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First Line Treatment for MIGRAINES 1

First Line Treatment for MIGRAINES

[vc_column_text css_animation=”none”]Why Functional Medicine and NUCCA should be first line treatment for MIGRAINES Migraines are a headache!!!! We all know someone who suffers from them because they are so common, but most don’t really understand why they happen. The leading theory for years was that it had to do with blood vessel dilation in the brain, but …

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Conditions Our Doctors Specialize in Treating

When are you most likely to visit your doctor? Probably when you get sick. Maybe when you have some other issue that concerns you but doesn’t seem urgent — at least not yet! Hopefully, you also see your physician for routine checkups and lab work. Seeing your doctor under each of these conditions is the …

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What Are the Root Causes of Sciatic Pain?

Your sciatic nerve runs from your lower back, down the rear side of each leg. Many people experience pain along this nerve, and into the hips. It may feel like burning or tingling, or it could just ache like crazy. Often, sciatic pain (commonly known as sciatica) will manifest itself when standing or walking, but …

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How Can NUCCA Get Rid of Chronic Neck Pain?

A while ago, I dropped in on a friend–a local neurologist–for a quick visit. One of his medical assistants is a patient of mine and, when she saw me, quickly brought her co-worker over to ask about some chronic neck pain she had been struggling with. The friend had tried everything she could think of…numerous consultations, physical therapy, …

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Why NUCCA as a First Line Treatment for Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

What is Hypertension? As the heart pumps blood out to the body, pressure is exerted outward on the artery walls. This pressure is measured with two numbers. The large number is systolic and the lower number is diastolic. Systolic around 115-125 is normal but over 140 is high. Diastolic around 80 is normal but over …

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Finishing the Race: Anti-Inflammatory Diet Experience Week 4

One Patient’s ongoing experiences with the Anti-Inflammatory Diet Cravings: The sugar cravings are finally vanquished for good! I don’t need or even want sweets and standing in the checkout line in Wal-Mart is so much easier, because that temptation isn’t there anymore. I used to give in and get a little candy bar, thinking to …

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Experience: Week 3

One Patient’s ongoing experiences with the Anti-Inflammatory Diet Cravings: Cravings? What are cravings? Week 3 has been so much kinder for me with my cravings. Of course it is still hard when I am offered a donut, but staying strong has been worth it. I feel like I am conquering my need for sweets.