Burning Fat for Fuel (An Introduction)
Imagine if you could switch from multiple different fuel sources while exercising or competing in your sport, or for that matter, while trying to make it through a workday. In tank number one and two you have enough fuel to get through most of your day. Maybe lunch gives you a small boost, but then you are left lifeless at about 3 or 4pm. You look at the clock trying to get any work done at all. After fighting your way through traffic, which gives you a small adrenaline rush,
Anxiety Medication Epidemic
We all just saw the massive wave of the anti-opioid campaign where awareness was raised about its side effects and the lack of discipline that it had been prescribed with. Fortunately this wave will allow us to move forward and learn new ways to manage pain in ways that will hopefully have little negative side-effects. There is no doubt that every single one of us will experience pain in our lives and many will experience chronic pain, but mental health also affects a perplex
The Next Health Trend
Most of us look back and realize that we were not as wise in our youth as we are now. In our society new health concerns are being added to the pile of things that we have been ignoring over the last decades. Sometimes you just don't know what you don't know. Right now different diets and cellphone radiation issues are a few of the trending topics. But there is another topic that seems to be drawing attention, like the others that have come to fruition, this one is a result o
THOUGHTS ON JUICE
Is juice healthy? What are some people saying about it? Do you know how much sugar is in juice?!
Should You Trust The Latest Research?
I challenge anyone who reads a news article about the latest research on any topic to go track down the original research study and read it thoroughly before they believe what was reported. Often times you will find that the secondary source covering the results will be a little over zealous in reporting something breakthrough, when the numbers are actually not that impressive. In healthcare we like to demand research to prove that something works. This is important to provid
5 Things North Carolina Car Insurance Companies Don’t Want You To Know
The seat belt frequently needs replaced after an accident if it was used during the accident. It usually says this in your car manual. Unfortunately, this could increase the dollar amount of damage that was done to the vehicle and equal a larger check that will have to be written by the insurance company. Adrenaline and Cortisol released during the excitement of an accident may trick your body into thinking it is ok. Pain may not occur until the next day or even a couple days
A Healthy Gut = A Happy Brain
Everything in the body is connected, and maybe even more than you think. Did you know that stuff going on in your digestive system could be related to your depression?! A study done in 2008 suggests that the inflammation associated with leaky gut may be associated with an autoimmune response that leads to depression. Sometimes fixing the gut can help fix the brain!!! http://nel.edu/userfiles/articlesnew/NEL290108A12.pdf
What can vitamin D do?
Vitamin D is a highly discussed topic these days. In our office we feel that Vitamin D can have great benefits for certain patients. Due to all of the questions surrounding Vitamin D, it has been highly researched lately. Fortunately, virtually all of the research has supported the use of Vitamin D for various issues and for various benefits. Decreased vitamin D causes B-cell activity to increase in Multiple Sclerosis patients. B-cell activity is not a good thing. http://www