise for the Elderly

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019
Exercise is especially critical in the elderly. As we lose our youth it becomes easier to lose our strength and fitness and it takes longer to get our fitness better. Walking 3 days a week does a lot to support healthy aging, better mood, and mental acuity. Exercise allows the body and mind to adapt and do more work with less energy.

Middle Aged Running Speed Predicts Heart Attacks

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
  How fast you can run a mile at age 55 is predictive of your risk for a heart attack. If you can run a mile in 15 minutes your lifetime risk of a heart attack is 30%. If you can run a mile in 8 minutes, your risk is under 10%. Exercise benefits our risk for hypertension, type 2 diabetes, being overweight, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and fitness....

Overview on the Importance of Exercise

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  Lifestyle is our most potent medicine and exercise is especially important for quality of life and longevity. There is no more powerful anti-aging medicine on the planet! The amount and intensity are important and the value of interval training is discussed. There are a myriad of benefits of exercise that include raising HDL cholesterol, lowering blood...

Reaching 100 Years

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Reaching 100 years of age is now within the realm of possibility more than ever before. How you adapt to stress and cope with it is more predictive of who has a better chance of living to 100. Staying physically, socially, mentally active and adapting to life's stresses is a recipe for longevity. A sense of humor and having a positive attitude also promote...

Sunshine is Superior to Vitamin D Supplements

submitted by: admin on 06/05/2016
  A study out of the University of Edinburgh and presented at the International Investigative Dermatological Conference in May of 2013 reported that sunlight on skin lowers blood pressure by increasing the release of nitric oxide. They exposed 24 people to a tanning lamp for two 20 minute sessions where in one group the UV light was blocked and in the...

The Role of Exercise in Cancer

submitted by: admin on 04/06/2014
According to a study from Loyola University School of Medicine published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health in January of 2014, physical activity extends the life of men with cancer by as much as 38% as well as reducing mortality from cardiovascular disease by 49%.  These researchers found that in 1000 men with cancer that burning...

What Test Can Predict Mortality 10-15 Years Early

submitted by: admin on 01/07/2015
In a study out of Johns Hopkins University that was published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of Molecular Biology, researchers found that the amount of mitochondrial DNA found in blood directly correlated with frailty and longevity 10-15 years before symptoms appeared. Patients were followed over 10-20 years looking at the amount of mitochondrial DNA...