The Power of Vitamin D

Health, Medicine, Research we Recommend, Supplements
Studies on Vitamin D have discovered some amazing things such as: Individuals with MS tend to have insufficient Vitamin D Levels[1]. Taking vitamin D supplements (it has to be supplements, most people in northern climates do not get enough sun exposure) for more than 10 years lowered the risk of developing MS by 59%1. Low vitamin D status could be associated with higher mortality from life-threatening conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes mellitus that account for 60% to 70% of total mortality in high-income countries.” [2] Vitamin D supplements are associated with decreases in total mortality rates.2 High circulating levels of vitamin D are associated with a lower risk of multiple sclerosis.[3] You can obtain a vitamin D test from your primary care physician.Vitamin D supplementation in infancy seems to…
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Health, Medicine, Supplements
1. Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids: DHA/EPA (fish oil based) is preferred, but a flax seed source is good as well. 1000mg-4000mg a day. 2. Antioxidants: The best known of the antioxidants are vitamins C, E, and A. Others, such as copper, manganese, selenium, and the amino acids cysteine and methionine assist the body’s own antioxidants, like superoxide dismutase (SOD). 3. Ice: 1 -4 times/day, 10-20 minutes each time. Avoid heat especially in the first 72 hours after injury. 4. Breathing Exercises: In nose 7 seconds, hold 8 seconds, out mouth 4 seconds. 4 in a row, 4 times a day. 5. Increase aerobic fitness: walking (20 minutes 4-5 times a week). Preferred to allow arms to stride as well. 6. Reduce trans-fatty acids (hydrogenated vegetable oil): they are pro-inflammatory…
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Ask Dr. Judi: Preventing and Treating the Flu and Other Viruses Naturally

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Dr. Judith Moore is a truly remarkable woman, and an extremely talented Holistic and Integrative Medicine physician. I wanted to share this great article she wrote about preventing illness.  So many times we don't take the responsibility for our own health, but there are so many things that we can do to help our immune system stay strong throughout the cold and flu season. Also, a reminder that Chiropractic adjustments keep your body functioning at its highest possible level.  Studies have shown that those under regular chiropractic care get sick less frequently than those who are not under regular care.
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