What Happens In Vagus Stays…In Our Body!

The Vagus nerve, also known as the 10th cranial nerve is one of the most important nerves on the body. What does it control? How about nearly every organ! When this important nerve is not functioning properly, it can result in problems throughout the body. Fortunately, there are several methods within Applied Kinesiology (AK) to [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Health Articles|Comments Off on What Happens In Vagus Stays…In Our Body!

Learn the Dan Tian Technique for Helping With SIBO, Ileocecal Valve, Digestion and Brain Balance

What do problems with coordination, learning, digestion, ileocecal valve (ICV) induced toxicity, food allergies, and SIBO (Small Intestional Bacterial Overgrowth) all have in common? Well, aside from the fact that everything in the body is connected and influences everything else, some new studies indicate that dan tian may be a key factor in all of these. [...]

By | October 1st, 2017|Health Articles, Patient notes/instructions|Comments Off on Learn the Dan Tian Technique for Helping With SIBO, Ileocecal Valve, Digestion and Brain Balance

Sunlight: An Anti-Cancer Therapy and Not Just Because of Vitamin D

It's been known for several years, that vitamin D from sunlight is key for preventing several types of cancer. Ironically this includes several skin cancers, including melanoma. The irony is that, since people have been warned that sunlight exposure causes skin cancer they have been avoiding sun exposure or wearing protective clothing or sun [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Health Articles|Comments Off on Sunlight: An Anti-Cancer Therapy and Not Just Because of Vitamin D

Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

For our patients and friends who are using the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. The SCD, is the best diet tool I have found for helping heal some serious metabolic problems. People both in our practice and elsewhere have reported that the SCD has helped with: Digestive and intestinal problems including: Celiac disease Colitis Crohns Irritable bowel [...]

Healthy Shoes for Every Day Use

As you may know, I'm a big supporter of minimalist or "barefoot" shoes that let our feet work the way they were designed to. This also lets the rest of the body align correctly and improves the mechanical and neurological experience of walking, leading to better overall health. I wrote a series of short articles [...]

Increasing Telomere Length

At the recent ICAK-USA (International College of Applied Kinesiology USA chapter) there were many cool new aproaches to improving our health. One of the most interesting presentations was on telomere research. Telomeres are the ends of our chromosomes, a little of which are lost every time a cell divides. When the telomeres got too short, [...]

Dangers of Proton Pump Inhibitors

I posted this on my office Facebook page but thought it was important enough to post here too. Did you know that taking proton pump inhibitors (PPI) like nexium, prilosec and aciphex commonly prescribed for heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers have a very dark side? They work by interfering with your normal stomach secretions of hydrochloric [...]

Folates and Colorectal Cancer

I recently had a patient come in expressing concern about folate, a B vitamin and colorectal cancer. A relative had told her that recent research had suggested the connection. She was concerned because she was taking a nutritional supplement I had recommended, 5-MTHF which is what your body converts folate or folic acid into before [...]