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New Study: Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis Nevada City CA

New Study: Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis

March 31, 2006

New Study: Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis in Nevada City A new study found chiropractic care very effective in treating older adults with spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis can be a painful condition where boney growth occurs within the spinal canal. This narrows the spinal canal, compressing the spinal cord. The study utilized a table that provided…

Chiropractic and Cytokines: Improving Your Health Naturally

March 31, 2006

Nevada City Chiropractic and Cytokines: Improving Your Health Naturally Cytokines are inflammatory proteins that your body secretes to control and direct immunity and inflammation. Some of these cytokines are responsible for lowering pain threshold, thereby making it easier to hurt. These same cytokines have receptors in the brain that are associated with “sickness behavior”–the behavior…

Aspirin and Tylenol Prolong Illness in Nevada City CA

Aspirin and Tylenol Prolong Illness

March 31, 2006

Nevada City Aspirin and Tylenol Prolong Illness A study in the journal Pharacotherapy looked at the effect of taking either aspirin or tylenol for the flu. What they found was no surprise; a “striking correlation” between the use of these drugs and longer duration of the flu. That’s right, taking tylenol or aspirin prolongs your…

Pesticides and Parkinson's in Nevada City CA

Pesticides and Parkinson’s

March 31, 2006

Nevada City Vaccination and Multiple Sclerosis A study in the prestigious journal, Neurology, documented the link between multiple sclerosis and hepatitis B vaccination. Researchers found a 3.1 fold increase in onset of multiple sclerosis within 3 years of the vaccination! You can read the summary of the study here: NEUROLOGY 2004;63:838-842